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At Visions du Réel 2018, the Interreligious Jury has awarded its Prize of 5.000 CHF to "Almost Nothing" by Anna de Manincor and ZimmerFrei. "O Processo" (The Trial) by Maria Augusta Ramos won the festival's main award, the Sesterce d'Or.
The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2018 will open on May 3rd. The Ecumenical Jury awards a prize of 1,500 € for a film of the International Competition and makes a recommendation for a film of the Children and Youth Film Competition.


The film "Maman Colonelle", directed by Dieudo Hamadi, has received the SIGNIS-WACC Human Rights Award 2017. A feature-length documentary, it highlights the courage of one person to fight against sexual abuse in a war-torn country which is the Democratic Republic of Congo.
At the 35th BUFF Malmö, the Church of Sweden Jury has awarded its prizes.
Germany's divided past and present refugee problems are film topics Jeffrey Mahan reflects in his report about this year's Berlin International Film Festival.


National Church Film Awards

On a national level, church film prizes are awarded regularly without INTERFILM being involved directly. These awards are documented here.

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Katholische Akademie in Berlin
At the Ecumenical Reception at the Berlinale 2017 the Ecumenical Jury will be presented. Speakers are Bishop Dr. Gebhard Fürst for the Catholic Church, Pastor Dr. Johann Hinrich Cloaussen for the Evangelical Church and Amir Esfandiari from the Film Festival in Teheran as guest.