FESTIVALS: LGBT+ Film Festival 2021 Announces Programme

WARSAW: The 12th edition of LGBT+ Film Festival, the largest LGBT+ film festival in Central and Eastern Europe, will screen 53 films in eight Polish cities starting with Warsaw (17…

Sahraa Karimi and Wanda Adamik Hrycova Develop Film about Escape from Kabul

BRATISLAVA: The Afghan director Sahraa Karimi has decided to film the story of her escape from the Talibans. The film will be produced by Sahra's classmate, the Slovak producer Wanda…

FNE at Venice 2021: See How the FIPRESCI Critics Rate the Films So Far

VENICE: FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Venice Film Festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, Orizzonti, Venice Days and Critics Week giving the films…
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FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Oasis To Represent Serbia in Oscar Race

BELGRADE: Oasis, the sophomore feature by writer/director Ivan Ikić, has been selected as Serbia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International…

FESTIVALS: CineFest 2021 Starts in Miskolc with Strong Lineup

MISKOLC: The 17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, kicks off on 10 September 2021 with a strong lineup which organisers hope will attract audiences back to the cinemas.

FNE Podcast: Dok Incubator 2021: Barbora Hudečková and Tomáš Poštulka - One World Film Festival

OLOMOUC: FNE spoke to Barbora Hudečková and Tomáš Poštulka, who are programmers at the One World Film Festival, during the recent Dok Incubator event in Olomouc about how One World…
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European Heritage Days to Celebrate Inclusive and Diverse Heritage

STRASBOURG: The 2021 European Heritage Days will celebrate Inclusive and Diverse Heritage by events held by participating countries mostly in September and October 2021. The event has been a joint…

FNE Podcast: Venice 2021: CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training: Boglárka Nagy and Javier Pachón

VENICE: FNE spoke to Boglárka Nagy, the managing director of the Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas CICAE and the Arthouse Cinema Training, and programme coordinator Javier Pachón, who summed up the…
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PRODUCTION: Planet 7693 by Gojko Berkuljan Shoots in Montenegro

PODGORICA: The kids feature film Planet 7693 by Gojko Berkuljan is currently shooting in Montenegro. The film is a coproduction between Montenegro, Serbia and North Macedonia, supported by the Film…

First Slovenian Film Weekend in Rome

LJUBLJANA: Several acclaimed Slovenian films will be screened at the Casa del cinema in Rome on 11-12 September 2021, as an appetizer for the focus on Slovenian cinema, which will…

FNE Podcast: Dok Incubator 2021: Rita Balough

OLOMOUC: FNE spoke to Rita Balogh, documentary filmmaker and the co-founder of the Budapest International Documentary Festival, at the recent Dok Incubator session in Olomouc about what lessons she learned…
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FESTIVALS: Beldocs IDFF 2021 Announces Programme of Industry Events

BELGRADE: More than 65 industry professionals from over 30 countries will participate in Beldocs Industry, which will be held in a hybrid format 9-15 September 2021 within the14th Beldocs International…

FNE TV: Venice 2021: Christian Bräuer: President CICAE

FNE spoke to Christian Bräuer: President of the International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas CICAE about the mission of CICAE and the future of art house cinema after the pandemic.
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PRODUCTION: Yvonne Kerékgyártó Shoots Sophomore Feature at Lake Balaton

BUDAPEST: The shooting of We Started Together (English working title) / Együtt kezdtük, Yvonne Kerékgyártó’s second feature film, started in the first half of August and the cameras will roll…

FESTIVALS: RIGA IFF 2021 Announces Lineup

RIGA: The 8th Riga IFF has announced the titles selected for the Feature Film Competition. The festival will take place in person and online from 14 to 24 October 2021.

Baltic Pitching Forum 2021 Announces Selected Participants

VILNIUS: The 9th Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF) will take place in person 7-9 October 2021. Selected participants from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be joined by Swedish fellow participants, as…

FESTIVALS: Beldocs 2021 Announces Full Programme

BELGRADE: More than 100 documentaries and VR/AR content will be presented at the 14th Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held in Belgrade 9-16 September 2021. The festival…

FNE Podcast: Dok Incubator 2021: Andrea Prenghyová

OLOMOUC: FNE spoke to Dok Incubator organiser Andrea Prenghyová about what lessons she learned during the pandemic and how filmmakers are adapting their projects in the period of recovery.
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FNE TV: Venice 2021: CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training: Mira Staleva

FNE spoke to Mira Staleva, one of the trainers at the International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training on the island of San Servolo in Venice. Mira Staleva…
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PRODUCTION: Alina Grigore Wraps Shooting Sophomore Feature Amid Waters

BUCHAREST: Writer/director/actress Alina Grigore has entered postproduction with her sophomore feature Amid Waters / Între ape (working title). Her debut feature Blue Moon / Crai nou has been selected for…