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Just Film Festival to screen a special programme of short films made by Estonian youth

The 21st Just Film festival, the biggest sub-festival of the Black Nights Film Festival, announces this year's programme, screening films that affect kids and youth from all around the world. For the first time ever, the festival offers the opportunity to watch films that are made by Estonian kids and…
26-10-2021

12 films to compete in Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s Baltic Competition

Showcasing the best and freshest cinematic output of the three Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – the Baltic Competition of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) will screen 12 films, including 5 world premieres this year: 3 from Estonia and 1 each from Latvia and Lithuania. 5 Estonian…
25-10-2021

After 11 days of cinema, the eighth Riga International Film Festival draws to a close and announces its winners

The Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) took place this year from 14 to 24 October, initially in person in Riga, Valmiera and Madona, and simultaneously online throughout Latvia. The festival now closes out its eighth edition by announcing this year’s winners! The winning films were selected from a broad…
25-10-2021

Ji.hlava IDFF - Opening film on Belarus, masterclasses by O. Stone and V. Mansky, festival juries

The jubilee 25th Ji.hlava IDFF kicks off tomorrow and we are sharing with you the latest news about the festival’s opening film, awards, juries as wells as the film sections, which have not yet been introduced – Czech Joy and Constellations.
25-10-2021

Independent, fearless, indomitable: the heroines of the 31st FFC

In its 31st edition, the FilmFestival Cottbus will present a total of 61 films from 33 (co-)production countries by and about women. The films bear witness to a world in which women can make equally sensitive films about men as men can make subtle films about women.
25-10-2021

Latvian film “Troubled Minds” will have World premiere at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s First Feature Competition

A dramedy “Troubled Minds” (dir. Raitis Abele and Lauris Abele) will have its World premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film festival, the First Feature Competition on the 20th of November. The film is selected together with other 20 debuts from the whole world.
24-10-2021

The winner of the 47th IFF EKOFILM is the Polish film The Whale from Lorino

Slovak film The Golden Land wins the Festival President's Award
23-10-2021

Transilvania IFF: Submissions now open for the 21st edition!

NEW: the documentaries section becomes competitive
21-10-2021

JI.HLAVA NEW VISIONS FORUM 2021 EUROPEAN PROJECTS IN PRODUCTION AND POST-PRODUCTION

Dear friends, The Ji.hlava New Visions Forum, a new financing, co-production and networking event, will present 37 carefully selected new European and U.S. documentary projects. The presentations will take place on Thursday, October 28 at 15.00–19.00 (projects in development) and on Friday, October 29 at 15.00–19.00 (projects in production and…
21-10-2021

Submissions now open for the 21st edition of TIFF! NEW: the documentaries section becomes competitive

Submissions for the 21st edition of Transilvania International Film Festival are now open! Mark your calendar and save the dates: June 17 - 26, 2022, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The next edition brings an important change in our regulations: the What's Up, Doc? section becomes competitive! It is now open to international…
21-10-2021

Eastern Europe between Teachers' Lounge, Murman Railway and Brighton Beach - The competitions of the 31st FilmFestival Cottbus at a glance

The 31st FilmFestival Cottbus returns to the Cottbus’ cinemas from 2nd to 7th of November and presents 32 films from 26 (co-)production countries in its three competitions feature film, short film and youth film. One of the films will celebrate its world premiere in Cottbus and 26 films their German…
21-10-2021

Flowers Are Not Silent about contemporary Belarus to open the 25th Ji.hlava Oliver Stone, Vitaly Mansky and Flatform will have masterclasses

The 25th annual Ji.hlava IDFF is only five days away! The festival will open with When Flowers Are Not Silent by Belarusian director Andrei Kutsila that captured the brutal suppression of demonstrations against last year’s rigged presidential election in Belarus. This year’s Contribution to World Cinema Award will be presented…
21-10-2021

See European projects in development selected for the Ji.hlava New Visions Forum 2021

Dear friends, We are happy to share with you 11 new European documentary projects in development, which will be presented at the Ji.hlava New Visions Forum on October 28–29. The Forum will feature projects that include diverse genres and audiovisual formats – such as fiction films with documentary aspects, hybrid…
20-10-2021

EKOFILM, a festival of environmental documentaries, starts tomorrow on 20 October 2021

BRNO/CZ – Starting tomorrow, Brno will become the epicentre of environmental documentaries for four days. A delegation of filmmakers will be present at the screening of ten competing films at the 47th EKOFILM International Film Festival with an environmental theme. Filip Remunda, Joep van Dijk from the Netherlands and Jakub…
20-10-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announces its full 2021 Official Selection lineup

The festival’s main competition programme adds one new world premiere, ten international premieres and three European premieres to the six world premieres previously announced. Nineteen films will be screened in competition, with three films out of competition. It’s a packed lineup featuring a couple of legends, a raft of returning…
20-10-2021

FUTURE FILMS FESTIVAL - brand new and unique international film festival born in Serbia

We are happy to announce the FUTURE FILMS FESTIVAL - a festival of video presentations of films and series in development. The first edition is on December 15th 2021. on site in Belgrade, Serbia and online on www.futurefilmsfestival.com
19-10-2021

POFF Shorts reveals competition titles for 2021

Award winners and popular festival titles sit alongside new discoveries for audiences to see during Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in November.
19-10-2021

EKOFILM, a festival of environmental documentaries, starts tomorrow on 20 October 2021

BRNO/CZ – Starting tomorrow, Brno will become the epicentre of environmental documentaries for four days. A delegation of filmmakers will be present at the screening of ten competing films at the 47th EKOFILM International Film Festival with an environmental theme. Filip Remunda, Joep van Dijk from the Netherlands and Jakub…
19-10-2021

SIX DAYS, THREE HUNDRED FILMS, BACK IN CINEMAS! JI.HLAVA CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY

The 25th Ji.hlava IDFF, a key European documentary film festival, kicks-off in two weeks! Festival visitors can look forward to three hundred films including the latest Czech and international documentary cinema, a unique retrospective of Romanian experimental film, and a section dedicated to the American thinker and essayist Susan Sontag.…
14-10-2021

The Krakow festival is waiting for the best films from around the world.

Every year, at the beginning of October, films from all over the world compete for a prestigious place on the program of the Krakow Film Festival. From 29 May to 5 June and online from 3 to 12 June, the audience at next year’s Krakow Film Festival will get to…
13-10-2021