Current issues

15.04.2021
Obituary by Philip Lee, General Secretary of WACC
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.
10.02.2017
"Beyond Dreams" is the winner of the Church of Sweden Film Award 2017.
27.12.2016
List of awards by church film juries 2016
12.12.2016
The Frankfurt based Evangelical Film Jury has honoured "Toni Erdmann", directed by Maren Ade, as FILM OF THE YEAR 2016. The award ceremony took place in the German Film Museum in Frankfurt on December 10, 2016.
01.12.2016
On November 28, 2016, Hans Werner Dannowski, city superintendent em. of Hannover, died at the age of 83 years. He was film commissioner of the council of the EKD 1985-1992, president of INTERFILM 1988-2004 and since 2004 honorary president of INTERFILM. Today's president of INTERFILM, Julia Helmke, portrays the deceased.
18.11.2016
"Tyttö nimeltä Varpu" (Little Wing) is the winner of the Church Media Foundation Award at the Oulu film festival 2016.
10.11.2016
A large number of the films screened in the competition of the 58th Nordic Film Days were shot in the countryside, or in small towns - a renaissance for the province, at least on the screen.
11.10.2016
Magali van Reeth, member of the 1st Ecumenical Jury at the International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience in Chemnitz 2016, reports about her experience.
30.09.2016
"Again and again, the main stage direction was the drama of loneliness which the movies adhered to." This is the conclusion of the president of the Ecumenical Jury of Locarno 2016 in his festival report.
01.07.2016
The INTERFILM seminar in Uppsala (June 9-12, 2016) discussed the basis and perspectives of the church film commitment. The following General Assembly elected a new board and confirmed Julia Helmke in her office as president.