Category: FESTIVALS

News about Festivals in Mediterranean

Morocco / A 6th former creates the Moroccan Youth Film Festival

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Farouk Essalhi, a 17-year-old high school student, and four of his classmates have created the Moroccan Youth Film Festival, which will be held at Rabat’s Renaissance Cinema on September 29th. In only three months the founder-organisers have managed to attract 700 participants from 74 countries. The jury will be chaired by Moroccan director and comic …

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Italy / 75th Venice International Film Festival

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For its 75th edition, the Venice Biennale turned towards digital with a dedicated platform allowing film enthusiasts from all over the world to “be present” at previews on the web. Creative Europe MEDIA organized a forum for European film, held within the precincts of the festival. The forum brought together film industry representatives and politicians …

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Morocco / 10th Fidadoc in Agadir

The 10th Fidadoc (Agadir Documentary Festival) was held from June 19th to 23rd. Created by producer Nouzha Drissi, the festival aims to revive the documentary genre in Morocco and promote it across the Kingdom, North and West Africa. The Franco-Moroccan director Hicham Falah is now in charge of the festival, he told the newspaper Le …

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Jordan / 24th Franco-Arab Film Festival

The 24th Franco-Arab Film Festival was held from June 24th to July 1st in Amman. 11 films from the Middle East (Iraq, Jordan, Palestine) and North Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia) were screened, as well as some French films. This year the themes were migration, justice and freedom. The festival is organized by the Institut …

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Turkey / Candidate calls open for the 6th International Bosphorus Festival

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The 6th International Bosphorus Festival has launched its call for applicants, and this will remain open until August 17th. The festival will run from October 26th to November 3rd. Organized by the Bosphorus Film Association and the Istanbul Media Academy, it is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Communication is handled by the …

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Italy / The Fashion Film Festival Milan introduces a category on sustainable fashion

The fifth edition of the Fashion Film Festival Milan, taking place from September 20th to 25th at the Anteo Palazzo del Cinema, will coincide with the city’s Fashion Week. This year the festival will be highlighting sustainable fashion. The festival organizers, headed by Constanza Cavalli Etro, are presenting a new category: “Best Green Fashion Film”. …

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France / 29th FIDMarseille

Every year in early July, FIDMarseille (Festival International de Cinéma de Marseille), directed by Jean-Pierre Rehm, offers a programme of 150 films to nearly 25,000 spectators in cinemas, theatres, libraries, art galleries and outdoor amphitheatres across Marseille. The festival presents a large number of documentary films as well as dramas. FIDMarseille includes FIDLab, giving support …

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