Everyone has the right to participate in cultural life. That is our big why, our mission. We are screening barrier-free film blocks for all visitors with hearing or vision impairments. Audio descriptions, sign-language translation and subtitles make it possible for people with special needs to enjoy short films together with their loved ones and new friends they make during the festival. The festival venue is accessible to everyone. The ISFF Detmold is a celebration of diversity, inclusion and togetherness.
We continue our journey!
Last year we introduced you to a new format of the ISFF Detmold. While we welcomed our lovely guests at the Stadthalle Detmold, hundreds of others tuned in via our online stream to watch films, as well as celebrate inclusivity, togetherness and the art of filmmaking.
But we took it one step further. In addition to a simple online live-stream that allows you to watch movies on a screen best suitable for you, we brought the whole cinema to you. We experimented with a 360° live-stream that takes you inside the festival venue, almost like sitting there yourself, watching the films, hearing and seeing the crowd around you.
To make this experience available for everyone, we created festival kits, including DIY virtual-reality headsets, the festival program and small surprises.
This year we plan to continue with the hybrid festival. We want to improve this format to give our guests an even higher quality experience. So be ready for another ISFF Detmold. We will definitely be ready for you.
See you in October!
Short films and more!
In addition to our short film programme, we offer a variety of side events.