Record number of 22 European Academy Award entries scheduled for EFP's LA Screenings

BUDAPEST: Attila Till’s second feature Kills on Wheels, currently shooting until the end of October, is a thriller involving a crippled young man who finds excitement in joining a gang of hitmen working for the mafia.

JIHLAVA: A total of 57 world, international and European premieres will screen in the competition sections of the 18th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival from 23 to 28 October 2014.

European Film Promotion will run LA screenings from 29 October to 10 November for nine CEE films and thirteen European films submitted for consideration as Best Foreign Language Film.

PARIS: The project Off the Wall has selected a group of recent films from post-communist countries that will tour seven European festivals starting with special screenings in Tarragona, Spain on 3 November 2014. The tour will continue in Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan and Paris.

The 18th edition of Black Nights Film Festival will set focus on the Polish cinema from 14th to 30th November 2014. Nearly two dozens of films by Polish authors will be presented to film fans in Estonia, among them the opening film of the festival, “Warsaw 1944” by Jan Komasa.

The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2014 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film.

PRAGUE: Czech actor, playwright, and anti-Communist dissident Pavel Landovsky (78) died on 10 October 2014.

SIBIU: Director Sergei Loznitsa received the Trophy for Best Film for his full-length documentary Maidan at the 21st ASTRA Film Festival which wrapped 11 October.

A selection of films from post-communist countries, including VIKTORIA, VELVET TERRORISTS, ALL THAT I LOVE, THIS AIN'T CALIFORNIA will tour seven European festivals, starting with special screenings at REC Tarragona every Monday in November.

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