1  2  3 ... 184  185  186     »  »»

17/09/2014

Beirut Cinema Days 2015 seeks fiction, documentary filmsBeirut Cinema Days 2015 seeks fiction, documentary films

Submission deadline: November 15

Beirut DC is looking for films for the eighth edition of the Cinema Days of Beirut, to be held from March 12 to 19, 2015. The call is open to all feature and short fiction and documentary films, made in and about the Arab world, produced after...

Opportunities

16/09/2014

Dalia Al Kury, Jordanian-Palestinian filmmakerDalia Al Kury, Jordanian-Palestinian filmmaker

"I didn’t believe in my head, but in my heart I was scared of the djinn"

Jordanian-Palestinian director Dalia Al Kury's Possessed by Djinn was one of three documentary film projects from the South Mediterranean to be awarded post-production support at the Final Cut in Venice this year. The two others were...

Jordan, Palestine

16/09/2014

Submit your documentary project to the Screen Institute Beirut!Submit your documentary project to the Screen Institute Beirut!

Application deadline: October 15

The Screen Institute Beirut (SIB) Film Fund offers documentary production and development grants to emerging and proven talents in the region. Applicants are encouraged to produce films based on stories that relate to their own realities....

Opportunities

15/09/2014

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem, a potential box-office hitGett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem, a potential box-office hit

The title is shortly to be released in Israeli film theatres

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem, by brother-and-sister duo Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz, is to be screened in Israel as of 18 September. Right now, the film is showing all the signs of becoming a box-office hit. It was screened initially at the...

Israel

15/09/2014

Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries comes to a closeAlexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries comes to a close

Festival honours Palestine with a screening of Omar, but bad organisation leaves audience confused

The Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries will draw its curtains on its 30th edition on Monday 15 September, reports Ahram Online. The closing ceremony is set to kick off with a short film showcasing some of the most important...

Events and Festivals, Egypt

12/09/2014

Yahya Alabdallah, Palestinian-Jordanian directorYahya Alabdallah, Palestinian-Jordanian director

"I want the decision-makers, when they watch the movie, to breathe a little bit and re-think what’s going on"

After his successful first feature film The Last Friday in 2011, Palestinian-Jordanian filmmaker Yahya Alabdallah attended the Venice Film Festival this August with his second film project, The Council. The documentary film project took part in...

Events and Festivals, Jordan, Palestine

11/09/2014

IDFA Bertha Fund to support production, distribution of docs coproduced with EuropeIDFA Bertha Fund to support production, distribution of docs coproduced with Europe

Application deadline: February 1, 2015/2016

The IDFA Bertha Fund is launching a new programme: IDFA Bertha Fund – Europe. It will support the production and distribution of documentaries made through co-productions between European producers and producers from developing countries. IDFA...

Opportunities

10/09/2014

Contest seeks short films about Tyre, Al Bass, Kerkouane and CarthageContest seeks short films about Tyre, Al Bass, Kerkouane and Carthage

Submission deadline: October 6

Young filmmakers are invited to submit short films to highlight the archeological sites of Tyre and Al Bass in Lebanon and Kerkouane and Carthage in Tunisia, as part of a video competition entitled "Mediterranean sights". The contest is organised...

Opportunities

09/09/2014

Luxor African film fest calls for films, applications for workshop with Haile GerimaLuxor African film fest calls for films, applications for workshop with Haile Gerima

Deadlines: November 30, December 25

The management of Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), whose fourth edition will take place from March 17 to 23, 2015, is calling for films for the festival's different competitions. The deadline for submissions is November 30, and the LAFF...

Opportunities

09/09/2014

Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon, Israeli directorsTal Granit and Sharon Maymon, Israeli directors

“When talking about difficult stuff, you need to use humour”

At the Venice Days, Israeli directing duo Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon screened The Farewell Party, a film that uses irony to tell the story of a group of elderly people who build a euthanasia machine in order to help out a sick friend. “We feel...

Events and Festivals, Israel

               1  2  3 ... 184  185  186     »  »»