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.
2015-07-24 Cottbus at Brač Island in Croatia
In the end of July, the FilmFestival Cottbus will present the award-winner of last year’s short film competition, the Romanian comedy HORSE POWER (CAI PUTERE) at the “Postira Seaside Film Festival”.
2015-07-10 Cottbus at the 62th Pula Film Festival
From 18th to 25th July the Pula Film Festival takes place for the 62th time. This year the programme director of the FilmFestival Cottbus, Bernd Buder, belongs to the jury.
2015-07-08 FilmFestival Cottbus in Odessa
From 10th to 18th July, the Odessa International Film Festival (OIFF) will take place for the 6th time - a good opportunity to scout for new Ukrainian films.