Participations November 2020 - January 2021

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

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


DER SCHÖNSTE PLATZ AUF ERDEN by Elke Groen
FUCHS IM BAU by Arman T. Riahi


TRIESTE
32nd Trieste Film Festival
- Festival taking place online
21.1. - 28.1.2021


BITTE WARTEN by Pavel Cuzuioc


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


GLÜCK GEHABT by Peter Payer
JETZT ODER MORGEN by Lisa Weber


BIARRITZ
3rd FIPADOC - Festival International Documentaire
- Festival postponed to a later date
original dates 18.1. - 24.1.2021


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


SAARBRÜCKEN
42. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis
- Festival held entirely online
17.1. - 24.1.2021


DAVOS by Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann
FUCHS IM BAU by Arman T. Riahi


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


EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi
THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


CAIRO
13th Panorama of the European Film
- Festival postponed to a later date
original dates 13.1. - 22.1.2021


AUFZEICHNUNGEN AUS DER UNTERWELT by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel


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


EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi


KRAGUJEVAC
5th Sumadija International Film Festival - Festival held online
18.12. - 20.12.2020


JETZT ODER MORGEN by Lisa Weber


GUANGZHOU
18th International Documentary Film Festival GZDOC

14.12. - 17.12.2020


ROBOLOVE by Maria Arlamovsky


LES ARCS
12e Film Festival
- Festival taking place online and in theatres throughout France (Industry Village postponed to January 2021)
12.12. - 28.12.2020 (original dates 12.12. - 19.12.2020)


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


JERUSALEM
37th Film Festival
- Festival postponed from July to December and held online
10.12. - 20.12.2020 (original dates 16.7. - 26.7.2020)


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


MEXICO CITY
13th Mórbido Fest
- Festival taking place in a hybrid version
10.12. - 13.12.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


NEW YORK, NY
49th New Directors/New Films
- Festival postponed from March/April to December and held virtually
9.12. - 20.12.2020 (original dates 25.3. - 5.4.2020)


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


PERTH
23rd Revelation International Film Festival
- Online Fest in July, physical festival postponed to December and held as a hybrid event
9.12. - 20.12.2020 (original dates 2.7. - 15.7.2020)


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


LÜNEN
KinoFilmFest Lünen
- Festival postponed from November to December and finally cancelled
9.12. - 12.12.2020 (original dates 4.11. - 7.11.2020)


WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER by Johanna Moder


SANYA
3rd Hainan Island International Film Festival

5.12. - 12.12.2020


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


HAVANA
42° Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano
- Festival held in 2 parts: non-competitive program in December, competitions in March 2021
3.12. - 13.12.2020


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


TEL AVIV
Solidarity Human Rights Film Festival
- Festival held online
3.12. - 10.12.2020


WEIYENA - EIN HEIMATFILM by Weina Zhao, Judith Benedikt


TORONTO
9th JAYU’s Human Rights Film Festival
- Festival taking place virtually
3.12. - 10.12.2020


DAS FIEBER by Katharina Weingartner


MONTREUIL
25e Rencontres du Cinéma Documentaire
- Festival taking place online
3.12. - 6.12.2020


SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


WASHINGTON, DC
33rd AFI European Union Film Showcase
- Festival held online
2.12. - 20.12.2020


TONSÜCHTIG - DIE WIENER SYMPHONIKER VON INNEN by Iva Svarcová, Malte Ludin


NUORO
5. IsReal - Festival di Cinema del Reale
- Festival postponed from May to December and held online
2.12. - 6.12.2020 (original dates 6.5. - 10.5.2020)


SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


NANJING
2nd Blue Planet Science Fiction Film Festival

1.12. - 6.12.2020 (original dates 15.11. - 22.11.2020)


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


POZNAN
38th Ale Kino! International Young Audience Film Festival
- Festival taking place online
29.11. - 6.12.2020


EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi


PALERMO
42. efebo d’oro premio internazionale di cinema e narrativa
- Festival held on streaming platform
29.11. - 5.12.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


ZAGREB
13th Subversive Film Festival
- Festival postponed from May to November/December and held as hybrid event
28.11. - 15.12.2020


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper
SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


PYRGOS & AMALIADA
23rd Olympia International Film Festival for Children & Young People - Festival held online

28.11. - 5.12.2020


EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi


PARIS
15e “L’Europe autour de l’Europe” - Festival de films européens
- Festival postponed from March to November and held online
27.11. - 3.12.2020 (original dates 12.3. - 29.3.2020)


DIE KINDER DER TOTEN by Kelly Copper, Pavol Liska
ROBOLOVE by Maria Arlamovsky



BUENOS AIRES, CORDOBA
11° “Al Este del Plata” Festival de Cine de Europa Central y Oriental
- Festival taking place online
26.11. - 10.12.2020


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper
THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


MONTEVIDEO
38th International Film Festival of Uruguay

21.11. - 5.12.2020


LILLIAN by Andreas Horvath


TURIN
38th Torino Film Festival
- Festival taking place entirely online
20.11. - 28.11.2020


HOCHWALD by Evi Romen


GIJON
58° FICX - Festival Internacional de Cine
- Festival taking place online
20.11. - 28.11.2020


AUFZEICHNUNGEN AUS DER UNTERWELT by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel


REGENSBURG
12. Transit - Filmfest Regensburg - Cinema_Utopia
- Festival held online
19.11. - 22.11.2020


JETZT ODER MORGEN by Lisa Weber
THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


AMSTERDAM
33rd International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA
- Festival held as physical festival and online
18.11. - 6.12.2020 (original dates 18.11. - 29.11.2020)


AUFZEICHNUNGEN AUS DER UNTERWELT by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel
BITTE WARTEN by Pavel Cuzuioc
EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


KASSEL
37. Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest
- Festival taking place on streaming platform
17.11. - 22.11.2020


ROBOLOVE by Maria Arlamovsky
WEIYENA - EIN HEIMATFILM by Weina Zhao, Judith Benedikt


SAN LUIS, AZ
8th Film Festival
- drive-in cinema
17.11. - 20.11.2020


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


JAKARTA
20th “Europe on Screen” European Film Festival
- Festival postponed from April to November and held online
16.11. - 30.11.2020 (original dates 9.4. - 19.4.2020)


BEWEGUNGEN EINES NAHEN BERGS by Sebastian Brameshuber
LITTLE JOE by Jessica Hausner


BARCELONA
27° “L’Alternativa” Festival de Cinema Independent
- Festival held entirely online
16.11. - 29.11.2020 (original dates 16.11. - 22.11.2020)


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


FLORENCE
61st Festival dei Popoli - International Documentary Film Festiva
l - Festival taking place as virtual festival (reduced version)
15.11. - 22.11.2020


AUFZEICHNUNGEN AUS DER UNTERWELT by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel (Retrospective postponed to 2021)


SHARJAH
3rd Film Platform SFP
- Festival taking place in cinemas and online
14.11. - 21.11.2020


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


NICARAGUA

Muestra de Cine Europeo - Nicaragua
- held online
13.11. - 31.12.2020



DER BODEN UNTER DEN FÜSSEN by Marie Kreutzer



TALLINN, TARTU, NARVA, KOHTLA-JÄRVE
24th Black Nights Film Festival

13.11. - 29.11.2020


DAVOS by Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann
EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi
HOCHWALD by Evi Romen


JOHANNESBURG, CAPE TOWN, PRETORIA
7th European Film Festival in South Africa
- Festival held as virtual festival
12.11. - 22.11.2020


NARZISS UND GOLDMUND by Stefan Ruzowitzky


BUDAPEST, PÉCS, SZEGED
17th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
- Festival taking place in an extended form - online
10.11. - 22.11.2020 (original dates 10.11. - 15.11.2020)


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper
ROBOLOVE by Maria Arlamovsky
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


ZAGREB
5th KinoKino - International Film Festival for Children
- Festival held online
9.11. - 15.11.2020


EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi


CORK
65th International Film Festival
- Festival taking place entirely online
8.11. - 15.11.2020 (original dates 4.11. - 15.11.2020)


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


PORTLAND, ME
23rd Maine Jewish Film Festival
- Festival postponed from March/April to November and held as virtual festival
7.11. - 22.11.2020 (original dates 28.3.2020 - 5.4.2020)


DER TRAFIKANT by Nikolaus Leytner


CAMBRIDGE
AMPLIFY! online film festival

6.11. - 22.11.2020


ROBOLOVE by Maria Arlamovsky


GENEVA
26th Geneva International Film Festival
- Festival cancelled!
6.11. - 15.11.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


MINSK
27th International Film Festival “Listapad” - Festival cancelled!

6.11. - 13.11.2020


BITTE WARTEN by Pavel Cuzuioc
EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper
THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


MILAN
8th Milano Design Film Festival
- Festival held on streaming platform
6.11. - 8.11.2020


BROT - DAS WUNDER, DAS WIR TÄGLICH ESSEN by Harald Friedl


THESSALONIKI
61st International Film Festival
- Festival taking place online
5.11. - 15.11.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


WROCLAW
20th New Horizons International Film Festival
- Festival postponed from July/August to November and held online
5.11. - 15.11.2020 (original dates 23.7. - 2.8.2020)


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


BRATISLAVA
21st One World Slovakia - International Documentary Film Festiva
l - Festival held online
5.11. - 11.11.2020


ERDE by Nikolaus Geyrhalter


BELGRADE, NOVI SAD, NIS
16th Free Zone Film Festival
- Festival held as hybrid edition
5.11. - 10.11.2020


BUT BEAUTIFUL by Erwin Wagenhofer
EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper
GLORY TO THE QUEEN by Tatia Skhirtladze, Anna Khazaradze
WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger


VILNIUS, KAUNAS, KLAIPEDA, SIAULIAI
18th Scanorama - European Film Forum
- Festival started as a hybrid festival, had to move entirely online
4.11. - 22.11.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


STRASBOURG, MULHOUSE, BENFELD...
16e Augenblick – festival du cinéma germanophone
- Festival cancelled!
3.11. - 20.11.2020


AUFZEICHNUNGEN AUS DER UNTERWELT by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel
EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi
NOBADI by Karl Markovics


LEEDS
34th International Film Festival
- Festival held as hybrid edition
3.11. - 19.11.2020


DEMOCRACY LTD by Robert Schabus


BOZCAADA
BIFED - International Festival of Ecological Documentary
- Festival held online
2.11. - 8.11.2020


DAS FIEBER by Katharina Weingartner


DUISBURG
44. duisburger filmwoche
- Festival taking place online
2.11. - 8.11.2020


AUFZEICHNUNGEN AUS DER UNTERWELT by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel
JETZT ODER MORGEN by Lisa Weber


MILAN
13° Piccolo Grande Cinema - Festival Internazionale delle Nuove Generazioni
- Festival taking place entirely online
1.11. - 8.11.2020


EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi


JYVÄSKYLÄ
21st Arktisen Upeeta Film Festival

1.11. - 7.11.2020


SPACE DOGS by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter


TOKYO
33rd International Film Festival

31.10. - 9.11.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


BELGRADE
9th GoetheFest
- held online
29.10. - 4.11.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


TRIESTE
20th Trieste Science+Fiction Festival

29.10. - 3.11.2020 - Festival taking place entirely online


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


BRUSSELS
14th Filem’On International Film Festival for Young Audiences - Festival taking place as online festival

28.10. - 7.11.2020


EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi


TURIN
20° TOHorror Fantastic Film Fest
- Festival postponed (at short notice)
28.10. - 1.11.2020


ROBOLOVE by Maria Arlamovsky


JIHLAVA
24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

27.10. - 8.11.2020 (original dates 27.10. - 1.11.2020) - Festival held entirely online


EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper


DENVER
43rd Film Festival
- Festival taking place on a virtual platform
22.10. - 8.11.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


SÃO PAULO
44th International Film Festival
- Festival taking place online
22.10. - 4.11.2020


THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN by Sandra Wollner


PRAGUE, BRNO
15. Das Filmfest - Festival deutschsprachiger Filme
- Festival postponed to the beginning of 2021!
20.10. - 6.11.2020


BROT - DAS WUNDER, DAS WIR TÄGLICH ESSEN by Harald Friedl
DAVOS by Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann
DER TAUCHER by Günter Schwaiger
EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by Arash T. Riahi
GLÜCK GEHABT by Peter Payer
WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER by Johanna Moder



VILNIUS
14th International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival “Inconvenient Films”
- Festival held as virtual festival
7.10. - 18.11.2020 (original dates 6.10. - 8.11.2020)


WOOD by Monica Lazurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger



WELLINGTON, AUCKLAND, DUNEDIN...
German Film Festival - Festival taking place in a hybrid version
22.9. - 6.12.2020


NARZISS UND GOLDMUND by Stefan Ruzowitzky


LEIPZIG
16. globaLE - Globalisierungskritisches Filmfestiva
l
31.7. - 7.11.2020


BUT BEAUTIFUL by Erwin Wagenhofer
DAS FIEBER by Katharina Weingartner