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From February 28th - March 10th 2019, the international film festival Stockfish will be held in Bíó Paradís, Reykjavík’s art-house cinema, and ...
Igor Drljača was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina in 1983 while it was still part of former Yugoslavia. After the war broke out, he left Sarajevo with his family in the summer of 1992, and spent the next year moving between Croatia, Austria and Serbia, before eventually settling in Toronto in 1993. His film […]
Ronit Kertsner’s 6th feature-length documentary Refugee Lullaby which world-premiered in Graz at the Diagonale, is an intimate portrait or Hans Breuer who became famous as “the Austrian sheperd who drives refugees across borer to safety” (Patrick Kingsley for The Guardian) and his attempts to help as many people as possible on their hellish way to […]
The city of Bialystok, located in the North-Eastern part of Poland, today seems like a regular Polish provincial town, much affected by the sharp right turn towards populism of the national politics, but in the past it was quite a peculiar town that served as birthplace and home to many great people and ideas. For […]
First thing we should know about Kosovo is that the Europe’s youngest country has also the highest population growth rate on the continent, so the families with five or more children are quite common. Secondly, amongst its population it is a quite common practice for young people to get their education and search for their […]
It takes more than a plain interest in experimental films to go to see Rihaction, a debut feature-length film by the British film critic, curator and programmer Neil Young. Stretching over 108 minutes, it is an unusually long take on the phenomena of exposure on the social media and the yearning for fame, likes and […]
Even 25 years upon its end, the first thing Bosnia and Herzegovina would be associated with is the brutal civil war in the 90s that still affects its population. The other association are the occasional tensions between its ethnic communities of Bosniaks, Serbs and Croats, running even amongst the younger, post-war generations. Combined with ailing […]
Thanasis Neofotistos’ Clermon-Ferrand multiple winner and EFA short film candidate “Patision Avenue” which world-premiered in Venice in the short film competition, opens with a black screen, only with the sound of vocal exercises done by actors before coming on stage. This time, however, there is also a sound of the lively street in the background. […]
The 52nd Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, which will take place from October 3 to 13, has now opened its submission period for feature films and short films. Producers, distributors and directors can present their films, which will be evaluated by the Festival’s Program Committee. The deadline for submission is July 15 for […]