Directors' Fortnight: presentation of the jury of the Europa Cinemas Label
Cannes (9-19 May 2018)
In the framework of the upcoming Directors’ Fortnight, a Jury made of 4 Network exhibitors will award the Europa Cinemas Label to a European film from the selection. The 4 Jury members from Austria, Belgium, France and Spain will announce the Award winning film on Thursday, May 17, 2018. This year, 11 films will compete for the Label.
Matthieu Bakolas (Quai10, Charleroi, Belgium)
Matthieu Bakolas is 35 years old and holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and a complementary degree in hospital management. After working 6 years in the cultural sector, he joined the private sector first as a Project Manager for a mutual company and then as a business controller in charge of optimizing the performance of operating rooms in the hospital sector. Those different experiences allowed him to become Director of Quai 10 in Charleroi since late 2016.
Joanna Bartkowiak (Cinéma La Comète, Châlons-en-Champagne, France)
After obtaining her high school diploma from a bilingual German/Polish school, Joanna Bartkowiak began French studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. During her Erasmus exchange programme she finally decided to relocate to Paris, changed her career and started film and theatre studies. Joanna also obtained a professional Master’s Degree specializing in Intellectual Property and Cultural Management (D2A) at Sorbonne. For a couple of years she worked for a classic film distributor Malavida and currently is responsible for the art house cinema «La Comete» based in the Champagne region.
Rogelio Delgado (Multicines Al andalus, Cadiz, Spain)
Rogelio Delgado is a producer, distributor and cinema exhibitor from Seville (Andalusia). Although Rogelio Delgado studied Law and Business Management, he has always been dedicated to culture in its broadest sense. Editor, journalist, screenwriter or manager of cultural companies through the years, he has been undertaking different projects of cultural companies. Cinema has been his main activity for more than a decade.
Michaela Englert (Admiral Kino, Vienne, Austria)
Michaela Englert has been working with films since about 30 years. During her studies (German literature and journalism) in the 80s she started to write about film and after a few years changed sides and made up a career as a publicist and marketing manager for distribution companies. Ten years ago Michaela Englert took over the Admiral Kino (it’s right around the corner where she lives), which was about to be closed. Since then her life is quite busy between distribution work, her teaching activity at the university and managing the cinema… She is happily married with a very supportive husband, she has a 25-year-old daughter, who also works in film business - and a 17-year-old cat. The Admiral Kino was opened in 1913, so they celebrated a big 100year anniversary in 2013!
List of European films eligible for the Europa Cinemas Label:
Amin by Philippe Faucon (FR) / 91’
Carmen y Lola by Arantxa Echevarria (ES) / 103’
Climax by Gaspar Noé (FR) / 95’
Les Confins du monde by Guillaume Nicloux (FR) / 103’
En liberté ! by Pierre Salvadori (FR) / 107’
Joueurs (Treat me like fire) by Marie Monge (FR) / 107’
Le monde est à toi by Romain Gavras (FR) / 94’
Petra by Jaime Rosales (ES) / 107’
Samouni Road by Stefano Savona (IT/FR) / 128’
Teret (The load) by Ognjen Glavonić (SR) / 98’
Troppa Grazia by Gianni Zanasi (IT) / 110’