Category: EUROMEDITERRANEAN

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TURKEY AZERBAIJAN / Turkey and Azerbaijan sign cinema and audiovisual cooperation agreement

Accord Turquie Azerbaïdjan

Representatives from Turkey and Azerbaijan met in Ankara to agree on a series of agreements and strengthen their bilateral cultural cooperation. Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Anar Karimov and Turkey’s Minister of International Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu praised the unity of their countries. Their cultural alliance will ensure “the promotion of the translation and publication of modern …

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PORTUGAL / “Contado por mulheres”, filming starts for ten films made by ten well-known women directors

Contado por Mulheres

“Contado por mulheres” (Told By Women) is a series of ten Portuguese literary works adapted as films for television by ten female film-makers. Ten stories to make people weep, laugh and talk about the tragedies of the past and challenges of today. The films will be shot between April and August in ten towns in …

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ITALY / This year’s Integrazione Film Festival

IFF 2021

The 15th Bergamo film festival – the Integrazione Film Festival (IFF) – is being held from April 7th to 11th. Organized by Ruah, a social cooperative, in collaboration with Lab 80 Film, this year’s IFF will be streamed and, if the context permits, shown live at Bergamo’s Auditorium. It’s an international competition for short films and documentaries …

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ITALY / The Italian government supports minority Italian co-productions

Ministère Italien de la Culture

In 2019 the Direzione Generale Cinema e audiovisivo, part of Italy’s Ministry of Culture, created this fund. The goal is to strengthen international collaboration by encouraging Italian film-makers to think globally – “promoting cross-border co-productions while also helping Italian and European films and audiovisual productions find distribution in Italy and abroad”. Among the winners of the …

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ITALY / A TUTTO SCHERMO puts 10 documentary films online until April 18th

In A Future April

Organized by Rete degli Spettatori and MyMovies, A TUTTO SCERMO continues its mission of creating an outlet for independent films and documentaries. From February 19th to April 18th 2021, a selection of 10 documentaries produced in Italy will be available on demand on the MyMovies platform. This year the documentaries have been chosen to “illustrate the variety of approaches …

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SPAIN / “Las niñas” wins 4 awards at the 35th Goyas ceremony

Las niñas

Pilar Palomero and her independent film “Las niñas” (“The girls”) took home 4 major awards at the 35th Goyas ceremony: Best Film, Best New Director, Best Original Screenplay – and Best Photography for Daniela Cajias, the first woman to receive this award. Women triumphed at this year’s Goyas: 40% of the nominees were women, a historic …

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TURKEY / Turkey’s first cinema museum opens

Cinéma Atlas Turquie

Istanbul’s first cinema museum was inaugurated on February 26th. The Turkish Cinema Museum has opened in the heart of the Europeanized Beyoğlu district, on Istiklal Street, much-frequented by tourists. It is housed in the same building as the Atlas Cinema, built in 1870 during the reign of Sultan Abdülaziz and recently restored after two years’ …

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