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DFFB at the Berlinale 2020

This year, the DFFB will once again be present at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival (February 20–March 1, 2020). The DFFB is contributing to an exciting festival with a documentary and a feature film created by women graduates in two sections as well as twelve projects featuring alumni.   DFFB Films at the Berlinale …

JIYAN wins the prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 41st Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

At the award ceremony of this year’s Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis, JIYAN (director/screenwriter: Süheyla Schwenk, cinematographer: Florian Wurzer, producer: Sara Fazilat, Roxana Richters) won the Ecumenical Jury Prize endowed with a €2500 award. The reasons: “This haunting, intimate chamber play is strengthened by the interplay of the camera and set design. The film explores the …

DFFB Films at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival

This anniversary edition of the Berlinale will take place from 20.2.–1.3.2020, and the DFFB will be represented at the festival by two films: The feature film A FISH SWIMMING UPSIDE DOWN (director/screenwriter: Eliza Petkova; cinematographer: Constanze Schmitt; producer: Konstantin Kann) will be screened in the 21st Perspektive Deutsches Kino, and the documentary film BLUE EYES …

DFFB Films at the Max Ophüls Prize and in Rotterdam

We are pleased to announce that three DFFB films will be screened at the most important festivals in January : The 41st Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis—the most important festival for young German-speaking filmmakers—will take place during 20–26 January, 2020, in Saarbrücken. JIYAN (director/screenwriter: Süheyla Schwenk; cinematographer: Florian Wurzer; producer: Sara Fazilat, Roxana Richters) will screen …