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12th IDFF Jihlava 2008 – Day Two

On Saturday, the festival was already in full swing. In the grand hall of DKO, the festival day began by the screening of the competition film Royal Road of Cachaça by Pedro Urano, an imaginative journey through Brazilian history in the intoxicating colors of cachaço, alcohol made of sugar cane.…

12th Jihlava IDFF 2008 – Day One

The 12th year of Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival was opened in the grand hall of DKO by the screening of the film Ivetka and the Mountain by director Vít Janeček. Nevertheless, the film about a woman who saw the Virgin Mary as a small child but who tries to…

East European Forum begins at Jihlava

The eighth edition of the East European Forum for documentary pitching is underway at the 12th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (October 24-29).


Awards in the five competition sections of the 24th Warsaw Film Festival were presented on Saturday, 18 October.

FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema

FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema PRESS RELEASE Cottbus, October 15, 2008 PROGRAMME INFORMATION NO. 1 1. PROGRAMME - Focus, Retrospective, Russian Day, Children's and Young People's Programme 2. VENUES In less than four weeks it will be "curtain up" again for East European cinematic art at its…

Moveast Main Prize for Eva Neymann’s first feature

MOVEAST International Film Festival’s Golden Benjamin Award went to Eva Neymann’s directorial debut, AT THE RIVER. The Ukrainian first feature film produced by Odessa Film Studios was awarded FIPRESCI Prize and FICC Jury’s Don Quixote Prize as well. Press Release More information: Magyar Filmunió, Csaba Zoltán Papp, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The 4th…

4th International Eurasia Film Festival

Ferzan Ozpetek's A Perfect Day will open the 4th International Eurasia Film Festival, running October 10-19, as part of the Antalya Golden Orange film festival.

45th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival competition films

The 45th Antalia Golden Orange (October 10-19) film festival is screening 15 films in its main competition line-up.

24th Warsaw Film Festival – New Films, New Venues, New Ideas

The 24th Warsaw Film Festival, one of the most important film events in Eastern Europe, kicks off on 10 October 2008. The screenings of this year's festival will take place at Multikino Złote Tarasy and Kinoteka. The opening gala will be held on Friday night, 10 October, in Room 1…

EUROfEST awards announcement

EUROfEST - The Eastern European Film Festival in Montreal 2008. Festival's AWARDS: · FEATURE FILM COMPETITION THE CRYSTAL EYE SHORT CIRCUITS Slovenia, 2006 Dir.: Janez Lapajne THE MAGIC BEIGE EGG THE CLASS Estonia, 2007 Dir.: Ilmar Raag 1st SPECIAL MENTION MRS RATCLIFFE'S REVOLUTION Hungary & UK, 2007 Dir.: Bille Eltringham…

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Final Press Release Jihlava IDFF 2008 Jihlava IDFF 08 juries and awardsJihlava IDFF 08 competitionsJihlava IDFF 08 sampling of workshops and panelsFrederick Wiseman introduces his films in JihlavaAlternative documentaries about 9/11 2001 at the 12th Jihlava IDFF

Extensive Presentation of Czech Films and Guests at Polish Film Festival in Gdynia

Extensive Presentation of Czech Films and Guests at Polish Film Festival in Gdynia Press Release Prague, September 15, 2008 - The 33rd annual Gdynia Film Festival, which is aimed at showcasing the best of Polish cinema in the last year, opens today. As guest cinematography at this year's primarily Polish…

Arsenals film festival opening

"Arsenāls" has begun!This year's "Arsenāls" was ceremoniously opened with the screening of "Salomé" in the small hall of the Latvian National Opera for guests with invitations, as well as with the screening of the Norwegian silent film "The Bridal Party in Hardanger" and the wedding gown parade in Vērmanes dārzs,…

Gdynia film festival independent film competition and panorama of Polish cinema

Gdynia Polish Film Festival programme and juriesIndependent Cinema Competition Screenings in Silver Screen in Gdynia ANTARA (26') dir. Izabela Przylipiak Monday 15.09 - 6:00 pm Tuesday 16.09 - 10:00 amFriday 19.09 - 2:45 pm TIBI ET IGNI (127') /DLA CIEBIE I OGNIA/ dir. Tomasz Zasada, Mateusz Jemioł Tuesday 16.09 -…

FilmFestival Cottbus makes a presentation in Russia

This week, the FilmFestival Cottbus is travelling more than 600 kilometres to Svetlogorsk on the Baltic coast. Festival director Roland Rust and festival manager Andreas Stein are going there following an invitation to the 5th Baltic Debuts Film Festival in the Kalingrad region which belongs to Russia. On July 31,…

33rd Polish Film Festival in Gdynia - click here to read festival's newsletters

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Cottbus festival presents itself with reception and film in Karlovy Vary

FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema PRESS RELEASE Cottbus, July 4, 2008 The 18th FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema (11.-16.11.2008) will be presenting itself on the occasion of the 43rd edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (04.07.-12.07.2008) with a reception and a festival…


On Wednesday 9 July 2008, the festival artistic director, Petr Koliha, announced at a regular meeting held in Karlovy Vary during the KV IFF that the 49th edition of Film Festival Zlín is to continue the tradition of devoting the dramaturgy to cinematography of one particular European nation. "As for…

ERA NEW HORIZONS - click here to read festival's press releases

Poland`s Era New Horizons festival opens July 17Poland`s Era New Horizons festival closing press release