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ERA signs agreement with Cottbus

ERA New Horizons and the Cottbus film festival have established an ongoing collaboration in preparation for a Polish focus at the 2009 Cottbus festival.

FESTIVALS: Two Rivers Festival Brings Films to Cinema Hungary Audiences

The third edition of the Two Rivers Festival in the picturesque Polish village of Kazimierz brought a first class selection of Polish and international films to audiences who obviously have a thirst for cinema.

FESTIVALS: Hunger wins ERA's top prize

Hunger, the multiple-award-winning film debut of the famous visual artist Steve McQueen, has won the Grand Prix with an award of €20,000 of the ERA New Horizons International Competition.

Cottbus To Cooperate With Wroclaw

In the future, the FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema, will cooperate with the Film Festival Wroclaw, specifically in the mutual presentation of festival films.

34th Polish Film Festival - Film music concerts

For many years Gdynia Festival has been accompanied by film music concerts. The exceptional connection of the oldest and the youngest Muse attracts both music and cinema lovers. On 17 September 2009 in Teatr Miejski in Gdynia we will have an opportunity to listen to a concert entitled "Four Tenors…

ERA fest hosts Polish-Swedish Film Meetings

Eight film productions by Polish and Swedish producers are wrapping up three days of meetings at the ERA New Horizons film festival in Wroclav.

FNE at Pula FF: Pula Film Festival Showcases Growing Croatian Film Production: Pula Festival Winners

The 56th edition of the Pula Film Festival in Croatia (18-25 July) presented a programme that highlighted the first crop of new films produced under the new funding scheme that also saw the creation of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) (www.havc.hr).

Music Videos Competition at IFF Plus Camerimage

Dear Friends, I am writing to you from PLUS CAMERIMAGE, the International Film Festival of the Art Of Cinematography, the most important international event focused on the art and craft of cinematographers and the art of film as a creative team work. This time I have a great pleasure to…

+ Zero Film Festival- European Tour Summer 2010

About ZFF-Zero Film Festival - Focusing on a niche in the independent film community which has been under appreciated and ignored, Zero Film Festival is dedicated to screening self financed films from filmmakers all over the world.

FESTIVALS: Tribute to Hungarian New Wave at New Horizons

Hungarian cinema of the 1960s and 1970sThe review is organised in cooperation with the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Warsaw.

Europa Cinemas presents Karlovy Vary award

Europa Cinemas, present at the Karlovy Vary film festival for the third year, has awarded its Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film to the Danish film Applause by Martin Pieter Zandvliet.

International Film Festival DocBoat / Warsaw NON-fiction e-fest - LAST Call

International Film Festival DocBoat / Warsaw NON-fiction e-fest - LAST Call for Entries: DEADLINE moved to: 24th July 2009

Karlovy Vary East of the West: Native Dancer

Kazakh director Guka Omarova pits mysterious traditions against modern corruption in her second feature film Native Dancer, which competes in the East of the West section at Karlovy Vary.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: Room and a Half

Veteran Russian filmmaker Andrey Khrzhanovsky, who marks his 70th birthday this year, is inspired by the life of Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky in his East of the West competition film, Room and a Half.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: The Other Bank

The feature debut, Gagma Napiri/The Other Bank (www.theotherbank.info) from Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili is the unsentimental yet metaphorical story of a young refugee from Abkhazia who takes a journey home to find that grass is no greener there.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: Devil’s Town

Devil's Town is a creative, independent first feature film, described by scriptwriter and director Vladimir Paskaljević as "a black comedy of contemporary Belgrade."

Karlovy Vary East of the West: The 40th Door

Elchin Musaoglu's East of the West competition film The 40th Door is already a prize-winner; it picked up a Golden Remi award for best foreign film at the WorldFest-Houston in April.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: El Paso

El Paso (www.ceskatelevize.cz/specialy/elpaso), a social drama based on a true story from contemporary Czech Republic, places a strong emphasis on the Czech Romany (as the Gypsy population is called) problem.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: Crayfish

Bulgarian director Ivan Cherkelov unexpectedly deviates from his usual intellectual themes, turning to the post-communist mafia world in his newest film, Crayfish.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: Paper Soldier

A double award winner from the Venice film festival (Silver lion for best director and cinematography), Alexey German Jr.'s Paper Soldier screens at Karlovy Vary in the East of the West competition section.