25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

12 – 18 OCT 2020

International Fairytale Film Festival starts tomorrow | IFF SCHLINGEL is a partner of it

For the first time in Europe, the international fairytale film festival fabulix in Annaberg-Buchholz starting August 23rd until August 27th 2017, presents fairytale movies, readings and exciting workshops for all ages. The opening night takes place August 23rd at 6pm at the Marktplatz in Annaberg and will be rounded off by the premiere of the Czech movie “Crownprince”. It received the European Children’s Film Award 2016 at the International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience SCHLINGEL in Chemnitz. The Film Festival SCHLINGEL is cooperation partner of the fairytale festival and assisted with movie acquisition and technical edit.

During the festival in Annaberg-Buchholz, the complete inner city will be the setting for over 150 events, e.g. workshops for kids with topics like costume, make-up, dance, acting and more. Also SCHLINGEL hosts two workshops about silhouette-movies. The film showings of DEFA-classics, new German remakes, international movies, animation movies and Hollywood productions will take place at the Marktplatz in Annaberg, the Gloria Kino and the Altstadtterrasse.

On August 24th the presentation of the awards of the children and youth competition will take place from 9am until 2pm. In addition to the movie showings, fans of the classical reading of fairytales won’t be disappointed by the programme. Several readings regarding different topics are hosted by the festival. Another highlight of the programme will be the gala concert “Märchenhafte Sommernachtsträume” on August 25th, where the most beautiful melodies of movies and fairytales will put a spell on you. More information about the programme and available tickets: