Lisa J. NawrockiCollaborative, Potsdam

Potsdam has a new film festival: GREEN VISIONS POTSDAM, the Film festival for sustainable Living, will be held from 30.05. till 02.06.2024 in UNESCO CITY OF FILM POTSDAM. It’s a new kind of festival that combines film, science and a “market for sustainable living” to offer an international platform for discussion and excange on the protection of our planet. The … Read More

New Exhibition at Filmpark Babelsberg

Lisa J. NawrockiPotsdam

On Wednesday 9th of August 2023, a new exhibition opened in Filmpark Babelsberg. Under the question “What makes Potsdam a City of Film?” the exhibition takes a look beyond the fence of the theme park and provides insights into the surrounding world of the film city Potsdam. Short texts provide answers to the question and illuminate amongs others the areas … Read More

Female Landscape – a joint project of Potsdam and Lodz

Monika Marlicka-RobertŁódź, Collaborative, Potsdam

The UNESCO Cities of Film Łódź and Potsdam are pleased to announce and invite you to a joint series of events entitled: Female Landscape. The flickering of the film projectors and the light of the spotlights on the stage will focus on women in the contemporary German and Polish film industry and their works.   The film screenings will be … Read More

2021 Call for UNESCO Creative Cities now open!

Natalie MooreŁódź, Bitola, Bradford, Bristol, Busan, Collaborative, Galway, Mumbai, Network, Potsdam, Qingdao, Rome, Sarajevo, Sofia, Sydney, Terrassa, Valladolid, Yamagata

Created in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) fosters international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as an accelerator of various aspects of sustainable development. Together with its 246 member cities from over 80 Member States, the UCCN aims to fulfil the power of culture and creativity in building cities … Read More

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.