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06-07-2018  

European Film Academies Network: Free Oleg Sentsov!

Oleg Sentsov in eighth week of hunger strike:EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMIES NETWORK APPEALS TO PRESIDENT PUTIN TO SHOW A HUMAN FACEacademy representatives at the annual meeting of FAN of Europe (picture: EFA) On Day 54 of Oleg Sentsov’s indefinite hunger strike the members of FAN of Europe, the European network of national film academies and the European Film Academy, representing....

04-06-2018  

Krakow Nominates French Short RELEASE THE DOGS

The European Film Academy (EFA) and Krakow Film Festival congratulate:  Krakow Short Film Nominee RELEASE THE DOGS by Emmanuelle Fleytoux France/Belgium, fiction, 20 min Anouck has found herself in a toxic triangle, torn between the two men who are at each other’s throats. She loves them and they do not want to live without her. Living with a partner and a....

24-05-2018  

Don't Let Oleg Die!

Today is Day 12 of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov's indefinite hunger strike which his lawyer Dimitri Dinze reports he full plans to follow through to the death should his demands not be met. Oleg Sentsov, who was involved in supporting the Euro Maidan protests in Kiev and who opposed the annexation of Crimea by Russia, was arrested by the Federal Security Service of the....

06-05-2018  

WALLAY Wins EFA Young Audience Award

Young Juries in 34 European Countries Elect WALLAY by Berni Goldblat. In a truly European vote, 12-14-year-olds in 43 cities across Europe and beyond have elected WALLAY as the winner of the EFA Young Audience Award 2018.  WALLAY Having watched the three nominated films, more than 2,000 young cinema-lovers across Europe had the opportunity to discuss the films before....

16-04-2018  

EFA Mourns Milos Forman and Vittorio Taviani

Milos Forman (left) and Vittorio TavianiEuropean cinema has lost two great filmmakers and the European Film Academy has lost two dear friends: Milos Forman and Vittorio Taviani. In 1997, Miloš Forman received the EFA's honorary European Achievement in World Cinema award for THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT. He created films that will never be forgotten and received virtually every....

12-03-2018  

Tampere Nominates PRISONER OF SOCIETY

The European Film Academy (EFA) and Tampere Film Festival congratulate:  Tampere Short Film Nominee PRISONER OF SOCIETY SOCIUMIS PATIMARI by Rati Tsiteladze Georgia/Latvia, documentary, 15 min Prisoner of Society is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman trapped between personal desire for freedom and traditional expectations of her....

27-02-2018  

The 7th EFA Young Audience Award Includes Record 43 Cities in 34 Countries

Young Juries Across Europe Screen Nominated Films GIRL IN FLIGHT, HOBBYHORSE REVOLUTION and WALLAY – all of which will then be available as VOD for the general public The European Film Academy (EFA) proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2018:   GIRL IN FLIGHTLA FUGA - GIRL IN FLIGHT DIRECTED BY: Sandra....

26-02-2018  

Berlin Nominates BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX

The European Film Academy (EFA) and Berlin International Film Festival congratulate:  Berlin Short Film Nominee BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX by Ulu Braun Germany, experimental, 19 min  ‘A presumably African village, inhabited by Germans. The film Burkina Brandenburg Komplex describes a geographical construction that makes use of “our” medial....

12-02-2018  

Clermont-Ferrand Nominates SHAME

The European Film Academy (EFA) and Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival congratulate:   Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Nominee SHAME SRAM by Petar Krumov Bulgaria, fiction, 24 min  Macho is a poor boy who skips school to work on a construction site. The only ray of light in his life is his girlfriend, Donna. But she is ashamed....

29-01-2018  

Rotterdam Nominates WHAT'S THE DAMAGE

The European Film Academy (EFA) and the International Film Festival Rotterdam congratulate:   Rotterdam Short Film Nominee WHAT'S THE DAMAGE by Heather Phillipson UK, experimental, 8 min  WHAT’S THE DAMAGE is a proposition and a provocation; a call against dominant power structures answering back to ongoing crises under white patriarchy,....

 

  

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