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The Interreligious Jury at DOK Lepzig 2018 has awarded their prize of 2500 € to "I Had a Dream" by Claudia Tosi, who has also won the Golden Dove of the International Festival Jury and the Prize of International Film Critics.

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23.10.2018
The Festival in Kyiv (Ukraine) is more than 40 years old, and it was a pleasure to observe in this beautiful capital that the majority of inhabitants seem younger than that! Devoted to 'the Youth'  (Molodist), this first films competition had its inaugural venue aboard a ship on the noble Dniepr...
18.09.2018
A hallmark of this year’s Locarno Festival, aside from the tropical weather, was the high proportion of films in the competition featuring female protagonists. The Festival’s charismatic artistic director, Carlo Chatrian, acknowledged in a private conversation with our Ecumenical Jury that this was more the result of serendipity than design, but it nonetheless reflected trends in international cinema. During the 12 days of this cinematic feast, gripping portraits of women appeared on the screen, from coming-of-age to end-of-life stories.
26.08.2018
Hans Hodel, INTERFILM's jury coordinator since 1989 and President from 2004 to 2013, was honoured with a celebration in Switzerland for his many years of extensive involvement in INTERFILM.

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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.