Call for Entry f2017 starts soon!

Starting on 1 September film submissions for the 29 FILMFEST DRESDEN will be accepted! Short fiction and animated films must not be longer than 30 minutes or produced after 31 December 2014 to be eligible for submission for the festival’s competition programmes. For the special programmes ...

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ARTE

Short Film Rendezvous in Strasbourg: Public Screening and workshop at ARTE

For the 16th time, the German-French Short Film Rendezvous will take place in Dresden’s twin city Strasbourg on the 9th and 10th of June 2016. Along with our partners ARTE and Vidéo Les Beaux Jours, FILMFEST DRESDEN invites German and French up-and-coming filmmakers to present their films and ...

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Thank you for a wonderful festival week

The 28th FILMFEST DRESDEN has come to a successful conclusion and we would like to thank our audiences, guests and partners for a great festival week. 22,200 visitors and 522 guests from across 33 countries have once again made ​​Dresden to a hot spot for the international short film scene. And ...

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The Award Winners of 28th FILMFEST DRESDEN 2016

And the Golden Horseman goes to.... the winners of the 28 FILMFEST DRESDEN are DEFA Promotion Prize Animation -  Frankfurter Str. 99a from Evgenia Gostrer Golden Horseman Best Short Fiction Film in the National Competition - "On Air" from Robert Nacken Golden Horseman Best Animated Film in the ...

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Two Interrogations of Peter Manolov, BUL, 1989

Retrospective: Films for Security

In the two programmes of our retrospective this year, we are screening films from the archive of the communist Bulgarian secret service. The film footage and material, which was only first discovered a few years ago, has been subtitled in German especially for the 28th FILMFEST DRESDEN. The premiere ...

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