• 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…
  • FilmPOLSKA and FFC on cinematic discovery

    2018-04-18
    As part of the 13th Polish Film Festival FilmPOLSKA the FilmFestival Cottbus gives a foretaste of this year's Special Silesia. In cooperation with the Polish Institute Berlin, Kino Krokodil, the Cultural Department for Upper Silesia at the Haus Oberschlesien Foundation and the German Cultural Forum Eastern Europe, the FFC is…
  • Cottbus at the Finále Pilsen

    2018-04-17
    The next Finále Pilsen Film Festival, the biggest festival for Czech and Slovak films, will take place from April 19th to 24th 2018. The festival shows 112 films in five competition sections for feature film, documentaries, non-serial TV and internet production, serial TV and internet production and student films. Several sidebar…
  • Panel on German-Russian co-operation at the "German Week" in St. Petersburg

    2018-04-11
    From April 18th to 26th, the "German Week" will take place in St. Petersburg for the 15th time. The event with its varied programme from the fields of culture, education and science, society and business is this time organised by the Federal State of Bavaria. In the previous years, this…