Film Festivals

Published on: August 2nd, 2011

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for our friends, Nika and Alexis

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2017
1… DocPoint (Helsinki) January
2… Rotterdam, January/February
3… Berlinale, February
4… CPH DOX (Copenhagen) March
5… Vilnius (Lithuania) March
6… Saas-Fee (Switzerland) March/April
7… L’Europe autour de l’Europe (Paris) April
8… Crossing Europe (Linz, Austria) April
9… DOKer (Moscow Documentary) May

2016
1… Tromsø (Norway) January
2… Rotterdam, January/February
3… Berlinale, February
4… !f Istanbul, February
5… Diagonale (Graz, Austria) March [Partycrashers]
6… AmDocs (Palm Springs, California) March/April [Partycrashers]
7… Ambulante (Oaxaca, Mexico) April
(x)… Riviera Maya (Playa del Carmen, Mexico) [April]
8… Nitrate Picture Show (Rochester, NY) April/May
9… (S8) (A Coruña, Spain) June
10… Grimstad (Kortfilmfestivalen, Norway) June
11… Edinburgh, June
12… Karlovy Vary, July
13… Curtas (Vila do Conde, Portugal) July [Partycrashers]
14… Palić (European Film Festival, Serbia) July
15… Locarno, August
16… Sarajevo (Youth Film Festival, Bosnia & Herzegovina) August
17… Venice, September
18… Oldenburg (Germany), September
19… San Sebastian aka Donostia (Spain), September
20… Pordenone (Giornate del Cinema Muto / Silent Film  Days), September/October
21… Warsaw, October
22… Viennale, October
23… Winterthur (Internationale Kurzfilmtage, Switzerland), November
24… IDFA (Amsterdam), November

also: Partycrashers 2016 annual review

2015
1… Rotterdam,  January/Feb. [Sight & Sound report]
2… Berlinale, February
3… True/False (Columbia, Missouri), March [report in print Little White Lies]
4… AmDocs (Palm Springs, California)
5… Noir City (Los Angeles, California) April
6… CPH PIX (Copenhagen)
7… Crossing Europe (Linz, Austria)
8… IndieLisboa (Lisbon, Portugal), April/May
9… Kino Otok (Izola, Slovenia), June
10… Kortfilmfestivalen (Grimstad, Norway)
11… Edinburgh .
12… FIDMarseille (France), June/July
—– [Partycrashers I] [report in print Sight & Sound]
13… European Film Festival, Palić (Serbia) July
14… New Horizons, Wrocław (Poland) July/Aug. [Partycrashers II]
15… Locarno (Switzerland) August [Partycrashers III] [report in print Sight & Sound]
16… Dokufest (Prizren, Kosovo)
17… Pančevo (Serbia) September
[x]… Dead Lake, Palić (Serbia)*
18… Jameson Cinefest (Miskolc, Hungary)
[x]… Oldenburg (Germany)*
19… San Sebastían / Donostia (Spain)
20… CurtoCircuíto (Santiago de Compostela, Spain) October
21… Comedy Cluj (Romania)
22… Viennale (Austria) [Partycrashers IV], Oct-Nov
23… CPH:DOX (Copenhagen) November
24… Scanorama (Vilnius,  Lithuania)
25… LIFFe (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
26… IDFA (Amsterdam)
27… AFV (Belgrade) December {jury}

also
Partycrashers 2015 annual review
A Culture Preserved In Amber (for Sight & Sound)
and Sheila Seacroft’s Cluj dispatches

*flying visit (less than two nights’ stay)
bold = jury

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2014
January: ROTTERDAM .
February: BERLIN .
March: THESSALONIKI (documentary) . (~ Michael Pattison reports)
March: A.V. (North-east England) .
April: CPH PIX (Copenhagen) .
April/May : INDIELISBOA (Pattison//Young) .
May: CLUJ (~ Sheila Seacroft) .
June: EDINBURGH .
June: FÅRÖ. (Bergman Week) (~ M.Pattison)
July: FIDMarseille .
July: ODESSA.
August: LOCARNO.
August: SAKHALIN. (~ Andrei Kartashov)
September: SAN SEBASTIAN aka DONOSTIA.
October: ASTRA. (Sibiu, Romania)
November: SEVILLE.
November: I.D.F.A. (Amsterdam)
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2013
January: ROTTERDAM .
April: LISBON. (~ Michael Pattison’s dispatches)
May: CANNES.
June: CLUJ. (~ Sheila Seacroft)
June: EDINBURGH.
June: FÅRÖ. (Bergman Week)
July: FIDMARSEILLE.
Jul/Aug: WROCŁAW. (New Horizons)
August: LOCARNO.
Aug/Sep: VENICE.
September: GDYNIA.
September: BERWICK. (~ M.Pattison)
October: WARSAW. (~ Tara Karajica)
Oct/Nov: SEVILLE. (~ M.Pattison)
November: IDFA Amsterdam.
Nov/Dec: ZAGREB (Film Mutations)
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February . BERLINALE .
March. A/V .
May. CANNES .
June. CLUJ.
June/July. EDINBURGH.
July. FidMARSEILLE.
July. WROCŁAW.
August/September. VENICE .
September. DONOSTIA / SAN SEBASTIAN .
October. ABU DHABI .
November. IDFA. (Amsterdam) .
December. TBILISI (Sheila Seacroft’s dispatches)
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2011   

January : Tromsø
Jan-Feb : Rotterdam
February : Berlin
April : Copenhagen (CPH PIX)
May : Lisbon
June : Cluj
June : Tromsø  (Nordic Youth-Film Festival)
July : Marseille (FIDMarseille)
July : Palić
July : Wrocław
August : Locarno
Aug-Sep : Venice
Sep : San Sebastian / Donostia
Oct : Kaunas (Sheila Seacroft’s dispatches)
Nov : Skopje
Nov : IDFA
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Average ratings (out of 10) of feature-length films seen (in cinemas, 50min+)
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6.29 Marseille (FIDMarseille)
6.27 Wrocław (New Horizons)
6.25 Kaunas^
6.19 Vienna (Viennale)
6.13 Lisbon (IndieLisboa)
6.00 Amsterdam (IDFA)
5.90 Palić
5.89 Linz (Crossing Europe)
5.83 Tromsø (TIFF)
5.57 Berlin (Berlinale)
5.48 San Sebastian / Donostia
5.43 Cluj (TIFF)
5.29 Izola (Kino Otok)
5.20 Rotterdam
5.04 Copenhagen (CPH PIX)
4.82 Locarno
4.53 Venice
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^ S.Seacroft ratings; others by N.Young

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2010 : Tromsø, Rotterdam, Berlin, Bradford, Leicester (British Silent), Lisbon, Edinburgh, Wrocław, San Sebastian, Reykjavik, Vienna, Leeds.

2009 : Rotterdam, Berlin, Bradford, Linz, Lisbon, Cluj, Edinburgh, San, Sebastian, Vienna, Ljubljana, etc

2008 : Gothenburg, Rotterdam, Berlin, Bradford, Nottingham Silent, Amsterdam Fantastic, Linz, Lisbon, Split, Cluj, Bradford (Fantastic), Edinburgh, Bergen, Vienna, Ljubljana

2007 : Tromsø, Rotterdam, Lisbon, Linz, Izola, Cluj, Edinburgh, Vienna, etc

2006 : Rotterdam, Bradford, Linz, Izola, Cluj, London, etc

2005 : Rotterdam, Linz, Izola, Edinburgh, Vienna, Cottbus, etc

2004 : Tromsø, Edinburgh, London, Torino, etc

2003 : Rotterdam, Berlin, Edinburgh, San Sebastian, Leeds, London, etc

2002 : Berlin, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Leeds, Ljubljana, etc

2001 : Bradford, Edinburgh, London, Tallinn, etc