• FFC in Eberswalder “Provinziale”-Jury

    2018-10-05
    Films from and about the province are the focus of the "Provinziale" film festival, which takes place for the 15th time in Eberswalde from 6 to 13 October. The programme focuses on 39 films from 19 countries of production in the competition sections for documentary, short fiction, animated and short…
  • Spotlight Georgia at the upcoming FFC

    2018-09-27
    Spotlight Georgia at the upcoming FFC: ‘Georgian Film Is a Completely Unique Phenomenon.’ The upcoming FilmFestival Cottbus will present a selection of feature and short films from Georgia. On occasion of the country’s guest status at the Frankfurt book fair, we will highlight re-discoveries and brand new films like Giorgi…
  • Two Academy Award winners at the FilmFestival Cottbus

    2018-08-22
    Short of three months before the 28th FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC) opens on 6 November 2018, the opening film and the majority of the programme have already been confirmed. The passing of the official submission deadline on 1 August rang in the last round of viewings and selection of potential festival…
  • "It really affects one emotionally."

    2018-07-24
    Three questions to... Bernd Buder, Programme Director of FilmFestival Cottbus There are about 100 days left until the 28th FilmFestival Cottbus (6. to 11.11.2018). Programme director Bernd Buder already gives a little insight into the current preparations, explains why good films are never boring and gives some valuable advice to…
  • Network meeting in Odesa

    2018-07-17
    News about Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov being placed under house arrest and the ongoing imprisonment of the Ukrainian film maker Oleg Sentsov dominate the perception regarding the situation of film makers in several Eastern European countries. They illustrate that film makers continue to be under pressure in the Eastern Partnership…
Two Academy Award winners at the FilmFestival Cottbus

Two Academy Award winners at the FilmFestival Cottbus

Short of three months before the 28th FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC) opens on 6 November 2018, the opening film and the majority of the programme have…
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"It really affects one emotionally."

"It really affects one emotionally."

Three questions to... Bernd Buder, Programme Director of FilmFestival Cottbus There are about 100 days left until the 28th FilmFestival Cottbus (6. to 11.11.2018). Programme…
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Award-Winning films of FilmFestival Cottbus

The 27th FilmFestival Cottbus has demonstrated once again the great appeal of Central and Eastern European cinema. These cineastic treasures don't remain unacknowledged internationally, but go on to win laurels at other film festivals as well. Find out here which awards have been conferred to our 2017 edition's films since the festival week.

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