Category: EUROMEDITERRANEAN

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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 The socio-political system has been replaced by “The State of the Union”, a conglomerate of nefarious private investors and companies.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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FRANCE / “We are Lady Parts”, a BrutX sitcom overturning stereotypes

We are Lady Parts

Showing on the BrutX streaming platform, a British television comedy series, “We Are Lady Parts”, overturns the stereotypes of Muslim women on the screen. The series follows Amina: by day a shy, somewhat awkward doctoral student of microbiology but by night, secretly, a guitarist with a feminist punk rock group “Lady Parts”. Living with her …

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FRANCE / The results of the 40th URTI International Grand Prix for Author Documentaries

URTI

This year’s URTI jury – made up of public television officials from Belgium, Cameroon, Gabon, Kosovo, Morocco, Portugal and Romania – awarded the 40th URTI International Grand Prix for Author Documentaries to Antonio José Almeida’s Portuguese television series “Mysteries of the Human Brain – Mechanism of the Emotions”. “Exponential growth is not limited to 21st …

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