Current issues

24.11.2017
Report on the Festival of East European Cinema 2017. By Joël Friso
Joël Friso registers significant moments at the 27th Festival of East European Cinema in Cottbus 2017.
20.08.2015
Ola Sigurdson, member of the Ecumenical Jury Locarno 2015, reports about his experiences as film juror.
16.08.2015
In his essay about the Festival de Cannes 2015 jury member Jolyon Mitchell reflects on the use and the meaning of faces in media communication
21.06.2015
Zlin is a true international film festival with this year’s Official Competition films originating from 15 countries. The overall theme apparent from this year’s competitive slate of films seemed to be that of a young protagonist from a broken home that is forced into adulthood a bit too quickly, leaving innocence and childhood behind, in order to care for or teach an adult an important life lesson, jury member Douglas Fahleson reports.
20.04.2015
Jury member Bo Torp Pedersen reflects on films rarely shown beyond the festival circuit
04.02.2015
Today, people are more likely to visit the cinema than the church in their search for enlightenment. Cinema and church have a lot in common - they are both "storytelling organisations" as the president of the Protestant film organisation, INTERFILM, puts it.
14.12.2014
As best film of the year 2015, the Protestant Film Jury in Germany has awarded the Iranian winner of the Berlinale, "Taxi Teheran" by Jafar Panahi.
30.11.2014
Milja Radovic and Alyda Faber, jury members, review films of Locarno 2014
17.11.2014
The Evangelical Film Jury in Germany has chosen the FILM OF THE YEAR: "Boyhood", directed by Richard Linklater. The film will be released on Blue-ray and DVD for American viewers on January 6, 2015.
17.11.2014
Seit 1995 gibt es den Ökumenischen Empfang der Kirchen, zu dem die örtlichen Kirchen einladen. Bei dieser Gelegenheit stellte der diesjährige Präsident der Ökumenischen Jury, Alain le Goanvic, eine "Kleine Kinotheologie" vor.