The role of eco-festivals in the age of Greta Thunberg
Posted on November 6, 2019
Davide Abbatescianni (Cineuropa) spoke to seven European members of the Green Film Network (GFN), one of the world’s largest networks of environmental film festivals. They shared some useful tips to engage audiences, promote positive values and be environmentally sustainable.
Promoting progressive and experimental film culture today. The experience of the Radical Film Network
Posted on October 3, 2019
Davide Abbatescianni (Cineuropa) had a chat with Steve Presence, one of the founding members of the Radical Film Network (RFN). The RFN is among the largest international organisations involved in the promotion of politically-engaged and aesthetically innovative film culture. The boundaries of what is ‘radical’ are often blurry and can describe a number of cultural practices. Nonetheless, the RFN prides itself on supporting progressive and experimental film culture and promoting social justice, equality and environmental sustainability.
A new wave: Young women programmers getting their start through Scalarama
Posted on September 12, 2019
In a male-dominated industry, entry points for young women into film programming are key. We spoke to Megan Mitchell, independent programmer and producer of Matchbox Cineclub about new women programmers currently coming up across the UK and how annual national exhibition umbrella Scalarama has given them a way into the sector.