WIN A TRIP TO MONTENEGRO by voting for the ENFF audience prize! During the closing ceremony on November 5, the lucky winner will be randomly picked and will have the chance to live an authentic experience around the Western Balkans!
Saturday 4 November | 17.00 – 18.00 hours | Filmhuis Den Haag | Studio B | Free admission | TALK PRO – HOW TO GET NOTICED? | Guest lecturer: Mercedes Martinez-Abarca, film programmer and film industry advisor
BRUNCH WITH…MIRJANA KARANOVIC
Saturday 4 November | 11.30 hours | Studio A | Filmhuis Den Haag | Free admission | Eastern Neighbours Film Festival invites you to meet and greet our special guest, an silver screen icon of the Balkans – Mirjana Karanovic!
1-5 November | Filmhuis Den Haag | Our FOCUS this year is entitled BORDERS; given borders outside and around us but also those inside us that make us fight our own demons, our own shortcomings, failures or disappointments. In several, rather poetic and meditative films we observe how we deal with others but also ourselves.
FOCUS: Romania 10 years later
1-5 November | Filmhuis Den Haag | In the Romanian program we focus on the last 10 years – a time span that is usually irrelevant for significant historical change, but in the case of Romania the last decade meant quite the opposite. What kind of film stories emerge from Romania’s first 10 years within the EU?
Houston, we have a problem! + Masterclass
Friday 3 November | 14.30 hours | Filmhuis, Den Haag | An exciting, thought-provoking, Slovenian docu-fiction HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM! by Ziga Virc, is a masterfully crafted film with an intriguing blend of reality and fiction that recreates recent history through the prism of conspiracy theories. The screening is followed by a masterclass with the screenwriter and producer Bostjan Virc.
Thursday 2 November, 17.00 hours | Sunday 5 November, 15:30 hours | Filmhuis Den Haag | Studio A | Free admission | This year we take a wine tour through Central and Eastern Europe. Come and taste eight different quality wines from countries that are also part of the film festival.
EXHIBITION – Sjecam se/I remember
1-5 November | Filmhuis Den Haag | Studio A | Exhibition SJECAM SE / I REMEMBER – Memories and dreams for the future of Bosnian-Dutch youth
OPENING EASTERN NEIGHBOURS FILM FESTIVAL | Filmhuis Den Haag | November 1
The new edition of ENFF brings 43 films from Eastern and South-eastern Europe, mainly Dutch premieres, and having 21 guests from 16 countries present. This years opening film is MY AUNT IN SARAJEVO by Goran Kapetanovic, filmmaker present! The opening ceremony will be followed by live music by Cvetanka Sozovska. Come and join us on November 1 at Filmhuis Den Haag!
FREE SCREENING WHITE GOD + MASTERCLASS
Thursday November 2 | 16:00 hours | Filmhuis Den Haag | Eastern Neighbours Film Festival and the European Parliament brings you an award-winning film WHITE GOD by Kornel Mundruczo, followed by a masterclass by scriptwriter Kata Wéber.