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Neiße Film Festival

Neiße Film Festival
c/o Kunstbauerkino e.V.
Am Sportplatz 3
02747 Großhennersdorf
phone +49-3 58 73-17 98 74

Festival Directors
Antje Schadow, Ola Staszel, Andreas Friedrich

Year of Foundation 2004

Event Date from 18 May 2021 till 23 May 2021

Event Date

in Großhennersdorf and others, Germany

International Competition

Sections Feature Competition, Documentary Competition, Shorts Competition, Children's Program, Focus, Czech/German/Polish Panoramas, Retrospectives, Workshops, Concerts, Exhibitions

Category Feature, Documentary, Short

Terms of Entry films from and co-productions with Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, completed in 2020/2021, no previous theatrical release in Germany, short films up to 20 min, feature films: first, second or third film by the director

Genre Animation, Children & Youth, Drama, Comedy

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP, Blu-ray

Registration Deadline 31 December 2020

Attendance Figures 7,500

Prizes/Awards Neiße Film Award - Best Feature (Euro 10,000)
Acting Award (Euro 600)
Production Design Award (Euro 3,000)
Best Screenplay (Euro 1,000)
Best Documentary (Euro 3,000)
Best Short Film (Euro 1,000)
Special Award (Euro 1,000)
Audience Award Feature (Euro 1,000)
Audience Award Short Film (Euro 500)

Number of Films Shown 130

Media Coverage mostly regional press, radio, TV, some national TV and print media coverage

Evaluation The focus of the steadily growing Neiße Film Festival is on films from the three countries at the Neiße river, where German, Polish and Czech borders meet. Screenings and events are spread over 12 cities and villages across the borders in the Neiße region. In addition to the competition programs, the festival organizes a rich program of film discussions, public readings, art exhibitions and concerts by musicians from the Czech Republic, Germany and Poland.

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