After the fruitful first congress Future of German Film in 2018, the LICHTER Filmfest illuminates the future and perspectives of German and European film and cinema culture together with numerous filmmakers and representatives of the film industry as well as film politics from all over Europe at their second edition in Frankfurt. Various events in cooperation with the AG DOK, the VG Bild-Kunst and the Bundesverband Regie e.V., as well as the European directors‘ association FERA, among others, lead us to expect exciting insights and results, which will be presented at a large closing event in Frankfurt’s Paulskirche.