• Greetings

    Today the 17th Neisse Film Festival was to commence in the Gerhart Hauptmann Theater in Zittau. The festival itself has now been moved to September, when an abbreviated version will take place. Our festival coordinators and two of our patrons, the Saxon Minister-President Michael Kretschmer and Rafał Gronicz, mayor of the city of Zgorzelec, send their greetings today to film fans and friends of…

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    New Date in September for the 17th Neisse Film Festival

    An abbreviated version of the festival is being planned for 24-27 September when, as long as the conditions are favorable, the film competitions for feature films, documentaries and short films will be held, the "Films for Future" shown and a number of other related events will take place.

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  • Due to corona pandemic: Neisse film festival has to reschedule

    Dear fans of film and festival friends,
    Due to the ongoing Corona pandemic, the 17th Neisse Film Festival will unfortunately not be able to take place in May as planned.
    We have made this decision together with our partners and sponsors.
    The trinational cooperation reaching across the borders is the heart of our festival. The organisation of the festival program, with over 20 venues in three…

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  • Focus 2020: Films for Future

    Under the title "Films for Future", the focus of the 17th Neisse Film Festival is concerned with the actual environmental and eco-political topics such as the exploitation and depletion of natural resources, environmental pollution, human-made climate and structural changes happening, and also takes a look at the environmental movements of the GDR - their transformation in the 1990's, their…

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  • Over 600 films submitted for the 17th Neisse Film Festival

    The Neisse Film Festival goes into its 17th round from May 12-17, 2020. More than 600 feature films, documentaries and short films were submitted to the festival team in the Kunstbauerkino of Grosshennersdorf, all seeking a spot in one of the three competitions and various film series and also one of the eight coveted Neisse Fish awards. Among the submissions there are productions from Germany,…

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