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„German Pavilion“ at Cannes: Platform for the German film scene

German Films and FOCUS Germany will be having a joint presence for the 13th time in the „German Pavilion“ at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. The “German Pavilion” in the International Village of the Marché du Film has been a popular platform for several years for the accredited festival visitors from the German and international.

1,000 guests at the reception of the NRW Representation in Berlin

On the occasion of the 63rd Berlinale, the film region of NRW held its reception in the permanent representation in Berlin for around 1,000 guests from the worlds of cinema, media, politics and business. The hosts, Prime-Minister Hannelore Kraft and Filmstiftung CEO Petra Müller were delighted that 25 NRW-funded films are being shown at the Berlinale.

NRW with 25 films at the Berlinale

25 films screening at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival (7-17 February) were made with participation from the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW. Pia Marais will be competing for the Golden Bear for the first time with her third feature film, the Competition entry „Layla Fourie“.

NRW-funded cinema at the Sundance Film Festival

„Houston“ by Bastian Günther and „Il Futuro“ by Alicia Scherson will be competing in the „World Cinema Dramatic“ competition for the coveted Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Both productions were made with funding from the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW.