CUT IT OUT – Goethe Institut presents short films against censorship


Rachel Leah Jones © Philippe Bellaiche

On the initiative of the Goethe Institute, directors from 20 countries have produced short films against censorship. Each film, a maximum of 45 seconds long, is intended to be a sign of solidarity with people in all those countries who suffer from the restriction of freedom of expression. The clips also draw attention to the danger of censorship, which also threatens liberal societies.

The directors of the project are coming: Angola, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Austria, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Vietnam, United Kingdom and Indonesia.

Among the filmmakers are such well-known names as Jasmila Zbanic from Bosnia / Herzegovina (winner of the Golden Bear of the Berlinale 2006 for ESMAS GEHEIMNIS ), Bence Fliegauf from Hungary (winner of the Grand Jury Prize for JUST THE WIND in 2012) or Phil Mulloy from Great Britain (known for his INTOLERANCE trilogy).
All contributions are available on the website of the Goethe Institute.