FNE at Venice 2021: See How the FIPRESCI Critics Rated the Films

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…
13-09-2021

FNE TV Venice 2021: Jan P. Matuszyński - Director of Leave No Traces

FNE TV spoke to Polish director Jan P. Matuszyński about his new film Leave No Traces, a Polish/Czech/French coproduction that screened in the main competition of the 78th Venice Film…
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BOX OFFICE: David Ondříček's Zátopek Gets Best Czech Opening of the Season

PRAGUE: Zátopek by David Ondříček has had the best opening of the season among domestic releases, the 108,560 admissions placing it in the 10th spot of the domestic openings chart.…
13-09-2021

FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2021 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Nine titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival, running 18-24 September 2021. The lineup includes films from Georgia,…
13-09-2021

Baltic Sea Docs 2021 Announces Winners

RIGA: The 25th Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries, which ran in Riga and online from 1 to 12 September 2021, has announced its winners. Eighteen film projects from 17 countries…
13-09-2021

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…
13-09-2021

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…
10-09-2021

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…
10-09-2021

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.
10-09-2021

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…
10-09-2021

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…
09-09-2021

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…
09-09-2021

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…
09-09-2021

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…
08-09-2021

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.
08-09-2021