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SEEfest 2019 Awards

And the winners of the 14th South East European Film Festival are! Best Feature Film, Grand Jury Prize: Irina (Bulgaria), Director: Nadejda Koseva Special Jury Mention: The Delegation (Albania), Director: Bujar Alimani Bridging the Borders Award, sponsored by Cinema Without Borders: Crush My Heart (Austria), Director: Alexandra Makarova Best Debut Feature: Irina (Bulgaria), Director: Nadejda […]

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Audacious Storytellers Literary Salon

Star Panel Rocks SEEfest Cultural and Literary Salon

Continuing what started years ago as a companion program to the festival with a SEEfest book fair featuring the great scholar and translator, as well as SEEfest’s early supporter, the late Michael Heim, the festival hosted a cultural and literary salon on April 17 at the West Hollywood Library City Council Chambers. The Star panel […]

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Tickets Are On Sale Now For All Screenings And Events

SEEfest 2019 Kicks Off in 2 Weeks Tickets are on sale now for all SEEfest 2019 features, shorts programs, and special events. Screenings will take place in West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Echo Park and other locations — find all the venues here and don’t forget to go Metro! Plan your trip using the Trip Planner on […]

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Cinema of Audacity SEEfest 2019

Watch the SEEfest Trailer!

SEEfest 2019 is right around the corner, just 3 weeks away on May 1! Get a taste of the eclectic, audacious films in the 14th edition in the festival trailer. This year’s SEEfest, running May 1-8, will explore the theme of cinematic audacity by drawing attention to filmmakers whose works grapple with complex existential, ethical, […]

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SEEfest Feature Film Jury

Meet the SEEfest Jury!

MEET THE JURY Please meet the 2019 SEEfest Jury. Twenty accomplished jury members will select the winners for 7 major awards. Just a few of our distinguished jurors include: Irina Maleeva, a Bulgaria-born actress who was discovered by Federico Fellini and appeared in three of his films, then went on to star opposite Orson Welles […]

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MOON HOTEL Kabul

Opening Night Film & More Premieres Announced!

OPENING NIGHT FILM REVEALED… Moon Hotel Kabul by Romania’s Anca Damian will open SEEfest with its West Coast premiere on May 1, 2019, at 7 PM at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive in Beverly Hills. Damian won Best Director Award at the Warsaw International Film Festival and the Mirada International Award at […]

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Hollywood Foreign Press Association

SEEfest Grant Award from Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Fantastic news from SEEfest! We are proud to share that the 14th edition of the South East European Film Festival LA is a recipient of a festival grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), home of the Golden Globes. “We are greatly honored by this recognition and grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association […]

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The Delegation - #SEEfest2019

First Peek at SEEfest Film Highlights!

SEEfest is excited to unveil the first batch of films for the 14th annual festival! This year’s SEEfest, running May 1-8, will explore the theme of cinematic audacity by drawing attention to filmmakers whose works grapple with complex existential, ethical, and historical questions in innovative, and provocative ways. You can secure your festival pass now […]

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SEEfest 2019 Cinema of Audacity

Introducing The 14th Edition of SEEfest – Cinema of Audacity

The SEEfest team is excited to announce the Festival theme and poster design for the 14th Edition of SEEfest… Cinema of Audacity. The 2019 South East European Film Festival (SEEFest) in Los Angeles will explore the theme of cinematic audacity by drawing attention to South East European filmmakers whose works grapple with complex existential, ethical, […]

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Submissions for 2019 SEEfest are Open – Submit through Film Freeway

The 14th edition of SEEfest in 2019 is officially launched! Submissions of feature, documentary and short films are accepted through Film Freeway only. As always, we encourage filmmakers whose storytelling provide context for contemporary events and broader themes that examine South East Europe’s cultural legacies and artistic heritage. NEW in 2019: the festival is adding an exciting […]

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