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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First time at FFDD19: Random Home Cinema - Kitchen Stories

It is a well known fact that great conversations happen in combination with good food. And what could be more worthwhile at a film festival than not only chatting over a good meal, but also talking to people you've never met before? As part of the Random Home Cinema initiative, for several years now ...

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Animated painting in our Animated series

This year our Animated programmes focus on animated painting. Individualised transformation modi of artistic painting techniques into the moving form of the animation film are counted among the most demanding animated film methods of all. With the animated oil painting technique, initially painted ...

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Accessible short films at the 31 FILMFEST DRESDEN

Cinema without barriers - that is the name of a project of FILMFEST DRESDEN, which wants to make a part of its festival programme accessible to people who hardly ever go to the cinema due to a disability. For several years now, four competition programmes have been made accessible which means that ...

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