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Apply now to Ex Oriente Film 2020 and get a tailor made training for the development of your film with the help of more than 30 world renowned film professionals! You can submit your work until 30 April 2020 via this online application form. Applying is free of charge.

PRAGUE: Another Czech producer with an international outlook is Vratislav Šlajer of Bionaut.

East Doc Platform East Doc Platform kicked off on 7 March and was due to run until 13 March but has moved its programme online after the Czech government issued special COVID-19 restrictions. All remaining meetings will be taking place online in the next few weeks. East Doc Platform Awards will be announced in a press release.

PRAGUE: The programme of the 9th edition of East Doc Platform (Prague, 7–13 March 2020) includes a masterclass by Fredrik Gertten (PUSH), the panel discussion Filmmaking against Dictatorships and presentations of upcoming documentaries. The programme is in English, free of charge.

The Czech/Slovak documentary Frem will screen in Berlin before opening in Czech cinemas.

East Doc Platform has unveiled the trailer for its upcoming 9th edition.

Film professionals who want to attend the East Doc Platform industry programme can buy an Industry Pass until 21 February 2020. The open programme is, again this year, available for free.

Alternative distribution platform KineDok and Prague screening room Screenshot have prepared a month long journey (2-27 February 2020) through European documentary films in 15 screenings.

Simon Mozgovyi's Salt from Bonneville is a new part of the East Silver Caravan, which takes care of selected films and helps with festival distribution.

Take a closer look at the Romanian documentary Too Close / Apropierea directed by Botond Püsök, which was selected for the 17th edition of  Ex Oriente Film out of a record number of 107 submitted projects from 40 countries.