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27th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

8 – 15 OCT 2022

Winners of the 19th SCHLINGEL announced

During the one-week festival, ten juries were spoilt for choice having to appointment their favourite films. All together, 13 prizes worth overall about 35,000 Euros were awarded. For the 19th edition of film festival SCHLINGEL 136 productions from 50 countries were screened.


Press Information about the Programme Press Conference

On October 13, the doors of the CineStar in the Galerie Roter Turm in Chemnitz will open for the 19th edition of the International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience SCHLINGEL. For one week, 132 films from 50 countries will be presented in various auditoriums of the CineStar.


International Film Festival SCHLINGEL presents new designed homepage

Shortly before the 19. version of the International Film Festival SCHLINGEL for Children and Young Audience will start, the festival presents its new designed web site. Revising and updating the old appearance, the website’s visitors get a better access to all information about SCHLINGEL.


IFF SCHLINGEL receives EU funding | About 900 films compete to be screened at the festival

In three months from now, the 19th edition of the International Film Festival SCHLINGEL will be held. In the weeks to come, a seven-member selection committee is going to make a final decision on the films to be screened during the festival week starting 13 October.


SCHLINGEL goes Cannes

When the starting gun for this year’s film festival in Cannes is fired on Wednesday, the director of the International Film Festival SCHLINGEL Michael Harbauer and programme adviser Marcel Maiga will be on-side to search for new film productions to be shown at the 19th edition of IFF SCHLINGEL.


SCHLINGEL becomes export hit

After SCHLINGEL had visited Tokyo and the Russian city Novosibirsk in March, festival director Michael Harbauer returned from his trip to Tashkent yesterday.


In Saint-Quentin | A travel report

From 10-17 April 2014 we, that is Josefin Riethausen (class 9/1), Lara Steinbrecher (class 9/3) and our teacher Karin Freund, visited a partner festival of SCHLINGEL, namely the International Film Festival «Ciné Jeune de l‘Aisne», which was held in the city of Saint-Quentin, located in the North of France.


SCHLINGEL members traveled to Tokyo

In mid-March the Premier of the Free State of Saxony, Stanislav Tillich, was visiting Japan and its cities Tokyo, Yonezava, Nagoya and Osaka. In addition, members of film festival SCHLINGEL traveled to Tokyo to arrange a cultural programme around the premier’s trip.


International Film Festival SCHLINGEL awards Germany’s largest monetary prize for a children’s film

In this year the Top Award of Chemnitz City and the MDR, which is awarded by the International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience SCHLINGEL is endowed with 11,000 euros, Germany’s largest monetary prize for a children’s film. This prize is awarded within the competition category International Children’s Film and is donated by the City of Chemnitz and the MDR.



The children’s and youth film festival FIFEM is held in Montreal until Sunday. The director of the International Film Festival SCHLINGEL, Michael Harbauer, is on-the-spot to see the latest films and to speak to international film makers.


Grammar school pupils as cinematic heros

In a photo competition within the International Film Festival SCHLINGEL pupils of the Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff-Gymnasiums have re-enacted famous film scenes and posters of Hoolywood films.



In search of brand new children’s and youth films the SCHLINGEL team is visiting the European Film Market 2014.



Together with five film festivals in Saxony, the Filmverband Sachsen presents extraordinary films from 22 – 26 January in Dresden.