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The Iranian film "Tehran: City of Love" won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in Miskolc in 2019. The Emeric Pressburger Prize for Best Picture went to the Latin American production "Monos".

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17.09.2019
In her report Alyda Faber gives a detailed analysis of "Lara" and "Let There Be Light", the films which received, respectively, the Ecumenical Jury prize, and a commendation.  Three other films that especially impressed the Ecumenical Jury are also discussed.
28.06.2019
The festival World Cinema Amsterdam has added a brand new award this year: the World Cinema Exchange Award. The award is made possible by INTERFILM member Het Filmgesprek.

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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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12.02.2017
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.