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The Greenmotions Film Festival is a call to action aiming to raise awareness in people around sustainable thinking! The fourth edition will take place at Kommunales Kino im Alten Wiehre Bahnhof in Freiburg (Germany) on November 09 – 12, 2017.With the presentation of solution-oriented, constructive and positive films we would like to convince the audience of the need for active participation. This year, on the occasion of the 200th  anniversary of the bicycle’s invention we will have a special prize about sustainable mobility.

Inspiring documentaries and feature movies will be presented at the festival weekend along with the best short films of our international short film competition. Save the date and do not miss our Greenmotion Film Festival 2017 so that you can experience the inspiring movies of this year.

We are looking forward to have you there.

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Minister President Winfried Kretschmann becomes patron for the Greenmotions Filmfestival 2017

The Greenmotions Filmfestival team is pleased to announce that Mr. Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann will be the patron of this year’s festival.

His commitment to the environment and several contributions to the professional and social sustainability […]

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Dear film-makers,

We are again looking for the best movies about sustainability for this years festival edition! They will be shown during the weekend of our film-festival in November! We want to screen inspiring and solution-oriented […]

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Special Prize for “Sustainable mobility”

The bicycle celebrates its 200th birthday and we will join its celebration! During the weekend of our film-festival we will host again our popular bicycle cinema, where the projector will be powered by our spectators. […]


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Film Competition

We welcome all filmmakers to take part in our film competition and our program for this year. The submission period for Greenmotions Film Festival in 2017 is open from now until 31.07.2017. We are looking forward to your contribution through interesting and inspirational films. You can see this year’s jury members here.

You can submit your films through Filmfreeway, Reelport or through our website.

We kindly ask you to read our Terms & Conditions before submiting.

If you have any question regarding the submission send your request to:  for the feature movies for the short movies

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About us

In 2014 the Greenstorming Film Festival was first organized by students as part of their Master’s Program in Renewable Energy Management at the University of Freiburg. Greenmotions Film Festival is now organized by a mix of film makers, artists and volunteers who founded the nonprofit association Greenmotions e.V. (articles). The name Greenmotions is registered as trademark at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office. For a more indepth view of the team take a look at our Bios Page!


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