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Mardi, 14 mai 2019
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Meet us in Cannes 2019

Once again, screen.brussels will be in Cannes Film Festival to support our #kingsofcoproduction and #queensofcourse, and to promote Brussels as the #queenoflocations! Here under are a few places and events where you can find us. You can always check if we're on the A2 Riviera booth, or drop us an email.     

SCREEN.BRUSSELS' line-up

OFFICIAL SELECTION: LE JEUNE AHMED

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Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne are presenting their film Le Jeune Ahmed, produced by Les Films du Fleuve. In Belgium, today, the destiny of young Ahmed, 13, caught between his imam's ideals of purity and life's temptations. The film might bring a third Palme d'or to the Belgian filmmakers. Official screening on Monday 20. The film has been supported by the screen.brussels fund. 

QUINZAINE DES REALISATEURS: GHOST TROPIC

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Bas Devos presents his third film at the Quinzaine, produced by 10.80 films, Minds Meet and Quetzalcoat. Almost entirely filmed (at night) in Brussels, the film tells the story of Khadija, (58). Falling asleep in the metro after a long day of work, she wakes up at the end of the line and is forced to continue her journey walking. This night adventure brings her to rely on the help of the night people she meets along the way. The film has been supported by the screen.brussels film commission. 

QUINZAINE DES REALISATEURS: OLEG

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Juris Kursietis presents his second film, OLEG coproduced in Belgium (Iota Production). The film was partially filmed in Brussels, since the story focused on Oļeg, a Lithuanian butcher that leaves for Brussels in order to earn a decent salary at a local meat factory. Yet his hopeful life turns into a desperately hopeless one, when he falls under the control of Polish criminal Andrzej. The film has been supported by the screen.brussels film commission. 

MEET US IN THE MARKET

We'll also be attending and/or taking part of panels for the following events: 

FRI 17:  

  • Sustainability in Action/ Green Filming - Italian Pavilion , Salon Marta 12:30 - 15:00. 

SAT 18:

  • Co-production Frenchspeaking countries. 09:00 - 11:00.
  • Film-Financing EU strategies to boost cultural diversity. 09:30 - 11:30.
  • EUFCN Board meeting. 10::00 - 12:00.
  • Green Regio Meeting @Austrian Pavillon 13:00 - 15:00.
  • XRFor All Workshop & Cocktail 16:30-18:30.

SUN 19:

  • Benelux Co-productions Breakfast, German Pavillon. 09:00 - 11:00. 
  • Co-productions Worldwide - Israël Pavillon 206 - International village Pantiero 11:00 - 13:00.
  • Co-production Belgium - Lebannon. 13:00 - 15:00.
  • Co-production Belgium - Palestine. 15:00 - 16:00.

MON 20

  • Co-production Belgium - Portugal. 10:00 - 12:00.
  • CineRegio General Assembly. 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Le Jeune Ahmed, Screening. 16:00 - 17:30.