• Network meeting in Odesa

    2018-07-17
    News about Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov being placed under house arrest and the ongoing imprisonment of the Ukrainian film maker Oleg Sentsov dominate the perception regarding the situation of film makers in several Eastern European countries. They illustrate that film makers continue to be under pressure in the Eastern Partnership…
  • Impressions and Award Winners of KVIFF

    2018-07-09
    The 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) has come to an end. Programme director Bernd Buder was on the spot and spoke with Markéta Kachlíková on Radio Praha about his impressions and the festival’s development in the past few years. Interview with Bernd Buder on Radio Prague (interview in German,…
  • FFC at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

    2018-07-04
    During the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) the FilmFestival Cottbus and connecting cottbus invited together with Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg to the East European Brunch. Programme director Bernd Buder, connecting cottbus director Marjorie Bendeck and Brigitta Manthey (Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg) welcomed established or aspiring filmmakers as well as representatives of the media,…
  • Call for submissions

    2018-05-09
    Cottbus looks for new feature and short films from Eastern, East Central and South Eastern Europe From November 6th to 11th, 2018 the 28th edition of the FilmFestival Cottbus, one of the continent’s leading festivals for Central and Eastern European Cinema, is scheduled to take place. Featuring a total of…
  • Cottbus at the Filmkunstfest MV

    2018-05-03
    The 28th Filmkunstfest MV in Schwerin will once again provide a wide-ranging insight into current German-language cinema from  May 1st to 6th. Among the guests of honour are the actor Henry Hübchen, the directors Andreas Dresen and Dani Levy and Heinz Brinkmann, veterans of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania cinema. Georgia presents itself…
FFC at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

FFC at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

During the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) the FilmFestival Cottbus and connecting cottbus invited together with Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg to the East European Brunch. Programme…
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Call for submissions

Call for submissions

Cottbus looks for new feature and short films from Eastern, East Central and South Eastern Europe From November 6th to 11th, 2018 the 28th edition…
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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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