• Start of the 2017 festival season accompanied by award ceremony: East European Brunch in Berlin

    This Wednesday the FilmFestival Cottbus and the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco) celebrated the onset of the new year at the traditional East European Brunch, held to coincide with the Berlinale, within the framework of which two awards were conferred. The event were kicked off with the conferment by…
  • FilmFestival Cottbus at the Berlinale: GWFF-award for the Slovak producer Radka Babincová

    At this year’s Berlin Film Festival, the FilmFestival Cottbus, in cooperation with connecting cottbus, will again organize the industry meeting “East European Brunch” in the representation of the federal state of Brandenburg in Berlin.During that reception, the Slovak production student Radka Babincová will receive the scholarship grant funded by German…
  • Cottbus in Clermont-Ferrand

    From February 3rd to 11th the International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand will be held the 39th time. Following Cannes Clermont-Ferrand not only is the largest Filmfestival in France but furthermore the place to be of the International Short Film scene. Beyond the festival programme the Short Film Market offers specific…
  • Cottbuser Wettbewerbsbeitrag mit TV-Premiere im WDR

    Was das Cottbuser Festivalpublikum bereits seit längerem schätzt - nämlich die außerordentliche Qualität des osteuropäischen Filmschaffens - davon kann sich nun auch jeder Filmfreund am TV überzeugen. Der WDR zeigt am 1. Februar um 23:25 Uhr Žiga Virc` HOUSTON, WIR HABEN EIN PROBLEM! erstmals im TV. Die höchst unterhaltsame Mockumentary…
  • FAMILY FILM in German Cinema

    Olmo Omerzus FAMILY FILM, which competed in the competition of the FilmFestival Cottbus in 2015 and was awarded the prize for the best male actor (for Karel Roden), will be released in German cinemas on 2nd February by Déjà-Vu films. The Czech-Slovenian-French-German co-production is about a well-off family in Prague…
Cottbus in Saarbrücken

Cottbus in Saarbrücken

Cottbus goes West: at 25th and 28th January, FilmFestival Cottbus curator Jarosław Godlewski will present the short film program from last year's Cottbus youth film…
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Cottbus in Trieste

Cottbus in Trieste

From the 20th to the 29th January, the Trieste Film Festival will be held for the 28th time. The festival in the north-eastern Italian metropolis…
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Award-Winning films of FilmFestival Cottbus

The 26th 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 2016 edition's films since the festival week.

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