VENICE: Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky returns to Venice with Paradise which screens in competition in Venice.
VENICE: Director and writer Tom Ford once again shows himself to be a master of visual style in this haunting romantic thriller Nocturnal Animals that screens in the main competition in Venice with an exploration of the thin lines between love and cruelty, and revenge and redemption the startles with a plot of twists and turns, violence and beauty.
VENICE: Serbian director Emir Kusturica’s On The Milky Road screens in competition at the Venice Film Festival with Kusturica filling the dual role of director and leading actor.
The 73 Venice Film Festival opened literally on a high note with director Damien Chazelle’s musical extravaganza La La Land.
BRUSSELS: The association of the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) has issued a statement opposing proposals for Creative Europe budget cuts that face a critical vote today (11 October 2016) in the BUDG committee of the European Parliament.
BRUSSELS: MEP and EU Culture Committee Chair Silvia Costa and UK director Ken Loach were joined by other participants at the LUX Prix 10th Anniversary event in paying tribute to Polish director Andrzej Wajda.
WARSAW: Today FNE launches its cutting edge series of articles and events at the heart of innovation in the European AV sector. The FNE AV Innovation team headed by Tallinn based innovation expert Peeter Nieler brings together top experts across Europe to look at how innovation is transforming the AV sector and how it can be a catalyst to increase audiences.
FNE TV talked to Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski about his lifetime achievement award in Venice, Boban Jevtic the head of the Serbian Film Centre about Emir Kusturica’s eagerly anticipated On the Milky Road, which screened in the main competition, and asked Sofia Film Festival helmers Stefan Kitanov and Mira Staleva to tell FNE how a meeting in Venice with directors Peter Brosens and Jessica Woolworth three years ago led to a Bulgarian/Belgian coproduction King of the Belgians premiering in the Venice Orizzonti.
GDYNIA: The main prize of the 41st Gdynia Film Festival went to The Last Family directed by Jan P. Matuszyński. The film’s star Andrzej Seweryn also won the prize for best actor.
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