European Film Festival starts in Belgrade on 23rd January

The European Film Festival, which will showcase the best contemporary films from 15 European countries, will take place in Belgrade, from 23rd to 30th January.

Films can be seen at the EU Information Centre in Belgrade every day, at 6 and 8:30 pm.

Austrian film “Good night, mama”, directed by Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz, will open the Festival. After that, Belgian film “Misfortunates”, directed by Felix van Groeningen, will be shown.

On Tuesday, the audience will be able to see the films from the Balkan region, namely the Bulgarian film “Billy Goat”, directed by Georgi Djulgerov, followed by the Croatian film “Vis-à-vis”, directed by Nevio Marasovic.

On Wednesday, the  6pm screening is reserved for the Cypriot film “Block 12” by Kyriakos Tofaridis, while on Thursday, there will be the screening of the French film “Summer”, directed by Caterine Corsini, followed by the German film “When We Leave”, directed by Feo Aladag.

Friday is reserved for the Danish film “Above the Street, Below the Water”, directed by Charlotte Sieling, followed by the Hungarian film, directed by Krisztina Goda, called “Children of Glory”.

During the weekend, or rather, on Saturday, the audience will be able to see the Italian (Sicilian) film “Easy!”, by Francesco Bruni, and the Lithuanian film “Excursions”, directed by Audrius Juzenas. On Sunday, there will be the screening of the Portuguese film “Road to Portugal”, directed by Sérgio Tréfaut, and the Dutch film “Admiral” by director Roel Reine.

The Festival closes on Monday with two films – the Romanian film “I am an old Communist” by Stere Gulea, and the Swedish film “Palme”, directed by Kristina Lindström and Maud Nycander.

The entrance is free, and the tickets can be obtained at the EU Info Centre, at 7, Kralja Milana Street, on working days between 10 am and 7 pm, and on Saturdays between 10 am and 3 pm.

The Delegation of the European Union in Serbia and the EU Info Centre are the Festival’s organizers, in collaboration with the embassies of the EU countries.

(Blic, 16.01.2017)

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