05.08.2020 to 15.08.2020
Under the motto: "For the Future of Films" the Locarno 2020 Film Festival took place partly on site, partly online.
13.05.2020 to 18.05.2020
Due to the corona crisis, the 66th International Short Film Festival is taking place online. With a festival pass for € 9.99, over 350 films are accessible.
17.04.2020 to 03.05.2020
The festival Visions du Réel 2020 in Nyon will take place in an online version due to the Corona Pandemic.
20.03.2020 to 28.03.2020
Due to the corona epidemic, the 34th Festival International de Films de Friborg had to be canceled. Instead, the festival organized a virtual edition.
20.02.2020 to 01.03.2020
The Ecumenical Jury awarded its Prize in the International Competition to "There Is No Evil" by Mohammad Rasoulof, which also won the Golden Bear.
20.01.2020 to 26.01.2020
The film "Jiyan" by Süheyla Schwenk won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 41st Max Ophüls Award. The festival jury awarded its prizes for the best feature film to "Neubau" by Johannes Maria Schmit.
14.11.2019 to 24.11.2019
Mannheim and Heidelberg
The Iranian feature film "Rona, Azim's Mother" by Jamshid Mahmoudi won the € 2,500 Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the IFF Mannheim-Heidelberg 2019, the last festival under the direction of Michael Kötz.
05.11.2019 to 10.11.2019
A film from Bosnia and Herzegovina won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the FilmFestival Cottbus 2019: "Full Moon" by Nermin Hamsagić. The Bulgarian film "Sestra" (Sister) by Svetla Tsotsorkov won a Lubina as Best Film of the Festival.
29.10.2019 to 03.11.2019
The Icelandic film "Bergmál" (Echo) by Rúnar Rúnarsson won the Church Film Prize of the INTERFILM Jury in Lübeck in 2019. The main prize of the festival went to a film from Iceland as well.
28.10.2019 to 03.11.2019
The winner of the festival DOK Leipzig 2019 is the film "Exemplary Behaviour" from Lithuania. He received the Golden Dove, the Prize of the Interreligious Jury and the Prize of the Jury of International Film Critics.
11.10.2019 to 20.10.2019
13.09.2019 to 21.09.2019
The Iranian film "Tehran: City of Love" won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in Miskolc in 2019. The Emeric Pressburger Prize for Best Picture went to the Latin American production "Monos".
28.08.2019 to 07.09.2019
"Bik eneich - Un fils" (A Son) is the winner of the 9th INTERFILM Award for Promoting Interreligious Dialogue in Venice 2019. The Golden Lion was awarded to "Joker" by Todd Philips.
07.08.2019 to 17.08.2019
The Ecumenical Jury in Locarno 2019 awarded its prize to "Maternal" by Maura Delpero. The Golden Leopard went to "Vitalina Valera" by Pedro Costa.
28.06.2019 to 06.07.2019
Karlovy Vary
"Lara", directed by Jan-Ole Gerster, won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in Karlovy Vary 2019. The Crystal Globe, the main prize of the festival, was awarded to "The Father" by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov from Bulgaria.
25.05.2019 to 02.06.2019
The Ecumenical Jury at the Molodist Film Festival in Kiev in 2019 awarded three prizes. Their choices for Best Feature-Length Film was "Systemsprenger" by Nora Fingscheidt (Germany 2019), ...
24.05.2019 to 01.06.2019
"Psychobitch" by Martin Lund (Norway) has won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in Zlín 2019. The jury awarded a Commendation to "Rocca Changes the World" by Katja Benrath (Germany), with three other awards the most successful film of the festival.
14.05.2019 to 25.05.2019
"A Hidden Life" by Terrence Malick has won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in Cannes 2019. The Golden Palm went to "Parasite" by South Korean film director Bong Joon-Ho.
01.05.2019 to 06.05.2019
The Ecumenical Jury has awarded its 1500 € prize to the dance film "NoirBLUE" by Ana Pi. The Grand Prix of the City of Oberhausen went to "I Got My Things and Left" by Philbert Aimé Mbubazi Sharangabo.
05.04.2019 to 13.04.2019
With the motto "50 years of freedom, 50 years of openness, 50 years of film", the Festival Visions du Réel celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019.
15.03.2019 to 23.03.2019
"Compañeros - La noche de 12 años" (A Twelve Years Long Night) by Álvaro Brechner from Uruguay won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in Friborg in 2019. The Grand Prix of the festival went to "The Good Girls" by Alejandra Márquez Abella from Mexico.
07.02.2019 to 17.02.2019
"God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya" is the winner of the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in the International Competition. The jury awarded prizes in the Panorama and the Forum as well.
14.01.2019 to 20.01.2019
The Film Festival Max Ophuels Prize, dedicated to young German speaking cinema, in 2019 celebrated its 40th anniversary. The Prize of the Ecumenical Jury was won by the film "The Melancholy Girl" by Susanne Heinrich.
15.11.2018 to 25.11.2018
Mannheim and Heidelberg
The Iranian film "Orange Days" won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 67th International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg.
06.11.2018 to 11.11.2018
"Ayka" by Sergei Dvortsevoj won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 28th Film Festival Cottbus 2018. The film by the Kazakh director also received the main prize of the festival.
30.10.2018 to 04.11.2018
This year the Nordic Film Days celebrated their 60th anniversary. The INTERFILM jury awarded the Church Film Prize which is endowed with 5000.- € to "Woman at War", directed by Benedikt Erlingsson from Iceland.
29.10.2018 to 04.11.2018
The Interreligious Jury at DOK Lepzig 2018 has awarded their prize of 2500 € to "I Had a Dream" by Claudia Tosi, who has also won the Golden Dove of the International Festival Jury and the Prize of International Film Critics.
12.10.2018 to 21.10.2018
The Ecumenical Jury at the 34th International Film Festival Warsaw has awarded its prize to the Bulgarian competition entry "Irina".
01.10.2018 to 07.10.2018
The Ecumenical Jury at SCHLINGEL 2018 awarded its Prize to Nora Twomey's animated film "The Breadwinner" and a Commendation to "Meerkat and Moon Rocket" by Hanneke Schutte, who also received the award of the Saxon State Media Authority.