April 2019

Award Winners of 31 Filmfest Dresden 2019

The winners of 31 FILMFEST DRESDEN have just been announced. We congratulate all winning films and thank all our prize donors of FFDD19! At the Awards Ceremony in the Kleines Haus of Staatsschauspiel Dresden this evening, a total of 11 Golden Horsemen and 3 special prizes were awarded. The Japanese ...

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Your feedback on FFDD19

Your opinion about FILMFEST DRESDEN is very important to us: How do you like the festival? Which programmes are of special interest to you, etc... Take part in our survey 2019, win great prizes (free tickets for the Short Film Night at the Filmnächte am Elbufer, etc.) and help us to improve the ...

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5th Short Film Open-Air on Dresden’s Neumarkt Square

Parallel to the official opening on Tuesday 9 April 2019, the kick-off to the cost-free Short Film Open-Air on Dresden’s Neumarkt square is starting. This popular event, which accounted for a record 8,000 visitors last year, is already being run by Filmfest Dresden for the fifth time during the ...

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VATERLANDSLIEBE by Nico Sommer, 2011

Discourse on Europe - The Era of Rage

The one who polarizes wins: defamations, transgressions of norms and aggressions of any kind find their expression in a brutalized debate culture that has apparently permeated all areas of society today. Such phenomena can be summarized under the term invectivity. In the medium of film, the ...

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EL DES-BLOQUE SOCIALISTA by Jeissy Trompiz, 2019

Focus on Cuba at FFDD19

The myth of the Cuban revolution has faded today. Has the new rallying cry become "capitalism or death"? FILMFEST DRESDEN presents productions in various special programmes that reflect the complex Cuban present between awakening and stagnation and between globalisation and isolation. The ...

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