- Berlin prepares for Interfilm festival

October 21, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
The International Short Film Festival returns to Berlin on Tuesday November 15th.
Also known as Interfilm, the event was established back in 1982 and traditionally sees more than 400 short movies screened at cinemas in the German capital every year.
The 2011 festival will run until Sunday November 20th and is set to feature six competitions, with prizes bestowed in categories such as best international production, best German film, best documentary and best viral video.
There will be a special focus on filmmaking in south-east Asia and Switzerland, as well as a celebration of music video culture and local movie critics discussing their favourite German-language films.
Elsewhere, visitors can enjoy special events such as Sound and Vision, which will involve live musicians creating new soundtracks for films on stage.
Festival passes are available for a discounted price of 40 (£35) before Sunday November 6th. Those who purchase their pass after this date will have to pay 50.
Passes provide access to all screenings and events, although individual tickets are also available.
Film fans seeking places to stay in Berlin will find offers a wide range of accommodation, such as the Melia Berlin.
This hotel is located in the heart of the city, on the banks of the River Spree.
Visit for more information about the festival.

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