DEMON and SECRET WARS, two films which were shown at the FilmFestival Cottbus 2015, are nominated for the Polish film awards, the „Eagles“.
2016-02-02 Cottbus prize winner awarded in Trieste
The Hungarian-German co-production THE WEDNESDAY CHILD won the award for the Best Feature Film at the film festival in Trieste.
SCHMITKE by Stepán Altrichter, which won the award for the Best debut feature at the FilmFestival Cottbus in 2014, is nominated for the national Czech “Lions Award” in eight categories.
2016-01-15 Scouting starts in Trieste
The scouting tour traditionally starts with a visit at the Trieste Film Festival: The Italian festival marks the first annual meeting point for film industry professionals interested in Eastern European cinema.
2016-01-07 Albanian director Artan Minarolli died
Unexpectedly, the Albanian director Artan Minarolli passed away at the 31st December 2015 at the age of 57. Minarolli had been one of the most interesting and most renowned Albanian directors.
Tihana Lazovic, Winner of the best actress award at the 25th FilmFestival Cottbus and star of the award-winning film THE HIGH SUN by Dalibor Matanic, is chosen to represent the future of the European cinema.
2015-11-10 Cottbus in Arras
After the festival is before the festival: Programme Director Bernd Buder already heads to the next festival, the International Film Festival in Arras.
2015-11-08 And the Lubina goes to...
Yesterday evening, the 25th FilmFestival Cottbus celebrated the highlight of this year’s edition with the awards ceremony in the Stadthalle Cottbus. Here are the winners...
2015-11-06 Picture Galleries
Our festival photographer Thomas Goethe takes his camera everywhere to capture all the important and memorable moments of the 25th FilmFestival Cottbus. Keep a lookout for updates; new photos are added every day.
This year the catalogue of the 25th FilmFestival Cottbus is available online and can be downloaded for free.