Profile

The Dortmund|Cologne International Women’s Film Festival takes place annually, alternating between Dortmund and Cologne.


COMPETITIONS

Location Dortmund:

International Fiction Feature Film Award: 15,000 Euro
Audience Award: 1,000 Euro

Location Cologne:
International Debut Fiction Feature Film Award: 10,000 Euro
National Directors of Photography Award: 5,000 Euro
Audience Award: 1,000 Euro


SECTIONS

Location Dortmund:
A particular theme every two years / programmes covering social and political topics / films from all genres and the entire history of film

Location Cologne:
“Panorama” – Forum for current film productions, all genres
“desired! - film lust & queer” – Forum for current lesbian, trans* and queer films
"Focus" – Another country programme every two years


FILM EDUCATION

School Film Programme
As part of the festival as a whole, the Dortmund|Cologne Women's Film Festival provides an extensive schools program for school students and young adults at both of its locations.


FILM SPECIALS + SUPPORTING PROGRAMME

Special events with a certain »audience appeal« are intended to attract people generally interested
in cultural matters to the festival. Highlights here include film portraits, pre-premieres and silent
movies accompanied by live music.