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  • From the Eurovision Song Contest to the Stage at the Neisse Film Festival

    At the moment she's still representing her country on the stage in Malmö at the Eurovision Song Contest. On May 18th the Ukrainian rapper Alyona Alyona will be live at the Neisse Film Festival. Since her breakthrough with the viral hit "Ribki", she has taken the hip-hop world by storm. Her texts, which she raps in her native tongue, portray images of women beyond all clichés, and speak of the…

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  • Panorama Weekend 2024

    The "Panorama Weekend" is taking place for the ninth time as part of the Neisse Film Festival. From May 17 to 19, Centrum Panorama in Czech Varnsdorf is showing historical films and cinematic milestones in opulent 70mm technology and in special 35mm and 3D versions. Without a doubt the highlight of the series, however, is "Oppenheimer" by Christopher Nolan.

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  • "Elbow" to open the 21st Neisse Film Festival

    On May 14, the 21st Neisse Film Festival will begin in Zittau's theater with a film in line with this year's special Focus theme of "Female Perspectives". The drama "Elbow" by Aslı Özarslan, based on Fatma Aydemir's novel of the same name, is an intense portait of a young woman who pays a high price to free herself from the projections of the society around her.

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  • Focus on Female Perspectives

    Under the title of "Female Perspectives" the special focus series in this year's festival program will be dedicated to the female perspective in more than just cinema. In addition to a wide range of films, there will also be a reading, concerts and an exhibition.

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  • Record Entries for the 21st NFF

    From May 14-19 the Neisse Film Festival is entering its 21st round. We received more than 900 film entries this year -- more than ever before. The full-length, documentary and short films that have been submitted portray current and historical topics as well as timeless stories, and are competing for the ten Neisse Fish awards which are being designed once again by the local artist Andreas Kupfer…

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