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IRAN SPAIN / Ashgar Farhadi’s new film in pre-production

Iranian director Ashgar Farhadi is currently preparing his next film in Spain. Starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, it will be co-produced by Pedro Almodovar’s production company “El Deseo”. Farhadi is currently in Spain finishing the script. Although as yet the film has no title, we know it looks at the difficulties of a family …

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EGYPT FRANCE / The CMCA collaborates on Bokra Sawa’s new project

The Bokra Sawa association is offering a multimedia workshop for young people from Marseilles and its surrounding areas. The workshop will build on the use of new media and digital tools to document the role of women in the public space and thus train participants in street journalism. The project began in January in Alexandria …

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FRANCE / The CMCA at the Villa Méditerranée for the French-language celebrations

  As part of the week celebrating the French language and its use world-wide (March 18th to 26th), the Aix-Marseille Academy is organizing a programme which involves more than 300 students from the Academy plus 8 similar institutions from Algeria, the Lebanon, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. The CMCA and the Villa Méditerranée / Avitem are …

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ITALY / A new Higher Council for film

The Italian Minister of Culture, Dario Franceschini, has appointed the members of the new Higher Council for Cinema and Broadcasting. It will be chaired by Stefano Rulli, scriptwriter, who previously ran the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Rome’s principal film school. The Council will be an advisory body reporting to the Ministry. It will be consulted …

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FRANCE / The Marseille-based 13 productions wins many awards

The documentary series Nous ouvriers, produced by 13 Productions and broadcast last year on both France 3 and Histoire, has received several awards: The Syndicat Français de Cinéma et de Télévision awarded it the Best French Documentary Award At the Luchon Festival the series received the Audience Award for Best Documentary and the Documentary Jury …

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SPAIN / 17th Las Palmas International Film Festival

The 17th International Film Festival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will take place from March 31st to April 9th. The festival director, Luis Miranda, presented the programme at the end of February. This year, a hundred films will be screened throughout the island. The films selected are divided into several categories: an official section, …

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ITALY / The best documentaries in the Nastri d’argento awards 2017

Italy’s national union of film journalists, the Sindacato Nazionale Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani (SNGCI) has just announced the winners of the Nastri d’argento for the best documentaries of 2017. In the non-fiction category, the winner was Carmine Amoroso’s Porno e libertà. It looks back at the Italy of the 1970’s, the beginning of soft porn films …

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