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At the award ceremony in Karlovy Vary 2022: The members of the Ecumenical Jury (Annette Gjerde Hansen, Théo Peporté, Veronika Lišková) and Martichka Bozhilova (producer of "A Provincial Hospital", second from right); (© Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary, a.s.)
18.07.2022
Report from the 56th International Film Festival in the spa town of the Czech Republic
Annette Gjerde Hansen, member of the Ecumenical Jury at the 56th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, writes about her experience.
25.02.2021
"Sweat" by Magnus von Horn wins the Church of Sweden Film Award "Angelos" at the Göteborg Film Festival 2021.
23.02.2021
For more than forty years the film festival Max Ophüls Preis in the German city of Saarbrücken presents films produced by young talented filmmakers from German speaking countries. It wants to discover and to promote the “newest” films from this cultural area. There is more. The festival was founded in 1980 which means at a time when the German film industry received a new boost thanks to the Oberhausen Manifesto in 1962.
14.02.2021
Rolf Deen, board member of "Het Filmgesprek" in The Netherlands, comments on a selection of films screened at the 50th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2021.
05.01.2021
List of church film prizes 2020 by Ecumenical Juries, Interreligious Juries, INTERFILM Juries or National/Regional Church Film Juries
29.11.2020
The 69th International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg (IFFMH) asserted itself as a powerful advocate for discovering new voices in world cinema. In that way, the festival held true to its mission in a particularly turbulent time.
29.11.2020
The Ecumenical Jury at the 23rd Faludi Film Festival awarded their Prize to "A Day Like Today", directed by Magda Strzyżyńska from Poland.
29.11.2020
At the 24th Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn 2020, the Ecumenical Jury chooses "Armugan" by Jo Sol as best film of the Competition.
22.11.2020
The winner of the “Look at me” Award of the Church Media Foundation at the Oulu International Children’s and Youth Film Festival 2020 is director Paul_Anders Simma and his documentary youth film "My Dear Mother".
12.11.2020
This year’s festival edition was perhaps the first of its kind in history of Luebeck’s Nordic Film Days. After rapid changes in coronavirus pandemic developments in Europe it was decided that the festival moves completely online.
21.10.2020
"Lola vers la mer" by Laurent Micheli won the Church of Sweden Youth Film Award 2020. A Commendation, accompanied by an INTERFILM diploma, went to "La inocencia" by Lucía Alemany.