Informationen für Gäste des Festivals

Hospitality office
Swenja Thomsen / Nicole Rebmann
20. Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg
c/o KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg e.V.
Filmhaus • Friedensallee 7
D-22765 Hamburg
Fon: +49-40-39 10 63-11 Fax: /-20


Film Market
Erdmannstr. 2
Opening hours:
June 9–13, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
June 14, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Infocounter, Festival Club and Festival Cinemas
on the left column of this page


Single ticket: 5 EUR
Voucher with 5 tickets: 20 EUR (incl. Catalog)
Closing Ceremony: 7 EUR
Children‘sFilmFestival: 3 EUR

Ticket Sale
Starting end of May at »Kartenhaus»
Schanzenstr. 5
Fon: +49-40-43 30 39


Only guests with an occupational interest in visiting the Short Film Festival may obtain an accreditation. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need more information about that.
The accreditation form can be obtained at the ShortFilmFestival office. A maximum of two persons per institution/company can be accredited. Each person should submit his/her own form. The form must include the stamp of the institution/company and a signature.

The accreditation fee of 15 EUR, which grants admission to all events taking place in the festival cinemas and includes a copy of the festival catalogue, must be paid in cash on collection of the visitor’s festival badge and information material. Accreditation deadline is 21 May 2004. After this deadline, an accreditation can only be granted in exceptional cases at a higher charge of 20 EUR.

Festival badges and guest Information can be picked up between 9 and 14 June 2004 from 12am to 8pm at the info counter.


A selection of hotels near the Festival Centre can be found here:
Hotel recommendations (HTML)
or as PDF: hotels.pdf

If you need any assistance, please contact the ShortFilmFestival’s guest office:
Swenja Thomsen / Nicole Rebmann
Fon +49 (0) 40 39106311

The Tourist Information Hamburg offers room-booking service at fair conditions:
Hotline +49 (0)40 30051300 or online:


Ottensen (close to the festival center)
Portuguese café right around the corner: Pastelaria é Café Veloso III. Friedensallee 30. Open Monday to Friday 7.30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to app. 5.30 p.m., Sunday 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Enjoy delicious breakfast, coffee and cake at Insbeth, Bahrenfelder Str. 176.

Karoviertel/Schanze (S11 and S31, Sternschanze)
At Café Klatsch (Glashüttenstraße 17) you can combine your own breakfast buffet. Open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
For breakfast and coffee we also recommend Café Unter den Linden, Juliusstraße 16. Open Monday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Brunch Lunch Dinner Snacks Hunger

Across the street from the festival center, situated in the back yard of Friedensallee 20, you will find the Monsun Rausch Café. Open daily from 11 a.m.
The Filmhauskneipe, situated in the same building as the info counter, offers a rich selection of pasta and salads for special prices at lunch time. Open daily from noon till 1 a.m.
Mar Y Sol, Ottenser Hauptstraße 36: galao (Portuguese latte), croissants and tapas. Next door, at Koenig and Koenig, you will get the best hot chocolate in town, plus yummy salads and gratins.
Restaurant bok is situated close to Altona station at Ottenser Hauptstr. 1 is open from 7 am to midnight and offers Asian food to take away or to eat inside
During week days you can have a good and affordable lunch at the Pakistani restaurant Balutschistan, Bahrenfelder Str. 169. Open daily from noon to midnight.
Best falafel and other Arabian snacks are available at Al Arabi, corner Bahrenfelder/Barnerstrasse. Open late.
Best and most affordable Indian food at Shikara, Bahrenfelder Strasse 241. Also take-away. Cheap lunch specials. Döner Kebab and turkish snacks at Rose Grill, Bahrenfelder Strasse opposite Aldi.

Karoviertel/Schanze (S11 und S31, Sternschanze) and St. Pauli (S1, S3, Reeperbahn)
For delicious vegetarian cooking try Suryel, Thadenstraße 1 (on the corner of Wohlwillstraße). Across the street at Mr. Kebab you will be served cheap and yummy turkish food.
A number of Italian restaurants is situated around the Paulinenplatz: Rocco, Lillo, Alberto. All recommendable.
Galerie Tolerance: Open daily from 5 p.m. to midnight, Lerchenstr. 3: Delicious Thai food.


To get you out of the cinemas, we have organised a few extra activities to show you Hamburg - especially for accredited festival guests. Registration and information at the info counter. Please register as soon as possible since the number of participants is limited.


By Plane
You can fly to Hamburg from almost anywhere in the world. There are various bus lines (172, 26, 292, 39, 114, 23, 34) connecting the airport with the city centre. An express bus connects the airport with the central train station. More information at:

The Airport Hamburg/Lübeck is situated about 100 km east of Hamburg. Ryan Air , a low cost airline runs a connection to the destinations Milano Bergamo, London Stansted, Stockholm and Pisa.

From the Airport Hamburg /Lübeck there is a Ryan Air Shuttlebus, (NNVG Airport-Bus A20) which brings you to the central bus station (ZOB) in Hamburg. Single tickets are 8 EUR, the journey takes about 1,5 h.

Timetable and more information about the bus shuttle:

By Train
The Hamburg-Altona train station is very close to the festival centre and we recommend booking a connection to Altona if possible. If you arrive at the central train station, you can take the S-Bahn to Altona..

Timetables, prices and booking at:

By Car
Coming from the north and west (A7 Flensburg/Kiel – Hamburg):
Exit Hamburg-Bahrenfeld (28): turn left and follow the main road to the city centre for 100 metres (Osdorfer Straße or Von-Sauer-Straße). After 100 metres turn right into Pfitznerstraße (this street will eventually lead into Friedensallee).

Coming from the south (A1 Bremen – Hamburg):
Coming from the motorway A1 change onto A261, direction Hamburg. Change onto A7, direction Hamburg/Kiel, go through the Elbe tunnel and take the first exit, Hamburg-Othmarschen (29). Turn right towards the city centre into Behringstraße and right again into Friedensallee.

Coming from the east (A1 Lübeck – Hamburg):
At the motorway junction East (31), take motorway A24 towards Hamburg-Horn / Zentrum and follow it until it ends. At the Roundabout »Horner Kreisel« turn right towards the city centre (Sievekingsallee, that leads to Bürgerweide). Turn right at »Berliner Tor« into Spaldingstraße and follow the street through the »Deichtortunnel« (direction Altona) onto Ost-West-Straße (leading to Ludwig-Erhard-Straße). Keep left at »Millerntor« and turn into »Reeperbahn« (which eventually becomes Königstraße and Holländische Reihe). Turn right at the junction of Holländische Reihe and Große Brunnenstraße. Turn right at the junction of Große Brunnenstraße and Behringstraße , and right again into Friedensallee.

There is a parking lot in Behringstraße behind the Zeise cinema with space for 250 cars, but please be aware that parking tickets are obligatory!

The Festival Centre with the Zeise Cinemas, the info counter and the film market can be reached by taking the S-Bahn to Alltona Station and then taking a 5 minutes walk, or by taking one of the following busses: 2, 37, 150 or 188.

More information and timetables for local transport can be found at

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