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Festivals / Germany

Oldenburg 2018 ends on a Promise

Oldenburg 2018 ends on a Promise

The 25th edition of the "European Sundance" came to a close on Sunday with the German Independence Awards ceremony, followed by a screening of Éric Barbier's Promise at Dawn  

19/09 | Festivals | Germany

goEast showcases regional VR and supports ethical filmmaking

goEast showcases regional VR and supports ethical filmmaking

The gathering’s Open Frame Award has been transformed into a VR discovery platform for Central and Eastern European experiences, while OPPOSE OTHERING! showed off its co-financed films  

26/04 | Festivals | Germany

November scoops goEast’s Golden Lily

November scoops goEast’s Golden Lily

Rainer Sarnet’s film was the only fiction to win a major award, as the documentaries by Bernadett Tuza-Ritter and Mila Turajlić captured the attention of those at the Wiesbaden gathering  

25/04 | Festivals | Germany

The 18th goEast Film Festival explores European diversity

The 18th goEast Film Festival explores European diversity

Focusing on Central and Eastern European cinema in a period of constant change, goEast is expanding into VR, inviting emerging professionals and paying tribute to the Prague Spring  

12/04 | Festivals | Germany

Golden Doves reward gripping stories at DOK Leipzig

Golden Doves reward gripping stories at DOK Leipzig

The German gathering is set to introduce a quota for female filmmakers in the German competition next year  

07/11/2017 | Festivals | Germany

DOK Leipzig presents its 60th-anniversary edition line-up

DOK Leipzig presents its 60th-anniversary edition line-up

The motto for this year’s edition of the world-famous German gathering is “After the fear”  

18/10/2017 | Festivals | Germany

Filmfest Hamburg wraps its 25th edition

Filmfest Hamburg wraps its 25th edition

This year’s iteration of the German festival showcased a wide spectrum of films, ranging from political documentaries to coming-of-age comedies  

16/10/2017 | Festivals | Germany

The first Rügen International Film Festival is about to get under way

The first Rügen International Film Festival is about to get under way

The festival on the German island of Rügen, set to unspool from 4-8 October, focuses on screening and promoting the cinema of the Baltic Sea countries  

03/10/2017 | Festivals | Germany

Requiem For Mrs. J. conquers the goEast Film Festival

Requiem For Mrs. J. conquers the goEast Film Festival

The 17th Festival of Central and Eastern European Film in Wiesbaden came to a close on 2 May; My Happy Family, Exiled and Quit Staring at My Plate were also awarded  

03/05/2017 | Festivals | Germany

The goEast Film Festival gears up for its 17th edition

The goEast Film Festival gears up for its 17th edition

The upcoming edition of the German gathering in Wiesbaden will hand the limelight to women filmmakers and female main characters  

13/04/2017 | Festivals | Germany