Hello CROSSING EUROPE 2022!

22.12.2021
After 18 years of successful foundational work, Christine Dollhofer handed over the directorial agendas to Sabine Gebetsroither and Katharina Riedler. Also under this new leadership, CROSSING EUROPE is aiming to bring together the expectations of professional, as well as international and local audiences. 

YAAAS! Young Programmers 2022

22.12.2021
The YAAAS! Competition will show six current European film productions that were selected by the YAAAS! Young Programmers. The Young Programmers for 2022 have already been selected and have been taking part in an introductory program into the curation process of a film festival.

X-Mas Giveaway

22.12.2021
The CROSSING EUROPE festival team would like to thank all partners, funders, sponsors and our audience for their continued support during this extraordinary year and wishes happy holidays and a good start into the New Year! For the holidays we are giving away four festival passes for CROSSING EUROPE 2022!

Media Response 2021

01.11.2021
Exactly 6 months after the start of CROSSING EUROPE 2021, we present excerpts of this year's media response and press coverage, which can be read here.

The City of Linz honors Christine Dollhofer!

15.10.2021
As a sign of recognition and appreciation, Mayor Klaus Luger honored six individuals who have made a particularly positive difference in public life on Monday, September 13, at the Old City Hall. Our outgoing festival director Christine Dollhofer was awarded the Great Golden Decoration of Honor of the City of Linz for services to culture.


Film Submission 2022

14.10.2021
Films for CROSSING EUROPE 2022 can be submitted starting now! The submission deadline for the upcoming festival edition, which will take place from 27 April to 2 May, 2022, is January 7, 2022. Details HERE. 

MIOB in Shorts – Audience Award

05.10.2021
Vote now for the „MIOB in Shorts“ Award 2021! For the Online Audience Award MIOB IN SHORTS (€ 1,000), 15 current European short films, nominated by the members of the European festival network Moving Images Open Borders, have been put to vote online until October 10. The MIOB IN SHORTS winning film will be awarded at FilmFestival Cottbus in November 2021.

MIOB in Shorts – VOTE NOW!

09.08.2021
Vote now for the „MIOB in Shorts“ Award 2021! The following two films are up for voting in August: FISCHE (AT 2020) by Raphaela Schmid and LAKE OF HAPPINESS (DE, BY, ES 2019) by Aliaskei Paluyan. For the Online Audience Award MIOB IN SHORTS (€ 1,000) 15 current European short films will be put to vote online.

Appointment of the new festival directors

03.08.2021
Sabine Gebetsroither and Katharina Riedler will be the new directors of CROSSING EUROPE, taking over from Christine Dollhofer as co-heads.

Crossing Europe goes ...

07.06.2021
In the coming weeks there will be the chance to watch selected films of the 2021 festival program on the big screen again - in cinemas and also open-air in Vienna, Graz, Salzburg, Dornbirn, Ebensee and Freistadt.

#crossingmoments

07.06.2021
Festival impressions, festival guests, and snapshots from the festival edition 2021 can be viewed HERE. The most beautiful #crossingmoments can be found on our channels: The Crossing Europe Photo Gallery (powered by SUBTEXT.AT) and our Instagram channel artfully set the scene for this year’s festival edition. Enjoy!

FESTIVAL COMEBACK

07.06.2021
Crossing Europe draws a positive balance! After one year of a forced break due to the pandemic, the CROSSING EUROPE Film Festival in Linz was able to realize its goal of presenting ambitious European film and offering the possibility enter into a direct exchange with the attending film guests. CROSSING EUROPE 2021 was one of the first festivals in Europe that was able to take place as an in-person film event in June.