Tuesday, 20 June 2023

In the run-up to the Women's World Cup taking place this summer, the Berlin football film festival "11mm" is celebrating the female side of football in an evening event on 26 June.

"We have put together a reel of short films for this evening, dedicated to the theme of "Women & Football" in a cheerful, sad and thoughtful way," explains 11mm festival director Birger Schmidt.

The 7 short films come from 6 different countries. A jury will select the winning film at the end of the evening. This year's jury members are:


MARIËTTE RISSENBEEK, managing director of the Berlinale and thus the first woman to head the festival;

ANNKATRIN HENDEL, producer and director

TÜLIN DUMAN, queer and human rights activist 

MARTIN "GOTTI" GOTTSCHILD, musician, comedian and author

ULRIKE HÄFNER, Vice President 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam

KEVIN KÜHNERT, politician

A representative of VfL Wolfsburg

There will also be live music by Ditty and a half-time talk on the state of women's football with representatives from Turbine Potsdam, Viktoria Berlin, Hertha BSC and DAZN, among others.

The host of the evening will be Inka Blumensaat (NDR).

Presented by Volkswagen 11mm2017 volkswagen logo

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