01 – 04 SEPTEMBER 2022

10 years

International Filmfestival
Bad Saarow
at the lake Scharmützelsee
Program
2022
House by the lake –
Grant

NEWS

2022

IT IS NOW A PRIVILEGUE TO SEPARATE YOURSELF FROM YOUR DEVICES

Mary L. Gray is an American anthropologist and author who teaches at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University in Boston and is a senior principal researcher at Microsoft Research. In 2020, she received the MacArthur Genius Grant in recognition of her research examining how work, identity, and human rights are […]

2022

experts and film

Once again this year, FILM WITHOUT FRONTIERS has invited national and international experts to discuss topics that concern us all. The topics are digitalization, the impact on the future of work, climate change, our healthcare system, education and inflation. Each discussion will be preceded by a film screening. The following guests are invited: Farmer and […]

2022

Talk and Music – Derya Yildirim unplugged

“The Bağlama is like the piano in German households,” Derya Yıldırım once said in an interview. “In every Turkish family, at least one person can play it. She is like a good friend to me; I feel understood by her sounds.” The musician is one of those people who grew up with two different cultures. […]

2022

And all are in demand, without exception. A conversation with Volker Schlöndorff

The world is coming apart at the seams, nothing seems the same as it did years ago. Are we on the right track or does everything just feel wrong? Volker Schlöndorff, the German Oscar winner, on his very first documentary film, which approaches the current issues of the day in a very unique and also […]

2022

THOUGHTS FROM PHILOSOPHER PETER SLOTERDIJK ON ABOUT_TOMORROW

“You should therefore not worry about the next day, tomorrow will worry about itself; every day’s trouble is enough for itself.” Thus spoke a preacher of old who caused a great stir – as one can read in Matthew 6,24 ff. At the birth of the child, who as an adult gave out the spirit […]

2021

That was the FILM WITHOUT BORDERS Festival 2021……

On September 5, the 9th International FILM WITHOUT BORDERS Festival came to a successful close! Brandenburg’s Minister for Science, Research and Culture Dr. Manja Schüle, described the film festival in her opening speech as “A cleverly curated festival with films of socio-political relevance and a challenging youth program – there is no other like it […]

2021

The countdown is on!

The countdown is on! We are pleased to present the programme of the 9th FILM WITHOUT BORDERS Festival here from 2 August: 23 films from Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, Sweden and the USA – film and workshop talks, discussion rounds as well as the traditional talk on the Sunday of the festival […]

2021

Topic 2021: Longing

Who hasn’t felt it before in their life; an uncertain and bittersweet feeling? A tugging in the chest, both painful but simultaneously inspirational. Our focus theme this year is LONGING. Iris Wolff refers to this peculiar sensation in her novel “Die Unschärfe der Welt” (engl.: The blur of the world); “There was a longing for […]

2020

2020 – a festival in special times…

Finally, big cinema on the big screen again: the FILM WITHOUT BORDERS festival 2020 has come to an end with a huge success. Thanks to numerous corona measures the fim festival was one of the few live Brandenburg cultural events this year. From Thursday to Sunday, films on the main topic of courage were shown […]

2020

Ronald Zehrfeld becomes patron of FILM WITHOUT BORDERS

He has been with us since the very beginning and has supported the festival with much dedication and joy in the past. Now Ronald Zehrfeld officially assumes the function of patron and ambassador of FILM WITHOUT BORDERS “. I have been a huge fan of FILM WITHOUT BORDERS from the very beginning – here a […]