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20/10/2014

Haifa's top prize goes to Asaf Korman's debut feature, Next to HerHaifa's top prize goes to Asaf Korman's debut feature, Next to Her

The title was awarded three major prizes at the Haifa Festival

The 30th Haifa International Film Festival ended yesterday with a clear winner: Asaf Korman's debut feature, Next to Her, won the three major prizes: the Best Israeli Feature Film; Liron Ben-Shlush won the script prize; and the film also won the...

Events and Festivals, Israel

16/10/2014

Arab screenwriters fly home from Djerba, with new script editing toolsArab screenwriters fly home from Djerba, with new script editing tools

Euromed Audiovisual's first Socrates scriptwriting and editing workshop wraps up in Tunisia

Euromed Audiovisual's three-day Socrates scriptwriting and editing workshop wrapped up in Djerba on Sunday. Organised in cooperation with the French Institute of Tunis, the workshop is just the beginning of an innovative initiative to last until...

Programme Activities, Euromed Audiovisual News, Tunisia

15/10/2014

Cairo Drive: the Egyptian metropolis, through jokes about its trafficCairo Drive: the Egyptian metropolis, through jokes about its traffic

Sherif el Katsha's documentary is often funny, but sometimes they're jokes that hurt

When Sherif Elkatsha's long documentary Cairo Drive screened at the Netherlands - Flemish Institute in Cairo this week, one of the main characters invited for a Q&A afterwards was late. He was, of course, held up in traffic. In this African...

Egypt

15/10/2014

Halfway through, the Haifa Film Festival celebrates successHalfway through, the Haifa Film Festival celebrates success

The 30th Haifa International Film Festival has so far proven to be a vibrant event that has exceeded all expectations

The Haifa International Film Festival, which kicked off last Friday in Haifa, Israel, and will draw to a close on Saturday 18 October, has so far proven to be a very popular event, which has exceeded all expectations. At the moment, most of the...

Events and Festivals, Israel

09/10/2014

Euromed Audiovisual to present results in RabatEuromed Audiovisual to present results in Rabat

To be discussed: film funding and co-productions, data collection, distribution and film education

Three experts working with Euromed Audiovisual III are to attend the Café du Film 2014 in Rabat, Morocco, on October 24 and 25, to present some of the programme's initiatives in the South Mediterranean film and audiovisual sectors since 2011....

Programme Activities, Euromed Audiovisual News, Morocco

09/10/2014

Syria Inside: “The Syrian Revolution for Dummies”Syria Inside: “The Syrian Revolution for Dummies”

After premiering in Beirut, the film is now available for all to watch on Youtube

At the start of Syria Inside, the viewer may wonder what they’re letting themselves in for. Surrounded by what look like cardboard cut-outs, two Syrian presenters host the show, carry out interviews whilst floating in mid-air, and broadcast a...

Events and Festivals, Syria , Lebanon

07/10/2014

Short films by Palestinian women at three European film festivalsShort films by Palestinian women at three European film festivals

Produced by Shashat, the films are screening this month in Sweden, Croatia and Italy

Three films by four Palestinian women directors, three from the Gaza Strip and one from the West Bank, are screening at European film festivals this month. The three films were produced by Shashat in 2013, as part of the Remnants film collection...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

06/10/2014

The Haifa International Film Festival opens this week with 280 screeningsThe Haifa International Film Festival opens this week with 280 screenings

The festival will take place from 9-18 October and will showcase 280 films from all over the world

The 30th Haifa International Film Festival will take place between 9 and 18 October 2014 in Haifa, Israel. The festival, managed by Pnina Blayer, was established in 1983 as a small, local event and gradually became the leading international film...

Events and Festivals, Israel

06/10/2014

Beirut Hanan Beirut: self-produced documentary to screen at BIFFBeirut Hanan Beirut: self-produced documentary to screen at BIFF

Lebanese cinematographer Patrick Issa's first documentary to screen at Beirut International Film Festival

Two young Lebanese girls live just 50 kilometres apart, but in totally different worlds. Mireille is a city-dweller and Hanan is a nomad who lives in a camp in the mountains. One has just discovered the social networking site Facebook, while the...

Events and Festivals, Lebanon

03/10/2014

Mohamed Fassi-Fihri becomes new director of the Moroccan Cinema CentreMohamed Fassi-Fihri becomes new director of the Moroccan Cinema Centre

The film producer and member of Euromed Audiovisual's Financing Working Group prend un poste vacant depuis avril

Mohamed Sarim Al Haq Fassi-Fihri is the new director of the Moroccan Cinema Centre (CCM), reports Le Matin. The Moroccan producer replaces the former director of the centre, Noureddine Saïl. The new head of the CCM was chosen on October 2 by a...

Industry, Morocco

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