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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!

On Tour X De Balie: An Evening with Teona Strugar Mitevska

De Balie, Amsterdam | Friday, 3 November 2023 | 19:00 hours

As part of the Eastern Neighbours Film Festival’s On Tour program, we are excited to be travelling to Amsterdam’s iconic De Balie to present a special screening of The Happiest Man in the World by Teona Strugar Mitevska.

We are especially thrilled that the film’s director Teona Strugar Mitevska will be present for a conversation with the audience. Make sure to get your tickets and join us for an enlightening conversation as she shares her insights, inspirations, and the creative process that brought this remarkable film to life.

As is customary at the Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, our event will conclude with our signature ‘borrel’ – a small gathering that fosters connections and celebrates the power of cinema.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore the power of storytelling and the celebration of cinema at its best. Get ready for an inspiring and heartwarming evening with ENFF’s On Tour program.