The third edition of EuropeNow Film Fest, initially set for June 22 – 24 in Reykjavik, Iceland, will now take place online from the 31st July to August 2nd.
The selection process has now been completed, and 45 projects from countries including Iceland, UK, Spain, Portugal, Lithuania, Greece, Netherlands, Switzerland, Croatia, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland and Turkey comprise the diverse programme.
Salt and Pepper (Sal y Pimienta) by Miriam Herrero Del Valle | Spain / Argentina | 2019
Humanity Last: Refugees Still Hope by Molly Calliste | France / US | 2019
Quiet Life by Tasos Giapoutzidis | Greece / UK | 2019
Surdine (Surdina) by Rodrigo Areias | Portugal | 2019
Films from the Smog Years (Filmy z Epoki Smogu) by Michal Zadara | Poland | 2019
Harbor by Paul Marques Duarte | France | 2019
Charlie (Károly) by Koroknyai Róbert | Hungary | 2019
Canning Town by Will Dickie & Fabiola Santana | UK | 2020
Is that, like, your real job? by Gintare Parulyte | Luxembourg | 2020
Elysium by Kathrin Schweizer | Switzerland | 2019
Norway for Norwegians by Nadya Shah | Norway | 2019
I am Fatou by Amir Ramadan | Italy | 2019
Home (Heima) by Emil Alfreð Emilsson | Iceland | 2019
Pushing Forward (Gurati Naprijed) by Mirko Zorz | Croatia | 2019
In the blink of an eye by Helena Aljona Kühn & Arthur Oppenländer | Germany | 2019
RE:CYCLE by Nino Vincenzo Valpiani | Germany | 2019
Fingers Crossed by Sacha Teulon | UK | 2019
All who wander are not lost by Carmen Rozestraten | The Netherlands | 2019
Dishonour by Terrence Turner | UK / Canada | 2018
Maisha by Fabian Ribezzo | Italy / Ethiopia | 2019
A portrait of butterflies (Um Retrato de Borboletas) by Henrique Prudêncio | Portugal | 2019
Broken Branches by Lisa Maydwell | Lithuania | 2019
With the arrival of spring (Að vori) by Katla Sólnes | Iceland | 2018
Mother (Mutter) by Sebastian Sgodzai | Germany | 2019
The Screening schedule will be announced shortly, along with Q&A sessions, panel discussions, Zoom Webinars and Instagram Live Chats completing the three day festival.
All events will be free and accessible from everywhere, without any geographic restriction, enabling audiences from all over the world to join.
EuropeNow Film Festival is an initiative of CES: Council for European Studies at Columbia University in the city of New York & WoFF: World of Film International Festival in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. The third edition, which was set to take place in Reykjavik Iceland on June 22 – 24 has been cancelled due to the current circumstances.
The third edition of EuropeNow Film Festival continues to focus on contemporary European topics, which include but are not limited to fiction, documentary, animated and art short and feature films of any length that depict important aspects of Europe’s present reality. Examples of issues covered in the previous editions are refugee crisis, environmental crisis, economic recession, LGBTQ+ rights, Brexit, as well as shifts in lifestyle, tradition, culture and institutions as part of a variety of European nations.