The International Women's Film Festival Dortmund | Cologne , short IFFF Dortmund | Cologne , is Germany's leading international women's film festival. It takes place annually alternately in Dortmund and Cologne and presents around 100 films and several international competitions with a program of current and historical films that have been specially shot and / or produced by women . In addition to the competition, the festival offers a range of information and educational opportunities for women and girls in the form of workshops, lectures and workshop discussions.
The International Women's Film Festival Dortmund | Cologne emerged in 2006 from the merger of the two women's film festivals, femme totale (Dortmund) and feminale (Cologne), founded in the 1980s , and is now the largest and oldest women’s film festival in Germany. 
- Silke Johanna Räbiger (1993 - 2006 femme totale; 2006–2018 IFFF Dortmund | Cologne)
- Dr. Maxa Zoller (since 2018)
- Management: Christina Essenberger (since 2007) 
The program of the festival in Cologne is divided into three sections: Panorama, Querblick and a country focus. The Panorama section gives an overview of the current work of women filmmakers worldwide, regardless of the subject or genre of the film. Desired in the section ! - filmlust queer current lesbian, queer and transgender films are shown. The country focus gives insights into the film scene of a certain nation (2008: China, 2012: Poland) or cultural area (2012: Arab world).
In contrast to this, the film program in Dortmund always has one thematic focus (2007: music), international new discoveries, feature film debuts and an overview of the filmmaking of women worldwide.
In Dortmund two competitions are the main topic independently aligned and awarded two prizes: The by the company RWE donated and worth 25,000 euros Director's Award  and the prize money of 10,000 euros Dortmund Speedwell documentary that pays tribute to the oeuvre of a European documentary. 
In Cologne, the international debut feature film prize, endowed with 10,000 euros, supports young women directors. Since 2012, the national competition for female picture designers has been taking place, endowed with 5000 euros and awarded by a three-member jury of internationally renowned female picture designers. There is also an audience award of 1000 euros donated by the magazine choices . In 2014, Yesterday's Snow , a documentary by Yael Reuveny , won this Audience Award.
- Official website of the festival
- Critique of the IFFF opening film También la lluvia ( Memento from 23 August 2011 in the Internet Archive )
- Women's film festival with new management. Preview of the 2008 festival from April 23rd to 27th in Cologne: FOKUS CHINA. International Women's Film Festival Dortmund / Cologne, September 25, 2007, accessed on July 15, 2020 .
- RWE Film Prize. Kulturpreise.de, accessed on July 15, 2020 .
- The winners of the International Women's Film Festival 2013. Filmportal.de , April 15, 2013, accessed on July 15, 2020 .