ZAGREB: Eighteen titles have been selected for the International Competition of the 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held physically from 13 to 20 June 2021.

Film Center Serbia announced the following grants on 28 May 2021.

BUCHAREST: Cultural and artistic events are allowed indoors in Romania at 70% of the capacity starting 1 June 2021, compared to 50% that was decided on 15 May 2021. The number of people allowed during outdoor cultural activities increased from 500 to 1,000.

Visitors will experience the 14th edition of Fest Anča International Animation Festival online, getting their regular fix of the very best animation from the last two years through their devices – despite the pandemic.

STRASBOURG: Eight FNE Partner Countries are in the top 10 of the fastest growing audiovisual markets (average annual growth 2015-2019), according to the YEARBOOK 2020/2021 KEY TRENDS, published by the European Audiovisual Observatory.

ŽILINA: The 14th edition of Fest Anča will be held online from 1 to 4 July 2021, and the films will be available till 11 July 2021. Fest Anča will be the first Slovak festival to use the Festhome platform.

BRNO: EKOFILM has extended the call for entries for its 47th edition, which will take place 20 – 23 October 2021 under the theme Address: Planet Earth. Submissions will be accepted until 30 June 2021 at

The eighth Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) will take place on 14-24 October this year. The festival invites audiences and filmmakers to a carefully curated selection of exceptional and current films, and continues to enhance the northern European cultural space by developing an internationally recognised cinema event in Latvia.

FNE continues to report about the critical conditions of cinemas in the region.

TALLINN: Cinemas and theatres reopened in Estonia on 24 May 2021, as the country has been registering the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the Baltic States for a month. Cinemas will work at 50 percent of their capacity.