Spain - 30 years of Renoir Cinemas: an interview with Enrique González Macho

In 1986, you opened 4 cinemas showing films in their original version. Over three decades of screening films, you have been confronted with the jump from analogue to digital, new...

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Next / Change: first steps with a Greek exhibitor discovering a French cinema

Christos Ringas, programmer of cinemas Athinea and Panathinea in Athens (Greece) travelled to Bordeaux (France) and experienced the working practices of Utopia Saint-Siméon for 3 days. He is the...

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Activities - 13/10/2016

European policy and the dynamism of European films as seen by Christian Bräuer, Secretary General of Europa Cinemas

Leipzig’s Filmkunstmesse, the unmissable annual meeting between German cinema exhibitors, took place from 19 to 23 September. 74 films that will be distributed in Germany were shown, and, as is the...

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The Network - 11/10/2016

The LUX Prize’s 10th Anniversary: MUSTANG all over Europe on October 10

On the 10th of October 2016, Europa Cinemas is proud to join forces with the European Parliament to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the LUX Prize awarded each year to a European film.The LUX Prize...

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The Network - 06/10/2016

Amanda Kernell’s SAMI BLOOD (Sameblod) wins Europa Cinemas Venice Label

Amandas Kernell’s SAMI BLOOD, a Swedish-Danish-Norwegian co-production, has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Giornate degli Autori-Venice Days section of the Venice Film...

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Activities - 09/09/2016

An interview with Duncan Carson from The Independent Cinema Office

The Sarajevo Film Festival in collaboration with Europa Cinemas organized two weeks ago a special Audience Development & Innovation Day Lab in Sarajevo for exhibitors from the Balkans.Taking...

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Activities - 30/08/2016

Europa Cinemas at Venice 2016

The Venice Film Festival will be held from 31 August to 10 September. Europa Cinemas, Giornate degli Autori - Venice Days and the LUX Film Prize partner up once again to welcome the 28 young European...

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Activities - 29/08/2016

Tizza COVI & Rainer FRIMMEL’s MISTER UNIVERSO wins Europa Cinemas Locarno Label

Tizza COVI and Rainer Frimmel’s feature MISTER UNIVERSO from Austria and Italy has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film at the 69th Locarno Film Festival. 2016 marks the fourth...

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Activities - 17/08/2016

Save the date: European Film Forum Venice 2016

In the framework of the European Film Forum, the European Commission organises two workshops on access to finance (3 September from 15.00 to 17.15 – Sala Stucchi) and on the future of cinemas (4...

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Highlights - 10/08/2016

Europa Cinemas mourns the passing of Josetxo Moreno

Europa Cinemas pays tribute to the memory of Josetxo Moreno who passed away this week aged 62. Josetxo was one of the creators of Golem, now one of the top exhibition and distribution companies in...

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Highlights - 26/07/2016

Europa Cinemas Label at Locarno (3-13 August 2016)

Four Network exhibitors from Ireland, Germany, France and Italy will take part in the Europa Cinemas Label Jury on the occasion of the upcoming Festival del film Locarno in Switzerland. The Jury...

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Activities - 25/07/2016

Germany and France: Cinema overview for the first six months of 2016

The first half of the year is over. Here, we take a detailed look at how films have performed in cinemas in the two largest markets in Europe. The biggest successes in recent months include TOMORROW,...

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Highlights - 22/07/2016

Sven Taddicken’s ORIGINAL BLISS wins Europa Cinemas KVIFF Label

Sven Taddicken’s ORIGINAL BLISS has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. 2016 marks the eleventh time the Label has been awarded in...

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Activities - 11/07/2016

Europa Cinemas Label at Karlovy Vary (1-9 July 2016)

Four Network exhibitors from Germany, Latvia, France and Slovenia will take part in the Europa Cinemas Label Jury on the occasion of the upcoming Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in Czech...

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Activities - 15/06/2016

Sacha Wolff’s MERCENAIRE wins Europa Cinemas Cannes Label

Sacha Wolff’s MERCENAIRE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight section, it was announced today by a jury of four exhibitors from the network. 2016 marks...

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Activities - 20/05/2016

Facts & Figures 2015: A Strong Year For Europa Cinemas Members

2015 was a strong year for members of Europa Cinemas, with the highest admissions for European films in the Network’s 25-year history. They jumped by almost 3 million to a record-breaking 38 million...

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The Network - 10/05/2016

Europa Cinemas at Cannes 2016

Conferences, round tables and European movies on the menu! Like every year, Europa Cinemas will attend the Cannes Film Festival, notably with its traditional Europa Cinemas Exhibitors Meeting and as...

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The Network - 03/05/2016

Nico Simon receives 2016 UNIC Achievement Award

Nico Simon, President of Europa Cinemas and co-founder of Utopolis Cinemas Group, has today been announced as the 2016 recipient of the UNIC Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the...

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The Network - 23/03/2016

Bouli Lanners’ THE FIRST, THE LAST wins Europa Cinemas Berlinale Label

February 19, 2015: THE FIRST, THE LAST (Les Premiers, Les Derniers), directed by Bouli Lanners, has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Panorama section, it was announced today...

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Activities - 22/02/2016

Interview – The Far East Film Festival in Udine and its Campus Project for young Asian and European Cinephiles

The 18th edition of the Far East Film Festival will be held from the 22nd to the 30th April 2016 in Udine, in the North-East of Italy. The Festival is organised by Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche...

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The Network - 12/02/2016

Europa Cinemas at the Berlinale 2016

In the framework of the upcoming 66th Berlinale, a Jury made of 4 Network exhibitors will award the Europa Cinemas Label to a European film from the Panorama section. The 4 Jury members from...

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Activities - 11/02/2016

Europa Cinemas Awards 2015 - Best Entrepreneur

Kino Meeting Point was opened just after the 4-year long siege of Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina) ended, in 1997. It happened through a private-public partnership in which a war-ravaged former public...

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The Network - 22/01/2016

Europa Cinemas Awards 2015 - Best Programming

Of all the film theatres in the Netherlands, few offer a programme as broad and diverse as Filmhuis Den Haag. Each new initiative is driven by a strong love of cinema.Filmhuis Den Haag rediscovered...

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The Network - 22/01/2016

Europa Cinemas Awards 2015 - Best Young Audience Activities

It has been 30 years since Cine Paradisos opened its doors in Korydallos, Greece, with Giuseppe Tornatore – the auteur of the homonymous Oscar-winning film - and Nicola Piovanni - the film’s score...

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The Network - 19/01/2016

Europa Cinemas Validation Committee - Call for expressions of interest

Europa Cinemas is looking for members of the Validation Committee to examine the programming results of network theatres, as well as new applications. This call for expressions of interest aims at...

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The Network - 18/01/2016

The documentary TOMORROW (DEMAIN) is proving a great success in France

This film by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent was released on December 2nd, 2015 and, in six weeks of exhibition, has exceeded 370,000 admissions in French film theatres. There is a very positive buzz...

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Highlights - 15/01/2016