Spotlight – James Marsh

Français This spotlight follows the British director James Marsh, whose most recent film THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, which portrays the life of Stephen Hawking and his wife Jane, went on to impress both audiences and film critics alike. After graduating with an English degree from the University of Oxford, Marsh started his career by directing […]

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Submission – “Eutanas S.A.”

Would you like to die the same way your icon did? “Eutanas, SA” by the Spanish director Victor Nores is an European Comedy Film and part of the Official Selection at ÉCU 2014. Have a look at its trailer!

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Interview Simon Powell- 2013 Winners Interview Series Ep 1

Check out the interview with Simon Powell, director and screenwriter of “Girl Shaped Love Drug- Best European Independent Dramatic Feature ÉCU 2013. Interviews and Videos

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Exclusive interview with Elham Abi Rached, director of Leftover

On 29th of March, ÉCU will screen 6 independent Arab films at Cinema Le Lincoln. Entrance is free but seating is limited, so reserve your spot here Recently ÉCU spoke with Elham Abi Rached about her film ‘Leftover’ which is one of the films selected in the Special Arab Section. In this interview Elham tells […]

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Exclusive Interview with Abu Bakr Shawky, director of “Things I Heard On Wednesdays”

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is highlighting six independent Arab filmmakers during this year’s festival who will be competing for The Ahmed Khedr Award for Excellence in Arab Filmmaking. Also featured in the Official Selection of New York Film Festival “Things I heard on Wednesdays”, directed by Abu Bakr Shawky is one of the six […]

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ÉCU Spotlight – Sofia Coppola

A big player on the indie filmmaking scene is of course American film director, screenwriter, actor and producer Sofia Coppola (born in 1971). As we drift into December and the prospect of a new year, ÉCU’s interest has already been roused by Coppola’s next independent movie due out in 2013, called The Bling-Ring. The film […]

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