• FFC on the road: Trieste Film Festival

    2023-01-20
    Bernd Buder, Program Director of the Cottbus Film Festival and Jana Gebauer, Head of PR&Marketing were at the Film Festival in Trieste, Italy. It is the leading Italian festival of Central European cinema. Finding special films for the FFC in November was of course the focus. But beyond that, there…
  • Ukrainian director Nadiia Parfan's movie to be presented on Berlinale

    2023-01-19
    This year's BERLINALE SHORTS line-up also includes a film by Nadiia Parfan. The Cottbus Film Festival has also worked a lot with the Ukrainian director in the past. Director Nadia Parfan, together with her partner Ilia Gladshtein, launched the now defunct conceptual film art festival "'86' - Festival of Film…
  • Guest program in Saarbrücken

    2023-01-12
    At the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis in Saarbrücken the FilmFestival Cottbus presents THE 9TH STEP Irma Pužauskaitė LT/PL, 2022, 93 min Stirring coming-of-age portrait of two teenagers, one of whom, Linas, is however already 40 and the father of the other. Linas is recovering from his alcoholism when his daughter…
  • Cineuropa Award goes to FFC Film Snow and the Bear

    2023-01-02
    Snow and the Bear, the first feature film by Turkish director Selcen Ergun, won the Cineuropa Award at the Brussels Mediterranean Film Festival. The film screened at FFC 2021 in the SPECTRUM section. Selcen Ergun DE/TR/RS, 2022, 93 min.In a small, remote village in the hinterland of the Black Sea…
  • We wish you a Merry Christmas

    2022-12-23
    We wish you a Merry Christmas  ! In 2023 we start again into a wonderful festival year, hopefully together with you. We are looking forward to a new year with you and already to a great 33rd FilmFestival Cottbus. This is what the entire FFC team wishes you, only a…

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