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A shower of awards for German co-productions at Cannes

Numerous productions with German participation entered the competition at this year's Cannes International Film Festival (July 6 - 17, 2021) and the Semaine de la Critique – nine of which were awarded...

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Locarno: German films and co-productions looking for leopards

The little Swiss town on the shores of Lago Maggiore will be turning into the venue of one of the world's oldest A-category film festivals again from 4 to 14 August, 2021: the Locarno Film Festival ...

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German Films in Competition in Karlovy Vary

The popular summer festival has announced the first part of its line-up: This year there are two German films in the main competition: NÖ by Dietrich Brüggemann and LE PRINCE by Lisa Bierwirth. Two...

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Next Generation Short Tiger 2021: short film programme premieres on July 17 in Dresden for the first time

As announced at yesterday's press conference of the 33rd Filmfest Dresden: the short film programme NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER goes to... Dresden. What could be more fitting for the 11th edition of G...

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German Films supports foreign theatrical releases of German films with 268,768.50 Euros

In the third sitting of 2021, German Films' "Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 30 foreign theatrical releases of German films.
In total 268,768.50 Euros were allocated.

The...

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Awards

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT CANNES 2021

Grand Prix (ex aequo)
COMPARTMENT NO. 6 by Juho Kuosmanen (FI/RU/EE/DE, Aamu Film, CTB Films, Amrion Production, CTB Film Company, Achtung Panda!)

Best Director
Leos Carax for ANNETTE by Leos Carax...

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT PALM SPRINGS 2021

Best Student Documentary Short
THE VOID INSIDE by Julian Dieterich (Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF)

Bridging the Borders Award – Special Mention
BAMBIRAK by Zamarin Wahdat (DE/US, Killjoy Films)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN STUDENT SHORTS AT TEL AVIV 2021

Best Film – International Competition
BERZAH by Deren Ercenk (filmfaust, KHM Academy of Media Arts Cologne)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN ANIMATED FILMS AT ANNECY 2021

Jury Distinction – Official Competition Feature Films
THE CROSSING (DIE ODYSSEE) by Florence Miailhe (FR/DE/CZ, Balance Film)

Cristal - Best VR Work
REPLACEMENTS by Jonathan Hagard (JP/DE/ID, Ossa Film)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN SHORTS AT VIENNA 2021

ASIFA Austria Award – Best Film International Competition Animation Avantgarde
THE NATURAL DEATH OF A MOUSE (DER NATÜRLICHE TOD DER MAUS) by Katharina Huber

Elfi Dassanowsky Award – Best Female Director
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Festivals

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT VILA DO CONDE 2021

International Competition
THE MASSACRE OF ANROECHTE (DAS MASSAKER VON ANRÖCHTE) by Hannah Dörr
ONE HUNDRED STEPS by Bárbara Wagner, Benjamin De Burca (DE/FR)

Experimental Competition
BERLIN FEUER by...

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT LOCARNO 2021

Concorso internazionale
AL NAHER (THE RIVER) by Ghassan Salhab (LB/FR/DE/QA, Khamsin Films, Survivance, unafilm) 
ZEROS AND ONES by Abel Ferrara (DE/UK/US, Maze Pictures, Rimsky Productions, Almost...

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT CANNES 2021

In Competition
ANNETTE by Leos Carax (FR/DE/BE, CG Cinema, Detailfilm, Eurospace, SCOPE Pictures, Wrong Men) – Opening Film
BERGMAN ISLAND by Mia Hansen-Løve (FR/BE/DE/SE, CG Cinéma, SCOPE Pictures,...

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT KARLOVY VARY 2021

Crystal Globe Competition
LE PRINCE by Lisa Bierwirth (Komplizen Film)
NÖ by Dietrich Brüggemann (Flare Film)
THE EXAM by Shawkat Amin Korki (DE/KRD-IQ/QA, Mitosfilm, Mastifilms)

East of the West...
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GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT LOS ANGELES 2021

Short Film Programs
A FATHER’S JOB by Frank Christian Wagner
FORGIVE ME, FATHER (VERZEIH MIR, VATER) by Jona Schloßer
FULGIDUSEN by Alexander Feichter
FROM THE PAST by Timo Zacharias
GIRL MEETS BOY by...

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