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Get the Festival Pass to all SEEfest 2020 films!

Full-scale SEEfest 2020 program is live! Are you ready to binge-watch the 2020 selection of new films from South East Europe? Travel with movies to a region where diversity and entangled histories lend rich material to filmmakers of all stripes. From WWII dramas to intense chamber pieces, movies about the wind – or Shakespeare plays […]

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Watch “The Son” in SEEfest Virtual Cinema

The Son Handsome adolescent Arman was adopted as a baby. Soon after his adoption, the parents got a biological son. Arman is constantly fighting the demons of his past, and, at the same time, he tries to protect his younger brother Dado (14) from all the challenges of today’s Sarajevo – drugs, guns, or going […]

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Diary of Diana B at SEEfest 2020 Online Cinema

Watch “The Diary of Diana B.” Austrian-born Diana Budisavljević leads the comfortable life of the Zagreb upper-middle class when in the fall of 1941 she learns that Jewish and Serbian (Christian Orthodox) women and their children are being taken to Ustasha camps where they are left to die of starvation and disease. Since the Jewish […]

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SEEfest 2020 online August

SEEfest 2020 Extended Dates Plus Virtual Jury Awards

SEEfest extends 2020 festival dates to August We are pleased to announce the dates of the extended festival run in 2020: From virtual cinema soft launch on June 24 to full program launch on July 15 through Aug 16. During the extended run, a curated program of 57 films will be showcased in our virtual […]

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SEEfest Online Edition Launches with COMMON STORY

SEEfest Goes Live with Lighthearted COMMON STORY Filled with genuine warmth and gentle humor, Common Story (Serbia, 2019, 91 min) takes us through the saga of an actor, Veljko Radisavljević, who believes that the entire universe has conspired against him. He is a walking problem convinced that all the discord in his life is created […]

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Celebrating New Writing Voices

SEEfest Accelerator participants are making waves Two writers who participated in this year’s workshops, part of the festival’s Accelerator platform for the development of new projects, are getting recognition for their work. L.A.-based Amanda Andrei, whose Filipino-Romanian heritage inspires much of her work, is completing her masters in Dramatic Writing at USC with the thesis […]

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On Location: The L.A. Video Project

SEEfest-Produced Short Film is an ON LOCATION 2019 Finalist

SEEfest-Produced Short Selected for Oct 5 NewFilmmakers ON LOCATION Showcase Celebrating the City of Los Angeles Los Angeles, 10 September 2019 –  Short film entirely produced by SEEfest team of volunteers and directed by Vera Mijojlić, has been selected to screen as part of ON LOCATION: The Los Angeles Video Project at Sunset Las Palmas […]

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Turkish Dark Comedy “The Announcement” Wins Special Jury Prize

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth, Lobster) was just awarded Grand Jury Prize in Venice for his film set in 18th century England, The Favourite, while Special Jury Prize went to Turkish black comedy about a failed coup d’état The Announcement, directed by Mahmut Fazil Coskun. International sales for The Announcement are handled by Heretic Outreach. […]

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WWII Resistance Hero Immortalized in Iconic Film gets Museum in Sarajevo

During the recent Sarajevo Film Festival ( Bosnian Film Center announced plans for a new Museum dedicated to the legendary film about the WWII resistance hero, Vladimir Peric, popularly known by his undercover name Walter. He was killed in the final battle for Sarajevo against the Nazi occupying forces in April 1945. There is a […]

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Mindset that knows no borders: Interview with Otto Banovits

Online cultural magazine Transatlantic Panorama (TAP) has just published an interview with film director Otto Banovits, whose short film Donkey Xote won Best Short Film Award at SEEfest 2017. He talks about his migratory life that took him from Sweden to Hungary to England and Los Angeles, and how this journey informed his work – and […]

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