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22.09.2020
23rd Faludi International Film Festival and Photo Competition
The Faludi Ferenc Academy in Budapest announces its 23rd thematic international film festival and the related photo competition. This year...
03.01.2019
List of films awarded by church juries 2018
28.12.2018
The 75th Venice International film Festival gave plenty of cause to celebrate. In 2018 it arguably outshone the other leading international film festivals...
29.11.2018
Sofia Sjö, president of the Ecumenical Jury at the 67th International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg, reviews the films of the competition.
29.11.2018
On the occasion of the church reception at the 67th International Film Festival Mannheim Karsten Visarius gave a speech on the motif of the "soul" in film
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.