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Interview: Sahim Omar Kalifa • Director

Interview: Sahim Omar Kalifa • Director

IFFR's Hubert Bals Fund announces fall 2017 selection

IFFR's Hubert Bals Fund announces fall 2017 selection

Elfar Aldesteins' End of Sentence enters post-production

Elfar Aldesteins' End of Sentence enters post-production

Interview: Ben Brand • Director

Interview: Ben Brand • Director

REPORT: Cinemed Meetings 2017

REPORT: Cinemed Meetings 2017

We home in on the projects selected for the 27th edition of the Development Aid Grant at the Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival  

23/10

A look at the industry events at Jihlava

A look at the industry events at Jihlava

The industry section of the 21st edition of the documentary festival offers a wide selection of workshops, lectures and networking opportunities  

23/10 | Jihlava 2017 | Industry

The Whiskey Robber: The real-life story of a modern Hungarian Robin Hood

The Whiskey Robber: The real-life story of a modern Hungarian Robin Hood

Nimród Antal's telling of a legendary bandit story is engaging and fluid, but it is unclear how much of it will translate to international audiences  

23/10 | Warsaw 2017 | Special Screenings

Andrzej Jakimowski  • Director

Interview: Andrzej Jakimowski • Director

“The citizens of Warsaw are the best audience for the film”

Polish director Andrzej Jakimowski explains why he shows a different side of Warsaw in Once Upon a Time in November, which had its world premiere at the Warsaw Film Festival  

23/10

The Roche-sur-Yon Film Festival crowns Have a Nice Day

The Roche-sur-Yon Film Festival crowns Have a Nice Day

The Grand Prix has gone to the Chinese animated film, while a Special Prize was bestowed upon Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me by Your Name and a Special Mention upon Winter Brothers  

23/10 | Festivals | France

Zagros scoops the Grand Prix for Best Film at the Film Fest Gent

Zagros scoops the Grand Prix for Best Film at the Film Fest Gent

The feature debut by Sahim Omar Kalifa has taken home the Grand Prix from the Belgian gathering, making it the first Flemish film to win the award since the festival was founded  

23/10 | Festivals | Belgium

Birds Are Singing in Kigali wins the Grand Prix at the 10th CinEast Film Festival

Birds Are Singing in Kigali wins the Grand Prix at the 10th CinEast Film Festival

The film by Joanna Kos-Krauze and her late husband Krzysztof Krauze has won out over seven other Central or Eastern European movies  

23/10 | Festivals | Luxembourg

Ildiko Enyedi • Director

Interview: Ildiko Enyedi • Director

Interview - Filmmakers Invite the European Friend

Cineuropa interviewed Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi in Paris, where she took part in the 'Filmmakers Invite the European Friend' initiative  

25/09

12 European films awarded at the Warsaw Film Festival

12 European films awarded at the Warsaw Film Festival

The Polish event’s Grand Prix went to the Chinese feature To Kill a Watermelon  

23/10 | Warsaw 2017 | Awards

LOMO – The Language of Many Others: The cinematic manifestation of a virtual reality

LOMO – The Language of Many Others: The cinematic manifestation of a virtual reality

Julia Langhof’s feature debut, about the identity of the youngest generations, is a refreshing and formally inventive film that screened at Warsaw  

23/10 | Warsaw 2017 | Free Spirit Competition

Anniken Hoel  • Director

Interview: Anniken Hoel • Director

“When we started getting threats, we knew that we were looking in the right areas”

We chatted to Norwegian director Anniken Hoel, who presented her investigative documentary Cause of Death: Unknown in the Discoveries section of the Warsaw Film Festival  

23/10

Sahim Omar Kalifa • Director

Interview: Sahim Omar Kalifa • Director

“Zagros and his wife are victims of the burden of tradition”

Belgian-based Kurdish director Sahim Omar Kalifa talks to us about his feature debut, Zagros, which was presented in competition at the Film Fest Gent  

20/10

IFFR's Hubert Bals Fund announces fall 2017 selection

IFFR's Hubert Bals Fund announces fall 2017 selection

The HBF selected eleven film projects from countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East for its Script and Project Development scheme  

20/10 | Rotterdam 2018 | Industry

Elfar Aldesteins' End of Sentence enters post-production

Elfar Aldesteins' End of Sentence enters post-production

The new Irish-American-Icelandic co-production starring John Hawkes, Logan Lerman and Sarah Bolger will be released in 2018  

20/10 | Production | Ireland/US/Iceland

Christophe Leparc  • Director, Cinemed

Interview: Christophe Leparc • Director, Cinemed

"A young emerging cinema where the place of women directors is more and more important"

We met up with Christophe Leparc, director of the Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival (39th edition running from 20 to 28 October)  

20/10

Ben Brand • Director

Interview: Ben Brand • Director

"A story about growing up and making mistakes"

We talk to Dutch filmmaker Ben Brand, whose first feature film Find This Dumb Little Bitch and Throw Her into the River just had its world premiere as part of Warsaw's Competition 1-2  

20/10

Drib: A film about a true story based on a lie

Drib: A film about a true story based on a lie

Norwegian director Kristoffer Borgli’s fiction-documentary film, starring comedian Amir Asgharnejad, is a true discovery  

20/10 | Warsaw 2017 | Discoveries

Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse: The witch of the late medieval Alps

Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse: The witch of the late medieval Alps

The psychologically tense, visually-arresting and mind-blowingly creepy folk horror film is a strong feature debut by Lukas Feigelfeld  

20/10 | Sitges 2017

Darling: The show must go on, but at what price?

Darling: The show must go on, but at what price?

Birgitte Stærmose's second feature explores how a top artist deals with a professional and personal disaster  

20/10 | Warsaw 2017 | Special Screenings

Isabel Coixet is back to open the Seminci in Valladolid

Isabel Coixet is back to open the Seminci in Valladolid

The Valladolid International Film Week kicks off its 62nd edition on Saturday with The Bookshop, the new movie by the Catalan filmmaker  

20/10 | Seminci 2017

The 19th edition of Abycine Festival kicks off on Friday

The 19th edition of Abycine Festival kicks off on Friday

The Albacete Film Festival, running from 20 to 28 October, boasts a juicy line-up, including the world premiere of El club de los buenos infieles  

19/10 | Festivals | Spain

Filming commences on Paolo Virzì’s new feature, Notti magiche

Filming commences on Paolo Virzì’s new feature, Notti magiche

The director of The Leisure Seeker returns to Italy to film a comedy noir set in the summer of the 1990's football world cup. A Lotus production  

19/10 | Production | Italy

End of filming in sight for Le Poulain by Mathieu Sapin

End of filming in sight for Le Poulain by Mathieu Sapin

The cast of the cartoonist's debut feature film is led by Alexandra Lamy and Finnegan Oldfield. Production by Pyramide and Bac  

19/10 | Production | France

"Matching Excellence": Rome’s MIA kicks off today

"Matching Excellence": Rome’s MIA kicks off today

The International Audiovisual Market (MIA) dedicated to the cinema, TV and documentary industries returns today with its 3rd edition, which is set to run from 19 to 23 October  

19/10 | Rome 2017 | Market

Freedom for the Wolf: Death for the sheep

Freedom for the Wolf: Death for the sheep

Rupert Russell's epic documentary explores what democracy and freedom mean today across four continents  

19/10 | Warsaw 2017 | Documentary Competition

Cinema of the Mediterranean showcased in Montpellier

Cinema of the Mediterranean showcased in Montpellier

The 39th edition of the Cinemed Festival begins tomorrow with more than 200 films to be screened until 28 October in the Occitan city  

19/10 | Festivals | France

Taste of Cement: Living without being alive

Taste of Cement: Living without being alive

Ziad Kalthoum’s highly estheticized documentary delves into the despair of Syrian refugees  

19/10 | Astra 2017

Urša Menart finishes filming on My Last Year as a Loser

Urša Menart finishes filming on My Last Year as a Loser

Slovenian writer-director has wrapped principal photography on her first feature film  

19/10 | Production | Slovenia

Five debut films nominated for the European Film Awards

Five debut films nominated for the European Film Awards

Bloody Milk, Godless, Lady Macbeth, Summer 1993 and The Eremites vie for the award  

19/10 | European Film Awards 2017

The Legend of Harry and Ambrose: The picaresque journey of two Redcoat soldiers

The Legend of Harry and Ambrose: The picaresque journey of two Redcoat soldiers

Directed by the collective The Crooked Gentlemen, this Irish film is a zany tale set during the British rule in Ireland  

18/10 | IndieCork 2017

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