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The Network - 07/05/2014


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 Communication and Mrs Doris Pack, Chairwoman of the Committee on Culture and Education, European Parliament.

We will welcome as well M. Xavier Troussard, Head of Unit Creative Europe (European Commission) and M. Martin Kanzler, European Audiovisual Observatory (Council of Europe).

On the occasion of the 67th Cannes Film Festival , the Europa Cinemas Network Meeting will take place on Sunday 18th May 2014, 15:00 to 17:30 at the Hôtel Majestic, (Salon Croisette, 10 boulevard de la Croisette). 


International Village, MEDIA Pavilion, Esplanade Georges Pompidou

Tel. + 33 (0)4-92-59-02-68


03:00pm - 05:30pm: 2013 results and current projects of the Europa Cinemas Network

1. 2013 box-office and market shares in Europe.2013 results in the Europa Cinemas Network. Development of the guidelines.

2. Politics and European prospects. Creative Europe Programme.

3. Europa Cinemas Mundus: 2013 results in Latin America, Asia and the Mediterranean.

4. Joint Activities: LUX Prize and 28 Times Cinema, Sofia, Bologna, Conference, Label…

5. Miscellaneous.

05:30pm - 06:30pm: Cocktail

A simultaneous French/English translation will be provided.

We would appreciate if you could confirm your participation by sending an email to:


Europa Cinemas Label - Directors' Fortnight

Now in its 12th year at the Cannes Film Festival, a jury of four Network exhibitors will be awarding the Europa Cinemas Label to the best European film in the Directors' Fortnight


Tiina Savi has been working in cinema as event organizer and distributor since 2008. She is currently Repertoire Manager of Kino Sõprus, the oldest existing art-house cinema in Estonia, which reopened in 2010. Tiina is also Head of Acquisitions of the distribution company Must Käsi (Black Hand), which deals mainly with art-house titles in the Baltic States.


Since 2009, Pierre-Emmanuel Finzi has worked for the Stadtkino and Filmhaus Kino, both members of the network in Vienna. He is in charge of acquisitions for the distribution activities of the society Stadtkino Filmverleih. As editor for Tausend Augen review and editions, he previously worked in production and international sales (The Coproduction Office, Essential).


Paul-Marie joined the Méliès team in Saint-Étienne as a projectionist apprentice in 2006. Since 2011, he has been the General Director of the cinema and has set up a dynamic animation policy with his team, making the Méliès a major cultural place in Saint-Étienne.


For more than 16 years, Xavier Pattaroni has been the programmer of the Cinemotion Network which gathers nine screens in three cities from the French-speaking part of Switzerland: Fribourg, Bulle and Payerne. Xavier also fulfills different functions in several professional cinema associations, on both the national and the regional scales.



List of eligible films:

ALLELUIA by Fabrice Du Welz (BE/FR) 95’

BANDE DE FILLES (Girlhood) by Céline Sciamma (FR) 112’

CATCH ME DADDY by Daniel Wolfe (GB) 107’

GETT (Gett, The Trial of Viviane Amsalem) by Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz (FR/IL/DE) 115’

LES COMBATTANTS (Love At First Fight) by Thomas Cailley (FR) 100’

MANGE TES MORTS (Eat Your Bones) by Jean-Charles Hue (FR) 98’

PRIDE by Matthew Warchus (GB) 117’

QUEEN AND COUNTRY by John Boorman (IE/GB) 114’


Network Review - 23 - Cannes 2014: