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Leipzig, 02. July 2021

"Heavens Above" competing in Locarno

At the 74th Locarno Film Festival, the MDM-funded dark comedy "Heavens Above" by Serbian director Srdjan Dragojevic is having its world premiere via its entry in the Concorso Internazionale (International Competition).

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Leipzig, 21. June 2021

"The Crossing" winning Annecy Award

At the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, the largest and most important film festival of its kind worldwide, Florence Mialhe’s "The Crossing" was among the winners this weekend: the MDM-funded film won a Jury Distinction (Mention du Jury).

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Leipzig, 18. June 2021

Cannes Film Festival Featuring MDM-Funded Films "Invisible Demons" and "Magnetic Beats" and VR-Project "Biolum"

At the 74th edition of the in Cannes International Film Festival two MDM-funded productions will have their world premiere: "Invisible Demons" by Rahul Jain, featured in the Cinema for the Climate special sidebar and "Magnetic Beats" by Vincent Cardona in the Directors’ Fortnight, a section separate from the Selection. The VR narrative experience "Biolum" by Abel Kohen has been selected for the Cannes XR section.

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Leipzig, 03. June 2021

Three MDM-Funded Films Headed for Cannes Selection

At the 74th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival, three films realized with funding from Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung will have their world premiere in the official Selection. In the Competition, Mia Hansen-Løve’s film "Bergman Island" competes for the Golden Palm. In the Un Certain Regard section, "Great Freedom" by Sebastian Meise is having its premiere, while "Evolution" by Kornél Mundruczó has been invited to the newly established section Cannes Premiere.

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Leipzig, 12. May 2021

Eight MDM-Funded Films on Shortlist for German Film Prize

The German Film Academy announced the pre-nomination shortlist for the German Film Prize. In includes eight films realized with financial support from Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM).

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JULY 29, 2021