The ISFF Detmold is dedicated to high-quality films by innovative filmmakers from all around the world. More than 3,000 short film submissions come from around 80 countries each year. The festival focuses more on non-commercial short films: Documentary, animated, experimental and feature films.
Short Films for everyone
barrier-free film viewing and listening
22.-24. October 2021
This year the ISFF will be the 17th edition ! Yeah! The Preparation of the 17th edition of the International Short Film Festival Detmold 2021 is running.
Deadline for the directors: 15.04.2021!
Than we will start to sort out a very nice and exciting Selection for you.
ACCESS FOR EVERYBODY
We show short films from all over the world in Detmold. We are glad to welcome a great number of international filmmakers and artists in Detmold. The program is accompanied by video installations, concerts, and workshops.
Different cultures and ideas are considered to be new perspectives and models of explanation for life and reality
The festival wants to offer cultural exchange to the benefit of those who participate in it. Art and culture mainly function as a joyful way of using our time.
Everyone has the right to participate in cultural life!
For this reason the 17th ISFF Detmold has the motto: “Short Films for everyone” and offers the possibility of barrier-free film viewing and listening. Selected film-blocks will be provided with audio descriptions for the blind and visually impaired, and subtitles for the hearing impaired, thus offering the possibility of inclusive participation.