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Anora (Sean Baker)
27.05.2024
Die Preisträger
2024 was the year of women in Cannes, and this was clearly reflected in the awards. Although the Palme d'Or went to a man, to the American Sean Baker, his film "Anora" however has a combative female protagonist in Mikey Madsen. In his acceptance speech, Baker dedicated the award to all female sex workers.
23.01.2022
At the 32nd Tromsø International Film Festival (17-23 January, 2022) the Faith in Film Award was given to "Medusa", directed by Anita Rocha da Silveira from Brazil.
22.01.2022
List of prizes awarded by church film juries 2021
15.11.2021
Freek L. Bakker, member of the Interreligious Jury, comments on the award winning films of DOK Leipzig 2021.
11.10.2021
INTERFILM member Sofja Sjö from Finland reports about a conference in Sárospatak (Hungary) on representations of the Eucharist in film and other forms of actual visual culture.
30.08.2021
S. Brent Rodriguez Plate, President of the Ecumenicval Jury in Locarno 2021, reflects on the festival experience and comments on films which were discussed in the jury extensively.
29.08.2021
At the festival World Cinema in Amsterdam, a jury of INTERFILM member Het Filmgesprek awarded a film for the second time.
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".
25.02.2021
"Sweat" by Magnus von Horn wins the Church of Sweden Film Award "Angelos" at the Göteborg Film Festival 2021.