The country is ready for its closeup with a bright new identity, after centuries of sending mixed signals to the world.
Bosnian director Danis Tanovic's Berlinale competition feature "An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker" has been picked up for Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia by Balkans…
Resembling "The Full Monty" but more downbeat, too lite for the arthouse yet too melancholy for escapist uplift, tasty "Snails" may prove to be as challenged a traveler as its titular gastropod.
Russians and Poles are joining forces to generate heat for film from Eastern Europe, as auds at splashy events in Moscow and Warsaw could see this past week.
LONDON -- Five months after one of Eastern Europe's oldest film festivals closed down after longterm funding was pulled, a new three-day event has been secured in Riga, Latvia.
"8th of March" shows how even the good parts of communist philosophy have been bankrupted by subsequent governments.
Economic hard times have seen a collapse in public funding for film in recent years, with the national cinema fund slashed from about $14 million five years ago to between $8 million and $9 million…
O utdoor screenings in unlikely venues, which brought the fest's lineup -- and more importantly, Romanian films -- to thousands of locals in a nation in which Hollywood fare dominates the…
The arrival of a traveling cinema of Soviet propaganda films in a remote Romanian village signals a cultural invasion of a particularly unwelcome kind.
The Sarajevo Film Festival's project incubator Cinelink announced Thursday its selection for this year's competition.