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Organisers of Kaunas International Film Festival say: zebra is white

Zebra is white; the glass is half full; the egg came first; to be - these are the answers provided by the third Kaunas International Film Festival to the questions that everybody asks sooner or later. The festival's slogan this year is: "Film that answers questions".

Cyprus Guilt opens Athens festival

After the world opening in Montreal IFF, Guilt, a Cyprus/Greece co-production directed by Vassilis Mazomenos, has been chosen to officially open the Panorama of European Cinema International Film Festival in Athens (Oct. 22-Nov. 1).

EFA nominated films at Warsaw festival

Twelve of the 48 films competing for the European Film Academy's European Film Awards this year are in the programme of the 25th Warsaw Film Festival.

Foxes and Broken Promise head to Pusan

Two Slovak films, Foxes and Broken Promises have been selected for the World Cinema section of the Pusan film festival.

Potoroz Festival Spotlight: Personal Baggage

Independent director, screenwriter, editor and production designer Janez Lapanjne follows his film poetics of his earlier films (Short Circuits, Rustling Landscapes) in his third feature, Personal Baggage.

Potoroz Festival Spotlight: Slovenian Girl

Damjan Kozole's Slovenian Girl, a film about greed and lost ambitions, is the latest of his transition film series that started with Porno Film (2000) and Spare Parts (2003, nominated for Golden Bear in Berlin).

Potoroz Festival Spotlight: 9:06

Igor Šterk's forth film (Ljubljana, Tuning, and Ekspres, Ekspres) has its Slovenian premiere at the 12th Festival of Slovenian Film, following its world premiere in competition in Montreal.

Festivals: Antalya competition line-up

The Antalya Golden Orange film festival (October 10-17) features 12 films in international competition and 16 Turkish full-length films in the national competition section.


THE INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN ORANGE FILM COMPETTIONOn October 10th-17th, 2009 the city of Antalya will once again host one of the most prestigious events of the year with the 46th Antalya International Golden Orange Film Festival. This year's Festival is sponsored by the Municipality of Antalya, and organized by the Antalya…

Festivals:Potoroz festival of Slovenian Films opens

The 12th Festival of Slovenian Film is taking place in Portorož October 1-3, with an overview of the Slovenian film production from the past year, culminating in the national Vesna Awards for filmmaking.

Festivals: Warsaw Film Festival gets an "A"

The Warsaw International Film Festival has been promoted to the "competitive feature film festival" category, previously known as the "A" category, by FIAPF.

DOCBOAT 2009 - The winner is ...

The winner is...„Japan: A Story of Love and Hate" by Sean McAllister.

Kaunas International Film Festival: Focus on film composers

What would film be without music? The organisers of Kaunas International Film Festival confidently shake their heads - film can not exist without music, and present a special programme Nordic Sounds in Film dedicated to composers of film scores. Next weekend, Kaunas will be visited by three film composers from…

Baltic Sea festival opens in Hungary

The Baltic Sea festival is bringing fourteen films from the region to Budapest through October 12.

DOCBOAT festival's competition the GRAND PRIX VISTULA RIVER

We already know who the quarter-finalists are. The DOCBOAT jury (Martichka Bozhilova - producer from Bulgaria, Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła - head of the program office of the Krakow Film Festival, Igor Blaževič - the director of One World film festival in Prague, Roman Kurkiewicz - journalist, Andrzej Titkow - director) chose…

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Never Say Never

In Never Say Never directof Wojciech Pacyna explores the workplace world where women are as driven as men.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight : Mall Girls

Mall Girls, the feature debut of Katarzyna Rosłaniec, is a story about the need for acceptance and the lengths a teen will go to get it.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight : The Dark House

Wojciech Smarzowski directs The Dark House, a tragicomedy about the dark side of human nature.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight : My Flesh My Blood

My Flesh My Blood by director Marcin Wrona combines the clash between two cultures with a universal story about the need of continuity.

FNE in Gdynia: Gdynia winners. Strong Competition for 34th Polish Film Festival

Newcomer Borys Lankosz won the Golden Lion for best Polish film of the year for his feature debut The Reverse at the 34th edition of the Gdynia Festival of Polish Festival Films which was held from 14-19 September. But Lankosz faced tough competition as the awards were handed out at…