Early Bird Festival Pass only for a short time!

14.12.2023
From December 15 to 31, 2023 you can secure an Early Bird Festival Pass for CROSSING EUROPE 2024! The price for the limited offer is € 68,- ( reduction of at least €10 compared to the regular festival pass, available from mid-April 2024). The Early Bird Festival Pass can be purchased from 15.12. on KUPFticket.

Film Submission 2024

12.10.2023
Films for CROSSING EUROPE 2024 can be submitted from now until 8 January, 2024! The upcoming festival edition will take place from 30 April to 5 May, 2024.

MIOB in Shorts – Audience Award

11.10.2023
Vote now for the „MIOB in Shorts“ Award 2023! For the Online Audience Award MIOB IN SHORTS (€ 1,000), 12 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 31. 


Media Response 2023

08.10.2023

We are pleased to present excerpts of this year's media response and press coverage on the successful anniversary edition of CROSSING EUROPE Film Festival Linz, which can be read here.


Award Winners 2023

02.05.2023
On Sunday, the Festival Awards of the 20th festival edition were given out in the Ursulinensaal, Miriam Hie led through the atmospheric evening. Entries from the Competition Fiction, Competition Documentary, Competition Local Artists and YAAAS! Competition were awarded with cash and non-cash prizes worth € 26,500, and the MIOB New Vision Award 2023 (€ 3000) was also presented.

20th Crossing Europe: Positive Résumé of the Festival Anniversary

02.05.2023
The 20th Crossing Europe Film Festival can be considered a complete success. From April 26 to May 1, Austria’s third-largest film festival enabled the audience to take a cinematic journey from Greenland to the Black Sea in 139 feature, documentary and short films from 45 countries.

Film Highlights on Closing Day

30.04.2023
Closing the festival with style - 1 May offers numerous film highlights, among others UNE VIE COMME UNE AUTRE | A LIFE LIKE ANY OTHER (14:00, Central, film guests: Faustine Cros - director, Ivo Neefjes - dramaturgy consultant), PETITES | LITTLE ONES (19:00, Movie 2), SILVER HAZE (15:15, Movie 1), the winner of the Audience Award in the Competition Fiction (20:00, City 1) and the MIOB New Vision Award winning film 2023 (20:15, Movie 1).

Film Highlights on 30 April

29.04.2023
Among others, the following highlights await on Saturday: TARA (11:00, Movie 2, guest: Volker Sattel - director), CHLEB I SÓL | BREAD AND SALT (15:00, City 1, guest: Damian Kocur - director), MY NE ZGASNEMO | WE WILL NOT FADE AWAY (16:30, Central, guest: Kasia Boniecka - editor), MI VACÍO Y YO | MY EMPTINESS AND I (22:00, Movie 1, guest: Adrian Silvestre - director).

Must Sees on 29 April

28.04.2023

Do not miss: ISIHIA 6-9 | SILENCE 6-9 (14:30, City 1, guest: Christos Passalis - director), BĚŽNÁ SELHÁNÍ | ORDINARY FAILURES (19:30, City 1, guest: Klára Vlasáková - script), NAJSREЌNIOT ČOVEK NA SVETOT – NAJSRETNIJI ČOVJEK | THE HAPPIEST MAN IN THE WORLD (19:45, Central, guest: Elma Tataragic - script).

What to watch on 28 April

27.04.2023
APOLONIA, APOLONIA by Lea Glob is a fascinating portrait of the painter Apolonia Sokol, who is trying to find her place in the art world (18:30, City 2, with Sokol present). In the documentary SYNDROM HAMLETA | THE HAMLET SYNDROME, five young Ukrainians work through their personal traumas during rehearsals for "Hamlet" (18:30, Movie 2, with director Elwira Niewiera in attendance).

#crossingmoments

27.04.2023
Festival impressions, festival guests, and snapshots from the festival edition 2023 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!

Film Highlights on 27 April

26.04.2023
In the personal documentary THE ECLIPSE, director Nataša Urban explores Serbia's wartime past through her own youth (13:15, Movie 2, with Urban present). In SIGURNO MJESTO | SAFE PLACE Juraj Lerotić precisely stages a piece of his own family history (16:45, City 1, with Lerotić present).