SEVILLE: Six documentaries from CEE countries are among the 15 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2018. The EFA Awards ceremony will be held in Seville, Spain on 15 December 2018.
Ten documentary festivals, including the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival and the Krakow Film Festival, have suggested one film each. Based on their recommendations and films individually submitted, the documentary committee, consisting of EFA Board Member Ira von Gienanth (Germany), festival programmers Marek Hovorka (Czech Republic) and Elena Subirà i Roca (Spain), producer Nik Powell (UK) and commissioning editor Sari Volanen (Finland), decided on the selection.
Selected Films from CEE Countries:
A Woman Captured (Hungary, Germany) Directed by Bernadett Tuza-Ritter
Srbenka (Croatia)Directed by Nebojša SlijepčevićProduced by Restart
Tarzan’s Testicles / Ouăle lui Tarzan (Romania, France) Directed by Alexandru Solomon Produced by HiFilm Productions Coproduced by Seppia Film Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Eurimages, Creative Europe, Eurométropole de Strasbourg, Procirep-Angoa and with the participation of HBO Europe
The Dead Nation / Țara moartă (Romania) Directed by Radu Jude Produced by HiFilm Productions
The Lust for Power / Mečiar (Slovakia, Czech Republic) Directed by Tereza Nvotová Produced by PubRes Coproduced by HBO Europe and Negativ Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech State Cinematography Fund
The Other Side of Everything / Druga strana svega (Serbia, France, Qatar) Directed by Mila Turajlić Produced by Dribbling Pictures Supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, Film Center Serbia, CNC – Cinémas du monde, Doha Film Institute and HBO Europe