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A great year for Czech cinemas

A great year for Czech cinemas

The Czech fairy tale Angel of the Lord 2 became the highest-grossing domestic title last year, setting a new record  

27/02/2017 | Box office | Czech Republic

A serious drop in admissions to Belgian theatres in 2016

A serious drop in admissions to Belgian theatres in 2016

Admissions to Belgian theatres fell by 8.22% in 2016, with almost 1.5 million fewer viewers  

27/02/2017 | Box office | Belgium

Lithuanian audiences partial to local and US films

Lithuanian audiences partial to local and US films

The market share of domestic films in Lithuanian cinemas reached almost 20% in 2016, while European movies had to make do with less than 5%  

20/02/2017 | Box office | Lithuania

The Art of Loving takes Polish cinemas by storm

The Art of Loving takes Polish cinemas by storm

Maria Sadowska’s film, which tells the story of the first female sexologist in Poland, has got off to a flying start in national theatres  

07/02/2017 | Box office | Poland

Earnings by domestic films more than double in Bulgaria

Earnings by domestic films more than double in Bulgaria

Michaela Komitova’s The 11th Grade was the most successful local production of 2016  

25/01/2017 | Box office | Bulgaria

Admissions, takings and Italian cinema’s share of the market increase in 2016

Admissions, takings and Italian cinema’s share of the market increase in 2016

According to Cinetel's figures, last year 105 million tickets were sold in Italy, an increase of 6.06% on 2015. Takings were up by 3.86%, while Italian film’s share of the market grew to 28.71%  

17/01/2017 | Box office | Italy

2016 was another impressive year for Spanish film

2016 was another impressive year for Spanish film

Last year saw the fourth positive annual result in a row for the film industry in Spain, with national productions grossing almost €110 million and enticing 18 million viewers  

17/01/2017 | Box office | Spain

Fewer admissions and a smaller market share for German films in 2016

Fewer admissions and a smaller market share for German films in 2016

With cinema attendance levels falling by 16.25%, just one local production in the top ten and a market share of 18.4%, 2016 was an underwhelming year in German theatres  

16/01/2017 | Box office | Germany

2016 sets a new record for Polish cinema admissions

2016 sets a new record for Polish cinema admissions

Poland's burgeoning attendance levels are still on the rise, with 51.6 million viewers last year and five national films in the top ten  

12/01/2017 | Box office | Poland

2016 brings a 14% increase in box-office earnings in Romania

2016 brings a 14% increase in box-office earnings in Romania

Cristina Iacob’s #Selfie 69 was the year’s biggest domestic earner  

12/01/2017 | Box office | Romania