FFDD21: Pre-Festival Open-Air Programme on Neumarkt Square

Mark your calendars: this year's Short-film Open Air on Dresden Neumarkt is already taking place as a prelude to the festival: from Friday to Wednesday, 9 to 14 July! Otherwise, everything is (almost) the same: every day from 11 am to 10 pm we bring you great programmes free of charge to the heart of Dresden's Old Town. Whether it's Family Shorts, Music Video Programmes, Regional Stories or "Actual Love" - there's something for everyone in our lovingly curated programmes. Let us surprise you!

from 9 to 14 July, daily 11 am to 10 pm
Admission free, we welcome donations


  • Fri, 9 July 6 pm
    Critic's Finest: Love Actually (curated and moderated by Oliver Reinhard, Sächsische Zeitung newspaper)
  • Sat. + Sun. 10 + 11 July 15:00 - 17:00 Family Shorts Programmes
  • e.g. Sat, 10.7. 2 pm/ Sun, 11.7. 6 pm
    Bird's Eye View / The World Ends Today (programmes curated by the National Selection Commission)
  • e.g. Fri, 9.7. 8 pm / Tue, 13 July 8 pm
    PanorAIR 1 and 2 (programmes curated by the International Selection Commission)

The full programme with all screening times will be published on our website on 22 June.

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