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Europa Cinemas Awards 2013 - Best Entrepreneur

It was in 1982, in Pamplona, that Josetxo Moreno got together with his present patner Otilioi Garcia and three more friends to open his first cinema, Golem Bayona, and started up Golem...

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Europa Cinemas Awards 2013 - Best Young Audience Activities


The Young Audiences Prize for 2013 was awarded to Studio des Ursulines (Florian Deleporte and Louis-Paul Desanges), a member of the Network since 2002. The Prize recognises the efforts made by...

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The Network - 17/12/2013

Europa Cinemas Awards 2013 - Best Programming


Kino Artis (Tiina Teras), located in Tallinn city centre, has been a member of the Network since 2011. This year it stands out for its particularly high level of non-national European programming,...

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The Network - 17/12/2013

Colombia: Cinema Paraíso and Las Americas within the framework of digitisation


The Colombian cinema market is engaged in an extensive development. On one side, in relation to production and filmmaking and, on the other, to screening and distributing films, due to the phenomenon...

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The Network - 05/12/2013
LA BELLE VIE

France’s LA BELLE VIE wins Europa Cinemas Label at Venice - Special mention for Milko Lazarov’s ALIENATION


The French film LA BELLE VIE directed by Jean Denizot has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival. 2013 marks...

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Activities - 06/09/2013
FabienneVonierEtElianeDuBois

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 on 30 July, and...

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Highlights - 22/08/2013

Europa Cinemas at the 10th edition of the Venice Days!


For the fourth year in a row, young film-lovers representing each of the European countries will meet and attend the Venice Days / Giornate degli Autori / (28 August - 7 September). With the entry of...

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Activities - 21/08/2013

BLACKBOARD wins Europa Cinemas Label at Locarno!


Swiss documentary BLACKBOARD directed by Yves Yersin has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film at Festival del Film Locarno (Concorso Internazionale). It was announced today by a jury of...

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Activities - 17/08/2013
Festival Timezrit

Algeria: L’Envol de la Cigogne


At the start of July, the second edition of L’Envol de la Cigogne (the Flight of the Stork), an Algerian film festival for young audiences, was held in the city of Timezrit, to the east of Algiers....

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The Network - 02/08/2013

Europa Cinemas Label at Locarno


For the first time this year in Locarno, a Jury comprising four Network exhibitors will award the Europa Cinemas Label to the best European feature-length screened in Concorso Internazionale and...

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Activities - 25/07/2013

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

Back from Bologna Seminar 2013


Led by Ian CHRISTIE (Professor of film in London, United Kingdom) and Madeleine PROBST (Programme Producer, Watershed Media Centre in Bristol, United Kingdom), this seminar tackled the issues of...

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Activities - 18/07/2013
LE GRAND CAHIER

THE NOTEBOOK wins Europa Cinemas Label in Karlovy Vary


János Szász's THE NOTEBOOK (LE GRAND CAHIER / A NAGY FÜZET) has won the Europa Cinemas Label and the Grand Prix (Crystal Globe) in Karlovy Vary. The film is based on the bestseller novel by Agota...

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Activities - 07/07/2013
Europe MEDIA

Apply for Membership - Europa Cinemas / MEDIA


Applications will be examined by the Europa Cinemas Committee of Experts in October 2013. You can read the MEDIA Guidelines on this website for the support scheme and the conditions for...

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The Network - 03/07/2013

Seminar The Audience of the Future in Mexico City: viva las redes!


The second edition of the seminar “The audience of the future”, co-organised from 6 – 8 June by Europa Cinemas, the Cineteca Nacional of Mexico and the Distrital Festival at the IFAL (French...

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Activities - 19/06/2013

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

Label: Already 100 000 admissions in Germany for THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN, Raft of Sales for THE SELFISH GIANT.


Europa Cinemas gives details on its two most recent Label winners: THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix Van Groeningen (BE) and THE SELFISH GIANT by Clio Barnard (GB).After THE MISFORTUNATES, Felix...

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Activities - 10/06/2013

Director's Fortnight:THE SELFISH GIANT wins Cannes Europa Cinemas Label


UK's THE SELFISH GIANT directed by Clio Barnard has won the Europa Cinemas as Best European film in the Director’s Fortnight section, it was announced today by a jury of four exhibitors from the...

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Activities - 24/05/2013

Europa Cinemas supports the cultural exception


May 19 2013, Cannes: the 300 exhibitors from the Europa Cinemas Network who attended the annual meeting in Cannes today welcomed Ms. Aurélie Filipetti (Minister of Culture and Communication), Ms....

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The Network - 19/05/2013

Interview with Carlo Chatrian, artistic director of the Locarno Film Festival


Carlo Chatrian took over as artistic director of the Festival del film Locarno last September. At the forthcoming edition, he will launch a new partnership with our network around the Label Europa...

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Activities - 15/05/2013
Blancanieves

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

Europa Cinemas at Cannes 2013


We'll be pleased to meet you at the Europa Cinemas stand (Pavillon européen) during all the festival.On the occasion of the 66th Cannes Film Festival , the EUROPA CINEMAS NETWORK MEETING will take...

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The Network - 13/05/2013

Europa Cinemas Label / Directors' Fortnight


On 24 May a jury comprising four network exhibitors will award the Europa Cinemas Label to the best European feature-length screened during Directors' Fortnight in Cannes.Alice Black - Dundee...

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Activities - 02/05/2013

A warning signal on independent cinema in Spain


Meeting on the weekend in Paris, the members of Europa Cinemas’ Board of Directors and Committee of Experts learned with astonishment and sadness of the bankruptcy proceedings initiated by the...

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The Network - 22/04/2013

European Film Weeks in Morocco 2013


Europa Cinemas is to provide artistic direction for Morocco’s European Film Weeks for the 14th year running.The European Film Weeks, organised by the EU Delegation to Morocco in partnership with the...

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Activities - 01/03/2013

Belgium’s THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN wins Europa Cinemas Label at the Berlinale!


Belgian film THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN, directed by Felix Van Groeningen has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Panorama section, it was announced today by a jury of four...

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Activities - 15/02/2013

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

Label Europa Cinemas in Berlin!


On the 15th February, a jury made of four exhibitors of the network will grant the Europa Cinemas Label for Best European Film during Panorama section at the Berlinale.Films eligible for Europa...

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Activities - 31/01/2013

Europa Cinemas Label - Interview with Gerardo De Vivo - Modernissimo - Naples


We interview Gerardo De Vivo, manager of Modernissimo, on the occasion of his participation as a jury member for the Europa Cinemas Label.Could you introduce the Cinema Modernissimo in just a few...

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Activities - 29/01/2013

Europa Cinemas Label - Interview with Irina Efstratiou - Cine Astra - Naxos


We interview Irina Efstratiou, manager of Cine Astra in Naxos, on the occasion of her participation as a jury member for the Europa Cinemas Label.What do you expect from the Berlinale as a member of...

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Activities - 29/01/2013

Europa Cinemas Label - Interview with Tanja Miličić - Kino Valli / Pula Film Festival - Pula


We interview Tanja Miličić, manager of Kino Valli and producer of Pula Film Festival, on the occasion of her participation as a jury member for the Europa Cinemas Label.What do you expect from the...

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Activities - 29/01/2013

Europa Cinemas Label - Interview with Anne Kellner - Lichtspieltheater Wundervoll - Rostock


We interview Anne Kellner, Programming and Commercial Director of Lichtspieltheater Wundervoll in Rostock, on the occasion of her participation as a jury member for the Europa Cinemas Label.What do...

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Activities - 29/01/2013

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