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

The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen had to take place entirely online also in 2021. A total of 400 films were shown in the festival's programme, which has been expanded to include three new competition sections.

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15.04.2021
On March 22nd, 2021, journalist and methodist minister James M. Wall passed away. He was a key figure for promoting the Protestant film and cinema commitment in North America. Philip Lee, General Secretary of WACC and editor of the journal "Media Development", appreciates the deceased.
22.03.2021
"Radio Silence" highlights the essence of freedom of speech, human rights and democracy expressed by the courage of journalists in Mexico to fight against state corruption, drug crimes and injustice in this country.
16.03.2021
Director Suvi West has been presented with the Church Media Foundation Award at the Tampere Film Festival 2021 for her film "Eatnameamet – Our Silent Struggle".

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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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Events

23.02.2020
Haus der EKD am Gendarmenmarkt, Charlottenstraße 53/54, 10117 Berlin
The Catholic and the Evangelical Church in Germany invite to the Ecumenical Reception at the Berlinale 2020.
25.03.2020 to 29.03.2020
Judson Memorial Church, Washington Sq., New York
canceled