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Spain / Candidate call for the 2021 Cadaquès Shortfilm Festival

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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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Greece / Candidate call for the 2021 MFI Script 2 Film workshops

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The Mediterranean Film Institute (MFI) is renewing its script training and project development workshops this year. Four sessions are scheduled between June and December, online but also in person on the Greek Dodecanese islands of Nisyros and Rhodes. As in previous years the MFI Script 2 Film workshops are divided into two separate programmes. The …

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Turkey / Huge but controversial success for the Netflix Turkish series, “Bir Başkadir”

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Netflix’s new series “Bir Başkadır” (“unique” in Turkish, “Ethos” the English title) is being talked about everywhere in Turkey. Released on November 12th 2020, this drama series plunges viewers into the heart of the social, cultural and religious issues currently dividing the country. Over eight episodes the interweaving stories of 12 characters provide a panorama of …

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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

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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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Greece – The Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation will finance the radio and television sector for almost one million euros

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The Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) has announced it will finance 14 Greek and international co-productions, using a budget of  €940,000 earmarked for the country’s television and radio industry.5 feature films, 6 international co-productions and 3 documentaries will share this grant. Six international co-productions, each with a Greek producer, are being funded by ERT from a total …

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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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