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Activities - 02/05/2013


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 Contemporary Arts - DUNDEE (United- Kingdom)

Alice Black joined Access Cinema as manager in 2000, helping film societies and independent cinemas develop and deliver their cultural cinema programme. Then, appointed by the Irish Film Institute, she took over such programming responsibilities as the French Film Festival and Wild Strawberries. She is currently Head of Cinema at Dundee Contemporary Arts. 

Koyo Yamashita - Image Forum - TOKYO (Japan)

Artistic director of Image Forum Festival, Koyo Yamashita is the programmer of the Theatre Image Forum in Shibuya (Tokyo). He has been guest programmer at many festivals such as the Kaohsiung Film Festival, the Seoul New Media Festival and Transmediale (Berlin). He is also curator of Thinking and Drawing, the DVD compilation of up-coming, and independent Japanese animation artists.

Rafael Maestro - Ciné Passion en Périgord - SAINT-ASTIER (France)

Rafael Maestro is the President of the Association Cinémas de Proximité (association of local cinemas) in Aquitaine which unites 77 theatres. Since 1996 he has been developing an itinerant cinema tour and coordinates 11 fixed cinemas as part of the Ciné Passion association in Périgord. He is also involved in various projects associated with new digital functions, professional training and film education.

Petar Mitric - EuroCinema - SUBOTICA (Serbia)

Programmer and manager of EuroCinema theatre in Subotica, Petar Mitrić has worked since 2005 for the European Film Festival in Palić. He is the curator for both sections: the Young Spirit of Europe dedicated to fresh, daring and inventive filmmakers and Parallels and Encounters, a competition programme for feature


List of eligible films

Director's Fortnight: Program Schedule