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FRANCE / Coming in 2022: film training in Martigues

1000 visages

The organisation 1000 visages is offering young people aged 16 to 30 a chance to access various film professions free and without conditions, whatever their economic, geographic or social situation. There are three teaching strands: acting, writing and directing. Created in 2006 by Houda Benyamina, director of the film “Divines”, 1000 visages is currently based …

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ITALY / The 62nd Festival dei Popoli offers a retrospective on the work of French film-makers Nicolas Klotz and Elisabeth Perceval

Festival dei Popoli

Europe’s oldest documentary event, the Festival dei Popoli, will run in Florence from November 20th to 28th. This year, in addition to the two competitions – international (18 documentaries not yet shown in Italy) and Italian (7 premiers) – the festival is hosting the first Italian retrospective of the films of French directors Nicolas Klotz …

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FRANCE / For its 10th year the Noisy-le-Sec Festival of Franco-Arab Film puts Palestine in the seat of honour

FFA 2021

Having been cancelled in 2021 because of the health crisis, the Franco-Arab Film Festival (FFFA) of Noisy-le-Sec ran from November 12th to 23rd. Since 2011 this annual event has supported “recent films by film-makers from Arab countries and French directors whose backgrounds and concerns are linked to those countries.” A total of 29 feature films, …

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ITALY / Registration is open for the 2022 Integrazione Film Festival

IFF

The 16th Integrazione Film Festival is now open for registration. It aims to be “an international competition for short drama and documentary films which show how people from different cultural backgrounds have successfully integrated.” This year’s festival was online but next year it will take place face-to-face in Bergamo and Sarnico, from May 10th to …

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GREECE / The 2021 Thessaloniki International Film Festival is once more face-to-face

62e TIFF

The 62nd Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF) will be held from November 4th to 14th 2021, both face-to-face and online at online.filmfestival.gr. The only international and competitive Greek festival, TIFF selects mainly first and second feature films, focusing on auteur cinema. This year 197 films will be shown in Thessaloniki’s mythical screening venues: the Olympion, …

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FRANCE / “Hive” wins the Gold Antigone at the 2021 CINEMED

Affiche Cinemed 2021

Blerta Basholli’s “Hive” won the Antigone d’Or at the CINEMED festival in Montpellier, an award worth €15,000. Jury president Asia Argento explains their choice: “The film moved us with the courage of its words, the poignant interpretation of the actress who embodies, with such overwhelming strength, the tenacity of a woman who refuses to back …

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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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