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JAN OLE GERSTER IN COMPETITION IN KARLOVY VARY

LARA by Jan Ole Gerster has been programmed as the German entry in the Main Competition of the popular summer festival. The 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will take place from 28 June...

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MANY HAPPY RETURNS IN COMPETITION IN SHANGHAI

There's no let up in the winning streak of German films at the International Film Festival in Shanghai. This is the fourth time in a row that a German film will be competing there for the Golden...

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THE FESTIVAL OF GERMAN FILMS IN MADRID IS SET TO GROOVE

In keeping with the motto "If you got it, flaunt it", the 21st edition of the Festival of German Cinema in Madrid (June 4 - 9, 2019) will be drawing from a wide range of creative resources for its... more

GERMAN FILMS SUPPORTS FOREIGN THEATRICAL RELEASES OF GERMAN FILMS WITH 128,000 EUROS

In the second sitting of 2019, German Films' "Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 18 foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total 128,000 Euros were allocated.

The...

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EVA BLONDIAU IS PRODUCER ON THE MOVE

The  successful networking program of the European Film Promotion (EFP)  goes into its 20th edition. Again 20 promising and aspiring producers from all over Europe will be taking part in the PRODUCER...

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Awards

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

AWARDS FOR GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT PALM SPRINGS 2019

Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes
SUMMER HIT by Berthold Wahjudi

Best Student Animated Short
NOSIS by Vincenz Neuhaus more

AWARDS FOR GERMAN SHORTS AT HUESCA 2019

Danzante Documentary Short Film Award
PEOPLE OF THE WASTELAND by Heba Khaled (DE/SY) more

AWARDS FOR GERMAN ANIMATION FILMS IN ANNECY 2019

Jury Award – Graduation Films
RULES OF PLAY by Merlin Flügel

Vimeo Staff Pick Award
A YEAR ALONG THE GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT by Felix Dierich more

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT TEL AVIV 2019

Special Mention: Depth of Field Competition
RESONANCE by Itay Marom (DE/IL)

Student Scholarship for Excellence in the name of Moshe Lev in the field of Editing
PHANTOM CHAIRS by Maya Klar (IL/DE,... more

Festivals

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT VILA DO CONDE 2019

International Competition
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SUDDEN BIRTH* (*BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK) by Scott Calonico (GB/DE/US)
TWO SISTERS WHO ARE NOT SISTERS by Beatrice Gibson (GB/DE/CA/FR)

Experi... more

GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT TAIPEI 2019

International New Talent Competition
SYSTEM CRASHER (SYSTEMSPRENGER) by Nora Fingscheidt (Kineo Filmproduktion, Weydemann Bros., Oma Inge Film)

Future Lights
VOLCANO by Roman Bondarchuk (UA/DE, elemag... more

GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT SHEFFIELD 2019

Doc/Adventure
MY FATHER THE SPY by Gints Grube, Jaak Kilmi (LV/DE/CZEE, Kick Film)
WAR OF ART by Tommy Gulliksen (NO/DE, Story House Productions

Doc/Love
KABUL, CITY IN THE WIND by Aboozar Amini...

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT KARLOVY VARY 2019

Official Selection
LARA by Jan Ole Gerster (Schiwago Filmproduktion)

East of the West Competition
PASSED BY CENSOR by Serhat Karaaslan (TK/DE/FR, Departures Film)

Horizons
OUR TIME by Carlos Reygadas...

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT CLUJ-NAPOCA 2019

Competition
SYSTEM CRASHER (SYSTEMSPRENGER) by Nora Fingscheidt (Kineo Filmproduktion, Weydemann Bros., Oma Inge Film)

Supernova

25 KM/H by Markus Goller (Sunnysideup Film)
NEVER LOOK AWAY by Florian...

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