Category: FESTIVALS

News about Festivals in Mediterranean

France / PriMed will take place online

Following the second lockdown decreed by the French government, the 24th PriMed– le Festival de la Méditerranée en images, cannot be held live in Marseille.But thanks to the film-makers taking part in the festival and the organisers’ determination, this year’s event will still take place – online from November 28th to December 5th. The whole …

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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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Greece / TIFF encourages Greek productions

The Thessaloniki Film Festival (TIFF) is scheduled to take place from November 5th to 15th. The festival’s figure-head for this 61st edition will be Greek actress Katia Goulioni.To deal with the unprecedented crisis facing the film industry this year, TIFF has decided to specifically support Greek productions. Given the festival’s many activities there are several …

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France / Awards of the 42nd Cinemed

The 42nd Cinemed ended on October 24th. This Montpellier-based film festival is purely for Mediterranean films. Eleven awards were given at the end of this year’s festival. Among the feature films, the Antigone d’Or went to Srdan Golubovic for his film Father (Serbia). The BNP Paribas Critics’ Award was won by Ludovic and Zoran Boukherma …

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Spain / The 35th Mostra de València

The 35th Mostra de València takes place from October 22nd to November 1st, with several Mediterranean films on the programme. Eleven are on the shortlist of the official competition for the Palme d’Or. In addition to the films already announced in September, the festival has chosen: Tereza37 by Danilo Šerbedžija (Croatia, 2020)Willow by Milcho Manchevski …

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