Participations September - October 2021

Due to the risk of infection by the coronavirus, many film festivals have been cancelled or postponed or/and held online.

HOF
55. Internationale Hofer Filmtage · in cinema and online
26.10. - 31.10.2021

ANOTHER COIN FOR THE MERRY-GO-ROUND by Hannes Starz
SARGNAGEL by Sabine Hiebler & Gerhard Ertl


COPENHAGEN
36th MIX Copenhagen | LesbianGayBiTransQueer+ Film Festival
22.10. - 31.10.2021


MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi


SÃO PAULO
45th International Film Festival
21.10. - 3.11.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise



BRISBANE
27th International Film Festival
21.10. - 31.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


BRUSSELS
19e Festival des Libertés
21.10. - 31.10.2021


THE FEVER (DAS FIEBER) by Katharina Weingartner


MONTCLAIR
10th Film Festival · in-person and virtual screenings
21.10. - 30.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


PRAGUE, BRNO
16. Das Filmfest - Festival deutschsprachiger Filme
20.10. - 7.11.2021


BREAD: AN EVERYDAY MIRACLE (BROT - DAS WUNDER, DAS WIR TÄGLICH ESSEN) by Harald Friedl
DAVOS by Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann
FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi
OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi
THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


BERGEN
22nd International Film Festival
20.10. - 28.10.2021


MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi


OSNABRÜCK
36. Unabhängiges FilmFest
20.10. - 24.10.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


HAMBURG
32. International Queer Film Festival · in theatres and online
19.10. - 31.10.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


ATHENS, OH
47th + 48th International Film + Video Festival · postponed from April to October
15.10. - 24.10.2021 (original dates 9.4. - 18.4.2021)


ORDINARY CREATURES by Thomas Marschall


TULCEA
10th Pelicam International Film Festival on Environment & People · held online
15.10. - 24.10.2021


BREAD: AN EVERYDAY MIRACLE (BROT - DAS WUNDER, DAS WIR TÄGLICH ESSEN) by Harald Friedl
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger



COLOGNE
21. Edimotion | Festival für Filmschnitt und Montagekunst
15.10. - 18.10.2021


THE BUBBLE by Valerie Blankenbyl
THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


JOHANNESBURG, CAPE TOWN, PRETORIA
8th European Film Festival in South Africa · predominantly virtual
14.10. - 24.10.2021


RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS (RISIKEN UND NEBENWIRKUNGEN) by Michael Kreihsl



RIGA
7th International Film Festival · in cinemas and online
14.10. - 24.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise



ISAFJORDUR
The Pigeon International Film Festival
14.10. - 17.10.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


CHICAGO, IL
57th International Film Festival · theatrical, outdoor, and virtual screenings
13.10. - 24.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


GHENT
48th Film Fest Gent
12.10. - 23.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


KARLSRUHE
28. Pride Pictures - Queer Film Festival
11.10. - 17.10.2021


FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi


BUCHAREST
16th Animest - International Animation Film Festival · in theatres and online
8.10. - 17.10.2021


WELCOME TO SIEGHEILKIRCHEN (AKA SNOTTY BOY) (WILLKOMMEN IN SIEGHEILKIRCHEN) by Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Santiago López Jover


GENEVA
8th ”Everybody’s Perfect” International Queer Film Festival
8.10. - 17.10.2021


MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi


WARSAW
37th Film Festival
8.10. - 17.10.2021


WELCOME TO SIEGHEILKIRCHEN (AKA SNOTTY BOY) (WILLKOMMEN IN SIEGHEILKIRCHEN) by Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Santiago López Jover


BUDAPEST, DEBRECEN, SZEGED, PECS
10. Sehenswert - Festival deutschsprachiger Filme · in cinemas and online
7.10. - 17.10.2021


FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi
WHY NOT YOU (HOCHWALD) by Evi Romen


SITGES
54. Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya · held in hybrid version
7.10. - 17.10.2021


LUZIFER by Peter Brunner
WELCOME TO SIEGHEILKIRCHEN (AKA SNOTTY BOY) (WILLKOMMEN IN SIEGHEILKIRCHEN) by Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Santiago López Jover


BOGOTA
7th International Film Festival - biff
7.10. - 15.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


HAMPTON, NY
29th Hamptons International Film Festival
7.10. - 13.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


ERFURT
Hier und Jetzt Filmtage
7.10. - 9.10.2021


SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


LONDON
65th BFI Film Festival · taking place as a hybrid festival
6.10. - 17.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise
HINTERLAND by Stefan Ruzowitzky


MONTREAL
50e Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) · in-theatre and online
6.10. - 17.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


BUSAN
26th International Film Festival
6.10. - 15.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise
MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi



EMDEN-NORDERNEY
31. Internationales Filmfest · postponed from June to October
6.10. - 13.10.2021 (original dates 9.6. - 16.6.2021)


RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS (RISIKEN UND NEBENWIRKUNGEN) by Michael Kreihsl


BRATISLAVA
15th Slovak Queer Film Festival
6.10. - 11.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


ROTTERDAM
13th Architecture Film Festival
6.10. - 10.10.2021


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper
PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc
THE BUBBLE by Valerie Blankenbyl


ZAGREB
14th Subversive Film Festival · live and online
3.10. - 23.10.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


LJUBLJANA
27th International Festival of Contemporary Arts - City of Women
2.10. - 18.10.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


SCHWANDORF, AMBERG, NITTENAU...
Zwickl Roadshow - Schwandorfer Dokumentarfilmtage · postponed from March to October
1.10. - 1.11.2021 (original dates 6.3. - 21.3.2021)


NOTES FROM THE UNDERWORLD (AUFZEICHNUNGEN AUS DER UNTERWELT) by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel


LUCCA
16th Film Festival & Europa Cinema · postponed from May/June to October and held in a hybrid form
1.10. - 11.10.2021 (original dates 28.5. - 5.6.2021)


MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi


VANCOUVER
40th International Film Festival · taking place as a hybrid edition
1.10. - 11.10.2021


MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi


TURIN
24th CinemAmbiente - Environmental Film Festival · held in a hybrid form
1.10. - 6.10.2021


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger



LIBEREC
24th Sportfilm Liberec - International Sports Film Festival
30.9. - 10.10.2021


AUSTRIA2AUSTRALIA by Andreas Buciuman, Dominik Bochis


REYKJAVIK
18th International Film Festival · in theatres and online
30.9. - 10.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


HAMBURG
29. Filmfest
30.9. - 9.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise
HINTERLAND by Stefan Ruzowitzky


NUREMBERG
12th International Human Rights Film Festival · in theatres and online
29.9. - 6.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


RECKLINGHAUSEN
12. Kirchliches Filmfestival
29.9. - 3.10.2021


MADISON by Kim Strobl


TOULOUSE
11e Festival International du Film d’Environnement FReDD
27.9. - 3.10.2021


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


KHARKIV
5th MeetDocs Eastern Ukrainian Film Festival · held in a hybrid version
26.9. - 2.10.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc
THE LAST AUSTRIANS (DIE LETZTEN ÖSTERREICHER) by Lukas Pitscheider


KALININGRAD
Pop-Up Festival der deutschen Kultur und der deutschen Sprache · held online
24.9. - 8.10.2021


MADISON by Kim Strobl


VALENCIENNES
11e Festival 2 Cinéma

24.9. - 29.9.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


CONSTANCE
34. Queergestreift Filmfestival · postponed from March to September/October
23.9. - 6.10.2021 (original dates 6.3. - 18.3.2021)


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


ZURICH
17. Film Festival
23.9. - 3.10.2021


CHASING THE LINE (KLAMMER) by Andreas Schmied
GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise
WELCOME TO SIEGHEILKIRCHEN (AKA SNOTTY BOY) (WILLKOMMEN IN SIEGHEILKIRCHEN) by Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Santiago López Jover


AUSTIN, TX
17th Fantastic Fest · in-person and virtual screenings
23.9. - 30.9.2021


LUZIFER by Peter Brunner


BELGRADE
Days of Austrian Film
23.9. - 27.9.2021


OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi


MEXICO CITY
25° Festival Mix: Cine y Diversidad Sexual · postponed from May/June to September/October
22.9. - 15.10.2021 (original dates 12.8. - 5.9.2021)


NARCISSUS AND GOLDMUND (NARZISS UND GOLDMUND) by Stefan Ruzowitzky



ATHENS
27th International Film Festival · held in a hybrid version
22.9. - 3.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise


PODGORICA
12th UnderhillFest International Film Festival

22.9. - 30.9.2021


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper
GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


BEIJING
11th International Film Festival
· postponed twice: from April to August, then to September
21.9. - 29.9.2021


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


ST. ULRICH
4. Dolomitale Filmfestival

21.9. - 26.9.2021


THE LAST AUSTRIANS (DIE LETZTEN ÖSTERREICHER) by Lukas Pitscheider
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


ESSEN, MÜHLHEIM, OBERHAUSEN
38. Kinderfilmtage im Ruhrgebiet
19.9. - 3.10.2021

MADISON by Kim Strobl


WARSCHAU, WROCLAW, LODZ...
12th International LGBT Film Festival
17.9. - 3.10.2021


WHY NOT YOU (HOCHWALD) by Evi Romen



PRAGUE
28th International Film Festival - Febiofest · postponed from April to September
17.9. - 24.9.2021 (original dates 29.4. - 7.5.2021)


NARCISSUS AND GOLDMUND (NARZISS UND GOLDMUND) by Stefan Ruzowitzky
THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


SYDNEY
4th Taiwan Film Festival in Australia · held in a hybrid format
16.9. - 30.9.2021


MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi


JAKARTA
21st ”Europe on Screen“ European Film Festival · held online
15.9. - 27.9.2021


FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi
OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi



PORTO
3° Mostra de Cinema Europeu Europa 61
15.9. - 27.9.2021


FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi



HAMBURG
18. dokumentarfilmwoche · postponed from April to September
15.9. - 19.9.2021 (original dates 21.4. - 25.4.2021)


NOTES FROM THE UNDERWORLD (AUFZEICHNUNGEN AUS DER UNTERWELT) by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel
PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc
RUNNING ON EMPTY (JETZT ODER MORGEN) by Lisa Weber


MÜHLDORF, BURGHAUSEN, HAGUE...
Biennale Bavaria International - Festival des Neuen Heimatfilms · postponed from April to September
15.9. - 19.9.2021 (original dates 21.4. - 25.4.2021)


DAVOS by Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann
MADISON by Kim Strobl
OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE ON EARTH (DER SCHÖNSTE PLATZ AUF ERDEN) by Elke Groen
WEIYENA - THE LONG MARCH HOME (WEIYENA - EIN HEIMATFILM) by Weina Zhao, Judith Benedikt
WHY NOT YOU (HOCHWALD) by Evi Romen


OBERAUDORF
14. Musikfilmtage
15.9. - 19.9.2021


WELCOME TO SIEGHEILKIRCHEN (AKA SNOTTY BOY) (WILLKOMMEN IN SIEGHEILKIRCHEN) by Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Santiago López Jover


REGENSBURG
13. Transit - Filmfest Regensburg
15.9. - 19.9.2021


RUNNING ON EMPTY (JETZT ODER MORGEN) by Lisa Weber
THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


SOFIA
25th International Film Festival Autumn | Part 2 · taking place in 2 parts
14.9. - 30.9.2021 (original dates 11.3. - 21.3.2021)


OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi


MISKOLC
17th CineFest - International Film Festival
10.9. - 18.9.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


BELGRADE
14th Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival · held in a hybrid version
9.9. - 16.9.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


SARATOV
17th Saratov Sufferings International Documentary Drama Film Festival
9.9. - 15.9.2021


EVA-MARIA by Lukas Ladner


CAHUL, UNGHENI
6th MOLDOX International Documentary Film Festival for Social Change
8.9. - 19.9.2021


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


MOSCOW
10th New Austrian Cinema Festival
8.9. - 12.9.2021


FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi
RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS (RISIKEN UND NEBENWIRKUNGEN) by Michael Kreihsl


BRASOV, PREDEAL, RASNOV
6th Alpin Film Festival
7.9. - 12.9.2021


THE LAST AUSTRIANS (DIE LETZTEN ÖSTERREICHER) by Lukas Pitscheider
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


SIBIU
28th Astra Film Festival · taking place outdoors, in cinemas and online
5.9. - 12.9.2021


THE BUBBLE by Valerie Blankenbyl


WARSAW, WROCLAW, LUBLIN...
18th Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival · postponed from May to September, additional online screenings till October
3.9. - 12.9.2021 (original dates 14.5. - 23.5.2021)


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze
WIRED FOR MUSIC - INSIDE THE WIENER SYMPHONIKER (TONSÜCHTIG - DIE WIENER SYMPHONIKER VON INNEN) by Iva Svarcová, Malte Ludin


BAD SAAROW
9. Film ohne Grenzen - Internationales Filmfestival
2.9. - 5.9.2021


THE FEVER (DAS FIEBER) by Katharina Weingartner
WHY NOT YOU (HOCHWALD) by Evi Romen


LUDWIGSHAFEN
17. Festival des deutschen Films · postponed by one week
1.9. - 19.9.2021 (original dates 25.8. - 12.9.2021)


MADISON by Kim Strobl



BRUSSELS
4th International Film Festival - BRIFF · postponed from June/July to August/September
1.9. - 11.9.2021 (original dates 22.6. - 3.7.2021)


MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi


SCHWERIN
31. Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern · postponed from May to late summer
31.8. - 5.9.2021


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper
EVA-MARIA by Lukas Ladner
MADISON by Kim Strobl
ME, WE by David Clay Diaz
OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi
RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS (RISIKEN UND NEBENWIRKUNGEN) by Michael Kreihsl


SEOUL
23rd International Women's Film Festival

26.8. - 1.9.2021


SARGNAGEL by Sabine Hiebler & Gerhard Ertl


JERUSALEM
38th Film Festival
24.8. - 4.9.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise
MONEYBOYS by C.B. Yi

 

WELLINGTON, AUCKLAND, DUNEDIN...

German Film Festival · taking place in a hybrid version (online 17 - 26 September)
13.8. - 26.9.2021


DAVOS by Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann
FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi
ONCE WERE REBELS (WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER) by Johanna Moder



VALPARAÍSO
10° Ojo de Pescado - Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños, Niñas y Jóvenes
· held online
11.7. - 5.9.2021


OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi


ZURICH, FRAUENFELD
24. Pink Apple - schwullesbisches Filmfestival · postponed by 10 days, additional events until October
7.5. – 31.10.2021


GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise (screening October 27)


CARTAGENA DE INDIAS
60° Festival Internacional de Cine - FICCI INTERRUPTUS · open air screenings from March till October
27.3. -  October 2021


EARTH (ERDE) by Nikolaus Geyrhalter
ROBOLOVE by Maria Arlamovsky