Short Film – Rendezvous in Strasbourg

For the 17th time, the German-French Short Film Rendezvous will take place in Dresden’s twin city Strasbourg on the 1st and 2nd of June 2017. 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 discuss ...

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29 FILMFEST DRESDEN in numbers

Six wonderful festival days full of inspiring film programmes, exciting encounters, intensive exchanges with filmmakers and audiences, as well as a glittering Awards Ceremony in the Kleines Haus des Staatsschauspiel Dresden venue have come to an end. In terms of the figures, 2017 proved to be an ...

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The award winners 2017 are announced

We are very happy to congratulate all the winners of 2017. May we thank all the film makers for their contributions to our competitions and all our award sponsors. The Golden Horsemen went to: Golden Horseman Best Animation Film International Competition: "Cipka" ("Pussy") from Renata Gąsiorowska ...

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Master class & Tribute Denis Côté

Denis Côté is the most Germanic of Quebec filmmakers. His prolific output is reminiscent of Fassbinder, his clinical and concise observational skills flirt with the cinema of Ulrich Seidl, his non-traditional style may seem as intimidating as a Peter Handke novel, he switches from fiction to ...

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Record number of accreditations

A record number of 600 international professional guests will attend the 29th FILMFEST DRESDEN! We are expecting guests from Jordan, Albania, Iran, Australia, Hong Kong, Israel, Pakistan, and many, many other countries. FILMFEST DRESDEN offers numerous opportunities to delve even deeper into the ...

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