2015-09-21 Polish filmmaker Marcin Wrona dies at 42
Director Marcin Wrona died last weekend while staying in Gdynia to present his recent feature film DEMON. The film and festival scene is grieving for an outstanding artist.
2015-09-15 Programme Director Bernd Buder in Gdynia
From today and for the next couple of days, Programme Director Bernd Buder will attend the 40th anniversary of Gdynia Film Festival.
Monday is documentary day at the Czech Centre in Berlin: The 25th FilmFestival Cottbus presents MY HOME at 7 pm tonight.
2015-08-27 20 years imprisonment for Sentsov
On Tuesday the trial against Oleg Sentsov came to an end. The verdict: Guilty as charged. He is to serve 20 years in prison.
2015-08-21 Prosecution calls for 23 years for Sentsov
Last Wednesday the final hearing of the trial against the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, which had commenced on 21 July, took place. The prosecution is calling for 23 years imprisonment.
On 22 August the 25th FilmFestival Cottbus presents itself with BRIGHT NIGHT at Solanin Film Festival taking place in the town of Nowa Sól, about 40 kilometres south-east from Cottbus’ partner city Zielona Góra.
Talented film makers from Brandenburg, Berlin and the Saxon part of Lusatia can enter their short films for the Cottbus FilmShow as of now and until 9 October.
2015-08-18 FFC and coco in Sarajevo
In order to get an overview of the current works of the cinemas of Central and Eastern Europe Programme Director Bernd Buder and Rebekka Garrido, Director of coco, are going to spend the next few days in Sarajevo.
The FilmFestival Pula saw ten awards which are connected to filmmakers who are connected to the FilmFestival Cottbus.
2015-07-28 FilmFestival Cottbus visiting friends
FilmFestival Cottbus is still on resarch for the upcoming jubilee edition in November. From July,29th to July, 31st, we are visiting the T-Mobile New Horizons International FilmFestival in Wroclaw.