• FilmFestival Cottbus and connecting cottbus celebrate kick-off

    2018-02-20
    At the traditional East European Brunch during the 68th Berlinale, FilmFestival Cottbus gave a short insight in the programme of the 28th edition (Nov 6th – 11th, 2018) for the first time. Bernd Buder, programme director of FilmFestival Cottbus, explained what this year's programme offers to the audience: "The research for…
  • Boldog születésnapot! – FFC Honorary President István Szabó on his 80th birthday

    2018-02-17
    István Szabó has been Honorary President of the FilmFestival Cottbus for 18 years. On February 18th the Hungarian director celebrates his 80th birthday. Szabó made his first short film ON THE SEVENTH DAY in 1959 as a student at the Hungarian Academy of Theatre and Film Arts. 1964 was the…
  • LENFILM DAYS in Berlin

    2018-02-07
    The Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin presents the LENFILM DAYS. Four films from Lenfilm, the oldest and most traditional Russian-Soviet film studio, will be screened. The opening of the Lenfilm series will be on February 19th with the comedy PETERSBURG. SELFIE – a film by Anna Parmas,…
  • LOVELESS is nominated for the OSCAR

    2018-01-23
    The Russian film LOVELESS | NELYUBOV - shown at the 27th FilmFestival Cottbus in the section Russkiy Den - is nominated for the OSCAR as Best Foreign Language Film. The drama of director Andrey Zvyagintsev tells the story of an ego-driven battle for divorce with fatal consequences: Boris and Zhenya's…
  • FFC at the Max-Ophüls-Prize festival

    2018-01-20
    Traditionally, the FilmFestival Cottbus presents one of its award-winning films at its partner film festival Max-Ophüls-Prize in Cottbus' partner city Saarbrücken. This year, together with our colleagues in Saarbrücken, we are showing Đức Ngô Ngọc's FAREWELL HALONG. The visually stunning, sensitively observed documentary film on the resettlement of residents of…
Boldog születésnapot! – FFC Honorary President István Szabó on his 80th birthday

Boldog születésnapot! – FFC Honorary President István Szabó on his 80th birthday

István Szabó has been Honorary President of the FilmFestival Cottbus for 18 years. On February 18th the Hungarian director celebrates his 80th birthday. Szabó made…
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LOVELESS is nominated for the OSCAR

LOVELESS is nominated for the OSCAR

The Russian film LOVELESS | NELYUBOV - shown at the 27th FilmFestival Cottbus in the section Russkiy Den - is nominated for the OSCAR as…
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Award-Winning films of FilmFestival Cottbus

The 27th FilmFestival Cottbus has demonstrated once again the great appeal of Central and Eastern European cinema. These cineastic treasures don't remain unacknowledged internationally, but go on to win laurels at other film festivals as well. Find out here which awards have been conferred to our 2017 edition's films since the festival week.

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