Eurimages supports 18 European co-productions

STRASBOURG, 22.10.2012 -- At its 128th meeting held from 16 to 18 October in Tirana (Albania), the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 18 feature films for a total amount of 5 360 000 Euros.

A Nine-Minute Interval - Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania)

      (Romania, France)

Aga - Hiner Saleem (France)

      (France, Germany)

Berina’s Chakras - Faruk Loncarevic (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

      (Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Slovenia)

Black Diamonds - Miguel Alcantud (Spain)

      (Spain, Portugal)

Dancing Arabs - Eran Riklis (Israel)

      (Germany, Israel, France)

Dirk Ohm - The Illusionist who disappeared - Bobbie Peers (Norway)

      (Norway, Sweden, Germany)

I'm not coming back - Ilmar Raag (Estonia)

      (Russian Federation, Belarus, Finland, Estonia)

Kenau - Maarten Treurniet (Netherlands)

      (Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium)

Land - Jan-Willem Van Ewijk (Netherlands)

      (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany)

Le Passé - Asghar Farhadi (Iran)

      (France, Italy)

Monument to Michael Jackson - Darko Lungulov (Serbia)

                   (Serbia, Germany, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”)

Sister of Mercy - Pawel Pawlikovski (Poland)

      (Denmark, Poland)

Tangerines (Mandarinebi) - Zaza Urushadze (Georgia)

      (Estonia, Georgia)

The Cut - Fatih Akin (Germany)

       (Germany, France)

The keeper of lost causes - Mikkel Norgaard (Denmark)

      (Denmark, Germany)

Todos Estan Muertos - Beatriz Sanchis (Spain)

      (Spain, Germany, Mexico)

Xenia - Panos Koutras H. (Greece)

      (Greece, France, Belgium)

Zoran, My Nephew The Idiot - Matteo Oleotto (Italy)

      (Italy, Slovenia)

Moreover, in the framework of its digital equipment support scheme for Eurimages/ Europa Cinemas theatres launched in 2011, the Board of Management decided to grant subsidies to the following two theatres in Bosnia and Herzegovina:

- Forum d.d. / Cinema City, screen #5, Sarajevo

- Ekran doo Zenica / Multiplex Ekran Zenica, Zenica


EURIMAGES is a support fund for the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinematographic works, established by the Council of Europe in 1988 (1)

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Since it was set up in 1988, EURIMAGES has supported 1471 European co-productions for a total amount of approximately 445 million euros.


(1) Since 18  October 2011, EURIMAGES has 36 member states: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and Turkey.