The blue festival letters in front of the main entrance already give a hint: During the festival week, the Stadthalle is not only one of the venues, it also forms the festival center. Visitors will find the festival management, the guest service, the press office and the information booth here. The ticket office of the Cottbus service is also located in the Stadthalle. Traditionally, the award ...

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  The opening of the FilmFestival traditionally takes place at the Staatstheater Cottbus.It is the only state theater in the state of Brandenburg.   The State Theater, a building of the secessionist Art Nouveau style, is due to its special architecture one of the landmarks of the city and is known far beyond the borders of Cottbus.   It was built at the beginning of the 20th ...

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  The Filmtheater Weltspiegel in Cottbus is the oldest purpose-built cinema in Brandenburg. Commissioned as a new building in October 1911, the Weltspiegel Filmtheatre is a listed building in its entirety. Despite the usual redesign mania that set in after the Second World War on the territory of the former GDR for public buildings of the imperial era, the Weltspiegel has been spared from ...

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  The multifunctional hall of the Kammerbühne offers a variety of possibilities for productions of drama, music theatre and ballet.Every year in November, the Kammerbühne becomes a cinema hall for the Cottbus FilmFestival and the adjacent canteen becomes a series lounge inviting you to watch films in a relaxed atmosphere. Old-established Cottbus residents still know the Kammerbühne as the ...

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Glad-House / Obenkino

The Gladhouse is the youth / culture / center in Cottbus. Every year in November, the large event room of the Gladhouse becomes a cinema hall. In addition, the FilmFestival Cottbus is a guest in the OBENKINO, the cinema in the youth center. The building complex was built by the citizens of Cottbus in the middle of the 19th century as a citizens' casino. In contrast to a gambling casino, the house ...

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In the space flight planetarium "Juri Gagarin" in Cottbus, the FilmFestival shows the fulldome program. The dome of the planetarium becomes a spectacular cinema screen and offers a very special cinema experience.   The planetarium in Cottbus was named after Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin, the first man in space, and opened on April 26, 1974, after nearly two years of construction on what is now ...

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