Opening of the #DrawForChange exhibition at Cartoonfestival Knokke-Heist

The #DrawForChange exhibition at Cartoonfestival Knokke-Heist is now open to the public!๐Ÿ”ฅโœ
If you are around Knokke-Heist, don’t miss the chance to discover the powerful work of the 6 artists that star DRAW FOR CHANGE Documentary Series.โœŠ
Opened from today until the 27th of August!

Opening of the #DrawForChange exhibition at Belgian comic Strip Center in Brussels.

โœโœŠWe are thrilled to share the first pictures of the #DrawForChange exhibition, opened last night!
Artists Doaa El-Adl & Victoria Lomasko, who star two of the DRAW FOR CHANGE documentary series episodes, were present at the opening in Belgian Comic Strip Center in Brussels.
Don’t miss it! Until August 28

Honoured to receive funding from New Dawn for Kinhsuk Surjan’s upcoming film Marching in the Dark

Last week we received the amazing news to be selected for NEW DAWN with “Marching in the Dark” by Kinshuk Surjan. โœจ๐Ÿ’™
Very honoured to be part of this unique initiative!

If Only Night Wouldn’t Fall will world premiere at Sheffield Docfest

We are proud to announce that If Only Night Wouldn’t Fall by Marc Schmidt will premiรจre at the 30th edition of Sheffield DocFest in the international competition ๐Ÿฅ‚๐ŸŽŠ
In three interwoven stories – in The Netherlands, Norway and the USA, we observe different stages of prevention: from children at a primary school that get an โ€˜early interventionโ€™ to keep away anxiety disorders at a later age, to a young man that tries to avoid a new psychosis. A next level is reached in Florida where a city without friction is built in order make all residents happy.
A Basalt Film production in co-production with Fuglene (Norway) and Clin d’oeil films (Belgium). In collaboration with KRO-NCRV, Nederlands Filmfonds, Media Fund, NPO Fonds and with financial support of Norwegian films, CoBo fund , Film Fund Production Incentive and Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds .

Draw for Change! goes to Canneseries

โœ๏ธโœŠโ€œOur society sets boundaries for girls. If you want to be a graphic artist, you have to draw a tree, a duck, a house. We have to break the norms. I donโ€™t want to draw a tree”.

Get to know one of the 6 female cartoonists redefining the lines in #DRAWFORCHANGE, the Syrian artist Amany Al-ali.

The first episode, BEHIND THE LINES, directed by Alisar Hasan and Alaa Amer, will premiere at Canneseries on April 18.๐ŸŒด

We cannot wait!

Dutch release of Holding up the Sky

Cinema Delicatessen is releasing our film Holding up the Sky by Pieter Van Eecke.

Tonight ๐™ƒ๐™ค๐™ก๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ช๐™ฅ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™Ž๐™ ๐™ฎ will premiere in ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฉ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, which will also be the kick off of our three special screenings on climate justice, ecocide and indigenous rights.

For the first panel, director ๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—˜๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ฒ will come over specially from Belgium. He will discuss the film with no other than ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ถ ๐—”๐—ฝ, spokesperson of ๐˜๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ž๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜—๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ถ๐˜ข and founder of ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ด ๐˜—๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ด. ๐—”๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฎ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‡๐—ถ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ is the last panel member and will add her insights gained as an environmental law student and Youth Team Lead at ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ ๐˜Œ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜“. Finally, director of ๐˜Ž๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜›๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜บ ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป will moderate the panel.

Special Mention for Love is not an Orange at One World Romania

๐ŸคฉWhat a wonderful experience ๐ŸŒOne World Romania was!
๐Ÿ†Love is not an Orange received a special mention from the High School Jury, the only jury of the festival!
A very special encounter with some very bright and sharp youngsters.๐Ÿคฉ
The film filled in two cinema rooms, touched hearts but also left some space for laughter.โญ๏ธ
Can not wait to come back again Romania. โค

Holding up the Sky @Docville

Congratulations to director Pieter Van Eecke. After 5 years of hard work his film Holding up the Sky finally premiered at the Docville Film Festival.

The film will be released end of April in Belgian theaters.

Central European Initiative (CEI) Award for Love is not an Orange

โ€œLove is not an Orangeโ€ celebrated its Italian premiere at At Trieste Film Festival, where Otilia Babara won the Central European Initiative (CEI) Award for best interpretation of contemporary reality and dialogue between cultures. (27th of January 2023)

โ€œOtilia Babara carefully and delicately collects private and intimate material, restoring the portrait of a generation of mothers and children forced into love at a distance. And in doing so, she also restores the portrait of a post-Soviet country in which it was women who unwittingly made the transition from communism to capitalism.โ€

Love is not an Orange @Moma

โ€œLove is not an Orangeโ€ has been selected for Dok Fortnight at MOMA in New York (22th February โ€“ 6th March 2023)

Another Award for Young Plato

Young Plato receives prize for โ€œbest documentaryโ€ in the โ€œBe braveโ€ section at Budapest International Documentary Festival (BIDF)

Impact Days for Arica

On the 19t of January 2023, the film โ€œAricaโ€ and its impact was discussed by co-producer Andy Jones on a Webinar organized by FIFDH (International film Festival and Forum on Human Rights) in Geneva.

Arica has become available on demand in the UK & Ireland on Amazon, Itunes and Google Play