Category: EUROMEDITERRANEAN

All news about cultural projects between Europe and Mediterranean

BALKANS / Total success for the biopic “Toma” in ex-Yugoslavia

Toma

“Toma” presents us with the life of the hugely popular Yugoslav singer and songwriter Tomislav (Toma) Zdravkovic (played by Milan Marić). In its first week in Bosnia and Herzegovina the film broke box-office records, selling 40,877 tickets, while in its first 5 weeks in Serbia and Montenegro it sold 555,546 and 145,659 in Bosnia. The …

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ITALY / “Mediterráneo : The Law of the Sea” winner of the 16th Rome Film Fest

Mediterráneo

Marcel Barrena’s “Mediterráneo – The Law of the Sea” won the “FS Audience Award” at the International Rome Film Fest, with the public using the festival’s official app or web-site to vote. The film shows how two Barcelona life-guards created the NGO “Open Arms”. “September 2015. The whole world was shocked by the photograph of …

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SPAIN / €15 million agreed by the Ministry of Culture and Sport

Ministère de la Culture espagnol

The Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport has announced €15 million to support the production of feature films. 47 of the 319 projects submitted have been selected, 27 of them are international co-productions, 9 with a Spanish majority. Half were chosen because they have a “special cinematographic, cultural or social value” and will share €11.8 …

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SPAIN / Ahmed Attia Prize for the Dialogue of Cultures 2021

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The jury including Adeline Le Dantec, Patricia Hubinet, Reda Ben Jalloun, and Mohamed Charbagi, met on October 8th to award the “Ahmed Attia Prize for the Dialogue of Cultures 2021”, sponsored by the Center National du Cinéma et de l’Image Tunisien (CNCI), to a film that called on MEDIMED in its production process. “For its …

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LEBANON / “Hell’s Gate”, first experimental, apocalyptic Lebanese series

Hell's Gate

“Hell’s Gate” is set in Beirut in the year 2052. The 8-part series takes us into a destroyed world after a succession of conflicts and deadly pandemics. The socio-political system has been replaced by “The State of the Union”, a conglomerate of nefarious private investors and companies. A group of revolutionaries prepares to overthrow it. …

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FRANCE / The Spanish version of France 24 now broadcast non-stop

France 24

The Spanish version of France 24 has been on air continuously since September 24th, with transmission rising from 12 hours a day to 24 – an opportunity for the French international news channel to present “a new morning show and even more news, magazines, reports and debates.” According to a press release the goal is …

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ITALY / The MIA presents two new sections for scripted and unscripted projects

MIA

For international producers, distributors, commissioning editors, directors of programming and production, private and public fund-raisers, Rome’s international audiovisual market –  MIA – is “the leading Italian market, bringing together every section of the audiovisual industry.” More than 2,000 professionals from 58 countries take part every year. “A hub where offers are made for transnational film …

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