Victoria Film Festival

Victoria Film Festival is a new fresh actor on the Romanian film festivals market. Its first edition will take place between 22nd-25th of August in Victoria, a small city at the bottom of Fagaras mountains. Young in spirit, eco friendly and full of positive energy the festival is inviting everyone to escape the big cities, […]

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Interview with Ariel Nasr, the producer of “Buzkashi Boys”

Q– “Buzkashi Boys” was produced by the Afghan Film Project. Tell us more about this organization. Ariel Nasr– Afghan Film Project is a non-profit NGO that was created by me, Sam French and Leslei Knott. We met in 2005 and decided to provide training sessions for young Afghan filmmakers. After months of searching for funding […]

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ÉCU’s Guide to the Indie Film Scene in…Italy!

This year ÉCU Official Selection includes four Italian films. Therefore we would like to write something about the Italian Independent Cinema, which has one of the oldest and richest history and big influence on other independent film scenes all over the world. ÉCU collected some of the interesting facts of the Italian Independent scene. The […]

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It is a real challenge to put all the relevant information about French independent cinema into one article.  The French cinema in general has always been an opposition to the mainstream Hollywood. Let’s start from the beginning, literally.  The  French Lumière brothers, or to be more precise Louis Lumière is credited for being the inventor […]

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ÉCU’s Guide to Indie Film Scene in…Germany!

ÉCU 2013 Official Selection contains eight indie films from Germany. But what do we know about German independent cinema? Right now it is famous for the science fiction drama Cloud Atlas (2012) directed and produced by Tom Tykwer, Lana and Andy Wachowski, which is claimed to be the most expensive independent film of all times […]

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