Category: FESTIVALS

News about Festivals in Mediterranean

France / Rendez-vous in Biarritz – for Fipadoc, from January 22nd to 27th

Fipadoc

Fipadoc, the International Documentary Festival in Biarritz, will be held in 6 venues in the city between January 22nd and 27th. It succeeds FIPA, a festival created in 1987 focussing on international audiovisual production. Christine Camdessus is the director of this new event. specialising in documentaries. Among other things, she created the documentary production company …

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Tunisia / 1st edition of The Mediterranean Documentary First Film Festival

Festival du Premier Film Documentaire

The Mediterranean Documentary First Film Festival took place at the Ibn Rachiq Maison de la Culture in Tunis from December 26th to 29th. The festival was created by Cinéma Documentaire Tunisien, a very active association promoting documentary cinema, also organizing DocuMed – Regards documentaires méditerranéens. This latter festival specialises in new documentaries from the countries …

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Morocco / 1st Casablanca Arab Film Festival

Festival du Film Arabe de Casablanca

The first Casablanca Arab Film Festival was held from December 10th to 15th in the Ritz, Rialto and Rif cinemas. The festival offered Moroccan audiences a rich programme, with 8 films in competition and two broader overviews: one on Moroccan and the other on Arab films. In addition to screenings, the festival offered two master …

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Spain / 7th Barcelona Festival of Italian Cinema

Festival de Cinéma Italien de Barcelona

For a few days in December the Catalan city became the capital of Italian cinema, with the 7th Barcelona Festival of Italian Cinema. From the 14th to 18th Spanish audiences could watch the best recent Italian films, with a selection of 10 features and 6 short films. The free screenings were followed by discussions with …

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SPECIAL REPORT / 22nd PriMed edition

Award ceremony

Read our complete report about the 22nd PriMed edition, which took place in Marseilles, from November 25 to December 1. The winners of the 22nd PriMed Cécile Allegra won the Grand Prix – Mediterranean Issues 3,500 high-school students took part in PriMed Full house for the 22nd PriMed’s Audience Award A second look at the …

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France / The winners of the 22nd PriMed

12 awards were distributed at the PriMed Award Ceremony, which was held on November 30th in the Prado cinema in Marseilles. Among them Broadcasting Awards, one Special Mention and a new award given by 6th formers “Moi, citoyen méditerranéen”.   Grand Prix: Mediterranean Issues – Sponsored by France Télévisions LIBYE, ANATOMIE D’UN CRIME by Cécile …

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France / Cécile Allegra won the Grand Prix – Mediterranean Issues of the 22nd PriMed

Libye, anatomie d'un crime

Cécile Allegra won the PriMed’s most prestigious award for her documentary Libye, anatomie d’un crime. In Tunis she recorded interviews with men who seem damaged, who talk obliquely about an unprecedented crime: the systematic rape of male prisoners since the Revolution. An unspeakable crime on a massive scale, which history is trying to suppress.  She …

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