Get to know Perspectives

Perspectives is different every year: it’s the section where we present our main thematic programmes, and where relevant social and political issues are investigated in cinema. Watch the video below to see what that means.


Perspectives has brought everything from programmes exploring the lure of science and technology and our obsession with progress, Pan-African cinema, cinema from India's southernmost state Tamil Nadu, a celebration of 90s maximalism, and many more. Read about some recent programmes below:

Watch the video until the end where you’ll find the first hints for IFFR 2019.

Keep checking back for programme updates, all to be revealed very soon!

Want to get to know our other sections?

Our festival director Bero Beyer gives an overview here

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