This year, the Cinema in Sneakers festival in Warsaw will run in two sections: a short (19 April – 30 May) and a feature film (from 24 May – 24 June) festival. But there’s a bigger plan too … a selection of films exploring the urban jungle. “With these films we want to inspire you to stimulate your imagination and to think critically about your surroundings.”
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The JEF festival in Antwerp (and other Belgian cities) in general is the place to open the new ECFA Award season. During the festival’s closing ceremony it turned out that all winners had an interesting element in common… With a grand prize for WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT, the first ECFA nomination of the year.
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The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2021, and invite you to the EFA Young Audience Summit on 17 April.
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Meet the Takorama Festival and its remarkable film catalogue. The online short film festival for teachers and students (3-18 years old) opened on 1 March 2021 and is freely available until 25 June 2021.
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In 2020 FIFEM Montreal was one of the last festivals to physically take place before the world went into lockdown. One year later, the new edition marked the return of the ECFA Award to Canada. The winner was the Norwegian film SISTERS.
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With a newly elected President and Board in November 2020, new objectives for CIFEJ have been set. Secretary General Mohsen Chiniforoushan: “I am hopeful that the current board consisting of highly qualified and experienced members with a dynamic, motivated leader will soon take CIFEJ to its next level.”
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Italian ECFA member Cinemovel Foundation launched a digital edition of their ‘Screens in the Classroom’ Festival, a school project bringing students closer to the audio-visual language and raising a strong social topic: the fight against the mafia in Southern Italy.
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Swiss film education organisations will from now on be able to share experiences with European colleagues and join them in common actions, thanks to the approval of a new budget by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, supporting participation in film education projects funded by Creative Europe.
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