FNE Visegrad YR2021 Livestream: Join Us in Budapest

BUDAPEST: FNE YR2021 Visegrad Livestream with Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival.
12-11-2021

FNE at Verzió Film Festival 2021: Verzió Launches Places to B Fest Network

BUDAPEST: Verzió International Human Rights Film Festival (Budapest, Hungary), Fipadoc International Documentary Film Festival (Biarritz, France) and Biografilm festival (Bologna, Italy) are launching a new network, Places to B –…
12-11-2021

FNE at Zagreb FF 2021: The Staffroom

ZAGREB: The Staffroom / Zbornica, the debut feature of Sonja Tarokić, screens in the main competition of the Zagreb Film Festival, which runs 14 – 21 November 2021. The film…
12-11-2021

FNE at Zagreb FF 2021: As Far as I Can Walk

BELGRADE: As Far as I Can Walk / Strahinja Banović by Stefan Arsenijević screens in the main competition of the 19th Zagreb Film Festival, which takes place 14 - 21…
12-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Distributor Máté Takács: Fórum Hungary

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Hungarian distributor Máté Takács who is publicity manager of Fórum Hungary, about the challenges he has faced as a distributor during the pandemic,…
11-11-2021

Slovenian Cinemas Hit With New COVID Restrictions

LJUBLJANA: Newly announced Covid prevention measures declared by the Slovenian Government will limit the activities in the field of cinema exhibition. The restrictions include upgrading acceptable mandated masks, presentation of…
11-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Goran Kulenović Shoots The Death of the Little Match Girl

ZAGREB: Goran Kulenović has started filming his feature film The Death of the Little Match Girl on the Croatian island of Rab, after a year of COVID-related delays. The adaptation…
11-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Cyprus IFF 2021 Opens in Nicosia and Lanarca

NICOSIA: The 16th edition of the Cyprus International Film Festival (CYIFF) opens 11 November 2021 in Nicosia before moving on to Lanarca and closing on 17 November.
11-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Darko Sinko's Inventory Competes at Ljubljana IFF 2021

LJUBLJANA: Darko Sinko's debut film Inventory / Inventura screens in the competition of the 32nd Ljubljana IFF, taking place 10 – 21 November 2021.
11-11-2021

East Doc Platform and CEE Animation Deadlines Approach

PRAGUE: CEE Animation Forum is accepting applications for its 2022 Workshop through 15 November 2021. The programme is now open to professionals from all EU member states.
11-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Luka Marčetič Finishes Shooting Sequel to Slovenian Cult Hit At Hostar

LJUBLJANA: Luka Marčetič has finished shooting At Hostar 2 / Pr’Hostar 2 ‰, the Slovenian domestic hit that still holds the record for the most admissions since 1991. The shooting,…
10-11-2021

Films From FNE Partner Countries Nominated for European Film Academy Awards

BERLIN: Quo Vadis, Aida? by Bosnian director Jasmila Žbanić has been nominated for four 2021 European Film Academy Awards, including European film and European director. Compartment No. 6, a Finnish/Russian/Estonian/German…
10-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Gábor Osváth: Producer Hungary

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Gábor Osváth, emerging producer from Hungary, about the challenges he has faced as a producer during the pandemic, as well as about the…
10-11-2021

FNE at Verzió Film Festival 2021: Hungarian Competition: Her Mothers

BUDAPEST: Her Mothers directed by Ásia Dér and Sári Haragonics screens in the Hungarian Competition of the 2021 Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which screens in cinemas 9…
10-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Lithuanian/Estonian Doc Gentle Warriors at 2021 Scanorama

VILNIUS: Gentle Warriors directed by Marija Stonyte screens in the New in Lithuanian Film programme at the 2021 edition of Scanorama, which runs 4 – 14 November 2021. The film…
10-11-2021

Romanian Film Centre Makes Union Cinema Available for Domestic Short Films Premieres

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre (CNC) has announced that it will make available one of the two cinemas of the Romanian Film Archive in Bucharest, the Union Cinema, for the…
10-11-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Slovak Production: Post-Pandemic Boom

BRATISLAVA: Slovak film production in 2021 has restarted with unprecedented intensity, after a challenging year in 2020, when the film industry remained paralysed by the pandemic and filming was completely…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Bulgaria Postpones 2021 Golden Rhyton FF As COVID Worsens

SOFIA: Bulgaria’s NFC has announced the postponement of the 26th edition of the most important national non-fiction film festival Golden Rhyton, originally scheduled to take place in Plovdiv 3-9 December…
09-11-2021

BOX OFFICE: South Wind 2 – Speed Up Tops Serbian Box Office By a Landslide

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…
09-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Václav Marhoul Preps Czech/American Coproduction McCarthy

PRAGUE: Václav Marhoul is in preproduction with a biography of the disgraced American Senator Joseph McCarthy. The film under the working title McCarthy and slogan “The Godfather of Fear” is…
09-11-2021