DEMON and SECRET WARS, two films which were shown at the FilmFestival Cottbus 2015, are nominated for the Polish film awards, the „Eagles“.
2016-02-02 Cottbus prize winner awarded in Trieste
The Hungarian-German co-production THE WEDNESDAY CHILD won the award for the Best Feature Film at the film festival in Trieste.
SCHMITKE by Stepán Altrichter, which won the award for the Best debut feature at the FilmFestival Cottbus in 2014, is nominated for the national Czech “Lions Award” in eight categories.
The scouting tour traditionally starts with a visit at the Trieste Film Festival: The Italian festival marks the first annual meeting point for film industry professionals interested in Eastern European cinema.
Unexpectedly, the Albanian director Artan Minarolli passed away at the 31st December 2015 at the age of 57. Minarolli had been one of the most interesting and most renowned Albanian directors.