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German Films supports foreign theatrical releases of German films with 300,000 Euros

In the 4th sitting of 2021, German Films „Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 24 foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total 300,000 Euros were allocated.

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Oscars® 2022: I’M YOUR MAN to enter the race for Germany

The feature film I'M YOUR MAN by Maria Schrader (Letterbox Filmproduktion) will enter the race for Germany for the 94th Oscar® in the category Best International Feature Film.This was decided by an ...

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Ten films submitted for German OSCAR® selections

Ten films submitted to German Films in recent weeks are in the selection process for the German contribution that will enter the race for the 94th Oscar® in the Best International Feature Film...

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German focus at SÉRIES MANIA 2021

In 2021, GERMAN FILMS will for the first time have a German focus at Europe's largest international series festival SÉRIES MANIA in Lille in cooperation with the regional film funding institutions: ...

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SPENCER, REPUBLIC OF SILENCE and other German co-productions in Venice

Film lovers, stars and industry professionals will be gathering once again on Venice’s  Lido from September 1 to 11, 2021 to celebrate cinema at the international film festival’s 78th edition. ...

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Awards

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT TORONTO 2021

FIPRESCI PRIZE
ANATOLIAN LEOPARD by Emre Kayış (TU/DE/DK/PO, Elemag Pictures)

AMPLIFY VOICES AWARD
THE GRAVEDIGGER’S WIFE by Khadar Ayderus Ahmed (FI/DE/FR, Twenty Twenty Vision)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT VENICE 2021

VENEZIA 78 – SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
IL BUCO by Michelangelo Frammartino (IT/DE/FR, Essential Filmproduktion)

BEST VR EXPERIENCE FOR INTERACTIVE CONTENT
LE BAL DE PARIS DE BLANCA LI by Blanca Li (FR/DE/LU)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT KARLOVY VARY 2021

BEST DIRECTOR AWARD
Dietrich Brüggemann for the film NÖ (Flare Film)

AWARD OF INTERNATIONAL FILM CRITICS (FIPRESCI)
THE EXAM by Shawkat Amin Korki (DE/KRD-IQ/QA, Mitosfilm)

FEDEORA AWARD
OTAR’S DEATH by...

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT FID MARSEILLE 2021

International Competition – Special Mention
OUTSIDE NOISE by Ted Fendt (DE/KR/AT, Flaneur Films)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT LOCARNO 2021

Concorso internazionale
Pardo d’oro, Grand Prize of the Festival of the City of Locarno to the best film
SEPERTI DENDAM, RINDU HARUS DIBAYAR TUNTAS (VENGEANCE IS MINE, ALLOTHERS PAY CASH) by Edwin... more

Festivals

GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT GHENT 2021

OFFICIAL SELECTION
AHED'S KNEE by Nadav Lapid (FR/DE/IL, Komplizen Film)
LINGUI by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (FR/DE/BE, Made in Germany)
MR BACHMANN AND HIS CLASS (HERR BACHMANN UND SEINE KLASSE) by Maria... more

GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT SAN SEBASTIAN 2021

Horizontes Latinos
AMPARO by Simón Mesa Soto (CO/SW/DE/QA, Flare Film)
PRAYERS FOR THE STOLEN by Tatiana Huezo (MX/DE/BR/CH, Match Factory Productions)
 
Zabaltegi-Tabakalera
THE CROSSING (DIE ODYSSEE) by...

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GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT WARSAW 2021

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
THE ALBANIAN VIRGIN (DIE ALBANISCHE JUNGFRAU) by Bujar Alimani (Elsani & Neary Media)
TOUBAB by Florian Dietrich (Schiwago Film)
NOSORIH (RHINO) by Oleh Sentsov (UA/PL/DE,...

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GERMAN SHORTS AT SEOUL 2021

International Competition
CIRCUS IN TOWN by Robin Pfister, Sebastian Kellermann
STILETTO: A PINK FAMILY TRAGEDY by Can Merdan Doğan (TR/DE)

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GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT HEARTLAND 2021

Feature Event
SPENCER by Pablo Larraín (DE/UK, Komplizen Film)

Marquee Event
THE FRENCH DISPATCH by Wes Anderson (US/DE, American Empirical Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg)

Spotlight Event
B...

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