• Films put the Western Balkans on the big screen

      Films put the Western Balkans on the big screen

      The Western Balkans' film scene has been thriving in recent years, reaching audiences across the world and winning awards at major festivals. And this week sees the opening of one of the biggest one in the region; the 25th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival. Founded during the siege of Sarajevo, it is today a major celebration of film, bringing together over 100,000 spectators and filmmakers to celebrate regional, European and international cinema.

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    • Dimiter Marinov: Success is part of my development

      Dimiter Marinov: Success is part of my development

      Each of my colleagues is golden per se. No matter if he was a success or not, if he was promoted or not, it does not matter. In their early age, many actors cannot distinguish themselves, but later they work miracles, and vice versa - some work miracles when young and then go into oblivion or get lost forever, says actor Dimiter Marinov in an interview to Europost.

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    • Lydia Indjova: Cinema's doors are open for everyone

      Lydia Indjova: Cinema's doors are open for everyone

      When I came to Belgium five years ago, not speaking a word of French and having no contacts in the film industry, I did not see how I could possibly continue to work as an actress. I thought my career was over, but I kept pushing. I appeared in student projects for free, went to workshops and volunteered in various film festivals. And slowly but surely, opportunities started to come my way, says actress Lydia Indjova in an interview to Europost.

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    • Oscars fever is on

      Oscars fever is on

      The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has grown its ranks considerably in recent years, and this season's collection of new members was the largest in AMPAS history. The result, revealed yesterday, was an unpredictable set of Oscar nominations, as foreign films, streaming movies and critically derided hits all scored big. The history-making lineup for the highest honours in the movie industry was also packed with people of colour and different nationalities, including nominees from Mexico, Greece, Egypt and Poland, as well as films featuring the stories of women and gay and black people.

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