• Free entrance for refugees

    Dear guests from the Ukraine and other countries, who are seeking refuge here,

    here in the tri-country corner on the Neisse River, May 17-22, is an international film festival, the 19th Neisse Film Festival. There are over 90 films in the program – feature films, documentaries and short films, for adults and children. There are also concerts – including DAKHABRAKHA from the Ukraine. The films and…

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  • Festival program for your pocket

    The festival program for your pocket: From now on there is the new app for the Neisse Film Festival for Android or Apple. Simply download all the program information once and have its all at a glance during the festival - even without a network and without consuming data volumes...

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  • Lutz Seiler reads in the theater in Zittau

    On May 18 Lutz Seiler will be reading in the Gerhart-Hauptmann Theater in Zittau from his newest novel "Stern 111" during the 19th Neisse Film Festival. In this novel the prize-winning author tells an atmospherically loaded family story from the time directly following the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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  • Festival programme online

    On May 17, 2022 this year's Neisse Film Festival will open in Zittau, Germany. For the 19th festival edition, on the six festival days we will be presenting - in 20 venues - about 90 feature films, documentaries and short films in three competitions as well as accompanying events like concerts, a reading, exhibitions and more. The complete festival programme is now online...

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  • Focus 2022: Family Affairs

    This year's focus is entitled "Family Affairs" and will address the changes in family concepts and/or the comparison of such conceptions in eastern and western Europe from before 1989 up through today. With the corresponding program, the viewer can grapple more intensively with various percpectives on this topic, so very relevant on both an individual and a social level, and at the same time…

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