Mara Mattuschka_ Different faces of an Anti-Diva
Dir: Elisabeth Glocker, A 2014 (Panorama 2014)

Nowadays, the borders between the arthouse film and mainstream culture are fluid. Strategies for a successful juxtapositioning of the two strands can be achieved by presenting carefully curated programmes where the films are placed within a given context - i.e. not shown in arbitrary order.

Here the IWFF Dortmund│Cologne takes two clear approaches …

- tackling current aesthetic and theoretical debates with a view of film history narrated from the perspective of women, this to help establish a "feminist film memory";
- acting as a platform for the presentation of new trends and current topics.

Beside the competition these are the Cologne programme sections:


desired! film lust & queer

Focus: Turkey


Film education