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Industry Reports

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - “Change is inevitable; it’s just annoying that it takes so long,” say critics at IDFA’s Representation and Diversity in Film Criticism panel - 02/12/2021

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – 02/12/2021
“Change is inevitable; it’s just annoying that it takes so long,” say critics at IDFA’s Representation and Diversity in Film Criticism panel
Writers opened up about representation and the realities of their profession during a panel at the Dutch festival

Market Trends
FOCUS
As the 2021 festival season comes to an end and Europe is caught up in a new wave of the pandemic, the industry is forced to face a new phase of uncertainty. Cineuropa is closely following the sector's most recent developments, online and hybrid events, and market trends. Read our latest stories here.

Produce – Co-Produce... - Episode 18: The Delegation (Poland/Israel/Germany) - 08/12/2021

Produce – Co-Produce... – 08/12/2021
Episode 18: The Delegation (Poland/Israel/Germany)
The producers of Asaf Saban's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - Four British filmmakers launch pressure group Underlying Health Conditions and reveal a report on accessibility issues in the audiovisual industry - 07/12/2021

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – 07/12/2021
Four British filmmakers launch pressure group Underlying Health Conditions and reveal a report on accessibility issues in the audiovisual industry
Writer Jack Thorne, actress Genevieve Barr, production manager Katie Player and producer Holly Luban launched the group at the Tate Gallery on the occasion of the International Day of Disabled Persons

Animation - The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes a new report on European animation - 06/12/2021

Animation – 06/12/2021
The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes a new report on European animation
Despite European animation's high export potential, the USA and Japan remain by far the top providers of animated films

Produce – Co-Produce... - Episode 17: Disco Boy (France/Italy/Poland/Belgium) - 03/12/2021

Produce – Co-Produce... – 03/12/2021
Episode 17: Disco Boy (France/Italy/Poland/Belgium)
The producers of Giacomo Abbruzzese's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Produce – Co-Produce... - Canal+ signs a new agreement vis-a-vis French film - 03/12/2021

Produce – Co-Produce... – 03/12/2021
Canal+ signs a new agreement vis-a-vis French film
Canal+ and Ciné+ guarantee an investment in French and European cinema totalling €600m over the next 3 years, while an overhaul of media chronology windows is now topping the agenda

Produce – Co-Produce... - Episode 16: About Joan (France/Germany/Ireland) - 02/12/2021

Produce – Co-Produce... – 02/12/2021
Episode 16: About Joan (France/Germany/Ireland)
The producers of Laurent Larivière's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

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Co-Production Podcast

Episode 18: The Delegation (Poland/Israel/Germany) - 08/12/2021

08/12/2021
Episode 18: The Delegation (Poland/Israel/Germany)
The producers of Asaf Saban's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 17: Disco Boy (France/Italy/Poland/Belgium) - 03/12/2021

03/12/2021
Episode 17: Disco Boy (France/Italy/Poland/Belgium)
The producers of Giacomo Abbruzzese's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 16: About Joan (France/Germany/Ireland) - 02/12/2021

02/12/2021
Episode 16: About Joan (France/Germany/Ireland)
The producers of Laurent Larivière's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 15: Men of Deeds (Romania/Bulgaria) - 01/12/2021

01/12/2021
Episode 15: Men of Deeds (Romania/Bulgaria)
The producers of Paul Negoescu's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 14: The Volunteer (Spain/Greece) - 30/11/2021

30/11/2021
Episode 14: The Volunteer (Spain/Greece)
The producers of Nely Reguera's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 13: Wolf (Ireland/Poland) - 19/11/2021

19/11/2021
Episode 13: Wolf (Ireland/Poland)
The producers of Nathalie Biancheri's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 12: Women Do Cry (Bulgaria/France) - 17/11/2021

17/11/2021
Episode 12: Women Do Cry (Bulgaria/France)
The producers of Vesela Kazakova's and Mina Mileva's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 11: Pink Moon (Netherlands/Slovenia) - 17/11/2021

17/11/2021
Episode 11: Pink Moon (Netherlands/Slovenia)
The producers of Floor van der Meulen's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

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Photogalleries

Black Nights 2021 – Photogalleries - 13/11/2021

13/11/2021
Black Nights 2021 – Photogalleries
One of the most prestigious gatherings of the Nordic-Baltic region, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is set to brighten the dark Estonian winter from 12-28 November with a raft of new independent titles and a rich line-up of industry events. Discover this year’s festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

Lecce 2021 – Photogallery - 09/11/2021

09/11/2021
Lecce 2021 – Photogallery
Unspooling from 6-13 November, Lecce European Film Festival is finally back to its physical format and ready to celebrate the best European titles of the year. Check out our photogalleries here

Cinemed 2021 – Photogallery - 23/10/2021

23/10/2021
Cinemed 2021 – Photogallery
One of the most important showcases of Mediterranean cinema, the 43rd edition of Montpellier's Cinemed ran from 15-23 October. Discover this year's festival highlights in our exclusive photogallery

Rome 2021 – Photogalleries - 17/10/2021

17/10/2021
Rome 2021 – Photogalleries
The 16th edition of Rome Film Fest, running from 14-24 October, presented 23 new titles in its main competition. Discover our exclusive photogalleries from some of this year's red carpets

MIA 2021 – Photogalleries - 17/09/2021

17/09/2021
MIA 2021 – Photogalleries
The 2021 edition of MIA, Italy's premier market converging all the segments of the audiovisual industry, unspooled from 13-17 October. Discover our exclusive photogalleries from the conversation with US director Joe Russo and the panel "The Future State of the Film Industry"

Venice 2021 – Photogalleries - 16/09/2021

16/09/2021
Venice 2021 – Photogalleries
Discover our photo coverage from this year's Venice Film Festival: some exclusive memories from Giornate degli Autori and Mostra's star-studded red carpets

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Reviews

Where Is Anne Frank - by Ari Folman

Where Is Anne Frank
by Ari Folman
CANNES 2021: Ari Folman brings the Anne Frank story to present-day Amsterdam in this innovative and delightful animation that has a remarkable sting in its tail

Daughters - by Nana Neul

Daughters
by Nana Neul
Nana Neul has crafted an intimate road movie on acceptance, loss and daughterhood, which embraces low-key moods and loneliness as normal human states of being

Lingui, The Sacred Bonds - by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Lingui, The Sacred Bonds
by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
CANNES 2021: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun delivers a luminous work about a mother whose love for her daughter causes her to change course and to set about surmounting social and religious taboos

Rose - by Aurélie Saada

Rose
by Aurélie Saada
Aurélie Saada’s first fiction feature is a personal and sensitive portrait of a woman rebelling against the stereotypes created by a society which has chosen to cast her aside

The Mute Man of Sardinia - by Matteo Fresi

The Mute Man of Sardinia
by Matteo Fresi
Italian director Matteo Fresi’s film is a sophisticated western set in Sardinia in 1850 which explores an historic family feud, but which fails to drill down into the reasons behind this madness

Her Way - by Cécile Ducrocq

Her Way
by Cécile Ducrocq
Laure Calamy tackles the difficult role of a sex worker and Mother Courage who wants to secure the future of her teenage son, in Cécile Ducrocq’s feature debut

Ladies of the Wood - by Claus Drexel

Ladies of the Wood
by Claus Drexel
Claus Drexel signs his name to a sociological, humanist and intimate documentary which lends a voice to the transsexual sex workers of Paris’s Bois de Boulogne

What If Tomorrow - by Fabienne Godet

What If Tomorrow
by Fabienne Godet
Julie Moulier impresses as a broken woman piecing herself back together as she embarks upon an intriguing investigation in Fabienne Godet’s new road movie

Interviews

Dovile Sarutyte • Director of Feature Film About Life

Dovile Sarutyte • Director of Feature Film About Life
There is no time to mourn in the first feature by the Lithuanian filmmaker, who tells us more about it and about turning a personal experience into a script

Malachi Smyth • Director of The Score

Malachi Smyth • Director of The Score
We talked to the director of this British musical set in a roadside café, which features music by Johnny Flynn

Michal Nohejl • Director of Occupation

Michal Nohejl • Director of Occupation
In his first feature, the Czech actor-director uses humour and satire to deal with a painful period in Czechoslovakia’s history

Francesco Sossai • Director of Other Cannibals

Francesco Sossai • Director of Other Cannibals
The Italian director mixes the topic of cannibalism with friendship and self-determination in his Black Nights-winning debut feature

Aleksandra Terpińska • Director of Other People

Aleksandra Terpińska • Director of Other People
The Polish director has crafted a modern musical about a young man who numbs his longing for love and affection with alcohol and an insignificant fling

Andreas Kleinert • Director of Dear Thomas

Andreas Kleinert • Director of Dear Thomas
The German filmmaker talks to us about his declaration of love to writer, poet and rebel Thomas Brasch, which has won the Grand Prix in the Competition of the Black Nights Film Festival

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén and Nima Yousefi • Director and producer of The Wolf Will Tear Your Immaculate Hands

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén and Nima Yousefi • Director and producer of The Wolf Will Tear Your Immaculate Hands
The director of Clara Sola and her producer spoke to us about their new project, the winner of the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award, handed out at the TorinoFilmLab for the very first time

Mehdi Hmili • Director of Streams

Mehdi Hmili • Director of Streams
We chatted to the director about his award-winning tale of a female victim of police injustice, who goes to prison for adultery

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