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SEEfest program and activities are supported, in part, by the California Arts Council, a state agency; Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture; by a grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles; ELMA Foundation for European Movies in America, and California Humanities. We are deeply grateful for their continued support of our programs.

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Ukrainian Cinema & Expat Storytellers

3:00 pm, UCLA Bridges Theater

Presented by SEEfest Borderlands/Nowhere Dialogues Monday, January 22, 2024 @ 3 pmUCLA Bridges Theatre  Prolific producer Polina Herman, a recent transplant from Ukraine, is joined by fellow expat filmmakers to share perspectives on creating stories both personal and American. The event is hosted by the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media and will take […]

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SEEfest Borderlands/Nowherelands Dialogues

7:00 pm, UCLA Bridges Theatre 

Monday, Nov 13, 7 pm UCLA Bridges Theatre Screening of the award-winning documentary film When I Was a Boy, I Was a Girl (Serbia, 2013; short documentary; 30 min) Renowned Serbian filmmaker Ivana Todorovic is back in L.A. with hergroundbreaking film starring a transgender diva! The event is hosted by the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media […]

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The Future of Cinema

9:30 am

German-American Business Association/Film Initiative and South East European Film Festival, Los Angeles Cordially invite you to join us for an exciting and timely panel. How far can movies travel on the superfast freeway of technological wizardry? And how do we differentiate between hype, trends, and what is actually possible? What solutions, innovations, and probing of […]

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SEEfest Salon

On Sunday a lively group of performers came together at the SEEfest Salon to pay homage to prolific playwright and longtime supporter and champion of SEEfest, Will Manus. The program featured scenes from Will’s many beloved plays and special guests from the Galimatas Rebetika Trio. We are hugely grateful to all the wonderful artists for […]

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Interview with Vera Mijojlic 

4:30 pm, Global streaming

Global streaming SCENE72, an online community for film festival professionals across the globe, is hosting this live stream on Wednesday, May 31, at 4:30 pm PST. New Zealand-based and Toronto native, Damian Bartolomucci, head of growth marketing for SCENE72, will have a wide-ranging conversation with SEEfest founder and festival director Vera Mijojlic about the festival […]

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Film Screening: ‘Waterfront’

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Film screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Miloš Jovanović Thursday, May 25, 20235:00 PM – 6:30 PM (Pacific Time)Bunche 10383 map Limited seats available. FREE event. Register today! The Center for European and Russian Studies (CERS) in co-sponsorship with theUCLA Department of History and the South East European Film Festival (SEEfest)invite you to the screening […]

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SEEfest Writers’ Showcase 2023

10:30 am

Writers Showcase Lineup: FREEDOM, KANSAS by Shannon TL Kearns, directed by Andrew HamerPresenting Darrett Sanders, Sarah Lilly, and Shannon TL Kearns MALICKby Cassio Tolpolar, directed by Adam MichardiPresenting Jamie Andrews, Steven Strobel, and Erika Rudo THE DEVIL’S CHORD by Deven Ladson, directed by Dawn FieldsPresenting Loki D. Wolf, Jeffrey Scott, Malachete Perry, Chantrelle Lewis, Stephanie […]

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Poetry from Behind te Iron Curtain

SEEfest Literary Salon 2023

7:00 pm, MiMoDa Dance Studio, 5774 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Poetry From Behind the Iron Curtain Györgi Petri’s Poems performed by Radnóti Miklós Theatre, Budapest/Hungary András Pál, actorTamás Rozs, cellist Monday, April 24, 2023, 7pmMiMoDa Dance Studio5774 W Pico Blvd,Los Angeles, CA 90019 Györgi Petri (1943-2000), born to a multi-ethnic family in Budapest, was a leadingHungarian poet, writer, and translator. Petri studied Hungarian literature andphilosophy […]

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Czech Animation Day April 15

12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders Foundation, and Consulate General of the Czech Republic Los Angeles present the Eight Edition of ELAC International Animation Day dedicated to Czech Animation on: Saturday, April 15th from 12:30 PM to 4 PM Screenings will be held at: East Los Angeles College1301 Avenida Cesar ChavezMonterey Park, CA 91754Building […]

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4:30 pm, Acropolis Cinema

A traumatic event – a suicide attempt – creates a rift in a family’s everyday existence. Their lives fundamentally change, as if they are waging a war invisible to everyone else. The source of the story is autobiographical, it is addressed in the film and highlighted by the fact that the author/director plays himself. The […]

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