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Merry Christmas and a big thanks to you!

Merry Christmas and a big thanks to you, moviegoers, cinema managers, festival directors and programmers, distributors, sellers, technicians and filmmakers for a 2014 so rich in good...

Read more Highlights - 19/12/2014

Back from the Sevilla Innovation Lab 2014


For its third Audience Development and Innovation Lab in 2014, Europa Cinemas joined forces for the first time with the Sevilla European Film Festival and invited 41 exhibitors from 13 different...

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Activities - 12/12/2014

Europa Cinemas Awards 2014 - Entrepreneur of the Year


Ivo Andrle is programme supervisor of Kino Aero, Bio OKO and cinema Svetozor, Prague’s cult movie theaters, and co-owner and CEO at Aerofilms, one of the Czech Republic’s leading art-house...

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The Network - 04/12/2014

Europa Cinemas Awards 2014 - Best Young Audience Activities


The winner of the 2014 Best Young Audience Activities Award is the Cinema Lumière in Bruges, Belgium, a member of Europa Cinemas since 1999, in recognition of the wide-ranging activities the cinema...

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The Network - 03/12/2014

Europa Cinemas Awards 2014 - Best Programming


This year, the Best Programming Award has been won jointly by two arthouse cinemas in the Slovak capital, Kino Lumière and Kino Mladost. In a country where American films attract almost 80% of all...

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The Network - 03/12/2014

THE SALT OF THE EARTH: the documentary has seen success in film theatres in several countries


The Salt of the Earth is a documentary co-produced by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado on the work of the photographer Sebastiao Salgado, Juliano’s father. It has been extremely successful in...

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Highlights - 21/11/2014

9-3 connected cinemas: promoting new screening practices in cinemas - Interview with Boris Spire


At 3 p.m. on Sunday 23 November 2014, audiences of three cinemas in the French department of Seine-Saint-Denis (department 93, to the north and north east of Paris) will get the chance to participate...

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The Network - 17/11/2014
Jimmy's Hall

Europa Cinemas provides artistic direction for the European Film Weeks festival in Morocco


Every year, European Film Weeks, which is organised by the EU Delegation to the Kingdom of Morocco, in collaboration with Rezo Events and Europa Cinemas, and with the support of the Moroccan Cinema...

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Highlights - 04/11/2014

Europa Cinemas Audience Development & Innovation Lab – Sevilla 2014


Europa Cinemas is joining forces for the first time with the Sevilla European Film Festival (7th to 15th November 2014) to set up an Audience Development and Innovation Lab, the third of this year...

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Activities - 29/09/2014

De Matteo and Cantet Awarded at Venice Days.


The Italian film I NOSTRI RAGAZZI directed by Ivano de Matteo has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival. 2014...

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Activities - 05/09/2014

Ciné Guimbi film theatre, shortly to be completed, is seeking equipment: projectors, screens, seating and lighting.


The plan to restore Ciné Guimbi in Bobo-Dioulasso, initiated two years ago and brought to public attention in Cannes this year, has been supported internationally by several important people and...

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Highlights - 26/08/2014

Venice Days: 28 Times Cinema and Europa Cinemas Label


For the fifth year in a row, 28 young film-lovers representing each of the European countries will meet and attend the Venice Days. This initiative is set up by the LUX Prize of the European...

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Activities - 22/08/2014

FIDELIO, L’ODYSSEE D’ALICE wins the Europa Cinemas Label in Locarno


The Europa Cinemas Label Jury at the Locarno Film Festival 2014 has decided to award this year’s prize toFIDELIO, L’ODYSSEE D’ALICE, first feature film by French filmmaker Lucie Borleteau. The French...

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Activities - 16/08/2014

Children’s Cinema of the Year in Sweden: Interview with Jens Lanestrand and Louise Leghammar.


Jens Lanestrand is the director of Biografcentralen, a professional association of arthouse cinemas in Sweden which last year has set up a competition called Children’s Cinema of the Year (Arets...

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The Network - 07/08/2014

Interview with Anastasios Liagkris, Cinema Alexandra, Athens, Greece


At the end of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, a jury made up of 4 network exhibitors has awarded the Europa Cinemas Label to FREE FALL by György Pálfi, Anastasios Liagkris from the cinema Alexandra...

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Activities - 25/07/2014

Back from Bologna 2014 Innovation Lab


For its10th edition in Bologna, the Europa Cinemas Audience Development Innovation Lab brought together 30 participants from 16 different countries to share their experiences, reflect together on...

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Activities - 24/07/2014

Label Europa Cinemas @ Festival del film Locarno


Locarno, 6-16 August 2014, 4 Network exhibitors from Poland, Belgium, the United Kingdom and South Africa will take part in the “Europa Cinemas Label Jury” on the occasion of the upcoming Festival...

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Activities - 23/07/2014
Free Fall

György Pálfi’s FREE FALL wins the Europa Cinemas Label in Karlovy Vary


The new film by Hungarian György Pálfi, FREE FALL (SZABADESES) succeeds another Hungarian film, THE NOTEBOOK, winning the Europa Cinemas Label at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The...

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Activities - 11/07/2014

France: an overview of box-office hits of the first half of the year


The mood was good in French cinemas in the first half of 2014. Here is an overview of the successful films in the first 6 months of the year in France, from SCHOOL OF BABEL to UNDER THE SKIN, via...

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Highlights - 11/07/2014

Europa Cinemas Label at Karlovy Vary (4-12 July 2014)


Karlovy Vary, 4-12 July 2014, 4 Network exhibitors from Lithuania, Greece, Czech Republic and Belgium will take part in the “Europa Cinemas Label Jury” on the occasion of the upcoming Karlovy Vary...

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Activities - 03/07/2014

Interview with Xavier Pattaroni, exhibitor at Cinemotion, Switzerland.


At the end of the Cannes Festival, a jury made up of 4 network exhibitors has awarded the Europa Cinemas Label to LES COMBATTANTS by Thomas Cailley presented during Directors’ Fortnight. Xavier...

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The Network - 28/05/2014

Directors' Fortnight : LES COMBATTANTS wins Europa Cinemas Label


The French film LES COMBATTANTS (Love at First Fight), directed by Thomas Cailley, has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight section, it was announced today...

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Activities - 23/05/2014

Interview with Pierre-Emmanuel Finzi, Stadtkino & Filmhaus (Vienna)


At the end of the Cannes Festival, a jury made up of 4 network exhibitors will award the Europa Cinemas Label to the best European film presented during Directors’ Fortnight. Pierre-Emmanuel Finzi...

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The Network - 16/05/2014

2013 Network Results: Searching for European Film Hits


In 2013, the network’s statistics were above average, with the 60% target for European screenings being hit. But with 2 films exceeding the 1 million viewer mark across the 882 cinemas and 2,111...

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The Network - 13/05/2014

Europa Cinemas at Cannes 2014


We'll be pleased to meet you at the Europa Cinemas stand (Pavillon européen) during all the festival.We will be greatly honoured to welcome Mrs Aurélie Filippetti, Minister for Culture and...

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The Network - 07/05/2014

Report on Sofia Seminar 2014 - New approaches with new audiences in the digital era


With its launch of a new meeting in the Bulgarian capital last March, Europa Cinemas has extended its activities to develop new audiences at network film theatres. Based on the enormous success of...

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Activities - 06/05/2014

Éva Vezér has passed away


We have learned with deep sadness that Eva Vezér passed away on 28 March, after a long illness. She was 57 years old. Until recently we enjoyed Eva’s commitment as a Member of Europa Cinemas’ Board...

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Highlights - 01/04/2014

Sofia – Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 March 2014


Europa Cinemas takes pleasure in launching a new seminar on the development of audiences, to be held at the next Sofia International Film Festival. Entitled New Approaches with new audiences in the...

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Activities - 10/03/2014

Norway's BLIND wins Europa Cinemas Label at the Berlinale


Norwegian/Dutch co-production BLIND, directed by Eskil Vogt, has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Panorama section, it was announced today by a jury of four exhibitors from...

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Activities - 14/02/2014

France, meeting ground for the cinema?


On Friday 24 January, at the Premiers Plans festival in Angers, the SPI (French Union of Independent Producers) organised a debate dealing notably with the position of French cinema on the...

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Highlights - 07/02/2014

Berlinale - Europa Cinemas at the EFM from 6 to 14 February 2014


Europa Cinemas will be present at the European Film Market. The first major market of the year that attracts professionals from around the globe has announced a few organisational novelties.The EFM,...

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Highlights - 05/02/2014

Interview with Hrönn Sveinsdóttir, Director of Bíó Paradís, Reykjavik (Iceland)


Hrönn Sveinsdóttir is member of the Europa Cinemas Label Jury at the upcoming Berlinale. She describes here the different activities of the only art-house cinema in Iceland: cinema education,...

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Activities - 03/02/2014

Europa Cinemas Label - Berlinale - February 6-16, 2014


In the frame of the upcoming 64th Berlinale, a Jury made of 4 Network‘s exhibitors will award the Europa Cinemas Label to a European film from Panorama section. The 4 Jury members from Switzerland,...

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Activities - 20/01/2014

Europa Cinemas @Art House Convergence Conference (USA, January 13-16, 2014)


Three exhibitors of the Europa Cinemas Network are participating in the 7th annual Art House Convergence Conference in Midway, Utah from 13 to 16 January.In a session moderated by Fatima Djoumer...

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Activities - 14/01/2014

New Young Audience Seminar in Sofia


In 2014, Europa Cinemas is launching a new Young Audience seminar in partnership with the Sofia International Film Festival (Bulgaria) and Europa Distribution:«RENEWING CINEMA AUDIENCES IN THE ERA OF...

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Activities - 13/01/2014