interfilm Festival

Confrontations Online Award

Human Rights in Film

A selection of shorts from the 3 competition programs comprising CONFRONTATIONS – against violence and intolerance are also running in the online audience competition organised in cooperation with our partner:

>> realeyz - Indie Film Network <<

Award sponsor:

Heinrich Böll Stiftung 1000 euros for Best Film

Vote and win!

All participants automatically in the draw to win prizes - Simply redeem the voucher VOTE_INTERFILM on the realeyz platform. In addition to the competition, all realeyz films can be viewed for one month, free of charge.

Win - more about the prizes here:

  • 1 Book "Berlin History in 3D"
  • 1 Rabenschnabel Calendar 2018
  • 1 Abo for one year at realeyz
  • 2 Festival Pass for interfilm Festival
  • 3 5-Tickets for interfilm Festival

Prizes in the draw on Friday November 24,
the festival passes on Friday November 17

Voting period: November 1 – 24, 2017

The films are available online at realeyz until November 30, 2017.

Additional interfilm shorts on realeyz

Green Film Online Award

During the upcoming festival edition, realeyz will also hold the Green Film Online Award.

interfilm Channel

View a perpetual collection of exciting shorts from the interfilm sales and distribution online at realeyz


About realeyz - Indie Film Network:

The Berlin-based streaming platform is devoted to independent film. goes beyond both mainstream and established art house cinema to focus on contemporary independent filmmaking in Berlin, Germany, Europe and worldwide. is especially popular in major urban hubs where most platform visitors are young and mobile and who seek challenges and individuality in content that reflects their own attitudes to life.

The operators of realeyz are also on the move both in terms of content and technology. realeyz combines content curation and software development with the ultimate goal of uniting video-on-demand with new audiences. gives filmmakers, productions and small distributors the opportunity to reach a target group who value autonomy and independent film as essentials of their own lifestyle.

About Confrontations Competition:

Ever since 2001, interfilm has annually shown films in the Confrontations competition that campaign for human rights and tolerance. The programs draw attention to precarious political and social injustices. They broach topics such as violence, racism and prejudice against individuals as well as terrorism, poverty, genocide and global conflicts that hold significant relevance beyond the fate of individual people.

More about the competition

The Films

These 5 films are nominated:


Netherlands 2016 
Christian van Duuren
10 min

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Mary Mother

Afghanistan 2016
Sadam Wahidi    
19:20 min

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Lebanon 2017
Farah Shaer
9:30 min        

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France 2016   
Antoine Laroye, David Lashcari, Guillaume Auberval, Hugo Lagrange, Léa Dozoul u.a.
4:40 min

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Spain 2017
Carlo D´Ursi
8 min    

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