Selected International Film Festivals

Cambridge Film Festival

Cambridge Film Festival The Arts Picture House
38-39 St. Andrews Street
CB2 3AR Cambridge
phone +44-123 5000 82
fax +44-123 462 555
http://www.cambridgefilmfestival.org.uk
email: info@cambridgefilmtrust.org.uk

Director of Programming
Mr. Tony Jones

Year of Foundation 1977

Event Date from 17 October 2019 till 24 October 2019

in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Sections New Features, Shorts, Children's, Archive and Revivals, Documentaries, Retrospective

Terms of Entry UK premieres preferred, films completed within 18 of before the festival. Feature Films: more than 70 min., documentary films: more than 50 min.; short films: under 30 min.

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP

Registration Deadline 31 July 2019

Fees Regular deadline: 01 July 2019 (Shorts $30, Documentaries $50, Features $50); Late deadline: 31 July 2019 (Shorts $35, Documentaries $60, Features $60)

Attendance Figures 20,000

Participants of the Film Industry independent exhibitors and distributors

Prizes/Awards Golden Punt Audience Award (Best Feature), Silver Punt Audience Award (Best Documentary), Crystal Punt Audience Award (Best Short Film)

German Films

2019


Focus on Latin America
MONOS by Alejandro Landes (CO/AR/NL/DK/SE/DE/UY, Pandora Film)
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO by Karim Aïnouz (BR/DE, Pola Pandora)

International Festival Highlights
MONOS by Alejandro Landes (CO/AR/NL/DK/SE/DE/UY, Pandora Film)
SYSTEM CRASHER (SYSTEMSPRENGER) by Nora Fingscheidt (Kineo Filmproduktion, Weydemann Bros., Oma Inge Film)
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO by Karim Aïnouz (BR/DE, Pola Pandora)

Microcinema
Karola Gramann presents German feminist films from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s

Preview Heaven
IT MUST BE HEAVEN by Elia Suleiman (FR/DE/CA/TK, Pallas Film)

Reel Women
HI, A.I. by Isa Willinger (Stefan Kloos Film)
SYSTEM CRASHER (SYSTEMSPRENGER) by Nora Fingscheidt (Kineo Filmproduktion, Weydemann Bros., Oma Inge Film)
Karola Gramann presents German feminist films from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s

Restorations and Rediscoveries
DOCKS OF HAMBURG (DIE CARMEN VON ST. PAULI) by Erich Waschneck (1928, Universum Film) with life accompaniment by Stephen Horne

Shorts
IN BLACK AND WHITE (SCHWARZ AUF WEISS) by Ares Ceylan (DE/CH, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)
TOUCH ME (WAS BLEIBT) by Eileen Byrne (DE/LU, Südhang Films, University of Television and Film Munich)
 
World Documentaries
HI, A.I. by Isa Willinger (Stefan Kloos Film)

Number of Films Shown approx. 300 features, shorts, documentaries and children's films

Media Coverage good media coverage in the national and regional press

Evaluation The Cambridge Film Festival is an important regional film festival, firmly established alongside London and Edinburgh. The festival receives good media coverage not only in the regional press but also in the national newspapers. The festival is funded by The UK Film Council, Screen East and the Arts Council England. Every year the festival shows a large number of German productions.

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