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South East European Filmmakers at Cannes Film Festival

7 Filmmakers From South East Europe Will Premiere Their Films In Cannes This Year New films from Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria are selected for the 2021 edition of the Cannes Film Festival: Ildikó Enyedi’s first English-language feature, The Story of My Wife, is in the official competition. Based on the 1942 Hungarian novel by Milán Füst, […]

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SEEfest 2021: Conversations with Filmmakers – Video

Excerpts of Conversations with Filmmakers featured at #SEEfest2021 With filmmakers Marko Dješka, Nicolas Iordanou and Sylvia Nicolaides, Kata Gugić, and Elka Nikolova. 1. ALL THOSE SENSATIONS IN MY BELLY – short animation trailer  While transitioning gender from male to female, Matia struggles to find a genuine, intimate relationship with a heterosexual man. Filmmaker: Marko Dješka […]

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SEEfest 2021 Awards and Wrap Up – Video

Showcasing the outstanding films and events featured at SEEfest 2021… The 2021 South East European Film Festival Filmmaker Awards Andrea Štaka’s Mare wins Best Narrative Feature, and Catherine Harte’s Faith & Branko is named Best Documentary Feature. Best Cinematography awards went to In The Shadows’ Hayk Kirakosyan (Narrative), with Nun of Your Business’ Ivana Marinić Kragić’ and That […]

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South East European Artists Make History in Hollywood

We salute artists from Southeast Europe whose accomplishments this year are for the history books. Maria Bakalova – She has just made history this Wednesday as the first-ever Bulgarian actress to be nominated for the Golden Globe award, for her breakout role in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.” Eastern European actors have rarely if ever received recognition from […]

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DISCREET POETRY OF CINEMA: VIDEO

A CONVERSATION AFTER THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIÈRE SCREENING OF THE MULTI-AWARDED SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILM THEN COMES THE EVENING Filmmaker Maja Novaković’s film, Then Comes the Evening beautifully depicts the life of two old women living in the isolated hills of Eastern Bosnia. Nature is the entity with which they speak, listen to, and respect. The film emphasizes […]

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SEEfest Launches 15th Edition Online July 15 – August 16, 2020

The 15th annual South East European Film Festival in Los Angeles (SEEfest), postponed in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced the official launch of its 2020 edition which will run from July 15 – August 16, at the dedicated online outlet (athome.seefilmla.org). “After months of incredible work by our very own dream team, the […]

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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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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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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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