The three finalists speak out

Greek director Filippos Tsitos, Austrian director Feo Aladag and Belgian director Olivier Masset-Depasse talk about their film and what inspired them to make it.   Filippos Tsitos said the theme of his film Akadamia Platanos chose him. “I have...


Twenty seven young film lovers attended the 67th Venice International film festival which took place in September 2010.

Over 11 days, the youngsters – one from each of the EU’s 27 Member States – watched and...

Interview of Feo Aladag, the director of “When we leave”

Extracts from the press conference at the Berlinale 2010 where she unveiled her film.  What first sparked this project? Six years ago, I shot footage for Amnesty International on violence against women, and I did a lot of research and read a lot...

Interview of Filippos Tsitos, the director of Plato's Academy

Cineuropa: Plato's Academy shows an identity clash between different communities. Why did you choose this theme?Filippos Tsitos: The theme chose me. I have been always attracted to stories about disoriented males in their 50s. And for the Greeks...