Festivals

25.10.2014 to 02.11.2014
Kyiv
In spite of the difficult situation in the Ukraine the International Film Festival Molodist in Kyiv will take place also this year. It opens on October 25 with „Trois cœur“ by Benoît Jacquot (out of competition).
10.10.2014 to 19.10.2014
Warsaw
A film from Estonia is the winner of the Ecumenical Film Prize: "In the Crosswind" (Risttuules), directed by Martti Helde. The jury labeled it a "cinematic requiem" for the victims of the Soviet oppression in Eastern Europe. The Warsaw Grand Prix was given to the Chinese competition entry "The Coffin in the Mountain" by director Xin Yukun.
12.09.2014 to 21.09.2014
Miskolc
In 2004 in Miskolc, an industrial city in northern Hungary, the Jameson Cinefest was organised for the first time. An Ecumenical Jury attends the festival since 2011. This year, the jury awarded its Prize to "Bande de filles" (Girlhood), a French film directed by Cécile Sciamma.
27.08.2014 to 06.09.2014
Venice
The 71st Mostra del Cinema under the direction of Alberto Barbera offered an artistically ambitious programme in both competition sections, Venezia 71 and Orizzonti. The INTERFILM Jury considers both of them and chose as winner of the INTERFILM Award for Promoting Interreligious Dialogue the French entry "Loin des hommes" (Far From Men), directed by David Oelhoffen.
21.08.2014 to 01.09.2014
Montreal
After controversial information in the press about the financial situation of the festival and a delayed publication of its programme, it was held successfully and announced the winners on September 1st. The Ecumenical Jury awarded the Japanese entry "Cape Nostalgia", directed by Izuru Naroshima.
06.08.2014 to 16.08.2014
Locarno
The film festival at the Lago Maggiore in Switzerland, since 2013 headed by artistic director Carlo Chatrian, cherishes especially aesthetic innovations. Consequently, the Golden Leopard went to "From What Is Before" by Lav Diaz from the Philippines. The Ecumenical Jury awarded "The Fool" by Russian director Yuri Bykov.
13.07.2014 to 20.07.2014
Yerevan
The Ecumenical Jury 2014 awarded two films, both from Caucasian countries. The Ecumenical Prize went to THE ABODE by Lusine Sargsyan from Armenia, and a Commendation to BLIND DATES by Levan Koguashvili from Georgia, which also won the Silver Apricot by the International Jury.
02.07.2014 to 12.07.2014
Karlovy Vary
The Ecumenical Jury awarded with its Prize "Corn Island", which also won the "Crystal Globe", the Grand Prix of the festival. In addition, the Ecumenical Jury awarded a Commendation to "Rocks In My Pockets" which also won the Prize of the FIPRESCI jury.
30.05.2014 to 05.06.2014
Zlín
14.05.2014 to 25.05.2014
Cannes
The Ecumenical Jury at the 67th Festival de Cannes (May 14-25, 2014), appointed by INTERFILM and SIGNIS, has awarded its Prize to TIMBUKTU by Abderrahmane Sissako, France/Mauretania, 2014. In addition, the Jury awards two Commendations to THE SALT OF EARTH by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, France 2014, and to HERMOSA JUVENTUD by Jaime Rosales, Spain/France 2014, both in the programme of Un Certain Regard. The winner of the Palm d'Or is the Turkish competition entry WINTER SLEEP by Nuri Bilge Ceylan.
01.05.2014 to 06.05.2014
Oberhausen
This year, Oberhausen celebrated ist 60th anniversary. On this occasion, the Ecumenical Jury, on behalf of INTERFILM and SIGNIS, appreciated Festival director Lars Henrik Gass by an Honorary Award.
25.04.2014 to 03.05.2014
Nyon
The festival was founded in 1969 by Moritz de Hadeln and his wife Erika and is dedicated to documentaries. Their successors Jean Perret and Gabriele Bussmann in 1995 renamed it "Visions du réel" to indicate the manyfold approach of documentaries to reality. Festival director since 2011 is Luciano Barisone.
29.03.2014 to 05.04.2014
Fribourg
06.02.2014 to 16.02.2014
Berlin
20.01.2014 to 26.01.2014
Saarbruecken
05.11.2013 to 10.11.2013
Cottbus
31.10.2013 to 10.11.2013
Mannheim and Heidelberg
30.10.2013 to 03.11.2013
Luebeck
28.10.2013 to 03.11.2013
Leipzig
19.10.2013 to 27.10.2013
Kyiv
11.10.2013 to 20.10.2013
Warsaw
28.08.2013 to 07.09.2013
Venice
22.08.2013 to 02.09.2013
Montreal
07.08.2013 to 17.08.2013
Locarno
28.06.2013 to 06.07.2013
Karlovy Vary
27.05.2013 to 01.06.2013
Zlín
15.05.2013 to 26.05.2013
Cannes
02.05.2013 to 07.05.2013
Oberhausen