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'PLAY' at 52nd Thessaloniki Film Festival.

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       photo still from 'PLAY'  In the 'Open Horizons' section of the 52nd Thessaloniki Film Festival, the Swedish film (co-production with France and Denmark) PLAY (2011) by director Ruben Östlund was screened to audiences. PLAY premiered at Cannes this year in the 'Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Directors' Fortnight)' section.This is a compelling account of theft by bullying which confronts the immigration problems during economic recession, a fitting se...

'PLAY' by Ruben Östlund at 52nd TIFF

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              photo still from 'PLAY'     In the 'Open Horizons' section of the 52nd Thessaloniki Film Festival, the Swedish film (co-production with France and Denmark) PLAY (2011) by director Ruben Östlund was screened to audiences. PLAY premiered at Cannes this year in the 'Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Directors' Fortnight)' section. This is a compelling account of theft by bullying which confr...

Boyka Velkova: "The Island" is an example of quality Bulgarian cinema

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Boyka VelkovaKamen Kalev's The Island was screened for the first time last night at Cannes during the programme Directors Fortnight (Quinzaine des realizateurs). Let us wish that the film has a long a successful life on top world festivals and in full cinema halls. Below is our interview with Boyka Velkova, one of the main actresses in Kalev'a second feature, which started as project during Sofia Meetings. - What is your role in The Island and what exactly enticed you to take part...

Rewarding the ÉCU community

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We are delighted to be involved as Platinum sponsor of the ÉCU 2011 festival, helping to support the amazing determination and creativity of the European independent filmmaking community. As Platinum Sponsor of ÉCU, we will attend the festival to celebrate and support some of the world’s best independent filmmaking talent as well as rewarding the winners of the festival with some amazing new G-Technology Drives! The G-Technology vlog crew will film exciting behind-...

Directors` Fortnight

Recognized as the most creative and prestigious sidebar section of the Cannes Film Festival, la Quinzaine (known as the Directors’ Fortnight) is a non-competitive selection of feature films (foreign and French), shorts and documentaries.

Europa Cinemas will return to Venice

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Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return once again to this year’s Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival, awarding its Label prize to the best European film in the Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section (August 28 to September 6). Reflecting the strength of European cinema, ten films in this year’s Giornate selection are from Europe, an unusually high percentage.This marks the fifth year that the Europa C...

Cannes Directors Fortnight Celebration In New York

 Tuesday, July 1----------With the American economy in the crapper and the dollar at near record lows, a trip to the Cannes Film Festival has become an inexpensive indulgence, even for the media professionals who “must” be there. For the general public, who may be curious about what goes on along the famed shores of the Riviera, the difficulty of being part of the Cannes action is doubly difficult. Well, for the past month, Cannes has been made affordable and surprisingly accessible, with t...

Eldorado has won the Europa Cinemas Label

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Belgian director Bouli Lanners’ ELDORADO has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight section in Cannes, it was announced today by the jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. Proud to join the Directors’ Fortnight 40th anniversary, this marks the sixth year the Label has been awarded in the section.ELDORADO will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional promot...

Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded in Cannes

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Europa Cinemas theatres confirm their role as leader in the dissemination of European films with a record 63% of their screenings devoted to European films and 39% to non-national productions. The Lives of Others is the box office phenomenon of the year with 3 million seats sold, followed by La Vie en rose and The Queen.Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded for the sixth consecutive year to the best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight, celebrating its 40th anniversary. The meeting of Euro...

Europa Cinema Label 4th Berlinale

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Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return once again to this year’s Berlinale/Berlin Film Festival, awarding its Label prize to the best European film in the Panorama section (February 7 to 17).This marks the fourth year that the Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded at Berlin, and complements the Labels awarded at the Giornate degli Autori section in Venice, the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes and Karlovy Vary.A jury of four Europa Cine...

Anton Corbijn’s CONTROL wins Europa Cinemas Label in Cannes

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Anton Corbijn’s CONTROL has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight/Quinzaine des Réalisateurs section, it was announced today by a jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. The Label will be awarded this evening at the Directors Fortnight prize ceremony.This marks the fifth year that the Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded at Cannes, and complements the Labels awarded at the Panorama section in Berlin, the Venice Days section of the Mostra del Cinema,...

Fifth Cannes for Europa Cinemas Label

Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return once again to this years 60th. Cannes Film Festival, awarding its Label prize to the best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight/Quinzaine des Réalisateurs  section (May 17/27). This marks the fifth year that the Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded at Cannes, and complements the Labels awarded at the Panorama section in Berlin, the Venice Days section of the Mostra del Cinema, and Karlovy Vary.A...

Directors’ Fortnight has compiled an eclectic mix of 22 films

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THE BUG, THE MURDER, THE MONSTER & THE SUICIDE BOMBER For Cannes 2006, Directors’ Fortnight has compiled an eclectic mix of 22 films from 19 countries, ranging from Bug, by the 70 year old William Friedkin, who famously directed The French Connection (1971) and Rules of Engagement (2000) to Jindabyne, by Australia’s Ray Lawrence who famously directed Bliss (1985) and Lantana (2001). Andrew L. Urban and Louise Keller report on the selection. From its inception in 1969 by the French Direc...

Directors’ Fortnight has compiled an eclectic mix of 22 films

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THE BUG, THE MURDER, THE MONSTER & THE SUICIDE BOMBERFor Cannes 2006, Directors’ Fortnight has compiled an eclectic mix of 22 films from 19 countries, ranging from Bug, by the 70 year old William Friedkin, who famously directed The French Connection (1971) and Rules of Engagement (2000) to Jindabyne, by Australia’s Ray Lawrence who famously directed Bliss (1985) and Lantana (2001). Andrew L. Urban and Louise Keller report on the selection.From its inception in 1969 by the French Directors Gu...

Venice Days: Venice has its directors fortnight!

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VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2004: VENICE DAYSFor the first time in the history of the Venice Film Festival, the Italian authors from ANAC (the National Association of Cinematographic Authors,) and API (Independent Authors and Producers) are launching an independent showcase for quality cinema as part of the Festival. It’s called Giornate degli Autori / Venice Days and the event will be taking place with the agreement of the Venice Film Festival board, though it will also have complete autonomy with r...

Directors Fortnight program

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QUINZAINE DES RÉALISATEURS - Directors FortnightFeature FilmsPaul Vecchiali, "À vot' bon coeur" (France) Manda Kunitoshi, "Ano Tonneru" (The Tunnel) (Japan)Mario O'Hara, "Babae sa Breakwater" (Woman of Breakwater) (Philippines) Damien Odoul, "En attendant le déluge" (France)Behrouz Afkhami, "Gavkhouni" (The River's End) (Iran)Thomas Vincent, "Je suis un assassin" (France)Mohsen Amiryoussefi, "Khab é Talkh" (Bitter Dream) (Iran)Mario Martone, "L'Odore del sangue" (L'Odeur du sang) (Italy/Fran...
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