• Civil society dialogue at Odessa

    2017-07-21
    Network meeting between the Odessa International Film Festival and the FilmFestival Cottbus in Ukraine At the 7th Odessa International Film Festival, a panel discussed how film festivals can invigorate civil society dialogue in Eastern Europe. The discussion was part of a network meeting that has been jointly organised with the…
  • Awards at Cottbus’ partner festival in Zielona Góra

    2017-07-17
    The third film and theater festival in Zielona Góra ended on 15th July with the solemn award ceremony at "Palace Wiechlice". The festival, which took place in Cottbus' partner city Zielona Góra, as well as in the towns of Żary and Szprotawa, screened 31 feature films. Ten current Polish films…
  • Odessa International Film Festival and FilmFestival Cottbus invite to a joint network meeting

    2017-07-17
    The Odessa International Film Festival which takes place from 14th to 222nd July ths year, is one of the most influential film festivals in Eastern Europe. This year's 7th edition is again hosting a number of international stars, among them the German actress Sibel Kekilli and the director Christian Petzold…
  • Call for submission

    2017-07-15
    Short and long feature films by Central and Eastern European directors and producers may still be submitted to the 27th FilmFestival Cottbus up until 1 August. Once again, the three competitions for feature film, short feature film and the tri-national U18 Youth Film Competition form the festival’s central event. This…
  • FilmFestival Cottbus at the Kozzi-Cybulski-Wilhelmi-Festival

    2017-07-10
    From 12th to 16th July, the "Kozzi-Cybulski-Wilhelmi" film and theater festival in Cottbus's Polish partner town Zielona Góra shows a rich programme with current Polish and German feature films as well as theater plays. The focus is on the works of the Polish actor legends Mieczysław Cybulski, Roman Wilhelmi and…