Cancellation due to Covid-19

Covid-19-Update: In March 2020 the 17th edition of Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz had to be canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For documentation purposes the program planned for 2020 is published HERE. With "Crossing Europe 2020 - EXTRACTS", Crossing Europe is presenting a multi-part alternative program from April to December 2020 with an online program and a series of physical events in the cinema. 


YAAAS! Young Programmers

Our YAAAS! Young Programmers 2020 all attend the HBLA for Artistic Design in Linz and selected six titles for the program strand YAAAS! Competition. The prize winning film will be awarded with the CROSSING EUROPE Award – YOUTH JURY (prize money: € 3.000,-). These five youths will also take care of our guests during the festival, and will present three films in special school screenings and will handle the Q&As with the attending film teams. 

Magdalena Chan (20 years)

Hanna Triefhaider (18 years)

Jonas Mayrhofer (17 years)

Sabine Wimmer (17 years)

Kara Musch (18 years)

Contact & Information: Robert Hinterleitner & Sarah Oos (

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