Film Festival

Iran's short film wins Oxford Film Festival award

Iran's short film wins Oxford Film Festival award

The Iranian short film "Breaktime," directed by Navid Nikkhah-Azad won the award for the best short fiction film in its first screening in the United States in the 18th Oxford International Film Festival's competitive …

UAE and Israeli film bodies plan regional film festival

UAE and Israeli film bodies plan regional film festival

The Abu Dhabi Film Commission, the Israel Film Fund and the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film and Television School have signed a cooperation agreement for training and production, a joint statement said on Monday. The agreement includes …

Batumi Art-House Film Festival to explore pandemic isolation

Batumi Art-House Film Festival to explore pandemic isolation

The Batumi International Art-House Film Festival will make its 2020 edition particularly relevant to this year's theme by running an entire section for films about social isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Its 15th edition is …

Berlin Film Festival founder had a Nazi past?

Berlin Film Festival founder had a Nazi past?

The Berlin Film Festival has opted to rebrand its Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for this year following allegations of Nazi collaboration made against its namesake. German newspaper Die Zeit published a story last month alleging …

Asghar Farhadi to take part in 2nd Hainan Film Festival

Asghar Farhadi to take part in 2nd Hainan Film Festival

Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi who won an Oscar for his movie Forushande will attend the 2nd International Film Festival on Hainan on December 1-8 in the city of Sanya. Movies from dozens of countries will be …

Vistula Festival of Polish films to be held in Baku

Vistula Festival of Polish films to be held in Baku

The 4th Vistula Film Festival will be held in Baku on November 12-17. As part of the festival, free screenings will be held at the Landmark Jazz Club 'The Rotunda -1'. Films of different genres, including drama, historical …

Georgian films to be presented in Spain

Georgian films to be presented in Spain

Georgia will enjoy a special status at the Valladolid International Film Festival held on October 19-26 in Spain. The festival audience will find nearly two dozen Georgian films in the Guest Country format, including Kote …

Baku hosts 10th European Film Festival in October

Baku hosts 10th European Film Festival in October

The 10th European Film Festival organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan and the Embassies of the EU Member States accredited in Azerbaijan will be held in Baku on October 2-16. At a press conference in the …

Azerbaijani documentary to be screened in Russia's Ufa

Azerbaijani documentary to be screened in Russia's Ufa

A documentary directed by Azerbaijani filmmaker Adil Azay, 'Inner Voice of the City', will be screened at the 4th Silver Akbuzat International Festival of National and Ethnic Cinema. The film has been included in the Social …

Second ANIMAFILM festival in Baku to present Czech animation

Second ANIMAFILM festival in Baku to present Czech animation

Second edition of ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival will be held in Baku on October 18-20. Along with the competition program, the audience will enjoy a rich program consisting of Czech animation classics. The …

 'Songs of Lingshui' awarded at film festival in Eisk

'Songs of Lingshui' awarded at film festival in Eisk

The joint Russian-Chinese film "Songs of Lingshui" (Lingshuiyao) about the Island of Hainan, personal and inter-ethnic relations won an honorary award at the "Provincial Russia" Film Festival in Eisk.