The Ninth Sofia MENAR Film Festival, which includes films from the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa, is held from January 12 to January 29. For the first time it features two films from Azerbaijan, too.
Hundreds of top filmmakers, industry representatives and policy makers are gathering in Brussels to explore the challenges and opportunities ahead for Europe’s audiovisual sector. They will discuss the future of the EU’s MEDIA programme which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
The Sarajevo Film Festival, which was held in the Bosnian capital from 14 to 22 August 2015, announced its winners and awards. The “Heart of Sarajevo for the Best Feature Film” award, which is sponsored by the Council of Europe, went to the film “Mustang”, directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven from Turkey.