In Palic, at the 29th European Film Festival (Serbia, a pleasant summer event), the critics prize went to Rimini by Austrian Ulrich Seidl. More
Istanbul. Critics Teresa Vena (Germany) and Natalia Moussienko (Ukraine) attended “Documentarist – The Istanbul Documentary Days”. Read their impressions on this small and engaged festival. More
Locarno 75. Our jury, headed by Netherlands critic Dana Linssen, honored the Malaysian/Indonesian coproduction Stone Turtle by Ming Jin Woo (photo courtesy Greenlight Pictures). Our winner, says the jury, “offers a multiplicity of perspectives on urgent themes such as violence against women, the question who has a right to citizenship and the way we deal with our natural environment.” More
Iran: Release Imprisoned Filmmakers
FIPRESCI condemns the arrests of Iranian filmmakers Mohammad Rasoulof, Mostafa Al-ahmad and Jafar Panahi. “We call for their immediate release, along with other non-violent political detainees. We stand in solidarity with them and all the filmmakers, journalists and activists under such political repression throughout the world.” More
The Warsaw Critics Project, which will take place during the Warsaw Festival (October), is a program for young critics and journalists from Central and Eastern Europe who are starting their professional career. More
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