ÉCU Alumni Faramarz Beheshti

Meet Iranian – New-Zealander Faramarz Beheshti, winner of Best Non-European Independent Documentary at ÉCU 2011 for “Salam Rugby”. It is a story of women rugby players in Iran, which may sound like an anomaly, but as this documentary shows, Iranian women are more than ready to dive into the scrum if only the authorities would let them. Following the Islamic […]

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June Updates

Hello fans, members, and those addicted to ÉCU! Don’t worry, the June Newsletter has arrived, so take a seat and enjoy this monthly update. As you know, ÉCU organized a special screening at Café Coutume in Paris and it was successful. ÉCU screened two films that won awards at the 2011 festival – Paths of […]

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May 31st Special Screenings Event

Tuesday night, May 31st, ÉCU hosted its first of our year-round Special Screenings Event in Paris for two films that won awards at the 2011 festival; Paths of Hate, winner of Best Animation, featuring two combat fighters at war with each other; and Salam Rugby, winner of Best Non European Independent Documentary, following the first […]

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ÉCU Special Screening at Café COUTUME

ÉCU is excited to host our first post-2011 festival screening, where we will be featuring two “Europe’s Best Independent” awarded films at Café COUTUME, located in central Paris. This showing will be one of many special screenings ÉCU will be hosting in Paris in the next few months. Make sure you sign up with our […]

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Salam Rugby

“Salam Rugby” is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. It is a story of the start of Women’s rugby in Iran, which coincided with the election of Ahmadinejad as president of Iran. Salam rugby, is not only about rugby…Check out the teaser! “Salam Rugby” est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. C’est l’histoire du début […]

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