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SUNLIGHT International Film Festival
14 - 15 December 2019

OCTOBER multiplex cinema theatre

About the Festival

SIFF is a live film festival, headquartered in BERLIN, Germany.  
We are happy to announce that the festival takes place in 

Berlin, Germany and Moscow, Russian Federation. 

Films are eligible to be screened in both cities. 

The Nominees and Winners will be announced at the end of each season on our website.

The Official Selections will be shown at the LIVE SCREENINGS, 
we organize each year in Berlin/Moscow.  
In the yearly competition are given the BEST OF YEAR AWARDS. 

Next yearly organization is due to take place in October, 2018.  
The films will be screened at the Arsenal Berlin cinema theatre (cinemahall 2).  
The Sunlight International Film Festival will showcase at least 50 films. 
Out of the official selections, an international jury will select one winner in each category.  
The festivities will culminate in the announcement of the winners of the

SIFF 2018 at the Awards Ceremony at the Arsenal Berlin cinema theatre (cinemahall 1).  
Best Films will receive the SIFF Trophy.

In addition, Special Jury Prizes and prizes from our sponsors 
will be awarded to several standout films and screenplays at the discretion of the Jury. 

The Sunlight International Film Festival is an IMDB eligible film festival. 
This means that all selections and awards can be added to your IMDB film listing. 

Sunlight International Film Festival shows an amazing mix of short and feature length films, the best independent films on the festival circuit, before they come to cinema. 
We screening films from all over the world and honoring emerging filmmakers from every age, religious, ethnic and cultural perspective. 
Our mission is to bring worthy filmmakers to a wider attention, 
and to provide a platform for appreciative and informed discussion of their work. 
The Sunlight International Film Festival attempts to cultivate spaces for independent filmmakers to create and display their stories without commercial pressure, in order to discover and celebrate extraordinary films and develop independent filmmaking. 
The Sunlight International Film Festival strives to set a standard for excellence in recognizing the important work of emerging talent and masters of the cinema craft.

The exchange of ideas is moving progress

Master classes. Informal communication. After-Show-Parties.

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IMPRESSIVE LIST OF MORE THAN 

100 SCREENED 

FILMS IN 2 YEARS

5 MASTER CLASSES

MORE THAN 2000
FILMMAKERS
FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

FILMMAKERS

FROM OVER

80 COUNTRIES

Festival Programme : Best Of Fest
THE COLLECTOR

THE COLLECTOR

by Mai Lasan // Best Music Video

THE AFRICAN SURVIVORS

THE AFRICAN SURVIVORS

by Chris Schmid // Best Trailer/Teaser

BACKSTORY

BACKSTORY

by Joschka Laukeninks // Best Short Film

VIEW FROM ABOVE - GERMANY

VIEW FROM ABOVE - GERMANY

by Dennis Schmelz // Best Drone Film

THE PECULIAR ABILITIES OF MR MAHLER

THE PECULIAR ABILITIES OF MR MAHLER

by Paul Philipp // Best Short Film

BYZANTINE

BYZANTINE

by Joris Favraud // Best Drone Film

CATCHING THE L TRAIN

CATCHING THE L TRAIN

by Eric Raingruber // Best Animation

RUNAWAY

RUNAWAY

by Noëmi Schneider // Best Student Film

ICE & FIRE

ICE & FIRE

by Bjarke Hvorslev // Best Drone Film

THE MOON IS ESSENTIALLY GRAY

THE MOON IS ESSENTIALLY GRAY

by Hannah Roman // Best Animation

PET

PET

by Chris Moraitis // Best Short Film

SNOW

SNOW

by David Etienne Durivage // Best Drone Film

BOAT PEOPLE

BOAT PEOPLE

by Paul Meschùh // Best Student Film

SON

SON

by Konstantinos Sampanis // Best Short Film

RUNNING INTO THE AIR

RUNNING INTO THE AIR

by Sebastian Wöber // Best Drone Film

AIRTIME

AIRTIME

by Christian Grewe // Best Drone Film

LIKE A FEATHER

LIKE A FEATHER

by RenoA // Best Animation

ANTARCTICA

ANTARCTICA

by Andrii Andreiev // Best Documentary

ICON

ICON

by Robin Blanchard // Best Drone Film

MOODY WINTER

MOODY WINTER

by Jurgis Kreilis // Best Drone Film

ELEGY FOR THE ARCTIC

ELEGY FOR THE ARCTIC

by Raul Alaejos (Ludovico Einaudi & Greenpeace) // Best Drone film

OUR WONDERFUL NATURE - THE COMMON CH

OUR WONDERFUL NATURE - THE COMMON CH

by Tomer Eshed // Best Animation

A WARM GUN

A WARM GUN

by Bruno Delouzilliere // Best Short Film

PEACEFUL LIFE

PEACEFUL LIFE

by Sébastien Bellaval // Best Music Video

VANBOT - COLLIDE (KRASNOYARSK)

VANBOT - COLLIDE (KRASNOYARSK)

by Mats Udd // Best Music Video

THE PIT

THE PIT

by Filip Kilián // Best Short Film

MOTSA - PETRICHOR

MOTSA - PETRICHOR

by Nicola von Leffern & Martyna Trepczyk // Best Music Video

FORTY NINE

FORTY NINE

by Carsten Dahmen // Best Animation

ONE DAY IN JULY

ONE DAY IN JULY

by Hermes Mangialardo // Best Animation

UNDISTURBED PLACES

UNDISTURBED PLACES

by Maciej Tomków // Best Timelapse

BAMBOULE

BAMBOULE

by Simon Ostermann // Best Short Film

ACROSS THE WORLD

ACROSS THE WORLD

by Spencer Kuhlman // Best Drone Film

EVEN IF

EVEN IF

by Vadim Uvazhny // Best Music Video

GO PAUL

GO PAUL

by Felix Karolus // Best Short Film

THE ISLAND

THE ISLAND

by Darrell Lee Hall // Best Music Video

KING GRANDPA

KING GRANDPA

by Martin Grau // Best Short Film

FLYING

FLYING

by Marcus Hanisch // Best Short Film

PORTUGAL: ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

PORTUGAL: ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

by Arvids Baranovs // Best Drone Film

WHERE HAVE THE FLOWERS GONE

WHERE HAVE THE FLOWERS GONE

by Sin-hong Chan // Best Animation

THE ARCH

THE ARCH

by Iryna Nikolaienko // Best Music Video

WHISPERING ISLAND

WHISPERING ISLAND

by Nick Kontostavlakis // Best Timelapse

STRANGE THINKER

STRANGE THINKER

by Benjamin Juhel // Best Music Video

PERSPEKTIVE

PERSPEKTIVE

by Jay Worsley // Best Drone Film

GOLIATH

GOLIATH

by Loïc Barché // Best Short Film

HOT AIR

HOT AIR

by Leo Feisthauer // Best Music Video

THE WAIT

THE WAIT

by Tiziana Bosco, Fabio Teriaca // Best Producer

BEST SCREENPLAY

BEST SCREENPLAY

Click to see the selection results.

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

Click to see the selection results.

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FORTY NINE

by Carsten Dahmen // Best Animation