Category: FESTIVALS

News about Festivals in Mediterranean

France / Primed : extension of the deadline for films

The deadline for submitting films (documentaries and news reports) to participate in PriMed – the International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary Film and Reportage – which was initially March 31st, has been extended to April 15th. As a reminder, PriMed is open to all writers, directors, producers and broadcasters who, through their programmes or films, help …

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Israel / Docaviv postponed

The 22nd Docaviv, the international documentary film festival in Tel Aviv, has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement the festival director said: “our aim is to move forward – not in panic or sadness, but with hope for the future.” For this reason the Docaviv organisers decided to postpone the event, …

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France / Aubagne International Film Festival

Scheduled from March 30th to April 4th. Music & Cinema, the Aubagne International Film Festival has been cancelled because of the confinement imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. But not wanting to suppress the festival completely, the organizers decided to make it a virtual event. They have created a platform to highlight the creators and their …

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France / Call for films “À ton court”

France Télévisions is renewing its competition “À ton court” this year. It’s an opportunity for anyone aged between 16 and 30 to submit a short drama film, an animated film or a documentary of less than 5 minutes. The theme of this year’s competition is Quel monde pour demain? (What world for tomorrow?), particularly for films …

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France / The festival of short film at home

The Fête du court métrage is a festival of short films, with screenings across France and abroad. Initially scheduled from March 25th to 31st the Fête is taking place despite confinement: to reach as many people as possible, the Fête has moved into people’s homes. Since March 24th a secure reader has been available at …

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Europe / IDFA puts 300 documentaries online

On March 16th the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) decided to put online more than 300 films from its collection. The enormous range of feature films on offer should satisfy everyone. Made between 1988 and 2019, the films are of different genres and lengths and address many themes. There are even 29 documentaries …

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Greece / Winners at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival’s Agora

Although the 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival was postponed (originally scheduled from March 5th to 15th), some of its activities, such as the development forum Agora, took place anyway. The Agora Doc Market took place entirely online and so various film projects have received financial support, among them several Mediterranean projects: The Italian film A …

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