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Next Generation Short Tiger 2022: German Short Films in Dresden and Cannes

The NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER programme of short films will have its premiere at Filmfest Dresden for the second year in a row. This year's jury members, commissioning editor Katrin Küchler (MDR...

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I’M YOUR MAN and German short film on the Oscar® shortlist

The German film I’M YOUR MAN by Maria Schrader (Letterbox Filmproduktion) is on the shortlist of the last 15 films for the 94th Oscars® in the Best International Feature Film category. This has been ...

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Philipp Kreuzer is the new chairman of the German Films supervisory board

The supervisory board of German Films elected its new chairman on 15 November. Producer Peter Herrmann, who had held the office since 2015, is succeeded by Philipp Kreuzer, producer and CEO of maze...

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German Films supports foreign theatrical releases of German films with 241,550 Euros

In the 5th sitting of 2021, German Films „Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 37 foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total 241,550 Euros were allocated.

The...

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Tallinn Black Nights: German Films in competition

The 25th edition of the Black Nights Film Festival is being held in Tallinn from November 12-28: the only A-list category film festival in the Nordic-Baltic region. This year sees another strong ...

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Awards

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT SEATTLE 2022

New Directors Competition Special Jury Prize
TUG OF WAR by Amil Shivji (TZ/ZA/DE/AE, NIKO Film)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT CLEVELAND 2022

Best Live Action Short
NAKAM by Andreas Kessler (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)

Honorable Mention – New Directions Competition
CLARA SOLA by Nathalie Álvarez Mesen (SE/BE/CR/DE, Laïdak Films)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN SHORTS AT ANN ARBOR 2022

Most Promising Filmmaker Award
THEORIE UND PRAXIS by Leonie Minor (DFFB)

Cinematic Vision Award
A BRIEF APPEARANCE OF NEON by Matthias Sahli, Immanuel Esser (CH/DE)

Funniest Film Award
BENZTOWN by...

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT DUBLIN 2022

Best International Short Film

STILETTO: A PINK FAMILY TRAGEDY by Can Merdan Doğan (DE/TR)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AT BERLINALE 2022

AWARDS COMPETITION

Silver Bear for Best Leading Performance
Meltem Kaptan for RABIYE KURNAZ VS. GEORGE W. BUSH (RABIYE KURNAZ GEGEN GEORGE W. BUSH) by Andreas Dresen (DE/FR, Pandora Film Produktion)

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Festivals

GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT FRAMELINE 2022

Narrative Features
THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT (DIE BITTEREN TRÄNEN DER PETRA VON KANT) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Tango-Film)
THE COW WHO SANG A SONG INTO THE FUTURE by Francisca Alegria...

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GERMAN SHORTS AT HUESCA 2022

International Short Film Competition
FATJONA by Steve Bache
MEEK (ZAHM) by Mariana Bártolo (DE/PT)
MONA & PARVIZ by Kevin Biele
NIGHT by Ahmad Saleh (DE/QA/JO/PS)

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GERMAN SHORTS AT VIENNA 2022

International Competition – Animation Avantgarde
BACKFLIP by Nikita Diakur
BLACKENING SKIES by Elenor Kopka
DOOM CRUISE by Hannah Stragholz, Simon Steinhorst
HYSTERESIS by Robert Seidel
MATERIAL –...

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT WASHINGTON D.C. 2022

RABIYE KURNAZ VS. GEORGE W. BUSH (RABIYE KURNAZ GEGEN GEORGE W. BUSH) by Andreas Dresen (DE/FR, Pandora Film Produktion)
THE BLACK SQUARE (DAS SCHWARZE QUADRAT) by Peter Meister (Frisbeefilms)
THE...

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT MILWAUKEE 2022

GenreQueer
GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise (AT/DE, Rohfilm Productions)

World Views
LINGUI by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (FR/DE/BE, Made in Germany)
MEMORIA by Apichatpong Weerasethakul...

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