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24.04.2019
Celebrating the 50th Festival Anniversary. By Marianne Ejdersten, WCC Director of Communication
On the occasion of the reception of INTERFILM and SIGNIS for the Interreligious Jury of the Visions du Réel on Sunday, 7th April, 2019, Marianne Ejdersten, Director of Communication of the World Council of Churches, directed a message reflecting the connections between culture, film, politics and church to the visitors of the festival.
26.11.2018
Gabriella Racsok, member of the Ecumenical Jury in Miskolc 2018, reflects on "The Guilty", winner of the Ecumenical Film Award.
21.11.2018
Cottbus is a film festival like no other because its focus and remit is on Eastern European cinema. chris Deacy, member of the Ecumenical Jury at the Cottbus Festival 2018, tells about his experiences and reflections.
17.11.2018
The "Look at me..." Award 2018 of the Church Media Foundation in Finland has been given to "Super Furball" by Joona Tena.
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...
01.10.2018
Mariola Marczak, member of the Ecumenical Jury, analyses the prominent issues and aesthetic patterns of the festival programme.
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.
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.