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Selection in the International Competition

48 films from 27 different production countries were able to win a place in this section. These prizes are awarded by the expert jury and the audience:

  • Shortfilmpreis des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Main Festival Award, Best Film, International Jury, EUR 5,000).
  • Short Film Award of the City of Regensburg (Jury of the Youngs, EUR 1,000).
  • Architecture Film Award (Cross-competitive to a film produced in the EU, Architecture Jury, EUR 1.500).
  • Kinokneipen-Preis (for the film with the highest audience rating in the German or International Competition, EUR 333).

Here’s the list of nominees:

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The short film in the German Competition

26 films have the chance to win one of the prestigious prizes:

  • Candis Prize (Best Film, German Jury, EUR 1.500).
  • Max Bresele Memorial Award (for a politically relevant film, German Jury, EUR 500).
  • Architecture Film Award (Cross-competitive to a film produced in the EU, Architecture Jury, EUR 1.500).
  • Kinokneipen-Preis (for the film with the highest audience rating in the German or International Competition, EUR 333).

Here’s the list of nominees:

AUGENBLICKE (A BLINK OF AN EYE)
directed by: Kiana Naghshineh, Germany 2017

A YEAR ALONG THE GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT
directed by: Felix Dierich, Germany 2018

HÖRST DU, MUTTER? (ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER?)
directed by: Tuna Kaptan, Germany, Turkey 2018

BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX
directed by: Ulu Braun, Germany 2018

NEKO NO HI (CAT DAYS)
directed by: Jon Frickey, Germany, Japan 2018

RÄUBER & GENDARM (COPS & ROBBERS)
directed by: Florian Maubach, Germany 2017

GERICHTSZEICHNER (COURT SKETCH ARTIST)
directed by: Jochen Kuhn, Germany 2018

NENN MICH NICHT BRUDER (DON`T CALL ME BRO)
directed by: Gina Wenzel, Germany 2018

MINDEN RENDBEN (EVERYTHING ALRIGHT)
directed by: Borbála Nagy, Germany 2018

F FOR FREAKS
directed by: Sabine Ehrl, Germany 2018

FEST
directed by: Nikita Diakur, Germany 2018

ERSTER TAG KOSMOS (FIRST DAY COSMOS)
directed by: Thomas Köhling, Germany 2017

I SIGNED THE PETITION
directed by: Mahdi Fleifel, Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland 2018

MASCARPONE
directed by: Jonas Riemer, Germany 2018

NOT MY TYPE
directed by: Gerd Gockell, Germany, Switzerland

SORGE 87
directed by: Thanh Nguyen Phuong, Germany 2018

DIE SCHLÄFERIN (THE SLEEPER)
directed by: Alex Gerbaulet, Germany 2018

TOURNEUR
directed by: Yalda Afsah, Germany 2018

VOICE OVER
directed by: Jörn Linnenbröker, Emily Manthei, Germany

WHOSE HAND WAS IT?
directed by: Sara Lehn, Arne Hector, Minze Tummescheit, Germany 2018

WUNSCHBRUNNEN (WISHING WELL)
directed by: Sylvia Schedelbauer, Germany 2018

WOMEN ACTING LIKE MÜLLMÄNNER (WOMEN ACTING LIKE GARBAGE MEN)
directed by: Caroline Labusch, Marion Pfaus, Germany 2017

CONFLUENCE
directed by: Benjamin Perez, Stefan Ramírez Pérez, Germany, The Netherlands, Serbia

TRACING ADDAI
directed by: Esther Niemeier, Germany 2018

MILCHMÄNNER
directed by: Michelle Burakowski, Aljoscha Böhnert, Germany

RULES OF PLAY
directed by: Merlin Flügel, Germany