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Leipzig, 07. November 2017

Görliwood® wins European Film Location Award of the Decade

Görlitz with its sets for the OSCAR®-winning comedy „The Grand Budapest Hotel” ist the winner of the „European Film Location Award of the Decade”.

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Leipzig, 27. July 2017

"Oblivion Verses" celebrates world premiere in Venice

The MDM-funded film "Oblivion Verses" will celebrate its world premiere in the Orrizonti competition at the 74th Venice International Film Festival (30.08.–09.09.2017).

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Leipzig, 12. July 2017

"Three Peaks" on the Piazza Grande in Locarno

The MDM-funded film "Three Peaks" will celebrate its world premiere on the Piazza Grande at the 70th Festival del Film Locarno (02.-12.08.2017).

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Leipzig, 12. June 2017

Ioana Uricaru to start shooting "Lemonade"

Romanian filmmaker Ioana Uricaru has started shooting her film "Lemonade" ealier this week in Montréal. The drama is Uricarus debut full-length feature.

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Leipzig, 31. May 2017

"Khibula" in competition at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

"Khibula" by George Ovashvili will celebrate its world premiere in competition at the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

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Leipzig, 17. May 2017

Cannes Film Festival presents 4 films supported by MDM

Four MDM-funded films are receiving their world premieres at the 70th International Cannes Film Festival, two are contenders for the Golden Palm.

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Leipzig, 08. May 2017

"Good bye Berlin" wins EFA Young Audience Award 2017

Young Juries in 31 European Countries have elected "Good Bye Berlin" by Fatih Akin as the winner of the European Film Academy Young Audience Award 2017.

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Leipzig, 29. April 2017

MDM-Funded Films Score Nine LOLAs

At the 67th edition of the German Film Awards in Berlin yesterday evening, the German Film Academy honored the MDM-funded films "24 Weeks", "Wild", "Paula" and "Heart of Stone" with a combined nine LOLAs.

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Leipzig, 13. April 2017

4 films with backing from MDM at Cannes film festival

Cannes 2017 line-up includes world premieres of "A Gentle Creature", "Jupiters's Moon", "Directions", and "Western".

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Leipzig, 23. March 2017

Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon to start shooting “YOLO”

Israeli filmmakers Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon have started shooting their new black comedy “YOLO” earlier this week in Tel Aviv.

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Leipzig, 21. March 2017

Hot Docs presents 4 films supported by MDM

Today the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival has announced its line-up for the 2017 edition including the world premiere of “PRE-CRIME”, the new film by Matthias Heeder and Monika Hielscher.

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Leipzig, 16. March 2017

28 films funded by MDM nominated for LOLA awards

The German Film Academy has unveiled nominations for the 2017 LOLA Awards with a total of 28 nominees for 7 films supported by MDM.

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Leipzig, 09. March 2017

“Muhi – Generally Temporary” in competition at San Francisco International Film Festival

“Muhi – Generally Temporary” by Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander und Tamir Elterman will celebrate its world premiere in competition at the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival.

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Leipzig, 09. December 2016

Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) is the new partner of the Polish-German Film Fund

On 9 December 2016, representatives of the institutions participating in the Polish-German Film Fund: Magdalena Sroka, head of the Polish Film Institute; Peter Dinges, head of...

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