Selection of the program for the South-East European Film Festival in Berlin, Paris and Ningbo is finished.
All details will be published on our web site next week.
Festival in Berlin (SEEFF à Berlin) will start on 26 May at Humboldt University. On the opening ceremony our exclusive guest as SEE Personality will be Mr. Siljan Micevski, CEO of "Pelister" Bitola and the prize "Europa Prima" will be awarded to Ms. Gudrun Steinacker, German Ambassador in Macedonia from 2011 and 2014 and current German Ambassador in Montenegro. On the opening we'll have honor to follow short performance of great pianist Pancho Vladigerov.
Festival in Paris (SEE a Paris) will start with Balkan Documentary Marathon on 31 May 2016 at INALCO, where our exclusive guest will be famous film director Zelimir Zilnik, who will also have workshops on 1 June 2016.
This year all official program of the SEE a Paris festival will take place in the prestigious Theatre Le Palace from 1 to 5 June 2016. The festival will start with the exhibition "Balkan Don Quixote in Europe", by famous painter Vladimir Gerogievski. The opening ceremony will include proclamation of honorary recognition:
- Mr. Veljko Bulaic - SEE Film Legend 2016
- Mr. Bane Popovic - SEE Actor 2016
- Mr. Trifun Kostovski - SEE Personality 2016
- Mr. Erhard Busek - Europa Prima Politics Award 2016
- Mr. Francis Combes - Europa Prima Literature Award 2016
On the closing ceremony on 5 June 2016, we'll have one more honorary recognition
- Ms. Esma Redzepova - SEE Music Legend 2016
Festival in Ningbo (CEE in Ningbo) will include 50 short films from 16 countries from Central and Eastern Europe and it will be organized in the same time with China-CEEC EXPO (China-Central and Eastern European Countries Investment and Trade EXPO 2016). Official guest of this presentation of the films from this region will be:
Mr. Jordan Plevnes, President of SEE Festival; Mr. Hazis Vardar, Director of Theatre Le Palace and SEE a Paris festival; Mr. Andro Martinovic, Film Director and General manager of Montenegrin Cinematheque; Ivona Juka, film director from Croatia and Marija Dzidzeva, film director from Macedonia.
In Ningbo we'll have symposium on the subject "From short film to film industry". Opening ceremony will be on 8 June 2016 in the Museum of City of Ningbo, during which will have proclamation for laureate:
- Mr. Pan Gongkai - Europa Prima Award 2016