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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29 FILMFEST DRESDEN 2017: Step by Step by Ossama Mohammed

Focus Syria - Programme Details

This year as part of a comprehensive focus on Syria, FILMFEST DRESDEN is looking at Syrian cinema, which is largely unknown in Europe. The three Emerging Cinema, Bitter Times and Stories of a March Programmes bring together 13 short films from 1970 through to the present day. A large number of ...

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