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The Rare Disease Filmfestival Program

The Rare Disease Filmfestival 2021 is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on rare diseases – raising awareness for patients and all those affected.

Filmfestival Program

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 (CET).

The Film Categories

Entries were accepted in the following categories:

  • Documentary
  • Short
  • Experimental/Animated


Finalists

Project Title

Synopsis

Figaro

#pgad# A young actress tries to show her talent on an audition, but always something stands in her way! Μια νεαρη ηθοποιος προσπαθει να δειξει το ταλεντο της στις οντισιον, αλλα παντα κατι την προλαβαινει!

COUNTRY: Greece

DIRECTOR: Dimitris Andjus

Timothy Syndrome Alliance

Our mission: To support Timothy Syndrome & all other deleterious CACNA1C gene change families through education, shared experience & research. Creating awareness on all aspects of Timothy Syndrome among the general public, medical & research communities. Registered Charity no. 1185523

COUNTRY: United Kingdom