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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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Zana Online – Kosovo’s Entry for 2020 Oscars Best International Feature

From SEEfest 2020 lineup: ZANA is now available online We are proud to present online the first of the 12 features in this year’s competition: ZANA, a remarkable debut by filmmaker Antoneta Kastrati, about a Kosovar woman’s struggles to reconcile the expectations of motherhood with a legacy of wartime brutality. Actress Adriana Matoshi superbly portrays the […]

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2020 SEEfest Events Available Online

SEEfest on YouTube A young crew, under the direction of California State University at Long Beach film student Daylyn Paul, put together a short documentary featuring interviews with several people working with SEEfest in various capacities. They added a few clips from the upcoming 2020 festival lineup as no more in-person interviews were possible due to […]

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Meet the SEEfest 2020 Jury

The Jury of the 15th SEEfest Judging the films in competition for this year’s virtual edition of the festival are 21 members of the entertainment community who will choose the best feature, documentary, and short films as well as vote on the achievement in cinematography. The Jury members for Best Feature Film are renowned actresses Joanna Cassidy and Denise […]

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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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Enjoy SEEfest at Your Home – Part 6

Missed the Salon? Watch the Video! The video of our 2020 Cultural & Literary Salon, Boundaries of Belonging, is now available online. If you like wide-ranging, intellectually stimulating conversation, we invite you to join in by posting your comments, suggestions, and critique! Congratulations to all Accelerator filmmakers, with our thanks to panelists and actors The […]

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Boundaries of Belonging: Culture, Identity, and Narrative in South East Europe – Video

The 2020 edition of SEEfest officially began on April 22, 2020, with the Cultural and Literary Salon, our now traditional pre-festival event. A wide-ranging discussion covered many aspects of this year’s festival theme, Boundaries of Belonging. We paid tribute to Fellini’s centennial and his magical cinematic universe, announced the upcoming BRIDGES book about the cultural […]

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Enjoy SEEfest at Your Home – Part 5

The pre-festival events that launched the 2020 SEEfest The 2020 edition of SEEfest officially began last week with the Cultural and Literary Salon, our now traditional pre-festival event. A wide-ranging discussion covered many aspects of this year’s festival theme, Boundaries of Belonging. We paid tribute to Fellini’s centennial and his magical cinematic universe, announced the […]

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Enjoy SEEfest at Your Home – Part 4

The SEEfest retrospective continues! Following is part four in the series of posts SEEfest at Your Home, featuring films that were included in previous Festivals. You can find Part 1 here,  Part 2 here and Part 3 here. And, please let us know which films you’re revisiting or watching for the first time. We’d love […]

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SEEfest at Home Part 3

Enjoy SEEfest at Your Home – Part 3

The SEEfest retrospective continues! Following is part three in the series of posts SEEfest at Your Home, featuring films that were included in previous Festivals. You can find Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. And, please let us know which films you’re revisiting or watching for the first time. We’d love to know which […]

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