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Review: Red Fields

Review: Red Fields

Israeli Keren Yedaya directs a musical against war and for national demilitarisation, based upon the controversial 1980s rock opera Mami  

11/09 | Toronto 2019 | Contemporary World Cinema

Stenola are producing Joachim Lafosse’s new work

Stenola are producing Joachim Lafosse’s new work

The Belgian filmmaker’s new film, provisionally intitled Les Intranquilles, will bring together Matthias Schoenaerts and Jasmine Trinca  

10/09 | Production | Funding | Belgium/France/Luxembourg

Review: The Scarecrows

Review: The Scarecrows

VENICE 2019: Nouri Bouzid presents a topical, hard-hitting yet convoluted story on women returning home from the Syrian front  

09/09 | Venice 2019 | Sconfini

Review: Two of Us

Review: Two of Us

Filippo Meneghetti comes onto the scene with a very clever and finely tuned first feature film, excellently acted by Barbara Sukowa and Martine Chevallier  

09/09 | Toronto 2019 | Discovery

Film Fund Luxembourg announces the recipients of its latest slate of funding

Film Fund Luxembourg announces the recipients of its latest slate of funding

The country’s film agency will back 20 new audiovisual projects, giving out a total of €8,096,109 in production and development grants  

30/07 | Funding | Luxembourg

Luxembourg in the spotlight at Angoulême

Luxembourg in the spotlight at Angoulême

The Grand Duchy, whose film sector has been booming for the past 20 years at least, has been chosen as the country in focus at the Angoulême Francophone Film Festival  

29/07 | Angoulême 2019

Eileen Byrne  • Director of Touch Me

Interview: Eileen Byrne • Director of Touch Me

“I was absolutely amazed by the connection my actors had and the emotions that were already palpable”

As her short film Touch Me prepared to screen at EFP’s Future Frames at Karlovy Vary, we caught up with Luxembourg-born filmmaker Eileen Byrne to talk about it  

24/06 | Future Frames 2019

Adolf El Assal • Director of Sawah

Interview: Adolf El Assal • Director of Sawah

"I'm lucky to be able to use my personal experiences in order to talk about funny situations and to show another side of Luxembourg"

Luxembourgish director of Egyptian origin Adolf El Assal chats to us about his latest film, Sawah, as well as his journey, his influences and projects in the pipeline  

31/05

Screen Ireland and Film Fund Luxembourg launch a female-driven co-development fund

Screen Ireland and Film Fund Luxembourg launch a female-driven co-development fund

The common goal of the two countries’ film bodies is to reduce gender disparity in the film industry  

29/05 | Funding | Ireland/Luxembourg

CineMember.eu pushes for youth access to its pan-European film platform

CineMember.eu pushes for youth access to its pan-European film platform

Netherlands-based independent European platform is now aiming to reach new territories such as Eastern Europe and Scandinavia  

29/05 | Distribution | Netherlands/Belgium/Luxembourg