While some autumn film festivals seemingly completely unaffected by the crisis are announcing their early-bird offers, among the film festivals with dates in spring and summer there is perplexity, pragmatism in the sense of cancelling the 2020 edition, activism with partial offers to meet the expectations of the financiers up to a courageous, visionary attitude to use the need of the hour for a test run of film festival concepts of the future. The CPH:DOX, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival has already distinguished itself as a pioneer, and others have already announced their online edition.
A list of German Films gives an overview of the current festival season, some of which extends into the summer.