The 8th Filmfest Bremen ended last Sunday. After the final evaluation it is clear: the number of visitors has more than doubled compared to the previous years. More than 14,000 people came to the numerous events including the short film competition KLAPPE! which took place in the run-up to the festival.
8th Filmfest Bremen: From comedy to AI to KyrgyzstanWorld, European and German premieres from 28 countries will be screened from 12 to 16 April 2023 in the cinemas Schauburg, City46, Atlantis and Cinema as well as in the Theater am Goetheplatz.
The actress and director Maria Schrader will be awarded the Bremen Film Prize 2023. She impressed with the wide range of her film work. Sparkasse Bremen will award the prize together with Filmfest Bremen at a gala in Bremen’s Theater am Goetheplatz.
In its eighth edition, the Filmfest Bremen will award more than 50,000 euros in prize money. Over 100 films will be screened at seven venues from 12 to 16 April 2023, plus audience discussions, retrospectives, workshops and more.
The countdown to the eighth Filmfest Bremen ignites on Saturday, 1 April 2023, the 48-hour short film competition Klappe! made possible by Sparkasse Bremen. On Saturday, 1 April from 8 p.m., around forty short filmmakers will prove how much story fits into just three minutes of running time – on a specific motto, with a concrete subject, produced in just 48 hours.