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The Mount of Ants takes on the challenge of filming the invisible

The Mount of Ants takes on the challenge of filming the invisible

Daybreak: Between the ethical and the existential

Daybreak: Between the ethical and the existential

C’est ça l’amour, the imminent return of Claire Burger

C’est ça l’amour, the imminent return of Claire Burger

Grain: An existential dystopian tale dealing with mankind’s extinction

Grain: An existential dystopian tale dealing with mankind’s extinction

Steve Matthews • VP Executive producer, HBO Europe

Interview: Steve Matthews • VP Executive producer, HBO Europe

Interview

We met up with Steve Matthews, VP Executive Producer for drama development at HBO Europe, at the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival's CineLink  

14/08

Films in Progress 32 to present six projects in San Sebastián

Films in Progress 32 to present six projects in San Sebastián

The programme of subsidies to Latin American cinema will run from 25 to 27 September, during the film festival  

17/08 | San Sebastián 2017 | Industry

Meda or the Not So Bright Side of Things: A good man finds himself in bad circumstances

Meda or the Not So Bright Side of Things: A good man finds himself in bad circumstances

Romanian director Emanuel Pârvu's first feature, world-premiered at Sarajevo, is the gloomy story of a good man who finds himself in bad circumstances  

17/08 | Sarajevo 2017 | Competition

Fien Troch's Home leads the nominations at Ensors 2017

Fien Troch's Home leads the nominations at Ensors 2017

On 16 September the Ensors Ceremony will take place, the Flemish Film Awards. Home , closely followed by Flemish Heaven, dominates the nominations  

16/08 | Awards | Belgium

The filming of Ivan Silvestrini's Arrivano i prof draws to a close

The filming of Ivan Silvestrini's Arrivano i prof draws to a close

The comedy is hoping to replicate the success of Notte prima degli esami ten years ago. The cast includes Claudio Bisio, Lino Guanciale and the young rapper Rocco Hunt  

16/08 | Production | Italy

Toronto to welcome more European titles

Toronto to welcome more European titles

The Canadian festival will screen more films coming from this side of the pond, including a bunch of world-premieres  

16/08 | Toronto 2017

Sarajevo's True Stories Market: investigating a non-forgotten past

Sarajevo's True Stories Market: investigating a non-forgotten past

A selection of nine stories that have not yet been presented to the general public dealing mainly with the crimes of the Yugoslav war were presented to a unique market  

16/08 | Sarajevo 2017 | Industry

Avant Premiere Lab at Sarajevo: revitalising cinema

Avant Premiere Lab at Sarajevo: revitalising cinema

The open section of the programme included three discussions centred on the presentation of alternative models of marketing  

16/08 | Sarajevo 2017 | Industry

Fifteen documentaries selected for the European Film Awards

Fifteen documentaries selected for the European Film Awards

Based on these nominations, the EFA Members will elect the European Documentary 2017 which will be announced during the awards ceremony on 9 December in Berlin  

16/08 | European Film Awards 2017

Emmanuel Cuénod • Director, Geneva International Film Festival, Connect to Reality

Interview: Emmanuel Cuénod • Director, Geneva International Film Festival, Connect to Reality

"We wanted the industry to talk openly, with clarity and with passion"

LOCARNO 2017: Cineuropa meets the Director of the Geneva International Film Festival, Emmanuel Cuénod, who speaks to us about the ‘Connect to Reality’ initiative  

16/08

Western wins two awards at the New Horizons Film Festival

Western wins two awards at the New Horizons Film Festival

Valeska Grisebach's film triumphed at the 17th edition of the Wrocław festival, which came to a close on Sunday in Wrocław  

16/08 | New Horizons 2017

Semih Kaplanoğlu • Director

Interview: Semih Kaplanoğlu • Director

Interview

We caught up with Turkish director Semih Kaplanoğlu, who is in the Sarajevo Film Festival competition with his new film, Grain  

13/08

Srbenka sweeps Docu Rough Cut Boutique

Srbenka sweeps Docu Rough Cut Boutique

Croatian filmmaker Nebojša Slijepčević's new project won three out of five awards at Sarajevo's documentary development event  

16/08 | Sarajevo 2017 | Industry

Ultra: In the minds and bodies of ultramarathon runners

Ultra: In the minds and bodies of ultramarathon runners

Balazs Simonyi's documentary delves into the ultramarathon, a discipline in which athletes continuously run more than 200km or run for 24 hours, and its participants  

16/08 | Sarajevo 2017 | Documentary Competition

Marie-Sophie Chambon gears up for 100 kilos d'étoiles

Marie-Sophie Chambon gears up for 100 kilos d'étoiles

Shooting is imminent for the filmmaker's first feature, a Koro Films production, which will be distributed in France by Bac and sold by Be For Films  

16/08 | Production | France/Belgium

Gotthard - One Life, One Soul, when music becomes an all-consuming passion

Gotthard - One Life, One Soul, when music becomes an all-consuming passion

LOCARNO 2017: Young Swiss director Kevin Merz presents the world premier of his surprising musical odyssey in Locarno's Piazza Grande  

16/08 | Locarno 2017 | Piazza Grande

Germano Maccioni • Director

Interview: Germano Maccioni • Director

”Impermanence helps us to live in a more conscious and lively way”

LOCARNO 2017: We got the chance to talk to Italian filmmaker Germano Maccioni, whose debut fiction film The Asteroids competed for the Golden Leopard  

16/08

The Mount of Ants takes on the challenge of filming the invisible

The Mount of Ants takes on the challenge of filming the invisible

LOCARNO 2017: The first film by Italy's Riccardo Palladino takes advantage of the lives of ants as an opportunity to talk about (collective) immortality and the circle of life  

14/08 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

Daybreak: Between the ethical and the existential

Daybreak: Between the ethical and the existential

Albanian filmmaker Gentian Koçi's first feature is a film of psychological and emotional subtlety  

14/08 | Sarajevo 2017 | Competition

C’est ça l’amour, the imminent return of Claire Burger

C’est ça l’amour, the imminent return of Claire Burger

Bouli Lanners features in the first feature-length film by the director of Party Girl. A Dharamsala production sold by Indie Sales  

14/08 | Production | France/Belgium

Grain: An existential dystopian tale dealing with mankind’s extinction

Grain: An existential dystopian tale dealing with mankind’s extinction

Turkish auteur Semih Kaplanoğlu delivers his most ambitious work of art after a seven-year absence, a quest towards humanity’s terminal threats  

14/08 | Sarajevo 2017 | Competition

Ilian Metev • Director

Interview: Ilian Metev • Director

“My decision to move in a more fictional direction was primarily a moral one”

LOCARNO 2017: Bulgaria's Ilian Metev talks about a drastic move in his career: switching from documentary to fiction in 3/4, awarded the Golden Leopard in the Filmmakers of the Present section  

14/08

Wang Bing's Mrs. Fang wins the Golden Leopard at Locarno

Wang Bing's Mrs. Fang wins the Golden Leopard at Locarno

LOCARNO 2017: The French-Chinese-German co-production scoops up first prize at the Locarno Festival, while Good Manners takes home the Special Jury Award  

14/08 | Locarno 2017 | Awards

Milla, a courageous and elegant homage to youth

Milla, a courageous and elegant homage to youth

LOCARNO 2017: Franco-Armenian director Valérie Massadian presents a touching portrait of a girl learning how to live in the Filmmakers of the Present section at Locarno  

11/08 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

The Song of Scorpions, compassion and revenge in the Rajasthan desert

The Song of Scorpions, compassion and revenge in the Rajasthan desert

LOCARNO 2017: The multi-award winning director Anup Singh transports us to another world where archaic laws, superstitions and the redemptive power of songs reign supreme  

11/08 | Locarno 2017 | Piazza Grande

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