FESTIVALS: Timișoara Central European Film Festival Announces Lineup


    TIMIȘOARA: The Mediaș European Film Festival (MECEFF) relocates to Timișoara and runs in competition 13 films from CEE from 3 to 9 September 2017.

    The films come from Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania. An international jury will choose the winners. The programme also includes concerts, exhibitions and workshops.

    After the death of its initiator, Romanian director and producer Radu Gabrea, the festival is now headed by Victoria Cociaș.

    The Timișoara Central European Film Festival (CEFFTm) is organised by the Euro Fest Association with the support of the Timișoara City Hall, the House of Culture Timișoara, the Ministry of Culture and National Identity, the Romanian Cultural Institute, Timiș Council County and the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN).  


    Spoor / Pokot (Poland, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Agnieszka Holland
    Produced by TOR Film Production, coproduced by Heimatfilm GmbH, Chimney Group, Nutprodukce , nutprodukcia
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Czech State Cinematography Fund, Eurimages, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Swedish Film Institute, MEDIA Programme and Polish-German Co-Development Fund

    Constitution by Rajko GrlićThe Constitution / Ustav Republike Hrvatske (Croatia, Czech Republic, Macedonia, UK)
    Directed by Rajko Grlić
    Produced by Interfilm
    Coproduced by In-Film, Sever&Sever, the Croatian Radio Television HRT and NP7, Revolution Production and Film and Music Entertainment
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Croatian Radio Television, the Czech Film Foundation, Macedonian Film Agency, the Slovenian Film Centre, Eurimages and MEDIA Programme

    Sieranevada (Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, France)
    Directed by Cristi Puiu
    Produced by Mandragora
    Coproduced by Studioul de Creaţie Cinematografică Romania, 2006 d.o.o., Spiritus Movens, Sisters and Brother Mitevski Production, Alcatraz Films
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Fondacija za Kinematografiju Sarajevo, the Macedonian Film Agency, Eurimages, Region Ile de France

    The Golden Five (Macedonia)
    Directed by Goran Trenchovski
    Produced by Revolution Production
    Coproduced by the Macedonian National Television
    Supported by the Macedonian Film Agency

    I, Olga Hepnarova / Já, Olga Hepnarová (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, France)
    Directed by Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda
    Produced by Black Balance
    Coproduced by by Media BrigadeAlef Film and Media Group, Love.FRAME, Ace Prague,  Barrandov Studios,  Michael Samuelson Lighting Prague,  FAMU, Arizona Films (France)
    Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Polish Film Institute, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Odra Film

    A Good Wife / Dobre žena (Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia)
    Directed by Mirjana Karanovic
    Produced by This&That Productions
    Coproduced by Deblokada, Nukleus Film, Cineplanet
    Supported by Film Fund Sarajevo

    Smac (Greece)
    Directed by Elias Demetriou

    1945 (Hungary)
    Directed by Ferenc Török

    Enclave / Enklava (Serbia)
    Directed by Goran Radovanovic
    Produced by Sein+Hain Film
    Coproduced by Nama Film, ZDF, in cooperation with Arte
    Supported by the Film Center Serbia, City of Belgrade, the Global Film Initiative, MFG, Filmforderung Baden-Wurttemberg, Eurimages, Council of Europe, MDM, Art & Popcorn, MegaCom Film

    The Teacher by Jan HřebejkThe Teacher / Učitelka (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Jan Hřebejk
    Produced by PubRes,RTVS
    Coproduced by OffSide Men, Czech Television
    Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund

    Life Is a Trumpet / Život je truba (Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia)
    Directed by Antonio Nuić
    Produced by Propeler Film
    Coproduced by Baš Čelik, Artikulacija production, Staragara, Croatian Radiotelevision
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Croatian Radiotelevision, Zagreb Film Festival, MEDIA Programme for development, the Slovenian Film Centre

    Godless (Bulgaria, Denmark, France)
    Directed by Ralitza Petrova
    Produced by Klas Film
    Coproduced by Snow Globe, Alcatraz Films, Film Factory production
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Danish Film Institute, Eurimages

    Thank You for Bombing! (Austria)
    Directed by Barbara Eder