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KOSOVO / “Hive” wins three awards at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival


Blerta Basholli’s first film received the Jury Award, the Best Director Award and the Audience Award in the World Cinema category at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah (United States). Her feature film looks at the difficulties facing emancipated women in Kosovo, “pointing the finger at post-war patriarchal society.” Based on a …

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TURKEY KOSOVO / New film co-operation agreement between Turkey and Kosovo

Accord bilatéral Turquie Kosovo

Turkey and Kosovo have formalized cooperation between their film industries. Signed in Ankara, the bilateral agreement should facilitate co-productions of films and TV series over the next five years, allocating financial support of between 20% to 80% to Kosovar-Turkish co-productions.  After the signing, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, praised the historical …

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ALBANIA KOSOVO / Signing of agreements linked to culture

In early October, Albania and Kosovo signed 13 agreements. Every year senior representatives of the two countries meet in Tirana to discuss their countries’ compliance with the principles of free movement of goods, capital, services and labour. Among the agreements signed, two are linked to culture. One concerns setting up a joint programme between the …

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Kosovo – Anibar, Dokufest and Prifest all maintained

Despite this year’s health crisis, the organisers of Kosovo’s major festivals, Anibar, Dokufest and Prifest, have announced all three will be maintained. Anibar is Kosovo’s only animation festival. Since its creation it has been held in Peja. This year’s festival, the 11th, will run from August 17th to 23rd. Around 300 films will be shown …

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Kosovo / The Film Center’s budget explodes

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The Kosovar Film Center (KCC) is investing in the country’s film production, supporting 28 film projects this year with a combined budget of nearly 1.5 million euros. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport has promised funding for the KCC, announcing his office will double existing grants from €600,000 to €1.2 million. Until now, 18 …

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Kosovo / 7th PriFest cancelled

The organisers of the Pristina International Festival have decided to cancel the event following the announcement by the Ministry of Culture, a month before the opening, that their grant would be cut by 78%. The festival would have been held from April 25th to May 2nd. In a statement, the organisers said “The Ministry of …

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This page displays the yearly calendar of all the Euro-Mediterranean festivals and markets related to the development and promotion of the documentary genre. A special look is given at those concerned with the promotion of the Mediterranean film (even if they are located far from the Mare Nostrum). ►JANUARY ►FEBRUARY ►MARCH ►APRIL ►MAY ►JUNE ►JULY ►AUGUST …

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