2nd EUROfEST - EAST EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL
May 2 - 8, 2008
The Eastern European Film Festival in Montreal was created to foster careers of Eastern European filmmakers and to celebrate the Eastern European cinematography in Montreal, Canada and North America. The Festival’s dedicated credo is unique in North America, being a true open door for Eastern European productions to Canadian and American distribution market. The previous edition gathered over 60 films from 12 Eastern European countries and over 2,000 viewers. EUROfEST looks for films produced in Eastern Europe, films made by artists living in North America, having East European roots, as well as films with East European subjects. The Festival sets up prizes for top films: EUROfEST Award, EUROfEST Critics Award and EUROfEST Audience Award for the Feature Section and EUROfEST Documentary Award for the Documentary Section.
- The film should be produced by an Eastern European production company;
- The producer or the director is an Eastern European or has the origins in East European countries;
- The film has its subject connected to Eastern European issues.
- There are no entry fees.
- All filmmakers will be notified by April 5th 2008, notification will be by e-mail, phone or fax.
- If your work is selected, you must provide an exhibition copy by April 15th 2008.
Entry deadline: March 25, 2008.
In 2007, the following Czech documentaries were included in the competition: three films from Jan Šikl's Private Century: Daddy and Lily Marlene, Low-level Flight, Statuary of Granddad Vinda. and Helena Třeštíková's Marriage Stories, Marriage Stories 20 Years Later.