Edition 2018 started 1 February 2019
In cooperation with VÖBB and Reelport, interfilm is once again bringing short films to Berlin's libraries. Or more accurately: to their digital collections. AVA - Audio Visual Access is the name of the project which makes a selection of interfilm festival films available online for all library card holders, via library services.
More information about AVA can be found at ava-library.com
To directly indulge your viewing pleasure start voebb.ava.watch
As a cooperative project between the respective libraries, in interfilm's case the Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin (ZLB), seven international short film festivals and the entry platform, Reelport, AVA spans a comprehensive net beyond national borders while simultaneously inviting the local public to share in the multifaceted nature of short film. The question as to which films will be available in each of the given libraries is decided by the short film festivals of the respective city. As a result, the program in each city will be unique, reflecting the approach of the festival’s particular curators.
Whether as an art form or means of communication, we are delighted to be able to provide the short film with a further platform and even broader potential audience.
In addition to interfilm’s cooperation with the “Amerika Gedenkbibliothek” library in Berlin, other participants include:
Kurzfilmfestival Cologne, Germany
Tampere Film Festival, Finland
Leuven International Short Film Festival, Belgium
La Guarimba International Film Festival Amantea, Italy
Cork Film Festival, Ireland
Encounters Film Festival, England