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Ted Hope

Ted Hope on Festivals, Fans, Audiences and Communities

Ted Hope, Executive Director at the San Francisco Film Society, recently gave the keynote address at the International Film Summit in Austin, Texas. Here's his speech.The text was...

Read more Highlights - 13/12/2012

Interview with Laurent Dutoit, Geneva


Laurent Dutoit works for Agora Films as a distributor in Switzerland; he is also programming director at three network member cinemas in Geneva (Scala, Bio City) and Nord-Sud. In this interview,...

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The Network - 04/12/2012
Metropolis Sofil

Europa Cinemas Mundus in Lebanon


A Round Table on Distribution and Release of European and Arab Films in Lebanon and the Arab World will take place on Friday 9 December 2012 at the Institut français in Beirut.Within the Framework of...

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Highlights - 28/11/2012

Europa Cinemas Awards 2012 - Entrepreneur of the Year


The award for Best Entrepreneur of 2012 pays tribute to the commitment of Stefan Kitanov, who for the past 20 years has tirelessly championed the dissemination of European cinema in Bulgaria....

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The Network - 26/11/2012

Europa Cinemas Awards 2012 - Best Young Audience Activities


Wulf Sörgel and Iris Praefke, the exhibitors at Moviemento – a historic cinema in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district – took over management of the cinema in 2007 and focussed their programming in one...

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The Network - 26/11/2012

Europa Cinemas Awards 2012 - Best Programming


Star – Strasbourg - France.Established in 1984 and member of the Europa Cinemas network since 1995, the Star had over 150,000 admissions in 2011 in its five theatres, which have recently been...

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The Network - 26/11/2012
THE PATIENCE STONE

THE PATIENCE STONE, Europa Cinemas ‘Coup de Coeur’


THE PATIENCE STONE (SYNGUE SABOUR), a Franco-Afghan film by Atiq Rahimi, received the ‘Coup de Coeur’ Europa Cinemas exhibitors’ award last weekend at the network’s 17th Conference in Paris.Out of 16...

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Activities - 26/11/2012

European Film Weeks in Morocco 2012


Organised by the Delegation of the European Union in the Kingdom of Morocco in partnership with the Moroccan Cinema Centre and in collaboration with the group A3 Rezo and Europa Cinemas, the European...

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Activities - 05/11/2012
openletter

Open Letter from Europe's cinema exhibitors


The European institutions are currently rethinking their approach to promoting the well-being of the European film industry in several domains: competition policy; copyright; digital distribution;...

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Highlights - 17/09/2012
CRAWL

CRAWL wins Europa Cinemas Label at Venice


French film CRAWL directed by Hervé Lasgouttes has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film at the Venice days, it was announced today by a jury of four exhibitors from the Network. The...

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Activities - 07/09/2012
La Servante

Exhibiting heritage films in the digital age: interview with Vincent Paul-Boncour


Since 2008, Vincent Paul-Boncour has been the manager of a cinema from the network in Paris, Le Nouveau Latina, just a stone’s throw away from the Hôtel de Ville. He is also a distributor and a video...

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The Network - 07/09/2012

Third edition of 27 Times Cinema featuring young cinemagoers from all over Europe


The 27 Times Cinema project returns to Venice this year for the third time following its successful previous editions. Set up by Europa Cinemas in partnership with the European Parliament, Giornate...

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Activities - 23/08/2012

Europa Cinemas Label for PIAZZA FONTANA


PIAZZA FONTANA: THE ITALIAN CONSPIRACY (Romanzo di una strage) has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film at the 47th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, it was announced...

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Activities - 07/07/2012

Work placement exchange project between independent exhibitors in the UK and Sweden


The Independent Cinema Office (ICO, UK) and Biografcentralen (Cinema Centre, Sweden) have formed a partnership which will identify 15 exhibitors from Swedish arthouse cinemas and their counterparts...

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The Network - 03/07/2012
Manice

D-Cinema: Welcome to Manice.net


An English version of Manice is now available. Manice was launched in France at the beginning of 2006. The aim of the website is to provide straightforward explanations on digital cinema techniques,...

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Highlights - 18/06/2012

Bologna Seminar 2012


From Saturday 23rd to Wednesday 27th of June, the 8th Young Audiences seminar took place in Bologna. The seminar was organised by Europa Cinemas in cooperation with Cineteca di Bologna as part of the...

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Activities - 17/06/2012
Cineteca Nacional de México

The public of the future: back from the Mexico seminar


Organised as part of the Festival Distrital and in collaboration with the Cineteca Nacional de México, the first edition of the seminar “The Public of the Future” took place from 6-8 June 2012 in...

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Activities - 13/06/2012
Christie

MEDIA support for the digitization of cinemas


The call for proposal MEDIA 2012 concerning the support for the digitization of cinemas in European countries has just been launched. It specifically concerns theatres in which at least one screen...

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Highlights - 01/06/2012

THE REPENTANT wins Cannes Europa Cinemas Label


Franco-Algerian film THE REPENTANT (EL TAAIB), directed by Merzak Allouache has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight section, it was announced today by a...

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Activities - 25/05/2012
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Europa Cinemas Label / Directors' Fortnight: interview with Sarah Beaufol


On 25 May a jury comprising four network exhibitors will award the Europa Cinemas Label to the best European film screened during Directors' Fortnight in Cannes. Sarah Beaufol is one of these...

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Activities - 14/05/2012

9th Edition of the International Training for Cinema Exhibition Professionals


The CICAE organises an international training program for exhibitors. It is dedicated to art young professionals aspiring to become film programmers or cinema managers and to film programmers or...

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Highlights - 14/05/2012
Stella

Release of the Greek classic STELLA in France: Interview


In 2009 Marc Olry, prop master by profession, created the Lost Films distribution company to share his passion for a few forgotten films with French filmlovers. After achieving noteworthy results...

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Highlights - 11/05/2012

Europa Cinemas at Cannes 2012


We'll be pleased to meet you at the Europa Cinemas stand (Pavillon européen) during all the festival. The EUROPA CINEMAS NETWORK MEETING will take place on Saturday 19th May 2012, 15:00 to 17:30, at...

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The Network - 04/05/2012

Claude Miller has passed away


Claude Miller has passed away, struck down by an illness with which he had been courageously struggling for many months. He had just finished his film THERESE DESQUEYROUX, which he shot this summer....

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The Network - 05/04/2012

THE MILL AND THE CROSS finds its path in Japan


After a dozen territories, Majewski’s THE MILL AND THE CROSScould be opened with 2 screens in Japan (Eurospace in Tokyo and Jack and Betty in Yokohama) on December 17th 2011,with the support of the...

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The Network - 26/03/2012

Vital Epelbaum passes away


It is with great sadness that Europa Cinemas has learned that Vital Epelbaum has passed away at the age of 78.A major figure in film exhibition in Switzerland, he was a member of the Europa Cinemas...

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The Network - 14/03/2012

ASBL Les 400 Coups (Caméo2 and Forum in Namur) turns 20!


Stéphanie Perpète, director of the Forum and Caméo 2 cinemas in Namur, Belgium.The ASBL Les 400 Coups will celebrate its 20th birthday from 10-13 March.With its two cinemas in Namur, the Forum (1...

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The Network - 09/03/2012
Europa Cinemas Awards 2011 _ 2

Europa Cinemas Awards 2011 - Best Young Audience Activities


The Young Audiences award goes to three cinemas this year, paying tribute not only to their excellent results and initiatives for young audiences, but also highlighting a new form of cooperation...

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The Network - 27/02/2012

UK’s ‘MY BROTHER THE DEVIL’ wins Europa Cinemas Label at the Berlinale


British film MY BROTHER THE DEVIL, directed by Sally El Hosaini has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Panorama section, it was announced today by a jury of four exhibitors...

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Activities - 17/02/2012
Cinémas 93, Rencontres

Cinémas 93: a cultural activities network


The wealth of cinemas in Paris is well known. But in focusing too much on the city centre one tends to forget that the suburbs of Paris are also home to a vibrant assortment of dynamic arthouse...

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Highlights - 13/02/2012

„Berlinale goes Kiez“ 2012


In 2012, the Berlinale’s Flying Red Carpet will again travel from arthouse cinema to arthouse cinema to visit Berlin’s movie lovers in “their” neighbourhoods. On each of seven evenings, from Saturday...

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Highlights - 09/02/2012

European Film Promotion celebrates its 15 years


Since 1997, European Film Promotion (EFP) has made the promotion of European actors, directors and producers worldwide. EFP is present in most festivals and film markets as Berlin, Cannes, Toronto,...

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Highlights - 26/01/2012
Le Havre

Kaurismäki, from LE HAVRE to Seoul, with Europa Cinemas


On 8th December, with the support for distributors within the Outside MEDIA Countries Programme, LE HAVRE by Aki Kaurismäki opened on 8 screens in Seoul, Korea, a country which has previously seen...

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The Network - 05/01/2012

Mariette Rissenbeek, Managing Director, German Films


With the 16th Festival of German Films in Paris opening this week, we spoke to Mariette Rissenbeek, Managing Director of German Films, the national information and advisory centre for the promotion...

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Highlights - 01/01/2012

27 Times Cinema - The Portraits - Clara Trischler - Cinema Paradiso - Sankt-Pölten - Austria


Could you introduce yourself? I am a screenplay student who makes documentaries, a writer for whom reading is like listening, a travelling collector who appreciates good music, cooking and the...

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Activities - 01/01/2012