Upcoming Festivals

GERMAN FILMS IN KARLOVY VARY 2021 (AUGUST 20-28)

Crystal Globe Competition

by Dietrich Brüggemann (Flare Film)

THE EXAM by Shawkat Amin Korki (DE/KRD-IQ/QA, Mitosfilm, Mastifilms)

LE PRINCE by Lisa Bierwirth (Komplizen Film)

 

East of the West Competition

OTAR'S DEATH by Ioseb "Soso" Bliadze (GE/DE/LT, Maisis Peri, Color of May, M-Films)

The Exam (c) Mitos Film
NÖ (c) Flare Film

GERMAN FILMS IN LOCARNO 2021 (AUGUST 4-14)

Concorso internazionale

AL NAHER (THE RIVER) by Ghassan Salhab (LB/FR/DE/QA, Khamsin Films, Survivance, unafilm)

ZEROS AND ONES by Abel Ferrara (DE/UK/US), Rimsky Productions, Maze Pictures, Almost Never Films)

NEBESA by Srdjan Dragojevic - Serbia, Germany, North Macedonia, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina

SEPERTI DENDAM, RINDU HARUS DIBAYAR TUNTAS (VENGEANCE IS MINE, ALLOTHERS PAY CASH) by Edwin - Indonesia, Singapore, Germany

 

Concorso Cineasti del presente

NO ONE'S WITH THE CALVES (NIEMAND IST BEI DEN KÄLBERN) by Sabrina Sarabi (Weydemann Bros.)

KUN MAUPAY MAN IT PANAHON (WETHER THE WEATHER IS FINE) by Carlos Manatad (PH/FR/DE, ACC Cinematografica Films, House on Fire, Weydemann Bros.)

 

Piazza Grande

MONTE VERITÀ by Stefan Jäger (CH/AT/DE, Tellfilm, KGP Filmproduktion, COIN FILM, RSI, MMC Movies)

 

Locarno Kids: Screening

TOO FAR AWAY (ZU WEIT WEG) by Sarah Winkenstette (Weydemann Bros., Orange Roughy Filmproduktion, Rotor Film)

 

Open Door: Shorts

DEAR TO ME by Monica Vanesa Tedja (DE/ID,  => Kurzfilm

 

Open Doors: Screening

NGUOI TRUYEN GIONG (THE INSEMINATOR) by Bui Kim Quy (VN/DE, Kim Qui BUY, Scarlet Visions)

ASWANG by Alyx Ayn Arumpac (PH/FR/NO/DE/QA/DK, Cinematografica Films, Les Films de l'oeil sauvage, Stray Dog Productions AS, Razor Film Produktion)

 

Pardi di domani: International Competition

FIRST TIME (THE TIME FOR ALL BUT SUNSET - VIOLET) by Nicolaas Schmidt (ETTG.BE)

NIGHT by Ahmad Saleh (DE/QA/JO/PS, Fabian&Fred, ses-Studio)

THE SUNSET SPECIAL by Nicolas Gebbe

STEAKHOUSE by Špela Čadež (SI/DE/FR, Fabian& Fred)

 

Panorama Suisse

DAS NEUE EVANGELIUM by Milo Rau (CH/DE, Fruitmarket, Langfilm, IIPM)

TAMING THE GARDEN by Salomé Jashi (CH/DE/GE, Mira Film, Corso Film, Sakdoc Film)

 

Semaine de la critique

STAND UP MY BEAUTY by Heidi Specogna (CH/DE, FAMA FILM, Ma.ja.de Filmproduktions)

 

Alliance 4 Development 2021 - European co-development workshop

CARLA'S ENZO by Adelfiano Oberto, Elmar Imanov (Color of May)

ZEIT DER MONSTER by Florian Hoffmann (Chromosom Film)

Noones's with the calves (c) Max Preiss

GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT CANNES 2021 (JULY 6 - 17)

International Competition:

ANNETTE by Leos Carax (FR/DE/BE, CG Cinema, Detailfilm, Eurospace, SCOPE Pictures, Wrong Men) - Opening Film

BERGMAN ISLAND by Mia Hansen-Løve (FR/BE/DE/SE, CG Cinéma, SCOPE Pictures, Bioskop Film, Plattform Produktion)

COMPARTMENT NO. 6 by Juho Kuosmanen (FI/RU/EE/DE, Aamu Film, CTB Films, Amrion Production, CTB Film Company, Achtung Panda!)

FRANCE by Bruno Dumont (FR/DE/BE/IT, 3B Productions, Red Balloon Film, Scope Pictures, Tea Time Film)

HA'BERECH (AHED'S KNEE) by Nadav Lapid (FR/DE/IL, Les Films du Bal, Komplizen Film, Pie Films)

LINGUI by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (FR/DE/BE, Pili Films, Made in Germany, Beluga Tree)

MEMORIA by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (CO/MX/FR/GBR/TH/DE/CN/CH, The Match Factory, Kick the Machine, Burning Blue, Illumination Films, Anna Sanders Films, Piano)

PETROV'S FLU by Kirill Serebrennikov (RU/CH/FR/DE, Hype Film, Logical Pictures, Bord Cadre Films, Arte France Cinéma, Charades, Razor Film Produktion)

THE FRENCH DISPATCH by Wes Anderson (US/DE, American Empirical Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg)

THE STORY OF MY WIFE by Ildikó Enyedi (HU/DE/FR/IT Inforg Studio, M&M Film, Komplizen Film, Pyramide Productions, Moliwood Films

 

Un Certain Regard:

GROSSE FREIHEIT by Sebastian Meise (AT/DE, Freibeuter Film, Rohfilm Poductions)

NOCHE DE FUEGO (PRAYERS FOR THE STOLEN) by Tatiana Huezo (MX/DE/BR/CH, Pimienta Films, Devisa, Match Factory Productions, Bord Cadre Films)

ONODA - 10 000 NIGHTS IN THE JUNGLE by Arthur Harai (FR/DE/BE/IT, bathysphere, To Be Continued, Ascent Film, Chipangu, Frakas Productions, Pandora Film Produktion, Anti-Archive, Arte France Cinéma, RAI Cinema, Proximus)

Cannes Premieres:

EVOLUTION by Kornél Mundruczó (DE/HR, Match Factory Productions, Proton Cinema, ZDF/arte, Proton Theatre)

 

 

SERRE MOI FORT (FÜR IMMER UND EWIG) by Mathieu Amalric (FR/DE, Les Films du Poisson, Gaumont, Lupa Film)

 

Cinema for the Climate:

INVISIBLE DEMONS by Rahul Jain (FI/DE, Toinen Katse Oy, Ma.ja.de, Participant Media)

 

Quinzaine des Realisateurs (7-17 July):

Longs Métrages

LES MAGNETIQUES by Vincent Cardona (FR/DE, Srab Films, Easy Tiger, Elemag Pictures, Port au Prince Film & Kultur Produktion)

CLARA SOLA by Nathalie Álvarez Mesen (SE/BE/CR/DE, Hobab, Laïdak Films, Need Productions, Pacífica Grey, Resolve Media)

 

Semaine de la Critique (07 - 15 July)

Competition Feature Film

AMPARO by Simón Mesa Soto (CO/SW/DE/QA, Ocultimo, Momento Film, Flare Film, Medio de Contención Producciones)

THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE by Khadar Ayderus Ahmed (FI/DE/FR, Bufo, Twenty Twenty Vision, Pyramide Production)

 

Cinéfondation - The Selection

FRIDA by Aleksandra Odic (DFFB)
SAINT ANDROID by Lukas von Berg (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg)

Cinéfondation - The Atelier
KEIN WORT by Hanna Slak (Volte)


Compartment No 6 ©2021 Sami Kuokkanen Aamu_Film_Company

KINO GERMANY NOW! DISCOVER NEW TALENT (31 JANUARY - 31 JULY)

In a time of uncertainty and new challenges for our film community, the German Film Office is pleased to offer an opportunity for theaters across the United States to present a curated selection of new, award-winning films from Germany.  KINO! Germany NOW! 2021 Discover New Talent  showcases recent films fresh from the international festival circuit for both virtual and in-person screenings at film festivals and arthouse cinemas.

From January 31 through July 31, 2021, the KINO! Germany NOW! program is available for booking by theaters, art house cinemas, regional and local film festivals, film societies, and campus theatres throughout the United States. The full package as well as individual films may be booked for physical and virtual cinema screenings from our partner in this project, Kino Lorber. The German Film Office offers promotional support to venues presenting KINO! Germany NOW! and connects them with German talent for virtual and in-person Q&A sessions.

 

FILM PROGRAM

Features
Berlin Alexanderplatz, dir. Burhan Qurbani
Exile, dir. Visar Morina
Gipsy Queen, dir. Hüseyin Tabak
I Was I Am I Will Be, dir. Ilker Çatak
Sleep, dir. Michael Venus

Documentaries
Born in Evin, dir. Maryam Zaree
Garage People, dir. Natalija Yefimkina
Oeconomia, Carmen Losmann
Walchensee Forever, von Janna Ji Wonders

Short films 
Just A Guy, dir. Shoko Hara
Land of Glory, dir. Borbàla Nagy
Masel Tov Cocktail, dir. Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch
Top Down Memory, dir. Daniel Theiler

 


CONTACT

 

For further information on upcoming festivals, please contact Sylva Häutle, phone +49-89-59 97 87 16.

For further information on Kino! Germany NOW! please contact Nicole Kaufmann, phone +49-89-59 97 87 11.