The Golden Fruit Plan is initiated by The Golden Tree International Documentary Festival, the Golden Tree Documentary Fund, both based in Germany and Beijing and the Arkana Film Studio, based in Warsaw, Poland. The partner is Wajda School. It aims to discover new talents and promote cooperation and co-production of documentary film making between China and Europe.

WARSAW: Fifteen titles including new films by Lech Majewski, Algimantas Puipa, Oleg Sentsov and Bogdan George Apetri have been selected for the International Competition of the 37th Warsaw Film Festival, set to take place 8-17 October 2021.

PODGORICA: The 12th edition of UnderhillFest, the only long documentary international film festival in Montenegro, started in Podgorica on 22 September 2021. More than 20 titles divided into International Competition, Regional Competition and Out of Competition will screen till 30 September 2021.

BUCHAREST: Four long documentaries, one feature film, eleven short fiction films, one short animated film and one medium length fiction film have been selected from 91 projects for the 6th edition of FILM+, the alternative programme supporting independent film productions from Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Serbia and Greece.

BUCHAREST: The famous ballet dancer Sergei Polunin, who was a special guest of the 20th edition of Transilvania IFF (TIFF, 31 July - 9 August 2021), has shot a short film in Romania on the famous Transalpina road, the highest road in Romania and the oldest across the Carpathian Mountains, as well as in an oak forest in Valcea County.

LJUBLJANA: The first Slovenian film retrospective in Izmir will screen six Slovenian feature films and six short films during the 7th Balkan Panorama Film Festival, taking place in Izmir, Turkey, from 27 September to 3 October 2021. All the films were co-financed by the Slovenian Film Centre, which is organising the Slovenian focus.

This year, the 7th Balkan Panorama Film Festival, which is taking place between 27 September and 3 October, will focus on Slovenia. The Turkish audience will be able to see a total of twelve Slovenian films, of these six features and six shorts.

FILM+, the alternative program supporting independent film productions from Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Serbia announces the participants of the 6th edition, following the open call for projects submitted this summer. The program also includes a fifth country from now on, Greece, and will cover a year of mentoring and support in its three labs dedicated to development, production and post-production.

From the 91 projects proposed by filmmakers, 18 projects were selected for this edition: 4 documentary feature films, a  fiction feature film, 11 fiction shorts, an animated short and a medium length fiction film.

LJUBLJANA: Sanremo, Miroslav Mandić's drama about aging, has been selected as Slovenia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category. The film is a Slovenian/Italian coproduction supported by the Slovenian Film Centre.