Eight German directors in the programs in Venice, one even in Competition, and amongst these are names like Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck or Alexander Kluge. What a strong German presence at the Lido (29 August - 8 September 2018) this year!
A feature film with a very topical political issue in Competition, melancholic cheerfulness from a Locarno returnee to the Piazza Grande, and a multi-award-winning newcomer in the Filmmakers of the Present Competition – German cinema is in a good position at the71st Locarno Festival(1 – 11 August 2018). A total of 16 German films and co-productions have been programmed there.
75 international buyers from more than 30 countries travelled to Nuremberg to screen 15 new German feature films at the German Films Previews (4 - 7 July 2018). A sidebar was dedicated to virtual reality with screenings of seven 360° films. In addition, the participants had an opportunity for effective networking with the German sales companies and the local industry. The German Films Previews are organized by German Films, FFF Bayern was this year's partner.