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The Refugees Welcome Film Festival is open to all film genres (drama, documentary, animated, short, etc.) on the issues of refugees, IDPs, stateless persons, the context surrounding those population, and/or films made by former/current refugees, IDPs and stateless persons.
Please send a preview screener (the format must be a DVD or a link in Vimeo) together with the submission form to the address stated below. (The submitted screener DVD will not be returned.)
The producers/filmmakers authorize the festival to shown the selected films into all the locations of the FWFF.
Please send a preview screener (the format must be a DVD or a link in Vimeo) together with the submission form to the address stated below.
(The submitted screener DVD will not be returned.)

Address for mailing the DVD:
Flüchtlinge Willkommen Film Festival
Osloer Str. 89
13359
Berlin
Germany
  • All films that use languages other than English need to have English subtitles. (Please enclose the English dialogue list file on DVD, together with the DVD screener or the online screener in Vimeo with English subtitles).
  • Please enclose the publicity material (trailer, press kit, posters, stills etc.) together with the DVD screener or online screener. Make sure that the Festival has the right to use those material to promote the film and the festival.
  • Screening film format: DCP / HDCAM / HDD / Blu-ray (+ other format negotiable). Please note that the Festival may produce a German + English subtitled version for its own screenings.
  • Screening film format: DCP / HDCAM / HDD / Blu-ray (+ other format negotiable). Please note that the Festival may produce a German + English subtitled version for its own screenings.
  • All shipping costs and insurance to and from the festival office are the sender’s responsibility. Original film material must be accompanied by return instructions. International carrier account number, or authorization for charges to be paid by addressee, or a stamped, self-addressed envelope must be included.
Fiction or documentary films with a length of 45 minutes or more.
  • Dates & Deadlines
  • September 1, 2017Opening Date
  • September 30, 2017Earlybird Deadline
  • December 31, 2017Regular Deadline
  • February 28, 2018Late Deadline
  • July 31, 2018Extended Deadline
  • August 31, 2018Notification Date
  • October 25 – 31, 2018Event Date


  • LONG
    Fiction or documentary films with a length of 45 minutes or more

  • Earlybird Deadline

  • Regular Deadline

  • Late Deadline

  • Extended Deadline



  • SHORT
    Fiction or documentary films with a length of 44 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline

  • Regular Deadline

  • Late Deadline

  • Extended Deadline



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