01. – 04. SEPTEMBER 2022

International Filmfestival
Bad Saarow
at the lake Scharmützelsee
Program
2021
House by the lake –
Grant

NEWS

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 […]

2020

Youth jury presents FILM WITHOUT BORDERS – school cinema

For the first time, the festival presented a selection of films for children and young people, curated and presented by a youth jury. Pupils of the 10th In summer, the Maxim-Gorki-School in Bad Saarow spent a week in the morning at the “Cinema Bad Saarow” and watched films for children and young people from five […]

2020

No box office on the festival grounds – admission only with ticket

  We are very pleased to welcome you soon to the 8th FILM WITHOUT BORDERS festival at Scharmützelsee. Due to Covid, the festival this year takes place in compliance with the known hygiene regulations. The number of places in the culture barn had to be reduced according to the distance regulations. Please note that for […]

2020

OpenAir Cinema at FILM WITHOUT BORDERS Festival

A special highlight this year is the OpenAir Cinema. On two evenings, festival visitors will have the opportunity for the first time to experience films under “Star Sky. ” Tickets are only available in advance – either here on this website, directly at eventbrite or at the known advance sales points. The OpenAir Cinema will […]

2020

Ticket Sale now!!!

The count-down is running! Only a few weeks to the festival! Only a few tickets available! A vast area, a well-ventilated cultural barn and a corresponding hygiene concept make it possible – we hope – to open the doors of Gut Eibenhof for the FILM OHNE GRENZEN Festival this September! In keeping with this year’s […]

2020

„5 x 4 Brandenburger Festivalkino“

The state’s major film festivals – the FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC), the PROVINZIALE – Filmfest Eberswalde and the FILM OHNE GRENZEN Festival – are jointly setting up an attractive festival cinema offering at cinemas and film clubs as well as at associations, clubs and educational institutions under the umbrella of „5×4 – Brandenburger Festivalkino“. With the […]