01 – 04 SEPTEMBER 2022

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

NEWS

2019

Ehrengast 2019: Regisseurin Margarethe von Trotta

We are very happy to welcome Margarethe von Trotta HANNAH ARENDT, ROSENSTRASSE, ROSA LUXEMBBOURG), a multiple award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter, as guest of honour at this years’s WITHOUT BORDERS Festival. Margarethe von Trottas award-winning RAF drama DIE BLEIERNE ZEIT (1981) and SYMPATHISANTEN – UNSER DEUTSCHER HERBST (2019) by Felix Moeller will be shown. In her […]

2019

“Symphonie of the Small Town” – Storkow und Bad Saarow

In June this year’s third WITHOUT BORDERS workshop for people with and without a history of flight took place: Under the guidance of Anna Faroqhi and Haim Peretz, Berlin artists and authors of experimental documentary films, as well as composers and sound artists Eunice Martins and Laura Mello, around 20 refugees form the Fuchsbau temporary […]

2019

Schoolproject Mix it for the first time in Fürstenwalde

The school project ‘Mix it’ – an initiative of the Deutsche Filmakademie and bilderbewegen e.V. – took place from 3 to 7 June in Fürstenwalde and was a great success. For the first time realised in cooperation with FILM OHNE GRENZEN/WITHOUT BORDERS Festival, 30 young people – with and without a history of flight – […]

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 […]