Welcome to INTERFILM, the International Interchurch Film Organisation. INTERFILM links cinema and church, cultures and religions.

The Ecumenical Jury at the 71st Locarno Festival awarded its Prize to "Sibel", directed by Guillaume Giovanetti und Çağla Zencirci. The Golden Leopard awarded by the international festival jury went to "A Land Imagined", directed by Yeo Siew Hua from Singapore.

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14.07.2018
The 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) was special in many ways: it revealed yet again its significance and importance for film culture, and its relevance in the world today.
28.06.2018
Member of the Ecumenical Jury in Cannes 2018 Robert K. Johnston analyzes the church film award winners of the festival, and identifies the focus on the marginalized as central issue of many festival films.

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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.