21 Nov
27 Nov

Public Health Film Festival

Opening hours / Beginning:

21 November 2023 - 27 November 2023


Walther-Straub-Institute & online Nußbaumstraße 26 80336 München

The Public Health Film Festival brings together people interested in public, global and planetary health. It encourages participants to adopt different perspectives through the medium of film, to reflect critically and to discuss current public health issues with other interested people and to promote interdisciplinary networking.

The event is organized by the Chair of Public Health and Health Services Research at LMU in cooperation with the Pettenkofer School of Public Health, the Munich Science Communication Lab (MSCL) and the Volkswagen Foundation. The patron of the event is Professor Eva Rehfuess.


  • Tuesday, November 21 at 7:30 pm

    Der Rausch by Thomas Vinterberg

    „Commercial Determinants of Health” with Annika Hagge (LMU), Berit Uhlmann (SZ), Micha Kreitmeier and Dr. Claudia Ditzen-Janotta (LMU)
  • Thursday, November 23 at 7:30 pm

    Tomorrow by Schauspielerin Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds).

    „Communication Planetary Health” with Dr. Bernhard Goodwin (LMU), Anna Gaul (LMU) and Judith Stiegelmayr (Community Kitchen)
  • Monday, November 27 at 7:30 pm (online)

    Eine einsame Stadt by Nicola Graef (freely available during the film festival)

    Discussion (online):
    Loneliness and its effects on our mental health with Dr. med Caroline Jung-Sievers (LMU), Dr. rer. biol. hum. Michaela Coenen (LMU), Gabriele Uitz (representative of the Bavarian State Ministry of Health, Care and Prevention) und Nicola Graef (Film director and producer)

The event will be held in German. The discussion will take place via Zoom. You can find more information on the event website.

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