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Morocco / The drama short film “Riad de mes rêves” chosen for the 2021 Meraki Film Festival

Riad de mes rêves

Zineb Tamour’s film has been selected for the final phase of Germany’s Meraki Film Festival. Shot in Rabat and Salé, the director says her film is a “form of protest – on the one hand to raise awareness about Moroccan women’s limited access to the film industry and its related professions; and on the other …

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Spain / Candidate call for the 2021 Cadaquès Shortfilm Festival

Cadaques

It is no surprise that Cadaquès, long-time home of the illustrious Salvador Dalí, has created a Spanish festival dedicated to experimental and surrealist films. For its 4th year the Cadaquès Shortfilm Festival will take place from June 24th to 27th. There are four awards to be won:– for the Best Short Drama Film,– for the Best Short …

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Morocco / “Autisto”, first co-production between Morocco, Israel and the United States

Jérôme Cohen Olivar

Franco-Moroccan director Jérôme Cohen Olivar has given the first details of his upcoming film “Autisto” in an interview with the Moroccan news channel Le360. “Autisto” is about Ronit, a Jewish woman from Tel Aviv, and her long fight for her autistic and epileptic child. When yet another epileptic seizure sends her son to hospital, Ronit seems …

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France / Registration for PriMed 2021 are officially open

PriMed2021

Registration for the 2021 International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary and Reportage is officially open. For this 25th edition the deadline for registration is April 15th 2021.

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Croatia / A move to build a Croatian film studio

At the end of October, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre presented two online business studies. The first, carried out by the Institute of Public Finance, analyses the economic and fiscal effects of the Croatian audiovisual industry and the subsidies it receives. The second looks at the potential for a complex of film studios. Chris Marcich, CEO …

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Egypt / I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face wins award at Cannes

Postponed in May because of the pandemic, the 2020 Cannes Film Festival managed to make up for lost time between October 27th and 29th. The jury was composed of Damien Bonnard, Rachid Bouchareb, Claire Burger, Charles Gillibert, Dea Kulumbegashvili and Céline Sallette. Only one award was given during the ceremony, the Palme d’Or for Short …

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Greece / Christos Massalas filming Broadway

Greek writer and director Christos Massalas is currently filming Broadway. His previous short films have been shown in several festivals, but this is his first feature. It’s about four young thieves in modern-day Athens. Nelly, Barbara, Rudolph and Mohammad are a team specialising in two arts: dance and pick-pocketing. While Nelly and Barbara dance to …

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