Category: MIDDLE EAST

News about audiovisual in Middle East region (Egypt, Palestinian Territories, Syria, Libanon)

Turkey / Candidate calls open for the 6th International Bosphorus Festival

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The 6th International Bosphorus Festival has launched its call for applicants, and this will remain open until August 17th. The festival will run from October 26th to November 3rd. Organized by the Bosphorus Film Association and the Istanbul Media Academy, it is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Communication is handled by the …

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Turkey/ 13th “Meetings on the Bridge”, a network and co-production platform

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The 37th Istanbul Film Festival ran from April 6th to 17th. As part of it there was a showcase for film projects being developed in Turkey and neighbouring countries, “Meetings on the Bridge”. The aim is to bring together directors and producers from these countries so they can share their projects and possibly collaborate on …

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Lebanon / Launch of “Girls for change” project

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A project called “Girls for Change” was inaugurated in Beirut on March 29th. Created by Sam Lahloud, founding chairman of the Beirut Film Society, the project is supported by Unicef, ​​in partnership with Canon and the International Film Festival of Notre Dame University. Having set up the Beirut Women’s Film Festival, Sam Lahloud has created …

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Israel / Festival of French Film

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From March 13th until April 7th Israel is hosting the 15th French Film Festival to showcase recent films and classics of French cinema. Organised by the Institut français in Israel and the Eden Cinema, the festival offers a varied programme, showing the diversity and richness of French cinema. This year’s guests of honour are director …

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Israel / Israeli television to broadcast the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Arabic and for free

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According to the Arabic Facebook page of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation will transmit the soccer World Cup for free in Arabic. In 2010, Israel tried unsuccessfully to buy the rights. This year it managed to obtain them – for €6.3 million. The matches will be shown on the …

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Jordan / The Royal Film Commission and the CMCA show films from PriMed 2017

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On February 25th, 26th and 27th, the CMCA (Centre Méditerranéen de la Communication Audiovisuelle) and the Jordanian Royal Film Commission screened several documentaries. All had been shown at the 2017 PriMed in Marseille, some of them had won awards. The screenings began on Sunday, February 25th with Hernàn Zin’s “Born in Syria”, following seven Syrian …

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10th edition of TRT Documentary awards – call for entries

The first and only public service broadcasting organization of Turkey, the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT),  is organizing the 10th edition of the festival dedicated to documentary films of national and international production. The deadline to register your films is February 16, 2018. This festival is designed to support the amateur and professional documentary …

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