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The Line picked as Slovakia’s Oscars hopeful

The Line picked as Slovakia’s Oscars hopeful

The 44th edition of Film Fest Gent is set to be a gold mine

The 44th edition of Film Fest Gent is set to be a gold mine

Filming kicks off on Elsa Amiel’s PEARL

Filming kicks off on Elsa Amiel’s PEARL

Foxtrot wins big at the Israeli Ophir Awards

Foxtrot wins big at the Israeli Ophir Awards

The Charmer: In search of your true identity

The Charmer: In search of your true identity

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: Debutant Milad Alami delivers a subtle, chilling drama that presents a completely different take on the crisis surrounding the integration of immigrants into Western societies  

22/09 | San Sebastián 2017 | New Directors

Milad Alami  • Director

Interview: Milad Alami • Director

“Sometimes acceptance comes with a price”

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: We chatted to Swedish-Iranian filmmaker Milad Alami, whose feature debut, The Charmer, is currently taking part in New Directors at San Sebastián  

22/09

French "video tax" extended to all digital platforms

French "video tax" extended to all digital platforms

The European Commission has approved a French decree obliging companies such as Netflix and YouTube to pay tax  

22/09 | Industry | France

Natalia Garagiola • Director

Interview: Natalia Garagiola • Director

“It all started with a single image”

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: Argentine director Natalia Garagiola brings her debut film, Hunting Season, to the Horizontes Latinos section following a prize-winning turn at Venice  

22/09

Submergence: Down into the abyss

Submergence: Down into the abyss

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: Veteran director Wim Wenders blends melancholia, mysticism, science and politics in this epic, captivating and tragic romance starring Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy  

22/09 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi  • Directors

Interview: Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi • Directors

“Our work is very much part of our daily life”

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: Spanish directors Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi are taking their first turn behind the camera with the musical adaptation Holy Camp!  

22/09

The AnimaSyros International Animation Festival expands to mark its 10th anniversary

The AnimaSyros International Animation Festival expands to mark its 10th anniversary

The most important animation festival in Greece is taking place on the island of Syros, focusing on European narratives and expanding its market section  

22/09 | Festivals | Greece

Kheiron’s Mauvaises herbes enters post-production

Kheiron’s Mauvaises herbes enters post-production

Catherine Deneuve, André Dussollier and the director himself topline the cast of this Paiva Films production being sold by StudioCanal  

22/09 | Production | France

Iceland sends Under the Tree to the Oscars

Iceland sends Under the Tree to the Oscars

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson’s third feature is Iceland’s official candidate for the Academy Award for Best Foreign-language Film  

22/09 | Oscars 2018 | Iceland

The Line picked as Slovakia’s Oscars hopeful

The Line picked as Slovakia’s Oscars hopeful

Peter Bebjak’s crime-thriller about smuggling, which proved a domestic box-office hit, will represent Slovakia in the race for the Oscars  

22/09 | Oscars 2018 | Slovakia

Ten projects to be pitched at connecting cottbus

Ten projects to be pitched at connecting cottbus

The German East-West co-production market has announced the feature projects set to participate in its 19th edition  

22/09 | Industry | Germany

The 44th edition of Film Fest Gent is set to be a gold mine

The 44th edition of Film Fest Gent is set to be a gold mine

The festival will be held from 10 to 20 October, with two Belgian films due to open and close proceedings: Insyriated and Charlie and Hannah’s Grand Night Out  

21/09 | Festival | Belgium

Filming kicks off on Elsa Amiel’s PEARL

Filming kicks off on Elsa Amiel’s PEARL

The cast includes Julia Föry, Peter Mullan, Arieh Worthalter, Vidal Arzoni and Agata Buzek. The film is being staged by Unité de Production and sold by MK2  

21/09 | Production | France/Switzerland

Europa Distribution to shine a light on public film funding at San Sebastián

Europa Distribution to shine a light on public film funding at San Sebastián

The festival will host an open panel and a closed think-tank session on 25 and 26 September  

21/09 | San Sebastián 2017 | Industry

Ivan: Tough questions about whom we love the most

Ivan: Tough questions about whom we love the most

Slovenian director Janez Burger's fifth feature tackles tough family and social issues through the struggle of a single mother  

21/09 | Films | Slovenia/Croatia

Ondřej Trojan filming Toman, the story of an unlikely hero

Ondřej Trojan filming Toman, the story of an unlikely hero

The post-war drama follows the contradictory personality of a high-ranking communist official who saved Jews after World War II  

21/09 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Lukas Moodysson to create HBO Nordic’s Gösta

Lukas Moodysson to create HBO Nordic’s Gösta

The Swedish director will write and direct the pay channel’s first Swedish – and Scandinavian – original television series, which will shoot from next year  

21/09 | Television | Nordic countries

Mohamed Al-Daradji  • Director

Interview: Mohamed Al-Daradji • Director

“Dialogue is the most effective way to deal with extreme violence”

TORONTO 2017: We chatted to Iraqi filmmaker Mohamed Al-Daradji, who presented his third film, The Journey, in Contemporary World Cinema at Toronto  

21/09

Foxtrot wins big at the Israeli Ophir Awards

Foxtrot wins big at the Israeli Ophir Awards

Venice’s Silver Lion winner took home eight trophies, including Best Picture, Director and Lead Actor  

21/09 | Awards | Israel

Foxtrot is Israel’s official submission for the Oscars

Foxtrot is Israel’s official submission for the Oscars

Samuel Maoz’s Silver Lion winner has been chosen by the Israeli Academy of Film and Television to represent the country in the race for the 2018 Best Foreign-language Film Oscar  

21/09 | Oscars 2018 | Israel

Tallinn announces its first batch of competition titles

Tallinn announces its first batch of competition titles

Six European films are among the eight titles unveiled so far in the Official Selection – Competition and the five in the First Feature Competition  

21/09 | Black Nights 2017

You Disappear hopes to appear at the Oscars for Denmark

You Disappear hopes to appear at the Oscars for Denmark

Peter Schønau Fog’s second feature will be Denmark’s official candidate for the Oscar nomination for Best Foreign-language Film  

21/09 | Oscars 2018 | Denmark

Filming wraps on new thriller Animas

Filming wraps on new thriller Animas

The second collaboration of director duo Laura Alvea and José Ortuño, starring prominent actors Ángela Molina and Luis Bermejo, finished shooting in Seville last Saturday  

20/09 | Production | Spain/Belgium

Gabriele Muccino is back on the scene with A casa tutti bene

Gabriele Muccino is back on the scene with A casa tutti bene

Filming has commenced on the latest film by Gabriele Muccino with an all-star cast. Staged by Lotus Production, the movie is set to be released in Italian cinemas next February  

20/09 | Production | Italy

My Son: "It’s not up to you to investigate"

My Son: "It’s not up to you to investigate"

Christian Carion directs a rough and ready thriller, which sees Guillaume Canet fully embracing a stylistic exercise  

20/09 | Films | France

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