Category: FESTIVALS

News about Festivals in Mediterranean

LEBANON / Lana Daher’s “Do You Love Me” wins the Sundance Documentary Fund

Do you love me

“Do You Love Me” wins the Sundance Documentary Fund to finance its production. In 2019 the film received the Robert Bosch Stiftung Film Award as well as development funding from the IDFA Bertha Fund and the Doha Film Institute. The feature film is a “kind of visual patchwork” made up of archives, both of the …

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SWITZERLAND / “Papicha” wins the Golden Fifog for Best Feature

Papicha

The 16th Festival international du film oriental de Genève (Fifog) was held from June 21st to 27th. “Hope” was this year’s catchword, with the objective of promoting film, diversity and intercultural dialogue in the world through 50 films from 20 different countries. “Papicha” by Franco-Algerian director Mounia Meddour won the competition’s most prestigious award: the Golden Fifog …

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CROATIA / “Cinema under Siege” voted best documentary project at the Sunny Side of the Doc

Cinema Under Siege

The documentary “Cinema under Siege” won the Best Project Award in the Talent Hub Central & Eastern Europe section at the 2021 Sunny Side of the Doc co-production market. The film by Srđan Šarenac is about a group of artists in 1993 determined to organize the first Sarajevo Film Festival despite the siege of Sarajevo. …

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FRANCE / Hervé Michel, former President of CMCA elected president of UniFrance

Hervé Michel et Serge Toubiana

The first Steering Committee of the new UniFrance, an association born from the merger between TV France International (TVFI) and UniFrance, was held this Friday, July 2, 2021 at 10 a.m. and proceeded to the election of the presidency. Serge Toubiana and Hervé Michel, previously presidents of UniFrance and TV France International, were elected, in pairs, at the …

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PriMed 2021 / Discover the official film selection of the 25th edition

PriMed 2021

Organized in Marseille from December 4th to 11th, 2021, the PriMed – the Festival of the Mediterranean in images, has just unveiled its selection of documentary films and reportages covering the Mediterranean. For its 25th edition, the festival received 345 films from 34 countries. Click below on the titles to watch the film trailers and …

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TUNISIA / The 35th FIFAK postponed again to August 14th 2021

35e FIFAK

The 35th Festival International du Film Amateur de Kélibia (FIFAK), which was first going to take place last year, then this year from August 7th to 14th, has had to be postponed yet again. Organized by the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image (CNCI) and the Fédération Tunisienne des Cinéastes Amateurs (FTCA), Tunisia’s oldest film festival – created in 1964 – …

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SWITZERLAND / Lebanon guest of honour of the 16th International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva

16e Fifog

The International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva (Fifog) honours Lebanon for its 16th edition, which runs from June 21st to 27th. Lebanese writer, journalist and activist Joumana Haddad will be honorary president. “Hope … a little, a lot, passionately” The central theme of this year’s rich programme is hope. There are two competitions, one for features, another …

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