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Six Documentaries from CEE Countries Nominated for EFA Awards Featured

Srbenka by Nebojša Slijepčević Srbenka by Nebojša Slijepčević

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 Slijepčević
Produced 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 SerbiaFilm Center Serbia, CNC – Cinémas du monde, Doha Film Institute and HBO Europe

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