Category: MIDDLE EAST

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

Belgium / Brussels honours Mediterranean cinema

The Brussels Festival du Cinéma Méditerranéen, or “Med” for the initiated, celebrates its 17th edition from December 1st to 8th.   70 films of every kind and from many countries will be offered in this year’s selection, including 9 being shown for the first time. This year more than ever “Med” honours women, whether through …

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PriMed proud to present Manon Loizeau’s film “Syrie, le cri étouffé”.

As part of the 21st PriMed, Manon Loizeau was at Marseille’s Bibliothèque de l’Alcazar on Thursday November 23rd to present her film. The Centre Méditerranéen de la Communication Audiovisuelle (CMCA), the festival organizer, is proud to have shown this heart-rending documentary about a situation as intolerable as it is revolting. The PriMed jury awarded it …

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Israel / The government discusses the possibility of closing public television

Five months after reopening the Israeli public broadcasting service, currently known as Kan, Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has said he wants to dismantle it once and for all. The Israeli press reported the content of a discussion between Netanyahu and his ministers at a coalition party meeting on October 15th. Interior Minister Aryeh Deri apparently …

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The OPEN Media Hub launches a production support programme

OPEN Media Hub has launched a call for “expressions of interest for production support”, a programme to enable television and on-line journalists in countries bordering the European Union (EU), and in particular in the eight countries of the southern Mediterranean shore, to create content related to the European Union. This call is for short film …

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A call for projects about gender equality in Mediterranean broadcasting

A first call for propositions has been launched as part of the SouthMed WiA (Women in Audiovisual) project, financed by the European Union. The aim of this call is to put forward innovative ideas which promote gender equality in the broadcasting sector of seven southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. …

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Israel / Candidate call for the 2017/18 Greenhouse programme

The Greenhouse Film Centre has opened a candidate-call for the next session of its programme for documentary film-makers from North Africa and the Middle East. Every year a dozen candidates participate in a three-part workshop as part of the Greenhouse programme. They refine their documentary projects and pitch them before a panel of international buyers, …

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Spain / A window on Mediterranean cinema at Valencia

The Mediterranean Citizens’ Assembly Foundation (MCAF) has just launched “Cinema Mediterrani als Arago” in Valencia (Spain), a monthly opportunity to view films produced in the Mediterranean. In cooperation with the Cinema Arago, the Mostra Viva del Mediterrani (Valencia Mediterranean Film Festival), the Tres Culturas del Mediterraneo foundation and the Casa Árabe, the MCAF will screen …

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