PANORAMA EUROPE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Panorama Europe Film Festival 2015

The Panorama Europe Film Festival 2015 has unveiled its lineup, bringing exciting new discoveries from Europe to the most adventurous audiences in New York. The festival, running from May 29 to June 14, will showcase sixteen feature-length contemporary films from Europe. A collective collaboration between Europe's biggest cultural organizations, embassies, and diplomatic missions the festival advances cultural relations, presents European creative diveristy and provides a forum for new generation of actors, directors and moviegoers.     

Presented by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in New York, and Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI), Panorama Europe is EUNIC’s annual celebration of European cinema from emerging filmmakers and storytelling masters. The festival, now in its 7th edition, will take place at the Museum of the Moving Image and at the Bohemian National Hall (BNH) in New York.

       
FESTIVAL BOARD:

  • Albanian Institute New York
  • Austrian Cultural Forum New York
  • Czech Center in New York (Chair)
  • Delegation of the European Union to the UN
  • Cultural Services of the French Embassy
  • Goethe-Institut New York
  • Hungarian Cultural Center
  • Italian Cultural Institute
  • Onassis Foundation (USA) and Consulate General of Greece
  • Polish Cultural Institute New York

 
FESTIVAL PARTNERS:

  • Arte Institute
  • Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia and Croatian Audiovisual Centre
  • Consulate General of Estonia
  • Consulate General of Spain
  • Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia and Slovenian Film Centre
  • General Representation of the Government of Flanders to the U.S.
  • Instituto Cervantes

     
OPENING WEEKEND FILMS

BOTA (The World)
Albania
Dir. Iris Elezi, Thomas Logoreci. 2014. With Flonja Kodheli, Artur Gorishti, Fioralba Kryemadhi.
With Dir. Iris Elezi in person; screening followed by reception.

GODS
Poland
Dir. Lukasz Palkowski. 2014. With Tomasz Kot, Piotr Glowacki, Szymon Piotr Warszawski.
With Dir. Lukasz Palkowski in person; screening followed by reception.

CLOSING NIGHT FILM

VIOLET
Belgium
Dir. Bas Devos. 2014. With César De Sutter, Raf Walschaerts, Mira Helmer.Preceded by live music by the Flemish band St. Grandson in the Museum Courtyard; screening followed by reception.

PANORAMA EUROPE 2015 LINEUP:
AFTERLIFE
Hungary
Dir. Virág Zomborácz. 2014. With Márton Kristóf, László Gálffi, Eszter Csákányi.
AGE OF CANNIBALS
Germany
Dir. Johannes Naber. 2014. With Sebastian Blomberg, Devid Striesow, Katharina Schüttler.
BREATHE
France
Dir. Mélanie Laurent. 2014. With Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge, Isabelle Carré.
COWBOYS
Croatia
Dir. Tomislav Mrsic. 2013, 107 mins. With Sasa Anocic, Zivko Anocic, Matija Antolic.
THE GAMBLER
Lithuania
Dir. Ignas Jonynas. 2013. With Vytautas Kaniusonis, Oona Mekas, Rimas Blockis. The Gambler was Lithuania’s Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language film.
I CAN QUIT WHENEVER I WANT
Italy
Dir. Sydney Sibilia. 2014. With Edoardo Leo, Valeria Solarino, Valerio Aprea.
IN THE BASEMENT
Austria
Dir. Ulrich Seidl. 2014. With Fritz Lang, Alfreda Klebinger, Manfred Ellinger.
IN THE CROSSWIND
Estonia
Dir. Martti Helde. 2014. With Ingrid Isotamm, Laura Peterson, Mirt Preegel, Einar Hillep, Tarmo Song.
MAGICAL GIRL
SpainDir. Carlos Vermut, 2014. With Marina Andruix, Julio Arrojo, Luis Bermejo.
THE TREE
Slovenia
Dir. Sonja Prosenc. 2014, 90 mins. With Katarina Stegnar, Jernej Kogovsek, Lukas Matija.
THE UNEXPECTED LIFE
Spain
Dir. Jorge Torregrossa. 2014. With Javier Cámara, Raúl Arévalo, Tammy Blanchard.
THE WAY OUT
Czech Republic/FranceDir. Petr Václav. 2014. With Klaudia Dudová, David Ištok, Sára Makulová.
XENIA
Greece
Dir. Panos H. Koutras. 2014. With Kostas Nikouli, Nikos Gelia, Aggelos Papadimitriou.

  
For a full schedule and screening details, click here:
Panorama Europe Schedule 

To view the festival brochure:
BROCHURE  

Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI), advances the understanding, enjoyment, and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media. Since its opening in 1988, MoMI has been recognized as a major, internationally-reputed institution and the only museum in the United States dedicated to exploring the art, history, and technology of the moving image.  

The Bohemian National Hall (BNH), is a center for Czech culture in New York City. Since it was established in 1896, it has served as a focal point for its community as well as a place for exchange and dialogue with the American audience. 

European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) is a vibrant network of national cultural institutions from the European Union with international reach stretching over 150 countries around the globe. EUNIC’s mission is to promote European values and contribute to supporting cultural relations, through cross-network collaboration and best practice exchange, and its members work across the field of arts, culture, language, education, intercultural dialog and development sectors. 

EUNIC NY consists of 46 members of cultural institutions and diplomatic missions from the EU, including the EU delegation to the UN, and is currently presided over by Mr. Dino Korca, director of Albanian Institute New York, and Dr. Christoph Bartmann, director of Goethe-Institut New York & North America.