Dear friends of the Greenmotions Film Festival, dear supporters, dear partner organizations, What a pity! We will unfortunately cancel the 7th Greenmotions Film Festival planned for November 2020 and postpone it until next year. Our mostly volunteer-based team creates this festival with passion and is ready to go to the capacity limits during "normal" years.
Dear Filmmakers, We are again accepting inspiring, and motivating submissions related to sustainability and beyond. Greenmotions wants to open eyes, create awareness, and inspire action. During the festival week, short films (up to 20 minutes) from our international short film competition and selected documentaries (20-120 minutes) will be shown. In addition, we will again
Together with the videoblog team of Haus des Engagements we decided to take the camera in our own hands more often and portray committed initiatives from Freiburg. In November 2019, the videoblog team visited our festival and took a look behind the scenes while filming the Greenmotions team in action. You can find all
The Festival celebrates its 6thtime hosting over 1300 people at various locations in Freiburg with several inspiring films, live video discussions and interviews, a workshop, bicycle cinemas, and the annual bicycle disco. We would like to sincerely thank everyone that participated in creating this fulfilling weekend.
On Sunday 17.11.2019 three film prizes were awarded. We are very happy along with the winners of our international film competition! The short film prize went to the stop motion video "Peix al Forn" by Guillem Miró (Spain). The prize was sponsored in equal parts by the ECO Stiftung für Klima und Umwelt and
The past years have clearly shown that climate change is already in full swing. In order to limit global warming to a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius, a number of economic solutions have been proposed. Do we need a profound structural change towards a post-growth and „Gemeinwohl“ – economy? Are ecology and wealth at
Step into a beautiful and jarring cinematographic soundscape in this terrifying and encouraging experimental, visual, post-rock experience. Mirroring alternative states of the human condition and its consequences, Die! Goldstein offers a harsh but hopeful journey of human experience, incorporating pressing societal issues through global imagery. An inspiring and unique live cinema performance, accompanied by
In the frame of the 6th Greenmotions Filmfestival the Global Ecovillage Network will offer a workshop about their community. The network envisions a world of empowered citizens and communities, designing and implementing pathways to a regenerative future, while building bridges of hope and international solidarity. Sonja-Vera and Elisabeth draw from wisdom of worldwide communities
Is there a way for agriculture without pesticides and monoculture? After his films "The Farmer and his Prince" and "Code of Survival" Bertram Verhaag embarks on a journey with his latest film portraying the story of eight courageous people who have turned away from conventions, agricultural poisons and inhumane work ethics. Through their passion
We are excited to be presenting the wonderful feature film "Bal - Honig" (2010, Turkey, OmU) by the Turkish filmmaker Semih Kaplanoglu during the upcoming “Agrikulturwochen”. Young Yusuf lives with his parents in a remote mountain village in Turkey. He recently started attending elementary school, where he learned to read and write. His father