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Carles Ribas, Responsible for the cinema Truffaut, Girona

In Girona, the cinephiles rule! Cinema Truffaut, member of Europa Cinemas since 2003 which just celebrated its 10 years, is unique in Spain, in that it is managed, with public...

Read more The Network - 25/12/2010

Goodbye Jacques Le Glou


It was with much sadness that we learnt that Jacques Le Glou has passed away, aged 70.Founding member and longtime administrator of Europa Cinemas, Jacques was always involved in our activities and...

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Highlights - 20/12/2010
Watershed Media Centre

Europa Cinemas Awards 2010 - Entrepreneur of the Year


Watershed, Bristol (United Kingdom)Located in Bristol’s historic harbourside, Watershed was opened in 1982 as the UK’s first media centre and offers three cinemas, a large café/bar and a suite of...

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The Network - 18/11/2010
Kinodvor, Ljubljana

Europa Cinemas Awards 2010 - Best Young Audience Activities


Kinodvor, Ljubljana (Slovenia)“Over the past two years we have put a lot of effort into the development of special programmes for young audiences and building the first systematic film-educational...

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The Network - 18/11/2010
Skalvijos Kino Centras

Europa Cinemas Awards 2010 - Best Programming


Skalvijos Kino Centras, Vilnius (Lithuania)“It means a big responsibility to keep the level of the quality and diversity of the programming, develop new ideas and projects,” says Vilma Levickaite of...

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The Network - 18/11/2010
1 - Watershed Media Centre, Bristol 2 Ian Christie 3 - Centre Barbican, London

Focus on Young Audiences


On the occasion of the Network Conference, we have put online a set of interviews with organisers of activities aimed at young spectators. Introduction by Ian Christie.FINDING THE FUTURE AUDIENCE...

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Activities - 15/11/2010

Robert Rider, Director of cinema at the Barbican Centre, London


What work do you do to encourage kids to take an active interest in film? Is it hard to persuade kids to see a wide variety of films at the cinema ?We run the London Children´s Film Festival, which...

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The Network - 08/11/2010

THE CLINK OF ICE wins Venice Europa Cinemas Label


Bertrand Blier’s THE CLINK OF ICE (LE BRUIT DES GLACONS) from France has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Venice Days/Giornate degli Autori section, it was announced...

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Highlights - 10/09/2010

Léa Morin, Director General of The Cinematheque de Tanger, Morocco


Since it opened three years ago, the Cinematheque de Tanger has become one of the emblematic sites for film lovers on the African continent. The photographer Yto Barrada handles the artistic...

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The Network - 09/09/2010

Digital Cinema


Digital cinema projection has soared since the release of Avatar in late 2009 and throughout the first semester of 2010, with 3D movies being released continuously. Our review presents selected...

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Activities - 26/07/2010

The Europa Cinemas label at Karlovy Vary 2010 has been awarded to the Croatian film JUST BETWEEN US by Rajko Grlic


Just Between Us (Neka ostane medju nama) has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the 45th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, it was announced Saturday by a jury of...

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Activities - 12/07/2010

Ian Wall, Founder and Managing Director of Film Education, UK


In the average year, Film Education’s activities reach an estimated, impressive 2.4 million school children across the UK, or just over 25% of the entire population in that age range. We interviewed...

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The Network - 08/07/2010

Life's a pitch ! Co-production meetings at European festivals


Nowadays, a year doesn't seem to go by without another European festival announcing plans to launch a co-production market or pitch forum to present new feature films or documentaries looking for...

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Highlights - 08/07/2010

Roger Diamantis has left us


Roger Diamantis, who ran the Saint André des Arts cinema in Paris with a real passion for film, was one of the first members of our Network. He has passed away at the age of 78.Roger Diamantis set up...

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Highlights - 25/06/2010

The regional policy of the European Commission and the digitalisation of cinemas:


Many independent cinemas will not be able to finance digital projection equipment alone or with the VPF systems proposed by third-party investors. Consequently certain theatres look to their...

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The Network - 23/06/2010

Intense Intimacy: The Cinema of Claire Denis


This Watershed programme touring the UK & Ireland in June - July 2010 is a rare example of an exhibition led initiative (9 independent venues - all members of Europa Cinemas) to raise the...

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Highlights - 31/05/2010

LE QUATTRO VOLTE wins Cannes Europa Cinemas Label


May 21 2010: Michelangelo Frammartino’s Le Quattro Volte from Italy has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Directors’ Fortnight section, it was announced today by a...

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Activities - 21/05/2010

A look back at 2009


4% increase for European films across the Europa Cinemas NetworkPRESS RELEASE European cinema consolidates its position in the NetworkAccording to analyses of the European Audiovisual Observatory,...

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The Network - 12/05/2010

Interview with Enrique Perez Font, President of Cines Verdi (Spain)


Enrique Perez look back over the issue of Digital Cinema in Spain, and over the topical outline in the film exhibition sector of this country : independant exhibition, piracy, dubbing situation,...

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The Network - 11/05/2010

Dominique Bax, director of the Magic Cinéma in Bobigny


The Magic Cinéma is the iconic establishment in Bobigny, a town of 50,000 people located to the north-east of Paris in the department of Seine-Saint-Denis. Last year it became part of the Europa...

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The Network - 20/04/2010

The Lux, in Caen, celebrates its 50th anniversary


In Caen festivities for Cinéma Lux are taking place at every turn. The cinema is celebrating half a century of activity with a host of different events. We look back over the history of this venue,...

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The Network - 23/02/2010

DIE FREMDE (When we leave) wins the Europa Cinemas Label in Berlin


Die Fremde (When we leave) directed by German director Feo Aladag has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Films in the Panorama section of the Berlin Film Festival, it was...

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Activities - 19/02/2010

European Film Weeks in Morocco


For the eleventh year Europa Cinemas will provide the artistic direction for the European Film Weeks festival taking place in Morocco.Organised every year since 1991 by the Delegation of the European...

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Activities - 21/01/2010