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33. International Shortfilm Festival Berlin 2017

20 - 26 November 2017

With an overall audience of 21,000 the interfilm – 33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin came to a successful close on Sunday 26 November. 500 films from 80 countries were shown in seven festival days. Prizes totalling € 32,000 were conferred in six competitions.

The festival team celebrated the eclectic world of short film in four Berlin districts with 700 accredited guests, 300 of whom were international. Full-scale revelry was also practised: At the Mozilla Bar @ Roter Salon alone, 100 cases of beer were happily consumed.


For events such as the wild eject night, or the live soundtracks at “Sound & Vision” and the 360 degree surround-cinema "Virtual Reality meets Full Dome” experience, audiences practically broke down the doors trying to get in! Alongside the six competitions, audience favourites included the master classes at interforum and the foreign focus programs dedicated to former Yugoslavia and the USA as well as “Metropolis:Tel Aviv”, “Arab Shorts”, “Queer Fever”, “Music Videos”, “SciFi Shorts” and the “European Film Award” and much, much more.