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Italy / “Dasatskisi” by Dea Kulumbegashvili scoops many awards at the Trieste Film Festival

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The Best Feature Film Award at the 32nd Trieste Film Festival went to “Dasatskisi” (Beginning) by Georgian director Dea Kulumbegashvili. With a first screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, this Franco-Georgian co-production was also selected at Cannes in 2020. Yana (Ia Sukhitashvili), the wife of a Jehovah’s Witness leader, finds her familiar world slowly crumbling around …

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Tunisia / The Manarat Film Festival reprogrammed for July 2021

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Faced with the international health crisis, the organizers of the Manarat Festival of Mediterranean Film have decided to postpone the event. The 3rd edition will now take place from July 1st to 7th 2021. Manarat (“beacon” in Arabic), was founded in 2018 from a collaboration between the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image (CNCI), the Centre National du Cinéma et …

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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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France / An emotional online week for the PriMed 2020

Due to sanitary conditions, the 24th edition of PriMed – le Festival de la Méditerranée en images – could not take place in Marseille. Nevertheless, thanks to the generosity of the selected directors, and to CMCA will, the 2020 edition took place online. This new format was a great success. Nearly 100 000 internet users …

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Spain/ The Málaga Festival’s Spanish Screenings

Postponed in March because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the 14th Spanish Screenings, part of the Málaga Film Festival, will be held online from November 17th to 20th. The event aims to increase international sales of Spanish films. During the four days international buyers will be able to see the latest Spanish feature films online on …

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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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Egypt / 4th El Gouna Film Festival

The 4th El Gouna Film Festival ran from October 23rd to 31st. Based in the seaside resort of Gouna, Egypt, this annual event shows new films from around the world. Its aim is to encourage intercultural interaction and understanding through cinema. This year’s theme was “Man and dream”. The highlight of the opening evening was …

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