European Movies

PRODUCTION: Beata Parkanová in Production with Czech/Slovak Tiny Lights

PRAGUE: Czech director/writer Beata Parkanová is currently in production with her full-length feature, the Czech/Slovak coproduction Tiny Lights, about Amálka’s day that captures a moment of vital transformation and loss, but also brings hope that Amálka can turn this loss into the ability to observe and tell stories. Tiny Lights is a feature-length film set in …

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FNE Editor in Chief Anna Franklin Spoke to the Los Angeles Times About Hollywood Shooting in Central and Eastern Europe

WARSAW: The Los Angeles Times today reports “Hollywood is heading to Estonia, Bulgaria and beyond. Insiders share how it’s happening” They asked Film New Europe’s Anna Franklin who told LA Times journalist Jaweed Kaleem: “There used to be just a few places that were really successfully working with Hollywood such as Hungary, where Dune was …

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‘Prima Facie’ with Jodie Comer is highest-grossing event cinema release since pandemic

National Theatre Live’s release of Prima Facie, Suzie Miller’s play starring Jodie Comer, was the highest-grossing title at UK-Ireland cinemas yesterday (July 22), taking £1.4m with 76 sites still to report. That figure made it the highest-grossing event cinema release since cinemas closed at the start of the Covid pandemic in March 2020, and the …

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Czech surrealist maestro Jan Švankmajer has completed his latest feature-length documentary, Kunstkamera

22/07/2022 – The documentary takes a closer look at the collection of artefacts and objects of the Czech surrealist and his wife, including the art of natural people, Art Brut, alchemy, and products of nature Kunstkamera (© Athanor) The internationally revered Czech filmmaker and artist Jan Švankmajer bid farewell to the fiction feature-length filmmaking with …

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The 28th Sarajevo Film Festival announces its competition line-ups

22/07/2022 – Running from 12-19 August, the festival will showcase 51 films in its four competitive sections, with 21 of those being world premieres Actors Marija Pikić and Enes Kozličić in A Ballad, by Aida Begić Now reaching its 28th edition, the Sarajevo Film Festival (running 12-19 August) has announced its competition sections, where 51 …

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The 28th Sarajevo Film Festival announces its competition line-ups

22/07/2022 – Running from 12-19 August, the festival will showcase 51 films in its four competitive sections, with 21 of those being world premieres Actors Marija Pikić and Enes Kozličić in A Ballad, by Aida Begić Now reaching its 28th edition, the Sarajevo Film Festival (running 12-19 August) has announced its competition sections, where 51 …

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