A DOSE OF HAPPINESS  Yana Titova | 2019 | Bulgaria/UK

A DOSE OF HAPPINESS
Yana Titova | 2019 | Bulgaria/UK

A YEAR FULL OF DRAMA  Marta Pulk | 2019 | Estonia

A YEAR FULL OF DRAMA
Marta Pulk | 2019 | Estonia

AGA’S HOUSE  Lendita Zeqiraj | 2019 | Kosovo/Croatia/France/Albania

AGA’S HOUSE
Lendita Zeqiraj | 2019 | Kosovo/Croatia/France/Albania

AIRBORNE  Jasmila Zbanic | 2019 | Bosnia and Herzegovina

AIRBORNE
Jasmila Zbanic | 2019 | Bosnia and Herzegovina

AJO  More Raca | 2018 | Kosovo

AJO
More Raca | 2018 | Kosovo

AJVAR  Ana Maria Rossi | 2019 | Serbia/Montenegro

AJVAR
Ana Maria Rossi | 2019 | Serbia/Montenegro

BORDER CROSSING  Agnieszka Chmura | 2019 | Poland

BORDER CROSSING
Agnieszka Chmura | 2019 | Poland

BOUNDARIES  Yuliya Shatun | 2019 | Belarus

BOUNDARIES
Yuliya Shatun | 2019 | Belarus

COMMUNITY GARDENS  Vytautas Katkus | 2019 | Lithuania

COMMUNITY GARDENS
Vytautas Katkus | 2019 | Lithuania

CAMOUFLAGE  Aleksandra Swierk | 2018 | Poland

CAMOUFLAGE
Aleksandra Swierk | 2018 | Poland

CREW 3,14  Denis Pavlov | 2019 | Russia

CREW 3,14
Denis Pavlov | 2019 | Russia

CURFEW  Adi Selimovic | 2020 | Bosnia and Herzegovina

CURFEW
Adi Selimovic | 2020 | Bosnia and Herzegovina

CURFEW STORY  Dunja Subasic/Uros Dimitrijevic | 2020 | Serbia

CURFEW STORY
Dunja Subasic/Uros Dimitrijevic | 2020 | Serbia

FATHER  Srdan Golubovic | 2020 | Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina/Croatia/Slovenia/Germany/France

FATHER
Srdan Golubovic | 2020 | Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina/Croatia/Slovenia/Germany/France

FULL MOON  Nermin Hamzagic | 2019 | Bosnia and Herzegovina

FULL MOON
Nermin Hamzagic | 2019 | Bosnia and Herzegovina

GOOD MORNING, AFTERNOON, EVENING  Mari Gulbiani | 2020 | Georgia

GOOD MORNING, AFTERNOON, EVENING
Mari Gulbiani | 2020 | Georgia

HEAT SINGERS  Nadia Parfan | 2019 | Ukraine

HEAT SINGERS
Nadia Parfan | 2019 | Ukraine

HOME  Tanja Brzakovic/Jelena Bosanac | 2020 | Germany/Serbia

HOME
Tanja Brzakovic/Jelena Bosanac | 2020 | Germany/Serbia

HONEYLAND  Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov | 2019 | North Macedonia

HONEYLAND
Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov | 2019 | North Macedonia

HOW FAR THE STARS  Katalin Barsony | 2019 | Hungary/USA

HOW FAR THE STARS
Katalin Barsony | 2019 | Hungary/USA

IF ONLY DREAMS CAME TRUE  Visnja Skorin | 2019 | Croatia

IF ONLY DREAMS CAME TRUE
Visnja Skorin | 2019 | Croatia

INVISIBLE CHILD  Muhammed Ibrahim Sisman | 2019 | Turkey

INVISIBLE CHILD
Muhammed Ibrahim Sisman | 2019 | Turkey

LOCKED STORMS  Vanja Dimitrova/Natasha Dimitrievska | 2019 | North Macedonia/The Netherlands

LOCKED STORMS
Vanja Dimitrova/Natasha Dimitrievska | 2019 | North Macedonia/The Netherlands

MARE  Andrea Staka | 2020 | Switzerland/Croatia

MARE
Andrea Staka | 2020 | Switzerland/Croatia

MATRIARCH  Jure Pavlovic | 2019 | Croatia/Serbia/France/Bosnia and Herzegovina

MATRIARCH
Jure Pavlovic | 2019 | Croatia/Serbia/France/Bosnia and Herzegovina

NEGATIVE NUMBERS  Uta Beria | 2019 | Georgia/France/Italy

NEGATIVE NUMBERS
Uta Beria | 2019 | Georgia/France/Italy

NUIT  Grzegorz Kielawski, Alexander Bayer | 2018 | Austria

NUIT
Grzegorz Kielawski, Alexander Bayer | 2018 | Austria

OLD-TIMERS  Martin Dusek, Ondrej Provaznik | 2019 | Czech Republic/Slovakia

OLD-TIMERS
Martin Dusek, Ondrej Provaznik | 2019 | Czech Republic/Slovakia

OUR LADY’S PEACE  Vladimir Perovic | 2020 | Montenegro

OUR LADY’S PEACE
Vladimir Perovic | 2020 | Montenegro

PERSON  Suncica Ana Veldic | 2020 | Croatia

PERSON
Suncica Ana Veldic | 2020 | Croatia

PRIPYAT PIANO  Eliska Cilkova | 2019 | Czech Republic

PRIPYAT PIANO
Eliska Cilkova | 2019 | Czech Republic

ROCK’N’ROLL EDDIE  Tomasz Szafranski | 2019 | Poland

ROCK’N’ROLL EDDIE
Tomasz Szafranski | 2019 | Poland

SORRY  Sinisa Dragin | 2016 | Romania

SORRY
Sinisa Dragin | 2016 | Romania

SRBENKA  Nebojsa Slijepcevic | 2018 | Croatia

SRBENKA
Nebojsa Slijepcevic | 2018 | Croatia

STORIES FROM THE CHESTNUT WOODS  Gregor Bozic | 2019 | Slovenia/Italy

STORIES FROM THE CHESTNUT WOODS
Gregor Bozic | 2019 | Slovenia/Italy

THE DIARY OF DIANA B.  Dana Budisavljevic | 2019 | Croatia/Slovenia/Serbia

THE DIARY OF DIANA B.
Dana Budisavljevic | 2019 | Croatia/Slovenia/Serbia

THE GOLDEN GIRL  Denisa Morariu-Tamas & Adrian Robe | 2019 | Romania

THE GOLDEN GIRL
Denisa Morariu-Tamas & Adrian Robe | 2019 | Romania

THE LOVER  Igor Ivanov | 2018 | North Macedonia

THE LOVER
Igor Ivanov | 2018 | North Macedonia

THE PIG  Dragomir Sholev | 2018 | Bulgaria/Romania

THE PIG
Dragomir Sholev | 2018 | Bulgaria/Romania

THE SON  Ines Tanovic | 2019 | Bosnia&Herzegovina/Croatia/Romania/Slovenia/Montenegro

THE SON
Ines Tanovic | 2019 | Bosnia&Herzegovina/Croatia/Romania/Slovenia/Montenegro

THE SOVIET GARDEN  Dragos Turea | 2019 | Romania/Moldova

THE SOVIET GARDEN
Dragos Turea | 2019 | Romania/Moldova

THEN COMES THE EVENING  Maja Novakovic | 2019 | Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina

THEN COMES THE EVENING
Maja Novakovic | 2019 | Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina

YET ANOTHER DEPARTURE  Renata Poljak | 2019 | Croatia

YET ANOTHER DEPARTURE
Renata Poljak | 2019 | Croatia

WHAT DAY IS IT  Luka Marcetic | 2020 | Slovenia

WHAT DAY IS IT
Luka Marcetic | 2020 | Slovenia

ZANA  Antoneta Kastrati | 2019 | Kosovo/Albania

ZANA
Antoneta Kastrati | 2019 | Kosovo/Albania

FILM PROGRAM

CINEMA AS CULTURAL MEMORY

CINEMA AS CULTURAL MEMORY

Cinema as a form of cultural memory is a subsection of the WOMEN’S POWER program in which we highlight several true stories that got acknowledgement in remarkable films that were recently made by talented female directors from Eastern Europe.
DOCUMENTARIES OPEN DEBATES

DOCUMENTARIES OPEN DEBATES

Important stories, new voices, relevant questions; all are to be found in our selection of documentary films.
LIVE TALK ON WOMEN’S POWER

LIVE TALK ON WOMEN’S POWER

Join Live Talk with the filmmakers Antoneta Kastrati from Kosovo (director of ZANA), Dana Budisavljevic from Croatia (director of THE DIARY OF DIANA B.) and Katalin Barsony from Hungary (director of HOW FAR THE STARS). Moderated by Margje de Koning on November 12 at 17:00 hours.
MASTERCLASS BY DRAGOS TUREA

MASTERCLASS BY DRAGOS TUREA

The director from the Republic of Moldova Dragoș Țurea will reflect on his documentary THE SOVIET GARDEN, done in a coproduction of Romania and Moldova. The masterclass will be moderated by Otto Boele – senior lecturer on Russian cinema and literature at Leiden University, on November 11 at 16:00 hours.
NEW TALENTS COMPETITION

NEW TALENTS COMPETITION

Get ready for the ENFF New Talents Competition, our first ever competitive program! This year we invited young filmmakers with their first or second film after school to compete for an Audience Award. We were delighted to receive 83 submissions from all over Eastern and South Eastern Europe. Watch 8 selected films and vote for your favourite one on our social media from 1-8 November!
WOMEN’S POWER

WOMEN’S POWER

This year we have a strong female line-up in our special program Women’s Power. The directors bring new topics to be discussed, or they look at the known from a different angle, and their films serve also as an inspiration to the empowerment of the female population in their societies.

SIDE PROGRAM

ENFF ON TOUR GALLERY | THE PIG

ENFF ON TOUR GALLERY | THE PIG

SOLD OUT pilot live event from our pre-festival on-site program at Rialto in Amsterdam. With a special video Q&A from director Dragomir Sholev and the kind support of Еmbassy of Bulgaria in the Hague. Thank you for coming back to cinemas with Eastern Neighbours Film Festival 2020! Photos by Mladen Pikulic
ENFF ON TOUR | LHC, UTRECHT 2020

ENFF ON TOUR | LHC, UTRECHT 2020

Photos from last night’s On Tour in Louis Hartlooper Complex in Utrecht, with two extraordinary docu-fiction films: ARAF by Turkish cineast Didem Pekun, shot in Bosnia and Herzegovina and ONCE UPON A TIME IN SHANGHAI by Azerbaijani filmmaker Leyli Gafarova. The screening was introduced by ENFF’s managing director Kostana Banovic, followed by fantastic elaboration of the film Araf by professor Nenad Fiser. Photos by Mladen Pikulic