29. AUG. – 01. SEPT. 2019

International Filmfestival
Bad Saarow
at the lake Scharmützelsee
Program
2018
House by the lake –
Grant

NEWS

2019

Filmworkshop with DASI Berlin

Since 2016 WITHOUT BORDERS FILM has organised film screenings, discussions and workshops for children and young people. A first film workshop took place in March 2019 with DASI Berlin GmbH. The project was aimed at young people who for various reasons are no longer able to live at home and are therefore supervised by the […]

2019

“Save the Children” and WITHOUT BORDERS Festival

Children’s rights have no borders! That’s why we are pleased to be able to grant the world’s largest independent children’s rights organisation ‘Save the Children’, celebrating their 100 year anniversary, a place at this year’s festival with film screenings and discussions on the theme “Children at war”. Almost every fifth child grows up in an […]

2019

Festival theme 2019: WE

WE and US is our theme of this year’s Without Borders Film Festival. What do WE and US represent today – despite of two letters that recall public WEal or international economic and political dominance? Those two letters of WE, this first little pronoun that enables addressing me AND you, that implies egotism as well […]

2018

Looking back 2018!

“I try to be a half-decent person every day – friendly and approachable. In everyday things too. To everyone” explained the actor Ullrich Matthes at the Film Without Boarders talk in the ‘culture barn’ of the Eibenhof estate. Alongside Ullrich Matthes and actor Charly Hübner, the rbb program manager Martina Zöllner, politician Cem Özdemir plus […]

2018

Actor Ronald Zehrfeld at Friday´s Matineé

We are happy to start our festival Friday with the carefully staged drama „Das Schweigende Klassenzimmer“. Filmmaker Lars Kraume stated: „ We could not have find a better place than Saarow to show this movie“. The movie was produced in the neighbourhood village Storkow. Please join the Matinee on Friday, September 7th at 11 am. […]

2018

Volker Schlöndorff talks with Wolfgang Kohlhaase

We are very delighted that the famous director Volker Schlöndorff will travel to Saarow to be able to meet Wolfgang Kohlhaase for a interview on Saturday afternoon at 3pm. We are looking forward to having both filmakers in our barn. Both men are formative for the German film scene since decades. Foto: Manfred Thomas

2018

Workshop in Caritas accommodation Bad Saarow a great success

Mid July the WITHOUT BORDERS Workshop as part of its youth programme was successfully held in the Caritas accommodation in Bad Saarow. Young refugees und young people from Bad Saarows soccer club commonly produced a film which will be presented at the festival in September. We are very grateful for the support of the Landkreis […]

2018

Charly Hübner, Ulrich Matthes, Cem Özdemir und Martina Zöllner als talk guests

We expect great guests for our traditional talk at the Without Borders Festival. On Sunday, Sept. 9 at 3pm Barbara Schöneberger & Gero von Boehm expect Martina Zöllner (rbb Head of Docu & Fiction), the politician Cem Özdemir as well as the actors Ulrich Matthes and Charly Hübner. They will discuss our this year´s main […]

2018

Guest of honour 2018: screenwriter and filmmaker Wolfgang Kohlhaase

We are delighted to be able to greet the great Berlin screenwriter Wolfgang Kohlhaase as the guest of honour at our film festival this year – which we will already officially open on Thursday 6th September 2018. Wolfgang Kohlhaase has worked together with directors such as Konrad Wolf, Frank Beyer, Andreas Dresen and Matti Geschonneck […]

2018

Summer workshop at the Bad Sarrow refugee home

WITHOUT BORDERS  starts its first two week film workshop in July in the Caritas shared accommodation in Bad Saarow. Refugees and Bad Saarow youth (members of the soccer club of Saarow) will produce a film in the course of the workshop, which will be shown at the film festival in September.  We are very thankful for the large amount of support that we have received from […]