Lakeside Film Festival is an open-air cinema weekend held by a remote lake in the woods just outside of Berlin.
The Lakeside festival team take over an entire former GDR holiday camp and convert it into a weekend film festival consisting of four large outdoor cinema stages.
Screening late into the night the open-air film program includes a selection of the latest film festival titles, plus cult classics, psychedelic horrors, stoner comedies, documentaries, and short films.
During the day enjoy swimming in the lake, relaxing in nature or joining the program of podcast recordings, film quizzes, live music and DJs.
2022 Program Coming Soon
Lakeside Film Festival is located in the beautiful Brandenburg countryside near the Polish border. It is easily reachable from Berlin by train. The campsite has a secluded lake, plenty of space for enjoying the sun, a fireplace and grill.
Klingemühle 4, 15848 Friedland, OT Chossewitz, Brandenburg, Germany
How To Get There
The nearest train station is Grunow (LOS), which is also sometimes called Grunow (Niederlausitz). There are two options to travel from Berlin by train.
1. RB36 from Königs Wusterhausen to Grunow: Take an S-Bahn to Königs Wusterhausen. Then take the RB36 regional train from Königs Wusterhausen (direction Frankfurt Oder) and get off at Grunow.
2. RE1 from Hauptbahnhof via Frankfurt Oder to Grunow: Take the RE1 from Hauptbahnhof or Ostkreuz. Travel to Frankfurt Oder. There, take the RB36 back in the direction of Berlin (Königs Wusterhausen), and get off at Grunow. Here you can find the times for both directions of the RB 36.
A shuttle bus service will run from Grunow train station to the campsite during the festival.
Shuttle Times will be announced closer to the festival date.
You can also bring a bike and ride from the train station. It’s a beautiful ride! Be aware that the train staff may ask you to wait for the next train (1 hour) if the train is full. If carrying equipment, you may ask the shuttle bus to transport it from the station.
Food and Drink
The Lakeside Kitchen will serve a menu of meals and snacks, with vegan and meat options. There will be breakfast, lunch and dinner menus all weekend.
You can also bring your own food and drink. There is a communal grill for use in the Village area. Please note: there are no shops anywhere nearby. For those coming by train, the last stop for groceries is Berlin or Frankfurt Oder.
What To Bring
COVID-19 test or vaccination pass
A tent and camping gear
Mosquito spray, mosquito coils
Clothing for all weather (it can get cold)
Umbrella for possible rain
Blanket or sleeping bag for late screenings
Cash for kitchen & bar (no ATM or cards)
Food and drink (or buy at bar and kitchen)
Camping is included in the ticket price.
Bring your own tent!
A limited number of cabins are available. Contact us directly to inquire.