Participations January - June 2021

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


THESSALONIKI
23rd Documentary Festival - TDF | Part 2 Hybrid · taking place in 2 parts
24.6. - 4.7.2021


THE BUBBLE by Valerie Blankenbyl


ROME
9. Sotto le stelle dell’Austria
23.6. - 7.7.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze
ONCE WERE REBELS (WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER) by Johanna Moder
OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi
STROKE OF LUCK (GLÜCK GEHABT) by Peter Payer
WHY NOT YOU (HOCHWALD) by Evi Romen
WIRED FOR MUSIC - INSIDE THE WIENER SYMPHONIKER (TONSÜCHTIG - DIE WIENER SYMPHONIKER VON INNEN) by Iva Svarcová, Malte Ludin


KOSICE
28th Art Film Fest
23.6. - 27.6.2021


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



PRAGUE, BRNO, OSTRAVA
28th Days of European Film · moved from April to June
16.6. - 23.6.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


DORTMUND
Internationales Frauen* Film Fest Dortmund+Köln · postponed from April to June and held online
15.6. - 20.6.2021 (original dates 20.4. - 25.4.2021)


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


FLORENCE
61st Festival dei Popoli Reloaded
15.6. - 18.6.2021


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


ANNECY
60e Festival international du film d’animation · held in a hybrid form
14.6. - 19.6.2021


SNOTTY BOY (ROTZBUB) by Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Santiago López Jover


BIARRITZ
3rd FIPADOC - Festival International Documentaire · postponed from January to June (only Industry Days taking held online in January)
12.6. - 17.6.2021 (original dates 18.1. - 24.1.2021)


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze
PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


SHANGHAI
24th International Film Festival
11.6. - 20.6.2021


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


BANJA LUKA
Cinema Parallels Film Festival
10.6. - 12.6.2021


SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


GERA & ERFURT
29. Deutsches Kinder Medien Festival “Goldener Spatz” · taking place online
6.6. - 12.6.2021


THE SCARY HOUSE (DAS SCHAURIGE HAUS) by Daniel Geronimo Prochaska


BOLOGNA
17th Biografilm Festival - International Celebration of Lives · held in a hybrid form
4.6. - 14.6.2021


SOLDAT AHMET by Jannis Lenz


SHERBROOKE
8e Festival cinéma du monde · digital edition
3.6. - 10.6.2021


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


PADUA, ABANO TERME
8. Detour. Travel Film Festival

3.6. - 6.6.2021


LILLIAN by Andreas Horvath


ROTTERDAM
50th International Film Festival | Part 2 Hybrid · festival taking place in 2 parts (February and June)
2.6. - 6.6.2021 (original dates 27.1. - 7.2.2021)


DAVOS by Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann


STARA ZAGORA
8th ”The Golden Linden“ International Film Festival of New European Cinema
29.5. - 2.6.2021


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


KIEV
50th International Film Festival “Molodist” · taking place in a hybrid format
29.5. - 6.6.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


BOSTON, MA
6th Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston · taking place online
28.5. - 30.5.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


SYDNEY, CANBERRA, MELBOURNE, PERTH...
German Film Festival
25.5. - 20.6.2021


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


SAN FRANCISCO, CA
25th “Berlin & Beyond” Film Festival · postponed from the end of April to the end of May and held in a hybrid form
25.5. - 30.5.2021 (original dates 29.4. - 4.5.2021)


NARCISSUS AND GOLDMUND (NARZISS UND GOLDMUND) by Stefan Ruzowitzky


CHELTENHAM
3rd International Film Festival | Part 1 Online · held in 2 parts
24.5. - 5.6.2021


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


SESTRI LEVANTE
5th Riviera International Film Festival · taking place online
20.5. - 30.5.2021


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


BUENOS AIRES
8th Construir Cine - International Labor Film Festival · held online
13.5. - 29.5.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


PRAGUE
23rd One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival · postponed from March to May/June and taking place online
10.5. - 6.6.2021 (original dates 4.3. - 13.3.2021)


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


BELGRADE
49th International Film Festival “FEST” · postponed from April to May
7.5. - 16.5.2021 (original dates 2.4. - 11.4.2021)


NARCISSUS AND GOLDMUND (NARZISS UND GOLDMUND) by Stefan Ruzowitzky


BILBAO
27° FANT Bilbao - Festival de Cine Fantástico
7.5. - 16.5.2021


ORDINARY CREATURES by Thomas Marschall


TASHKENT
8th Shum Bola Film Festival for Children and Youth
6.5. - 10.5.2021


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


BRUSSELS
13th International Documentary Film Festival Millenium · held online
5.5. - 30.5.2021 (original dates 2.5. - 9.5.2021)


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


MUNICH
36. DOK.fest Internationales Dokumentarfilmfestival · taking place entirely online, duration extended
5.5. - 23.5.2021 (original dates 5.5. - 16.5.2021)


A CLOWN, A LIFE (EIN CLOWN, EIN LEBEN) by Harald Aue
EVA-MARIA by Lukas Ladner
INTERPRETATION OF REALITY (AUSLEGUNG DER WIRKLICHKEIT) by Ruth Rieser
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


KARLSRUHE
25. Europäische Kulturtage · held on streaming platform
2.5. - 16.5.2021


SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


TAIPEI
12th TIDF Taiwan International Documentary Festival
30.4. - 9.5.2021


SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


TRENTO
69. Trento Film Festival · taking place as a digital edition
30.4. - 9.5.2021


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


SARASOTA, FL
23rd Film Festival · presented in a hybrid format
30.4. - 9.5.2021


THE BUBBLE by Valerie Blankenbyl


JEONJU
22nd International Film Festival · taking place in a hybrid form
29.4. - 8.5.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


LOS ANGELES, CA
16th SEEfest - South East European Film Festival · held as a hybrid edition
28.4. - 5.5.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze
PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


KRISTIANSAND
24th International Children’s Film Festival · taking place in a hybrid form
27.4. - 2.5.2021


MADISON by Kim Strobl


FRANKFURT
14. Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt International · held on streaming platform
27.4. - 2.5.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


PORTO
41st Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival · postponed from February/March to April/May
26.4. - 4.5.2021 (original dates 26.2. - 6.3.2021)


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


MIAMI, FL
23rd OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival · taking place in a hybrid version
23.4. - 2.5.2021


NARCISSUS AND GOLDMUND (NARZISS UND GOLDMUND) by Stefan Ruzowitzky


LISBON
Cinalfama Film Awards · taking place online
22.4. - 10.5.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


COPENHAGEN
18th CPH:DOX - International Documentary Film Festival · postponed from March to April/May and duration extended - held as hybrid edition
21.4. - 12.5.2021 (original dates 17.3. - 28.3.2021)


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


WIESBADEN
21. “goEast” Festival des mittel- und osteuropäischen Films · held online
20.4. - 26.4.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze
PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc
SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


BELGRADE
67th+68th Martovsky Festival - Documentary and Short Film Festival · postponed from March to April
19.4. - 25.4.2021 (original dates 22.3. - 28.3.2021)


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


THE HAGUE
23rd Movies that Matter Festival · taking place online
16.4. - 25.4.2021


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


NYON
52e Visions du Réel - Festival International de cinéma · held predominantly in a virtual format
15.4. - 25.4.2021


SOLDAT AHMET by Jannis Lenz
THE BUBBLE by Valerie Blankenbyl


COFFS HARBOUR
SWIFF Screenwave International Film Festival
14.4. - 29.4.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


BOLZANO
34. Bolzano Film Festival Bozen · taking place online
13.4. - 18.4.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze
SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter
WHY NOT YOU (HOCHWALD) by Evi Romen


KANSAS CITY, MO
25th KC FilmFest International · taking place online
12.4. - 18.4.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


SYDNEY
„Antenna Selects“ · Festival 2020 replaced by year-round screenings between September 2020 and August 2021
10.4.2021 (original dates 15.10. - 25.10.2020)


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


SÃO PAULO, RIO DE JANEIRO
26th It’s All True - International Documentary Film Festival · held entirely online
8.4. - 18.4.2021


GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze


AMSTERDAM
37th Imagine Film Festival · held entirely online
7.4. - 17.4.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


CAIRO
13th Panorama of the European Film · postponed from January to April
1.4. - 10.4.2021 (original dates 13.1. - 22.1.2021)


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


THESSALONIKI
23rd Documentary Festival - TDF | Special Program · online
1.4. - 4.4.2021


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


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


TORONTO
4th Pendance Film Festival · held as virtual festival
26.3. - 28.3.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


KIEV
18th Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival · held in a hybrid format
26.3. - 4.4.2021


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


BRATISLAVA
28th International Film Festival Febiofest · cancelled! Only Industry Days taking place
24.3. - 30.3.2021


SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


LJUBLJANA
23rd Doc Film Festival · taking place as VOD film festival
24.3. - 31.3.2021


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


SONOMA, CA
24th International Film Festival · held as virtual festival with a few drive-in presentations
24.3. - 28.3.2021


BREAD: AN EVERYDAY MIRACLE (BROT - DAS WUNDER, DAS WIR TÄGLICH ESSEN) by Harald Friedl


WASHINGTON, DC
29th Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital · held as virtual festival
18.3. - 28.3.2021


EARTH (ERDE) by Nikolaus Geyrhalter
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


MEXICO CITY
11° FICUNAM - Festival Internacional de Cine de la UNAM · held entirely online
18.3. - 28.3.2021


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


VILNIUS
26th International Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris” · taking place on streaming platforms and in hotel rooms through TV
18.3. - 5.4.2021 (original dates 18.3. - 1.4.2021)


WHY NOT YOU (HOCHWALD) by Evi Romen


MALMÖ
38th BUFF International Film Festival for Children & Young People · taking place online
13.3. - 19.3.2021


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


VANCOUVER
KDocsFF Social Justice Film Festival · held online
12.3. - 21.3.2021


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


SOFIA
25th International Film Festival | Part 1 Hybrid · taking place in 2 parts
11.3. - 31.3.2021 (original dates 11.3. - 21.3.2021)


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


BELLEVILLE
10th Belleville Downtown DocFest · taking place as a virtual festival
5.3. - 14.3.2021


BREAD: AN EVERYDAY MIRACLE (BROT - DAS WUNDER, DAS WIR TÄGLICH ESSEN) by Harald Friedl


SARASOTA, FL
22nd Through Women’s Eyes International Film Festival · held as a virtual festival
5.3. - 8.3.2021


WEIYENA - THE LONG MARCH HOME (WEIYENA - EIN HEIMATFILM) by Weina Zhao, Judith Benedikt


OSLO
13th Human Rights Human Wrongs International Documentary Film Festival · held entirely online
1.3. - 7.3.2021


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


MONTREAL
24e Festival International du Film pour Enfants - FIFEM · held online
27.2. - 7.3.2021


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


BOSTON, MA
46th Sci Fi Film Festival · held as virtual festival
10.2. - 15.2.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


PRAGUE, BRNO
15. Das Filmfest - Festival deutschsprachiger Filme · physical festival 2020 cancelled, special online edition taking place in February 2021
8.2. - 14.2.2021 (original dates 20.10. - 6.11.2020)


BREAD: AN EVERYDAY MIRACLE (BROT - DAS WUNDER, DAS WIR TÄGLICH ESSEN) by Harald Friedl
OSKAR & LILLI (EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH) by Arash T. Riahi
STROKE OF LUCK (GLÜCK GEHABT) by Peter Payer


BANGKOK
Open Air Film Series - German Language Cinema
2.2. - 5.4.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner
WHY NOT YOU (HOCHWALD) by Evi Romen


WURZBURG
47. Internationale(s) Filmwoche(nende) · held online, festival duration extended from a weekend to a whole week
28.1. - 3.2.2021 (original dates 28.1. - 31.1.2021)


FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE ON EARTH (DER SCHÖNSTE PLATZ AUF ERDEN) by Elke Groen


TRIESTE
32nd Trieste Film Festival · taking place online
21.1. - 30.1.2021 (original dates 21.1. - 28.1.2021)


PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (BITTE WARTEN) by Pavel Cuzuioc


LISBON
18° KINO - Mostra de Cinema de Expressão Alemã · taking place in a hybrid version
21.1. - 27.1.2021


RUNNING ON EMPTY (JETZT ODER MORGEN) by Lisa Weber
STROKE OF LUCK (GLÜCK GEHABT) by Peter Payer


MINSK
European Film Festival
20.1. - 31.1.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


SAARBRUCKEN
42. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis · held entirely online
17.1. - 24.1.2021 (original dates 18.1. - 24.1.2021)


DAVOS by Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann
FOX IN A HOLE (FUCHS IM BAU) by Arman T. Riahi


OSTEND
14th Film Festival · taking place as FFO Nights throughout the year
15.1. - 23.1.2021


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


KOLKATA
26th International Film Festival · postponed from November 2020 to January 2021 and held primarily online
8.1. - 15.1.2021 (original dates 5.11. - 12.11.2020)


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


LJUBLJANA
6. Tage des deutschsprachigen Films
· Festival postponed from November 2020 to 2021
4.11.2020 - 30.6.2021 (original dates 4.11. - 8.11.2020)


ONCE WERE REBELS (WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER) by Johanna Moder