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…

OBITUARY: Romanian Actor Ion Caramitru

BUCHAREST: The revered Romanian theatre and film actor Ion Caramitru died at 79 on 5 September 2021. He was Minister of Culture from 1996 to 2000, manager of the National…

FESTIVALS: Bucharest International Dance FF 2021 Announces Winners

BUCHAREST: Belia by Egyptian director Eman Hussein received the award for best film at the 7th edition of the Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (1-5 September 2021), the only event…

FESTIVALS: As Far as I Know Wins Central European FF Timișoara 2021

TIMIȘOARA: The Hungarian/Romanian coproduction As Far as I Know directed by Nandor Lörincz and Balint Nagy has been awarded Best Film at the 5th edition of the Central European Film…

FESTIVALS: Taoba International Youth FF 2021 Takes Place in Person Only for Georgian Audience

TBILISI: The 4th edition of the Taoba International Youth Film Festival will be held only for Georgian young audiences, due to the restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, from 25…

FNE TV: Venice 2021: Peter Kerekes 107 Mothers

FNE spoke to Slovak director Peter Kerekes about his new film 107 Mothers / Cenzorka, a Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction that is screening in the Orizzonti competition of the Venice Film Festival.
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FNE TV: Venice 2021: CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training

FNE spoke to the participants at the International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training on the island of San Servolo in Venice to ask them about their experience…
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PRODUCTION: Sebastian Mihăilescu Preps Romanian/Polish/German Coproduction Double Happiness

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director Sebastian Mihăilescu is preparing to start shooting his debut feature Double Happiness on 4 October 2021. Diana Păroiu and Ada Solomon are producing through Romania’s microfilm in…

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Leave No Traces to Represent Poland in Oscar Race

WARSAW: The Polish/French/Czech coproduction Leave No Traces by Jan P. Matuszyński is Poland’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature…

PRODUCTION: Filming on Second Season of Serbian Series Besa Wraps in Estonia

BELGRADE: The popular Serbian crime drama series Besa directed by Igor Stoimenov, Nikola Ljuca, Milan Todorović and Maša Nešković finished filming its second season in Estonia, after Montenegro and Serbia,…