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"Abulele" by Jonathan Geva, a film from Israel, has won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in Zlín 2016. The jury awarded in addition a Commendation to "La vie en grand", directed by Mathieu Valepied, France.

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22.06.2016
The Zlín film festival has since 1961 been showcasing cinematic portrayals of the joys and tribulations of childhood and youth. The selected films came from all around of the world, treating strong subjects of a wide variety. The international perspective provided by a worldwide film selection left a poignant impression of childhood as a universal human experience, says Astrid Skov-Jacobson, member of the Ecumenical Jury in Zlín 2016.
09.05.2016
In a sermon held on February 28, 2016, in New York's Judson Memorial Church, Rev. Micah Bucey reflected his experiences as first-time member of the Ecumenical Jury at the Berlinale, and how they relate to the Gospel.
09.05.2016
Micah Bucey, member of the Ecumenical Jury of the Berlinale 2016, reports about the festival.

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Church and Cinema

Thoughts of Hans Werner Dannowski, INTERFILM's Honorary President, and Julia Helmke, INTERFILM President since 2013, on the relationship between church and cinema, theology and film.

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Events

14.02.2016
Haus der EKD am Gendarmenmarkt, Charlottenstraße 53/54, Berlin
Evangelical and Catholic Church in Germany host the Ecumenical Reception at the Berlinale where the Ecumenical Jury is introduced.
09.08.2015
Santa Maria Assunta ("Chiesa Nuova"), Locarno
At the Festival Sunday, August 9 at 11:15, the Council of Christian Churches in Ticino organizes an ecumenical service in the baroque church of Santa Maria Assunta ("Chiesa Nuova").