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The Bratislava International Film Festival is proud to welcome Alex Ross Perry, one of the rising stars of American independent cinema. Not only will Mr. Perry personally present all the feature-length films he has made so far but he will also hold a special masterclass during which he intends to…
A record-breaking number of Croatian titles in the main programme • Hana Jušić, Rade and Danilo Šerbedžija and Katarina Zrinka Matijević competing for Golden Pram • Together Again side programme features a long-awaited Croatian premiere of Marasović’s Goran
We would like to share with you the news that the international Call for Entries for the 8th edition of the Festival of Migrant Film is open until 15stDecember 2016! International filmmakers, video artists and activists are invited to submit their films and video works of any genre, length or…
The Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) will soon take a look back at this year’s festival season and bring to the Slovak audience films that have climbed high at the most prestigious summits of the cinema world. A vast majority of them will mark a Slovak premiere and in many…
Reaching its 20th edition this year, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF (derived from the festival’s name in Estonian), the only FIAPF-accredited (International Federation of Film Producers Associations) competitive non-specialized film festival in Northern Europe takes place on 11-27 November. Spanning over the two biggest cities of Estonia…
Three Slovak films are included in the festival's official programme. The Free Spirit Competition features Murderous Tales by Jan Bubeníček, Polish premiere awaits for The Teacher by Jan Hřebejk within the Special Screening section and 5 October by Martin Kollar is introduced in the Discoveries sidebar. Additionally, Peter Bebjak´s upcoming…
Three Slovak films are included in the festival's official programme. The Free Spirit Competition features Murderous Tales by Jan Bubeníček, Polish premiere awaits for The Teacher by Jan Hřebejk within the Special Screening section and 5 October by Martin Kollar is introduced in the Discoveries sidebar. Additionally, Peter Bebjak´s upcoming…
Press Release 08/2016Cottbus, 5 Oct. 2016Films about disruption: German-German contemporary history and European refugee experiences at the 26th FilmFestival CottbusFrom 8 to 13 November 2016, in its Specials section, the FilmFestival Cottbus will present the two film series 'Bridges and Breaks - Convergence in Post-Unification Germany' and 'Exploring the Past:…
Director, screenwriter, producer, editor, actor – Polish filmmaker Andrzej Kondratiuk was truly in a league of his own. Fiercely independent, he created personal films that run against the main current – his gentle, absurd comedies stood out among other Polish films at that time. Although he experienced the ugliness of…
International human rights film festival “Inconvenient films” is the biggest documentary event in Baltic countries. This year festival will celebrate its ten edition. In Lithuania documentaries from all over the world rarely reaches the cinemas, therefore this film festival is one of the rare opportunities to see the latest and…
For seven days between 17 and 23 of October 2016, the city of Sibiu connects to realities from all across the world through documentary film at Astra Film Festival, at its 23rd edition. Hot issues of contemporary society, such as migration or radical Islam, outline two theme programmes in the…
Modern-day nomads, contemporary seekers of home, better luck, freedom or peace. There are different reasons for leaving one's own country, forgetting one's own identity for a while. Let's have a look at some of the images of immigrants in the selection of films handpicked by the Festival programmers. Aida's Secrets…
Between the 17 and 23 of October 2016, Astra Film Festival introduces an exceptional itinerant expedition from classic documentary cinema to the latest technologies to which the film is subject, from collective viewing in the film theater to leading-edge cinematic experiences of 360-degree cross-media screenings inside a dome or film…
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR FOREIGN FEATURE FILM ENTRIES 21st Sofia International Film Festival, 9th – 19th March 2017 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS www.siff.bg SOFIA INTERNATIONALFILM FESTIVAL is the biggest competitive film festival inBulgaria, accredited by FIAPF, included in the FIPRESCI calendar, and announced by Variety as one of the top 50 unmissable…
BIAFF closing ceremony took place Bon 25 September, at Batumi State Musical Center. International Jury awarded prizes in three-competition section – International Feature Films, Doc Films and Short Films section. BIAFF international competition section’s Jury consisting of five members Dito Tsintsadze, Georgia (head of Jury), Mahtab Keramati (Iran), Liza Antonova…
Films about kids coming of age long ago stopped being childish parables for young adults only. Coming-of-age cinema has gone a long way. Today these stories amaze with depth, wisdom and incredible intensity of authentic emotions. Such films were picked by us for Warsaw Film Festival. And they're for everybody…
Balkan cinema - we don't get to see too much of it, and the Balkans is not just Kusturica! Every year at Warsaw Film Festival we fill this gap showing you films that drew out attention and claimed our hearts. We chose stories of filmmakers who realize their ideas with…
Ten projects selected from a record number of submissions will vie for the top spot at the East-West co-production market at the FilmFestival Cottbus on November 10 and 11 Cottbus, September 20, 2016 – connecting cottbus (coco), the East-West co-production market at the FilmFestival Cottbus, will once again give a…
Guard of Honour: Magdalena Sroka, Director of the Polish Film Institute/PISF in Warsaw Fri., 30 September – Wed., 5 OctoberUrania Cinema (Uraniastraße 1, 1010 Wien) Information & Tickets (already available): http://goo.gl/gzrhqI He died 20 years ago, on 13 March 1996, of a heart attack during a heart operation. On this…
With such titles as Bartosz M. Kowalski’s Playground, Andrius Blaževičius’ The Saint and Hana Jušić’ Quit Staring At My Plate, Warsaw Film Festival puts spotlight on new filmmakers. Judging by their features, the future of cinema looks bright.

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