Hilmar Hoffmann: German cultural worker and cultural functionary (1925-) | Biography
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Hilmar Hoffmann
German cultural worker and cultural functionary

Hilmar Hoffmann

Hilmar Hoffmann
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Intro German cultural worker and cultural functionary
Is Film director Film director Actor Teacher Educator
From Germany
Field Academia Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 25 August 1925, Bremen, Bremen (state), Germany
Age 98 years
Politics Nazi Party, Social Democratic Party of Germany
Hilmar Hoffmann
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Hilmar Hoffmann (born 25 August 1925) is a German cultural worker and cultural functionary.


Hoffmann studied directing at the Folkwang Hochschule for Music and Theater in Essen and worked as assistant director. Between 1970 and 1990 he was a City Councillor in Frankfurt am Main, and initiated the promotion of free groups in urban culture. From 1993 to 2001 he was president of the Goethe-Institut eV (Munich). He taught film theory and cultural politics at the Universities of Bochum, Frankfurt, as a visiting professor in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.


  • 1976 - Filmband in Gold for long and outstanding achievements in German film
  • 1988 - Helmut-Käutner-Preis
  • 1988 - Friedrich-Stoltze-Preis
  • 1990 - Großes Bundesverdienstkreuz with star
  • 1997 - Honorary Doctorate of the Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
  • 2002 - Das Glas der Vernunft
  • 2003 - Waldemar von Knöringen Prize of the Georg-von-Vollmar-Akademie
  • 2007 - Verdienstorden des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Key Publications

  • Kultur für alle. Perspektiven und Modelle. 1979
  • Das Taubenbuch. 1982
  • Warten auf die Barbaren. 1989
  • Kultur als Lebensform. 1990
  • Die großen Frankfurter. 2004
  • Lebensprinzip Kultur. 2006
  • Frankfurts starke Frauen. 2006
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