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    • New Talents Open Call
      Eastern Neighbours Film Festival (ENFF) began in The Netherlands in 2008 with the idea to offer Dutch and international audiences a unique glimpse into the cinema of their neighbors from Eastern and Southern Europe. This annual event presents the most recent, exciting, and thought‐provoking films, from countries with small, but often powerful film industries, that… Read more: New Talents Open Call
    • ENFF 2023 On Demand!
      Unable To attend the festival in person? No problem! From November 27th to December 3rd, we’re thrilled to bring you a curated selection of this year’s films available for online viewing! Catch our captivating Opening Film Ivan’s Land, or the touching Closing Film Seventh Heaven. Or explore a collection of shorts from the New Talents Competition! Follow along… Read more: ENFF 2023 On Demand!
    • What’s up in Slovak Cinema? A conversation with Monika Lostakova
      We talked with Monika Lošťáková about contemporary Slovak cinema.
    • ENFF and the Eastern European Film Festival Network!
      The Eastern European Film Festival Network brings together five film festivals dedicated to promoting and showcasing Eastern European cinema, alongside one partner organisation.
    • Masterclasses
      Through these masterclasses we approach two memory in film from different angles: memories from a personal or collective recollection through archive material.
    • Work in Progress
      In Work in Progress, emerging filmmakers and artists will present their works in development to the audience and engage in discussions with Dutch experts.
    • Festival Timetable Available!
    • Check out the catalogue for our 2023 edition!
    • Music at ENFF
      Every year, ENFF brings special musical guests who bring beauty to the program and further represent the rich cultures of their countries to a Dutch audience.
    • Film Marathon
      Join us for the Film Marathon, a new concept in which we merge two components, Short Films, Big Stories, and New Talents Competition into a whole-day screening of short films!

ENFF Day 4 | Filmhuis Den Haag | 12.11.16.

A full day of films, Q&A’s, wine tasting and of course the debate. Furthermore, ENFF set up an arena for filmmakers to share their experiences during the Blind Date Dinner. Mariia Ponomarova presented her short film May 9th to Dutch audience. Czech director Filip Remunda came back to ENFF to showcase his new film Czech Journal: Near Far East. Our VIP guests were also the director Tamas Almasi and Anti Kuru, the main protagonist of documentary Titita, who treat the audience with musical performance. Producer of No Smoking in Sarajevo, Gildas Nivet, introduced this documentary which was screneed twice during the festival with a full house. Some of the interesting Q&A’s were with Petre Andreea, protagonist of the documentary Toto and his Sisters; Lisbeth Kovacic, the director of Minor Border; and Mladen Mitrovic, the director of Chasing a Dream.

Photos by Iris Uffen