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News about audiovisual in Marseille and PACA region

France / Rendezvous in Marseilles for the 10th La Première Fois

Festival la première fois

La Première Fois, a festival of first documentaries, celebrates its 10th anniversary in Marseilles from February 26th to March 3rd. Organized by Les films du gabian, this festival seeks out films by documentary makers with a personal point of view, while encouraging young film-makers to come and exchange ideas. Non-competitive, it presents an international selection …

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France / Martigues – the new Hollywood. Thanks to Provence Studios

Provence studios

For the past four years, one film has followed one another at Provence Studios. In 2018 this film studio on an industrial estate in Martigues, 40 km from Marseille, hosted 104 films. Almost ten times more than four years ago, when Olivier Marchetti initiated the project in dis-used warehouses on a 22-hectare site. With an …

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France / Call for films for the 23rd PriMed

logoprimed

PriMed – the International Awards for Mediterranean Documentaries and Reportages has launched its call for films for the 23rd edition. PriMed is open to all independent film-makers, directors, producers and broadcasters who, through their programmes or films, help to create a better understanding of the countries of the Mediterranean region in its broadest sense, from …

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France / Death of the director Rachid Oujdi

Rachid Oujdi

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of director Rachid Oujdi on December 30th. Born in 1967 in Paris, Rachid Oujdi was always passionate about images and cinema. Having worked in tourism both in France and abroad, he became a radio host / commentator, first for Radio-France then for Radio Monte-Carlo, …

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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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France / 3,500 high-school students took part in PriMed!

Mediterranean Youth Award

For several years PriMed has been developing a programme to educate people about being Euro-Mediterranean citizens by using images. 3,500 young people from all around the Mediterranean took part in the various activities offered by PriMed’s organizer, the CMCA. Among them, no less than 2,000 6th form students participated in the Mediterranean Youth Award. A …

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