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The Cottbus Discovery Award has been given to the Georgian director Zaza Rusadze. The prize of 4000 Euros was awarded during the 19th FilmFestival Cottbus on the occasion of the Ecumenical reception.
Six young actors and actresses from six countries in Middle and Eastern Europe have been nominated at FilmFestival Cottbus for their outstanding performance: Anna Karczmarczek in GALERIANKI | MALL GIRLS plays Alicja, a teenager torn between monetary and love affairs.
Bratislava, Nov. 3rd 2009 - New talents and renowned filmmakers. Timeless thematic and new points of view. Discoveries and rediscoveries. Visitors of the 11th International Film Festival Bratislava will have the opportunity to watch feature films, documentaries and short films presenting what nowadays drives the world cinema.
For this year's Documentary Films Competition 'Image of the World - World in Images', under the patronage of Discovery Networks Central Europe organized as a part of the Documentary Films Section of the Plus Camerimage Festival, we received over 530 entries from 79 countries from six continents. That is 150…
Get Low, an Aarona Schneider's film with cinematography by David Boyd an music composed by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek will open the 17th edition of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography PLUS CAMERIMAGE. The film produced by Dean Zanuck in coproduction with the Polish partners; TVN (Dariusz Gąsiorowski,…
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The budget crisis shut down one of the cinemas at the Jihlava film festival, the leading doc fest in CEE, but it couldn't keep away industry and guests -- a remarkable increase of over 20% more professionals showed up to check out the best of the region's booming documentary output.
The 13th Jihlave International Documentary Film Festival presented its main award to Bassidji directed Tamadon Mehran, at its closing ceremony on October 31.
The 19th Cottbus film festival ( has announced a record number of international premieres as well as an increase in prize money.
In its 19th round, FilmFestival Cottbus is starting off with both a new record of national and international premieres and a significant raise of the prize money. A special highlight at the festival-opening is the screening of the German-Russian co-production THE LAST STATION, starring Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer as…
From 21 to 26 October, the following films will be available for FREE stream at
Two films shared the Antalya Golden Orange film festival's best national film award, Bornova Bornova directed by İnan Temelkuran and Kosmos directed by Reha Erdem.
This section of the 17th International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography PLUS CAMERIMAGE will present recent Polish film productions selected from all the entries submitted this year. During the Festival, they will be judged by the members of the international Jury comprising internationally acclaimed film professionals. The cinematographer…
Jihlava IDFF 2009 starts on October 27
Thirteen films have been selected for the main competition of the Jihlava documentary film festival (, which runs October 27-November 1 in the Czech Republic.
The 25th Warsaw Film Festival ended on Sunday, 18 October. The film for the WFF's closing, screened in the 777-seat room 1 of Multikino Złote Tarasy, was the Polish production Zero directed by Paweł Borowski. The director came to the screening straight from the Pusan film festival where his film…
Institute of Documentary Film and Jihlava IDFFOctober 27 - November 1, 2009, Czech Republic
Polish director Borys Lankosz received the FIPRESCI award for Best East European debut for his Gdynia fest winner Reverse at the Warsaw film festival ( awards ceremony on October 17, while Estonia won the Best Documentary award for Disco and Atomic War.
The CinePecs V. Movast festival gave its main prize, the Golden Benjamin, to The Other Irina by Romanian filmmaker Andrei Gruzsniczki.