The Second Forum of UNESCO Cities of Film in Bitola

Eleanor PenderSarajevo

Sarajevo UNESCO City of Film participated at the Second Forum of UNESCO Creative Cities in Bitola, 25-28 August 2020, which was organized this year as a combined onsite and online event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The forum brought together representatives of UNESCO Cities of Film as well as representatives of local institutions, NGOs and businesses working in creative industries. … Read More

65 Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid (SEMINCI)

Eleanor PenderValladolid

Valladolid held, from 24 to 31 October, the 65th edition of SEMINCI. The public has been able to enjoy the more than 150 films that have been screened both face-to-face and online. The Espiga de Oro, the festival’s highest accolades, was for the film ‘Preparations to be together for an unknown period of time’.

49th International Student Film Festival Sehsüchte

Eleanor PenderPotsdam

Sehsüchte, a place for film students, film enthusiasts and established filmmakers. The largest student film festival in Europe happened due Covid-19-Pandemic from 23rd to 27th September 2020 for the first time as a hybrid-festival.

The cinematic face of Potsdam

Eleanor PenderPotsdam

“Film Studies bling-bling” is a new podcast from Dr. Anna Luise Kiss. Created in Potsdam, the podcast takes a look at hidden and well-known treasures, big and small diamonds from Film Studies. She also gives insights into her research project “The cinematic face of cities”.

Day of German Unity in Potsdam

Eleanor PenderPotsdam

Potsdam celebrated the German Unity from 5th September until 4th October 2020. 50 films were shown for free, and in addition, there were outdoor exhibitions focusing on Potsdam’s Film heritage, accompanied by a 3D art installation.

Potsdam new Boulevard des Films 

Eleanor PenderPotsdam

Beginning in 2021, the central Potsdam pedestrian zone will receive the “Boulevard des Films”. A jury has selected 50 Films that were shot in Potsdam. The films, produced between 1912 and 2015, will be visualized on the walkway.