BELGRADE: The Turkish/German/Serbian coproduction feature Suddenly, to be directed by Melisa Fatma Önel Tecimen, received a grant of 85,000 EUR from Eurimages in December 2021.

BELGRADE: The popular and esteemed Serbian actress Mirjana Karanović is developing her second feature film Mother Mara / Majka Mara. The project has recently received support of 170,000 EUR from Eurimages. Mirjana Karanović will star in this coproduction between Serbia, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Switzerland.

BELGRADE: Omar El Zohairy’s feature Feathers won the Grand Prix at the 27th edition of the Author's Film Festival, which was officially closed in Belgrade’s Kombank Hall on 3 December 2021.

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced this autumn’s batch of grants in four categories. They include a new category focusing solely on book/literary work adaptations. A total of  2,215,122 EUR / 259 m RSD were allocated.

BELGRADE: Belgrade-based Soul Food has acquired world sales rights for Dušan Kovačević’s latest feature Being Human Isn’t So Bad / Nije loše biti čovek ahead of its domestic premiere, scheduled for 7 December. The film is about to enter regular cinema distribution two days later. The local distributor is MCF Megacom Film.

BELGRADE: The 27th edition of the Auteur Film Festival – Festival autorskog filma in Belgrade kicks off on 26 November and runs through 3 December 2021. This year, it will present and screen more than 80 films divided into 11 segments, including two new ones: Ekoskop, containing films on ecological issues, and Raw, focusing on genre-wise arthouse feature films.

BELGRADE: The Switzerland-based company Lightdox has acquired Museum of the Revolution / Muzej revolucije, the long documentary debut of Serbian director Srđan Keča, ahead of its world premiere in the Luminous (programme focusing solely on world premiere films) segment of the ongoing edition of IDFA in Amsterdam. The film will be competing for the Best First Film Award. It is a Serbian/Croatian/Czech cooroduction.

BELGRADE: The virtual conference CGA BelGrade is scheduled for 18-19 November, with its theme centered around Metaversity, a concept that blends the power of collective wisdom and the world beyond digital.

BELGRADE: Six Serbian feature film projects will be presented at a coproduction market held in Paris 17 - 19 November 2021, organised by Film Center Serbia, the French Center for Film and Moving Images (CNC) and the French Institute in Serbia.

BELGRADE: Domestic films continues to be the major draw in the case of Serbian cinemas. The latest in a long series, the action thriller South Wind 2 – Speed Up / Južni vetar 2 – Ubrzanje directed by Miloš Avramović, topped the 4 - 7 November 2021 weekend chart by a landslide, with impressive 115,227 admissions with 53 prints, grossing 443,788 EUR / 52,206,320 RSD. The local distributor is Taramount Film and the film is a Serbian/Croatian coproduction.

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