Moving Docs partner Dok.fest Munich (May 8 to 19, 2019) screens 159 films from 51 countries at 20 venues in the city, awards 15 prizes and much more… The goal of the festival is to promote creative documentaries and to make them accessible to a wider audience. This year’s selection includes a retrospective to the awarded Peruvian-Dutch director Heddy Honigmann and European documentaries distributed with the support of Moving Docs and Creative Europe, such as Push, Citizen Europe and Sakawa.Read more
The Open Method of Coordination (OMC) group of experts on circulation of films has published a paper featuring good practices and recommendations to enhance the circulation of European films across the EU.
Moving Docs is excited to continue its collaboration with the European Film Challenge on their next round!
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Nitesh Anjaan, the director of Dreaming Murakami talks to DocLounge and discusses his biggest challenges when making the documentary, his relationship to Murakami and the fascination of translation!
The historian and columnist, Matheus Hagedorny, on the film GOLDEN DAWN GIRLS by Håvard Bustnes, the success of right-wing populism in Europe and the widespread sense of insecurity.
OVER THE LIMIT by Marta Prus was one of three documentaries chosen by Moving Docs in 2018 to be distributed across Europe in partnership with Alphapanda and Moving Docs partners Arte, Autlook in Austria, Cinedoc in Greece, Docs Barcelona in Spain, Makedox in N. Macedonia and Dokudom in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The goal of the campaign was to release OVER THE LIMIT across Europe by pooling resources of all the partners and creating a cost-effective campaign with a limited budget, reaching the right target groups.
Results showed that cinema and VOD income increased almost 50% for some of the partners, bringing in young female audiences ( 18-24 years old). The campaign was also supported by the Polish Film Institute and Polish producer Telemark.Read more
With its powerful and personal story, Thank You For The Rain, which is now available to watch online in our MOVING DOCS Home Cinema, helps students around the world better understand the issue of climate change and climate justice.Read more
The educational guide aims to generate debate, critical thought and discussion about the rise of the extreme right in Europe. It consists of an activity guide for teachers, built around the classroom screening of the Norwegian documentary Golden Dawn Girls. The film is now available in the Moving Docs Home Cinema.
Focus on Greece: Europa Distribution examines the independent film distribution situation in the country
by Jesús Silva
Εuropa Distribution continues its tour around Europe, in order to shed some light on the situation of independent film distribution across the continent. After their recent articles on countries such as Russia and Lithuania, Iceland and the UK, they headed south to report on the individual aspects of the Greek market, and the challenges faced by its professionals. The members of Europa Distribution operating in the Hellenic Republic offered a common portrait of a highly competitive market, which has undergone significant changes due to the impact of the last economic crisis in 2008. A large number of releases, a great sensitivity to the weather, a limited amount of windows and a constant search for new business models are just some of the main traits of the film distribution market in Greece.Read more
Moving Docs is excited to announce its newest collaboration with the European Film Challenge!