FilmFestival 28. February 2021

International Rare Disease Filmfestival

Showcasing work from filmmakers around the world, the Rare Disease Filmfestival aims to raise awareness of the realities and challenges rare disease patients face.

Moderated by the highly regarded German filmmaker and festival host Knut Elstermann, the event provided a glimpse into the inspiring lives of rare disease patients from the lens of our amazing finalists.

16:00 – 16:05

Welcome

THOMAS HAILER, Artistic Director Lübeck Nordic Film Days

16:05-16:10

Introduction to the Program

TOM NEITZKE, Director Rare Disease Day Film Festival

16:10-17:15

The Runners Up: Presentation of five outstanding entries

17:15-17:30

Presentation of the Jury

HEINO DECKERT, Producer

ANNA GRÜN, Producer

GUNTER HANFGARN, Producer

FLORIAN WEGHORN, Program Manager Berlinale Talents

DR. SUSANNE WINNACKER, Deputy Artistic Director Schauspielhaus Bochum

17:30-18:00

Presentation 3rd and 2nd prize-winning films

18:00-18:15

Presentation of special COVID-19 Film

18:15-18:55

1st Prize – Presentation of the winning film

18:50-19:00

Online exchange with the winners

Farewell and end of festival

The event will be moderated by KNUT ELSTERMANN.


All times shown are in Central European Time (CEST).