Category: EUROMEDITERRANEAN

All news about cultural projects between Europe and Mediterranean

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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Italy / 26th MedFilm Festival

The theme of the 26th MedFilm Festival was “a new way of being together.” All the selected films were available on the Mymovies platform from November 9th to 15th. This year’s festival featured 70 films from 30 different countries – 38 of them being screened in Italy for the first time. The official competition, for …

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Europe / Eurimages support for European co-productions

At its 160th meeting, the management committee of the Eurimages Fund agreed co-production finance for 29 European projects. €5,692,700 will be shared among 18 feature film projects and 11 documentaries. Among the projects selected, a third are by women. Several Mediterranean projects have been chosen: The documentaries:Brotherhood by Francesco Montagner (Czech Republic /Italy) (€36,000)Francesca and …

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Malta / The European Parliament creates the Caruana Galizia Award

On October 16th the European Parliament organized a live event on its Facebook page with the Parliament’s Vice-President, Heidi Hautala and MEP David Casa. The two politicians were joined by Andrew Caruana Galizia, son of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the Maltese investigative journalist who was murdered in 2017. The purpose of the event was to announce …

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France / Call for the Résidence Frontières 2021

GREC and the Musée national de l’histoire de l’immigration (National Museum of Immigration History) are launching a candidate call for a residency to make a short film on migration. The call for Residence Frontières is open to anyone making a first or second short film. Candidates who have already made a long film are not …

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Spain / New cycle of Cinenómada

On October 5th Al Tarab launched a new season of Cinenómada. Created in 2005, the project wants to make African films more accessible to Spanish audiences through screenings organized in several Spanish cities. Al Tarab is also encouraging a wider public to appreciate African cinema by organising the Tarifa-Tangier Festival of African Film (FCAT). This …

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Croatia / Chris Marcich joins EFAD

On September 21st Chris Marcich, CEO of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre was elected to the board of the European Film Agency Directors association (EFAD). EFAD members are government or government-associated public bodies in charge of national funding for the audiovisual sector. Each year they fund various projects totalling around three billion euros through subsidies and …

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