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German Films supports foreign theatrical releases of German films with 298,330 Euros

In the third sitting of 2019, German Films' "Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 43 foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total 298,330 Euros were allocated.

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Oscar® Race: Search begins for German candidate

The film that is going to represent Germany at the 92nd Oscars® in competition for International Feature Film will be announced on 21 August 2019. An independent jury will decide which film this...

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THE AUDITION IN COMPETITION IN SAN SEBASTIAN

The 67th edition of the San Sebastian International Film Festival (20–28 September 2019) will see THE AUDITION by Ina Weisse screen in the competition. The A-Festival in the Basque town is one of the...

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PELICAN BLOOD OPENS VENICE'S ORIZZONTI

The 76th Venice International Film Festival will take place on the Lido from 28 August to 7 September. 2019 again sees German cinema in a strong position in the festival's line-up. Director Katrin...

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LOCARNO: COMPETITION AND PIAZZA GRANDE WITH GERMAN PARTICIPATION

A veritable nailbiter by an Oscar®-nominated director on the Piazza Grande, a sensitive film about life as a space filled with possibilities in the Competition, and a wide range of German productions...

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Awards

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT PALIC 2019

Main Competition Special Mention
Yaron Shani and Eran Naim, CHAINED by Yaron Shani (IL/DE, The Post Republic, Electric Sheep) more

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT STONY BROOK 2019

Audience Choice Best Feature Film
THE SILENT REVOLUTION (DAS SCHWEIGENDE KLASSENZIMMER) by Lars Kraume (Akzente Film & Fernsehproduktion, zero one film, Studiocanal Film)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT CLUJ-NAPOCA 2019

Transilvania Trophy
MONOS by Alejandro Landes (CO/AR/NL/DE/UY/FR, Pandora Filmproduktion)

Audience Award
SYSTEM CRASHER (SYSTEMSPRENGER) by Nora Fingscheidt (Kineo Filmproduktion, Weydemann Bros., Oma...

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT FID MARSEILLE 2019

Award for Best First Film
STATUS AND TERRAIN (ZUSTAND UND GELÄNDE) by Ute Adamczewski

FIDLab (co-production platform)
Commune Image Prize
Heart of Light - Cynthia Beatt (DE/FR)
Camargo Foundation Prize
Hu... more

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT KARLOVY VARY 2019

Special Jury Prize
LARA by Jan Ole Gerster (Schiwago Filmproduktion)

Best Actress Award
Corinna Harfouch for LARA by Jan Ole Gerster (Schiwago Filmproduktion)

Ecumenical Jury Prize
LARA by Jan Ole Gerster... more

Festivals

GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT SEOUL 2019

New Currents
AREN‘T YOU HAPPY? (DAS MELANCHOLISCHE MÄDCHEN) by Susanne Heinrich (DFFB, Essential Filmproduktion)
#FEMALE PLEASURE by Barbara Miller (CH/DE, INDI Film)
SEARCHING EVA by Pia Hellenthal... more

GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT YEREVAN 2019

Full-Length Films Competition
TALKING ABOUT TREES by Suhaib Gasmelbari (FR/SD/DE/TD/QA, Made in Germany Filmproduktion)

Yerevan Premieres

SYNONYMS (SYNONYME) by Nadav Lapid (FR/IL/DE, Komplizen Film)

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT SARAJEVO 2019

Feature Film Competition
A TALE OF THREE SISTERS by Emin Alper (TK/DE/NL/GR, Komplizen Film)

Competition Programme – Documentary Film
PALACE FOR THE PEOPLE by Georgi Bogdanov, Boris Missirkov (BU/DE/RO,... more

GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT PRISTINA 2019

Middle Length Competition Programme
MAMA TOLD ME NOT TO LOOK INTO THE SUN by Lilli Tautfest (Academy of Media Arts Cologne)

PriDocs

THE SWORN VIRGIN AND THE GIRL by Kristine Nrecaj, Birthe Templi... more

GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT PALIC 2019

Official Selection
CHAINED by Yaron Shani (IL/DE, The Post Republic, Electric Sheep)
NEVER LOOK AWAY (WERK OHNE AUTOR) by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Pergamon Film, Wiedemann&Berg Film)

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