2015-01-03 Happy new year!
FilmFestival Cottbus wishes a happy new year to all supporters, friends and cineasts! May it be a healthy, joyful and eventful 2015 with many beautiful ours in cinema especially at the 25th festival anniversary.
“The vote was surprisingly harmonious”, declared jury member Vladimir Burlakov, but admitted: “We agreed on the Main Prize winners immediately, but there was some discussion on the additional prizes."
One of the first prizes has just been awarded: The Cottbus Discovery Award goes to Jan Brezina, director of MARIA STOCK.
An arson attack is ripping through the the cinema scene of Kiev: During the screening of an LGBT film, curated by the "Molodist" Festival, the cinema was set on fire.
2014-10-30 Cottbus speaks Polish
On Festival Saturday four films are offered with simultaneous translation into Polish. Viewers from Poland can also bring a guest for free.
Sometimes you simply have to watch films at least twice. Tomorrow you get the chance to watch THE GIRL FROM THE WARDROBE yet again. The fsk Kino in Berlin is screening the film at 6.00 pm.
This year three courageous festival visitors get a one-of-a-kind chance to join the festival mania: We’re looking for enthusiastic festival reporters.
Rust has been working on developing the FilmFestival Cottbus since 1992. As of 1996, he fulfilled the role of its artistic director and became the festival’s director in 2003. Now he will move on to address new tasks.
The world tour continues: This year the programme section >globalEAST< is setting out for Italy. Seven different films will reveal the mutual ties between the Italian and East European cinemas.
Discover, discuss and network - a trip to the FilmFestival Cottbus is always a good choice. The accreditation form for film industry and press for the 24th FilmFestival Cottbus is online.