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Thessaloniki’s Agora Crossroads Co-Production Forum announces its selection


- The 15th edition of the co-production section of Agora has selected 15 projects from South-Eastern Europe that are aiming to develop further and expand their international scope

Thessaloniki’s Agora Crossroads Co-Production Forum announces its selection
Director Orfeas Peretzis, who is taking part in Crossroads with his feature debut, Riviera

Thessaloniki’s Agora industry section (2-9 November) will, for the 15th year running, host one of its best-known sections, the Crossroads Co-Production Forum, which this year will run from 6-9 November in Warehouse C. The programme includes 15 projects and their attached directors and producers, two of which have been selected as part of Crossroads’ collaborations with MIDPOINT and Sofia Meetings. The participants will have a chance to introduce their projects to a select group of film professionals through curated meetings and other parallel events while competing for one of the Crossroads awards.

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The jury that will be tasked with handing out the Crossroads awards consists of French producer Rita Dagher, of Senorita Films; German producer Peter Rommel, of Rommel Productions; and the head of Sofia Meetings, producer Mira Staleva.

The Crossroads awards are provided by Greek post-production house Two Thirty Five, the CNC, the Cannes Marché du Film’s Producers Network, Sofia Meetings, the MFI, Initiative Film, CINEMED and EAVE. The winners will be announced on 8 November.

The selected projects are as follows:

17 Moments of SummerSonja Prosenc, Mitja Ličen
Producers: Rok Sečen, Sonja Prosenc – Monoo (Slovenia/Croatia)

AcrylicNikos Pastras
Producers: Christos V Konstantakopoulos, Andreas Zoupanos KritikosFaliro House (Greece), Amanda LivanouNeda Films (Greece)

The Gospel According to KimonNeritan Zinxhiria
Producer: Vasilis Chrysanthopoulos - PLAYS2PLACE (Greece)

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Producers: Olha Matat, Veronika StepanchukEvos Film (Ukraine), in collaboration with MIDPOINT

IrisMyrsini Aristidou
Producer: Nathalie Dennes – The Living (France)
Co-producers: Filmblades (Cyprus), 1.61 Films (Cyprus), Road Movies (Germany), Graal SA (Greece)

The Land BeyondNadine Sabil
Producer: Hala Lotfy – Hassala (Egypt)

Let It Be – Łukasz Grzegorzek
Producer: Natalia GrzegorzekKoskino Film (Poland), in collaboration with Sofia Meetings

LeylaErol Mintaş
Producer: Etienne de RicaudCaractères Productions (France)

Luna ParkFlorenc Papas
Producer: Dritan HuqiOn Film Production (Albania)
Co-producer: Argonauts Productions (Greece)

OceaneEva Pervolovici
Producer: Tudor GiurgiuLibra Films (Romania)

Peter and the WolfThanasis Neofotistos
Producer: Ioanna Bolomyti – Argonauts Productions (Greece)
Co-producer: Dibona Films (France)

Planet 7693Gojko Berkuljan
Producer: Marko Jaćimović – A Production (Montenegro)
Co-producer: Ivica Vidanović – Cinne Rent & Production (Serbia)

RivieraOrfeas Peretzis
Producer: Konstantinos VassilarosStudioBauhaus (Greece)
Co-producer: KG Productions (France)

Third KindYorgos Zois (out of competition)
Producers: Antigoni Rota, Stelios CotionisFoss Productions (Greece)
Co-producer: Squared Square Films (Greece)

With Skin and HairElene Naveriani
Producer: Britta RindelaubALVA Films (Switzerland)
Co-producer: Takes Film (Georgia)

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