Randa Maroufi: Stand-by Office (F, LEB, NL, RO), 2017

Key Aspect Europe

The great European dreams that briefly took shape after the end of the Cold War are currently being gusted by the cold wind of crises. And Europe is wrestling with its identity. The various forces of attraction and repulsion, as well as the inner plurality of the European construct, are also ...

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Veronika Schubert: In erster Linie (AT), 2016

30th FILMFEST DRESDEN Presenting Its Anniversary Programme

The 30th Filmfest Dresden is presenting this year's anniversary programme. One main focus this years is on "Europe", bringing 30 years of European and the festival's history together in several programmes. The Unfinished Adventure Named EuropeThe great European dreams after the end of the Cold War ...

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New award! Golden horseman for Gender equality

For the first time, FILMFEST DRESDEN is awarding a prize for gender equality in short films in the anniversary year.The Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft (LAG) Jungen- und Männerarbeit Sachsen, Genderkompetenzzentrum Sachsen, and LAG Queeres Netzwerk Sachsen, donate the prize of 1000 euros. The project is ...

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Our festival trailer 2018 is ready!

This year's festival trailer was created by animation artist Antje Heyn (Protoplanet Studio Berlin), who has already been represented twice at FILMFEST DRESDEN: in 2010 she won the Golden Horseman for the best German animated film and in 2016 she represented a film in our National Competition.Now ...

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Panel: Do I get Money for this?

"Visegrád in Short(s)" 2018: Deadline for applications extended!

Deadline for applications extended until February 28th 2018! The forum "Visegrad in Short(s)" offers film professionals from the Visegrád countries as well as Germany the opportunity to take part in FILMFEST DRESDEN's various industry events and training programmes from April 18th to April 21st ...

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