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Oscar‐Nominated Director Felix van Groeningen to Serve as Future Frames Mentor

'Belgica' will screen at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Belgica Day One Film Sundance 2016
Courtesy of Sundance Film Festival

LONDON — Belgian director Felix van Groeningen is to serve as a mentor to the young filmmakers taking part in European Film Promotion’s Future Frames program at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

Van Groeningen was Oscar‐nominated for “The Broken Circle Breakdown” in 2014, and won best director at the Sundance Film Festival this year for “Belgica,” which played in Sundance’s World Cinema — Dramatic section. “Belgica” will also screen at Karlovy Vary.

Van Groeningen will deliver a masterclass as part of Future Frames’ intensive program, which runs June 3-5. Future Frames will introduce the 10 emerging filmmakers to the media and the film industry at Karlovy Vary, and present their work to the festival audience. A full list of Future Frames participants can be found here.

Future Frames is supported by European Union’s Creative Europe program and EFP’s member organizations, which are AFC Austrian Films, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Flanders Image, German Films, the Georgian National Film Center, the Norwegian Film Institute, the Polish Film Institute, Romanian Film Promotion, the Swedish Film Institute and Swiss Films. Variety is one of EFP’s media partners.