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Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Streaming services must now contribute towards the funding of Swiss cinema - 20/09/2021

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 20/09/2021
Streaming services must now contribute towards the funding of Swiss cinema
4% of their turnover in Switzerland must be reinvested in Swiss cinema, which stands to benefit from an extra 18 million francs

Market Trends
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As the global audiovisual sector attempts to recover and the busy festival season moves ahead, Cineuropa keeps on covering the European film industry's most recent developments and market trends with fresh reports and interviews. Read our latest articles here.

Produce – Co-Produce... - The Co-production Podcast – Episode 08 - 16/09/2021

Produce – Co-Produce... – 16/09/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 08
The producers of Dénes Nagy's Natural Light are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Europe and the Rest of the World - Butheina Kazim  • Founder, Cinema Akil - 16/09/2021

Europe and the Rest of the World – 16/09/2021
Butheina Kazim • Founder, Cinema Akil
We spoke about the programming strategies of the only independent arthouse cinema in the Gulf region, focusing on its curatorial approach to European films and its work on engaging audiences

Europe and the Rest of the World - Peggy Johnson  • Executive Director, The Loft Cinema - 16/09/2021

Europe and the Rest of the World – 16/09/2021
Peggy Johnson  • Executive Director, The Loft Cinema
The Executive Director of the Arizona-based theatre discussed its main initiatives, the reception of classics and new titles by the audience, and programming European films

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - How can Nordic films reach an international audience? - 14/09/2021

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 14/09/2021
How can Nordic films reach an international audience?
The circulation and promotion of Scandinavian films is the focus of an Europa Distribution panel at Haugesund’s New Nordic Films

Europe and the Rest of the World - AJD Industry Days to be launched in 2022 - 14/09/2021

Europe and the Rest of the World – 14/09/2021
AJD Industry Days to be launched in 2022
The industry programme of AJB DOC will be launched at the 5th edition of the festival, while an MoU was also signed by the Al Jazeera Balkans and Al Jazeera Documentary managing directors

New Media - VR technologies and metaverses are set to change media production and entertainment modes, say panellists at the Venice Production Bridge - 14/09/2021

New Media – 14/09/2021
VR technologies and metaverses are set to change media production and entertainment modes, say panellists at the Venice Production Bridge
Experts discussed how creators are pushing the boundaries to create real-time, multi-person experiences ranging from festivals, live performance, games and other artistic forms

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Co-Production Podcast

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 08 - 16/09/2021

16/09/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 08
The producers of Dénes Nagy's Natural Light are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 07 - 06/09/2021

06/09/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 07
The producers of Kristina Buožytė and Bruno Samper's Vesper Seeds are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 06 - 07/07/2021

07/07/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 06
The producers of Juho Kuosmanen's Compartment No. 6 are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 05 - 05/07/2021

05/07/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 05
The producers of Nora Martirosyan's Should the Wind Drop are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 04 - 25/05/2021

25/05/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 04
The producers of Marko Šantić's Wake Me are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 03 - 03/05/2021

03/05/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 03
The producers of Philippe Lacôte's The Night of the Kings are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 02 - 06/04/2021

06/04/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 02
The producers of Oleh Sentsov's Rhino are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

The Co-production Podcast – Episode 00 - 01/04/2021

01/04/2021
The Co-production Podcast – Episode 00
Cineuropa's editor-in-chief Domenico La Porta speaks with Roberto Olla, executive director of Eurimages, about their new collaboration and the European audiovisual landscape

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Reviews

I Want to Talk About Duras - by Claire Simon

I Want to Talk About Duras
by Claire Simon
Claire Simon unpicks the peculiar relationship between Marguerite Duras and Yann Andréa in an electrifying interpretative duel played beautifully by Swann Arlaud and Emmanuelle Devos

The Good Boss - by Fernando León de Aranoa

The Good Boss
by Fernando León de Aranoa
Javier Bardem and Fernando León de Aranoa are firing on all cylinders in this convulsive, hilarious and accomplished dark comedy about the indignities of working life

The Summit of the Gods - by Patrick Imbert

The Summit of the Gods
by Patrick Imbert
Patrick Imbert signs a formidable adaptation of the manga by Jirô Taniguchi and Baku Yumemakura, intertwining a quest for the absolute of the extreme and a fascinating investigation

Benediction - by Terence Davies

Benediction
by Terence Davies
The inimitable Terence Davies returns with a film that blends subtlety and intimacy with the grandiosity and violence of war

Maixabel - by Icíar Bollaín

Maixabel
by Icíar Bollaín
Reconciliation is the central theme of this taut political drama, directed by Icíar Bollaín and brought to life by an outstanding ensemble cast

Arthur Rambo - by Laurent Cantet

Arthur Rambo
by Laurent Cantet
With trademark subtlety, Laurent Cantet analyses the different sides to identity by broaching the subject of offensive outbursts on social media to tell the tale of a fall from grace

Inventory - by Darko Sinko

Inventory
by Darko Sinko
In Darko Sinko’s feature-length fiction debut, the protagonist undertakes an inventory of his personal life to make sense of a shooting attack on him

Earwig - by Lucile Hadzihalilovic

Earwig
by Lucile Hadzihalilovic
Lucile Hadzihalilovic signs a cryptic and bewitching work, a subjugating saturnian masterpiece pushing the doors of other dimensions

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Interviews

Laurent Cantet  • Director of Arthur Rambo

Laurent Cantet  • Director of Arthur Rambo
The French filmmaker explores the violent era of social media through the story of a young and popular novelist who suffers a vertiginous fall from grace

Bouli Lanners  • Director of Nobody Has to Know

Bouli Lanners • Director of Nobody Has to Know
Cineuropa met with the Belgian filmmaker who is presenting his latest film, a real departure from his previous work since it is a love story and in English

Darko Sinko  • Director of Inventory

Darko Sinko • Director of Inventory
The tragicomedy by the Slovenian director premieres in New Directors and looks into what happens if you begin to mistrust everyone who surrounds you

Ana Lazarevic  • Director of The Game

Ana Lazarevic • Director of The Game
The Serbian director talks about what inspired her to create her first feature, an intimate story about a smuggler and a group of boys he is supposed to drive across the border

Jonas Poher Rasmussen  • Director of Flee

Jonas Poher Rasmussen • Director of Flee
We talked to the Danish director whose latest movie has become one of the year’s most celebrated titles and came out on top at Millennium Docs Against Gravity

Icíar Bollaín   • Director of Maixabel

Icíar Bollaín • Director of Maixabel
In her new movie – and with the complete dedication of her accomplice Blanca Portillo – the Madrilenian filmmaker reconstructs a recent real-life event linked with the terrorism suffered by Spain

Butheina Kazim  • Founder, Cinema Akil

Butheina Kazim • Founder, Cinema Akil
We spoke about the programming strategies of the only independent arthouse cinema in the Gulf region, focusing on its curatorial approach to European films and its work on engaging audiences

Peggy Johnson  • Executive Director, The Loft Cinema

Peggy Johnson  • Executive Director, The Loft Cinema
The Executive Director of the Arizona-based theatre discussed its main initiatives, the reception of classics and new titles by the audience, and programming European films

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Interviews

Sinje Köhler  • Director of Viva Forever

Sinje Köhler  • Director of Viva Forever
The German director’s debut explores the dynamics behind long-lasting friendships

Francesco Lettieri  • Director of Lovely Boy

Francesco Lettieri • Director of Lovely Boy
VENICE 2021: The sophomore film by the Italian director tells of the dizzying rise and fall of a young trap music star who got sucked into a downward spiral of drugs and self-destruction

Antoinette Boulat  • Director of My Night

Antoinette Boulat • Director of My Night
VENICE 2021: The French casting director tells us about fulfilling a lifelong dream by calling the shots on a film set, and how grief, desire and spending a night with a girl in Paris contributed

Fabrice Du Welz  • Director of Inexorable

Fabrice Du Welz • Director of Inexorable
The Belgian director spoke to us about this new film which is very much in keeping with his previous work, but which also breathes fresh air into his cinema by exploring the huis clos form

Csilla Kató • Artistic director, Astra Film Festival

Csilla Kató • Artistic director, Astra Film Festival
The festival is currently unfolding online until Sunday, following a physical edition held between 5-12 September, whose strengths and challenges we discussed with its artistic director

Roberto Andò  • Director of The Hidden Child

Roberto Andò • Director of The Hidden Child
VENICE 2021: We chatted with the director about his latest film, which closed the Venice Film Festival

Keti Stamo  • Director of Sons of Cain

Keti Stamo • Director of Sons of Cain
VENICE 2021: The director has crafted a dreamlike documentary that calls into question the strict nature of the Kanun, the ancient Albanian code which dictates a blood-for-blood approach

Yvan Attal  • Director of The Accusation

Yvan Attal • Director of The Accusation
VENICE 2021: The French director faced several challenges while adapting Karine Tuil’s rape-case novel Les choses humaines, including a delicate scriptwriting process

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