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Two prominent figures in European cinema, Fabienne Vonier and Eliane du Bois, pass away

The past weeks have been cruel for European cinema, which mourns the passing of two prominent figures who were admired and respected by the entire profession. Fabienne Vonier departed...

Read more Highlights - 22/08/2013

Two Label winning films run for the 2013 Lux Prize.

The 3 contending films to run for the Lux Prize Competition 2013 have been announced yesterday at the Press Conference of the Venice Days.The 3 finalists are:MIELE (Honey) by Valeria Golino – France,...

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Highlights - 24/07/2013

Open letter from European Cinemas on EU-USA trade negotiations

On 14 June the Council of Ministers will decide on the European Commission’s negotiation mandate concerning a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).We strongly call upon Ministers and...

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Highlights - 11/06/2013

Early 2013: Results of most successful films released in France

Film news will soon be monopolised by the Cannes Film Festival. Before then, here is a detailed review of films successfully released in France since January, ranging from Blancanieves to Django...

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Highlights - 14/05/2013

Peter Sehr passes away

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Peter Sehr, particularly since he was just 61 years of age. We pay our respects to a longstanding friend, a man committed to Europa Cinemas,...

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Highlights - 13/05/2013

OH BOY soon to be distributed by Diaphana

OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster which in January won the Audience Award and Special Jury Prize at the Premiers Plans Film Festival in Angers, has just been bought by Diaphana and will therefore shortly be...

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Highlights - 12/02/2013

Interview with Beki Probst, Head of the European Film Market in Berlin

Beki Probst has been the head of the Berlinale’s European Film Market for 20 years. She is also a film theatre exhibitor in Bern and a member of the network (cineMovie and cineCamera) . She was...

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Highlights - 08/02/2013

OH BOY and EAT SLEEP DIE outperform at Angers

The jury of the 25th Premiers Plans Film festival in Angers, presided over by Noémie Lvovsky, has revealed its list of winners: OH BOY and EAT SLEEP DIE, two debut feature films, shared the main...

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Highlights - 28/01/2013