KRAKOW: The 57th edition of the Krakow Film Festival (28 May – 4 June 2017) wrapped with awards for the best documentary, short and animated films in one of Europe’s top showcases for non-fiction feature films.
CANNES: The 70th Cannes Film Festival held from 17 to 28 May awarded its top prize the Palme d’Or to The Square, a Swedish, German, French, Danish and USA coproduction directed by Ruben Östlund. The jury headed by Pedro Almodóvar also made a surprise special award for the 70th anniversary of Cannes to Nicole Kidman, who appeared in two competition films The Killing of a Sacred Deer and The Beguiled and two films screening out of competition, the season two of Top of the Lake and special screening How to Talk to Girls at Parties.
CANNES: The 5m EUR German/French TV series Age of Iron is set to shoot in Latvia in October. The six episodes of the series will be produced by Luxfilm of Germany and Slot Machine Films of France. Latvia’s Film Angels Studio will provide services.
CANNES: The representatives of the Polish Film Institute and the Lithuanian Film Centre have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation between the two national institutions in the field of cinematography and the implementation of joint film projects.
CANNES: Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s A Man of Integrity is screening in Un Certain Regard in Cannes this year. The Iranian/Czech coproduction was shot in Iran with Prague based VFX and post production studio Magiclab providing post-production.
CANNES: The Serbian Film Centre and the French CNC have signed an audiovisual cooperation agreement in Cannes on the exchange of professional experience and know-how. The French will provide specialists on audiovisual legislation, film archives and anti-piracy.
CANNES: Today and tomorrow FNE is proud to present the great line-up of films from our region that will be screening in Cannes over the next few days. Be prepared for some exciting discoveries. See below.
CANNES: The Cannes Critics Week and the ACID have announced their selections completing the final round of films for the Cannes 2017 lineup.
CANNES: The 49th edition of the Cannes Directors Fortnight has announced its official lineup of 19 feature films and 10 shorts.
CANNES: The 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival (17-28 May) has unveiled its official selection and the Latvians and Lithuanians will be on the Croissette as coproducers of Sergei Loztnitsa’s new film A Gentle Creature, which will screen in the main competition.
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