HomePage May 2022

75th Festival de Cannes is on! Our jury will award three prizes: to films shown in the competition; in the Un Certain Regard program; and in the Parallel Sections (Directors Fortnight and Critics Week). Jury: Ahmed Shawky (Egypt) – President, Mariola Wiktor (Poland), Nathalie Chifflet (France), Emanuel Levy (USA), Simone Soranna (Italy), Jihane Bougrine (Morocco), Magali Van Reeth (France), Bidhan Rebeiro (Bangladesh), Youssoufa Halidou Harouna (Niger).

Our jury on the red carpet (photographed by Laurent Koffel)

“Stay safe and pray for Ukraine”. In this time of human catastrophes our thoughts and feelings are with our Ukrainian friends and colleagues and their families. More

On the banks of the Mississippi, in the city of Dubuque (Iowa), a festival of independent films (mainly of US origin) could be established for the 11th time. In Dubuque Al Capone, the legendary gangster of the late 20s, had his headquarters. More


Istanbul. At the 41st International Istanbul Film Festival, our jury presented three FIPRESCI Prizes (international, national, short competitions). Read Hamed Soleimanzadeh’s impressions on Gaspar Noé’s winning film, Vortex, here.

Nyon. At 53rd Visions du Réel (Switzerland), the FIPRESCI jury awarded Steel Life by Manuel Bauer “for the original and masterfully crafted cinematic depiction of contemporary Peru within a subtle and thought-provoking critique of the social injustices of the capitalist system”.

Blagoja Kunovski
Our colleague Blagoja Kunovski was honored with the “Golden Objective” of the Cinematheque of North Macedonia.