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Versatile, international, inspiring

...that's the festival programme at FILMFEST DRESDEN. Every year in April, the festival presents the best short films from around the world in Dresden and attracts more than 20,000 visitors, including around 500 accredited guests.

Since 1989, our festival has understood itself as a forum for political discourse and intercultural exchange. Even outside the festival period, we are actively involved in a wide range of projects related to short film, promoting democracy, tolerance, inclusion and gender justice.

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International Sandwich Talk, 16 July

Presentation: Video essays in the Black Lives Matter movement

Discussion: Curating as a political act

International Sandwich Talk, 14 July

Presentation Fair Festival Award & Discussion What's the point of festival work?

International Sandwich Talk, 15 July

Presentation: How to festival?

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