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Screening: QUO VADIS, AIDA?

7:00 pm

The European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington, D.C. and Outside the Box , in cooperation with the USC Schwarzenegger Institute and USC Shoah Foundation, invite you and a guest to attend. Academy Award Nominee for Best International Feature Written & Directed by Jasmila ZbanicProduced by Damir Ibrahimovich and Jasmila Zbanic This event will begin with […]

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I Stand for Peace 

The GABA Film Initiative opened in-person events since the onset of the pandemic with a meaningful and content-rich first event on June 2, 2022! Supported and co-hosted with The Art of Living Foundation, SEEfestLA, and Ethos Film Awards, Joachim Zell, GABA Film Initiative Co-Chair, led through the program with his characteristic humor. The location was […]

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World tour – L.A. Premiere of Via Transilvanica 

In the Spring of 2022, Via Transilvanica Project returns to America in several major cities, this time with the documentary film about building a most spectacular long-distance trail in the largest country in Eastern Europe, Romania. Via Transilvanica: The Road Ahead is directed by Mircea Gherase and shows the intricate making-of story of the Caraș-Severin […]

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Rajko Grlic

Conversation with filmmaker Rajko Grlić

SEEfest Presents: One More For the Road SEEfest is proud to host the celebrated Croatian filmmaker Rajko Grlić on Saturday, December 11, in conversation with a power panel of academics. His book, One More For the Road – A Director’s Notes on Exile, Family and Film has just been published and is available for English readers in the […]

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Conversation with author Dubravka Ugrešić 

SEEfest will honor internationally celebrated author, cultural critic, and essayist Dubravka Ugrešić (“The Age of Skin,” “American Fictionary,” “Baba Yaga Laid an Egg”) with this year’s Legacy Award. She is the winner of several prestigious international awards, was the finalist for the Man Booker International Prize 2009, and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism 2011. Most […]

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Film Screenings: Rampart & Wet Sand

Two special screenings in collab with Locarno in Los Angeles. Co-presented by SEEfest. RAMPART Marko Grba Singh, Serbia, 62’ | Color | 2021 spends time in the abandoned apartment of his childhood in Belgrade. Tracesof the past are being drawn and memories, both idyllic and traumatic, are combined. The family VHS archive shows his […]

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Art Across Times and Places – Video

11:00 am

The timeless influence of Art SEEfest hosted a discussion about the intersection of art, architecture, and diverse cultural traditions paying homage to the avant-garde art movement from the 1920s, a nod to the trailblazer of his day, Kazimir Malevich, and his geometric abstract art. The late Zaha Hadid, Iraqi-born architect of world-renown, famously spoke about […]

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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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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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