The Arab World / The Lebanese streaming platform Aflamuna presents 15 films financed by AFAC

Aflamuna

Since April 28th and until June 1st 2022, 15 films financed by AFAC (Arab Fund for Arts and Culture) are being shown on the video-on-demand platform Aflamuna: 15 years of Arab cinema. Created in 2007, AFAC is an independent foundation helping artists, writers, researchers and intellectuals from the Arab world working on artistic or cultural …

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Croatia / 3rd Drive-in Kultura

Drinve-in Kultura

The arrival of spring is an opportunity for Croatia to host the 3rd Drive-in Kultura, the country’s largest drive-in festival. The event takes place from May 6th to 28th in Sisak, Pula, Osijek and Zagreb. Drive-in Kultura is an initiative launched by Sabmarine, a film production and event company. Created in 2020 when cinemas closed …

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Morocco / El Jadida’s first multiplex opens

CINEATLAS

After a year’s delay, the first multiplex in the Moroccan port city of El Jadida is scheduled to open this July. Managed by CINEATLAS, it will contain three cinemas with a total of 338 seats. The building also houses a library, a garden and an auditorium. The project was initiated by Pierre-François Bernet, a French …

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Spain / “The Good Boss” wins four Platinos at the Ibero-American film awards

The Good Boss

The Spanish comedy The Good Boss (El buen patrón) has won four awards at the Platino Awards ceremony for Ibero-American cinema. Organized annually since 2014 by EGEDA (Society for Audiovisual Producers Rights Management) and FIPCA (Ibero-American Federation of Film and Audio-visual Producers), these awards promote Ibero-American films internationally. The Good Boss by Fernando León de …

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Bosnia-Herzegovina / “Prospi Vode Za Monom” chosen for Annecy’s Mifa Pitches

Festival d'Annecy

The Bosnian animation feature Prospi Vode Za Mnom has been selected for the Mifa Pitches at the Annecy Festival. Created by the festival organisers, Mifa pitches offer a selection of the best animation projects in development. This year they will be held between June 15th and 16th, with 32 films selected in 4 categories: Feature …

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France / June 9th launch for YEMA, a VOD platform for films from North-Africa and the Middle-East

YEMA

A new video-on-demand platform for North African and Middle-Eastern films, YEMA, has  announced its official launch on June 9th. YEMA describes itself as “the first VOD platform for North African and Middle-Eastern films.”To promote films from these countries the platform carefully selects content: “Every month, in addition to a rich and eclectic catalogue, our team …

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France / Entries welcome for URTI’s documentary Grand Prix

URTI

URTI (Union Radiophonique et Télévisuelle Internationale) is the oldest international broadcasting organization and the only one with worldwide reach. Funded by UNESCO and all international broadcasting organizations, it celebrates this year its 41st International Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary – the Arman Trophy. Participation in the Grand Prix is free and open to all public …

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