Program

The 2018 Calgary European Film festival will take place at the Globe Cinema, starting on Saturday, November 3rd and ending on Sunday, November 11th.

Saturday, November 3, 2018:

5:00PM, Screen 1: Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
dir. Barbara Albert, 1 hr 37 min

Presented in Austrian with English subtitles.

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Select Awards:
Winner – Austrian Film Award
Best Supporting Actress (Maresi Riegner)
Best Cinematography (Christine A. Maier)

Presented by the Austrian Consulate in Calgary.

5:30PM, Screen 2: Skyggenes dal | Valley of Shadows (2017)
dir. Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen, 1 hr 31 min

Presented in Norwegian with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Festival premiers plans D’Angers 2018
Nominee – Grand Prix du Jury for Best European Feature Film (Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen (director))

São Paulo International Film Festival 2017
Nominee – New Directors Competition for Best Film (Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen (director))

Toronto International Film Festival 2017
Nominee – Discovery Award for Best Film

Presented by the Sons of Norway in Calgary.

7:15PM, Screen 1: Estiu 1993 | Summer 1993 (2017)
dir. Carla Simón, 1 hr 37 min

Presented in Catalan with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Berlin International Film Festival 2017
Winner – Best First Feature Award (Carla Simón)
Winner – Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury (Best Feature Film/Carla Simón)

Presented by the Aula Cervantes Calgary and the Spanish Embassy in Canada.

7:45PM, Screen 2: Finche c’e Prosecco | The Last Prosecco (2017
dir. Antonio Padovan

Presented by the Calgary Italian Cultural Centre.

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Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2018
Nominee – Silver Ribbon Best Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista), Giuseppe Battiston, For Dopo la guerra

Sunday, November 4, 2018:

3:00PM, Screen 2: Bába z ledu | Ice Mother (2017)
dir. Steven Komandarev, 1hr 43 min

Presented in Czech with English subtitles. Presented by the Czech Business Association of Canada.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018
Nominee – FIPRESCI Prize Best Foreign Language Film (Bohdan Sláma)

Tribeca Film Festival 2017
Winner – Jury Award Best Screenplay for an International Narrative Feature (Bohdan Sláma)
Nominee – Jury Award Best International Narrative Feature (Bohdan Sláma)

5:00PM, Screen 1: Doua Lozuri | Two Lottery Tickets (2016)
dir. Paul Negoescu, 1 hr 26 min

Presented in Romanian with English subtitles. Presented by the Romanian Canadian Cultural Association of Calgary.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Gopo Awards, Romania 2017
Winner – Gopos Award Audience Award
(Paul Negoescu, ActorieDeFilm)
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, US 2016
Winner – Best Film Best Comedy Feature (Paul Negoescu)

5:30PM, Screen 2: Heights (2017)
dir. Victor Bojinov, 2hr 8min

Presented in Bulgarian with English subtitles. Presented by the Bulgarian Association of Calgary.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Sofia International Film Festival 2018
Winner – Best Balkan Film Best Film (Victor Bojinov (director), Serpentine (producer).

 

 

7:15PM, Screen 1: Tonio (2016)
dir. Paula van der Oest, 1 hr 40 min.

Presented in Dutch with English subtitles. Presented by Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Calgary.

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Select Awards:
De Zilveren Krulstaart 2016
Winner – Zilveren Krulstaart/Best Film/ Hugo Heinen

Film by the Sea International Film Festival 2017
Winner – The Pearl/Best Feature Film/Paula van der Oest (director), Hugo Heinen (writer), Alain De Levita (producer), Sytze Van Der Laan (producer), Sabine Brian (producer), NL Film (production company)

7:45PM, Screen 2: 3 Days in Quiberon (2018)
dir. Emily Atef, 1 hr 55 min

Presented in German, French, and English with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
German Film Awards 2018
Winner – Film Award in Gold Outstanding Feature Film (Karsten Stöter), Best Direction (Emily Atef)
Berlin International Film Festival 2018
Nominee – Golden Berlin Bear Best Film (Emily Atef)Presented by the Association for German Education in Calgary.

Monday, November 5:

6:00PM, Screen 1: 100 Risings (2018)
dir. Max T. Ciorbă, 60min

Presented in Moldovan and Romanian with English subtitles.

Presented by the Moldovan Community of Calgary.

 

 

7:15PM, Auditorium 1: Sameblod | Sami Blood (2016)
dir. Amanda Kernell, 1h 50min

Presented in Swedish and Saami with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
BZN International Film Festival 2018
Winner – Audience Award Narrative Feature
(Amanda Kernell (director))

Fargo Film Festival 2018
Winner – Best Narrative Feature Narrative Feature Film (Amanda Kernell)

Giornate degli autori – Venice Days 2017
Winner – Lux Prize (Amanda Kernell)

 

Presented by the Swedish Society of Calgary.

Tuesday, November 6:

6:00PM, Screen 1: 3 Days in Quiberon (2018) (Rerun)
dir. Emily Atef, 1 hr 55 min

Presented in German, French, and English with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
German Film Awards 2018
Winner – Film Award in Gold Outstanding Feature Film (Karsten Stöter), Best Direction (Emily Atef)
Berlin International Film Festival 2018
Nominee – Golden Berlin Bear Best Film (Emily Atef)

 

Presented by the Association for German Education in Calgary.

8:15PM, Screen 1: Estiu 1993 | Summer 1993 (2017) (Rerun)

dir. Carla Simón, 1 hr 37 min

Presented in Catalan with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Berlin International Film Festival 2017
Winner – Best First Feature Award (Carla Simón)
Winner – Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury (Best Feature Film/Carla Simón)

Presented by the Aula Cervantes Calgary and the Spanish Embassy in Canada.

Wednesday, November 7:

7:15PM, Screen 1: Heights (2017) (Rerun)
dir. Victor Bojinov, 2hr 8min

Presented in Bulgarian with English subtitles. (imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Sofia International Film Festival 2018
Winner – Best Balkan Film Best Film (Victor Bojinov (director), Serpentine (producer).

Presented by the Bulgarian Association of Calgary.

 

 

8:15PM, Screen 1: Najlepszy | Breaking the Limits (2017)
dir. Lukasz Palkowski, 1 hr 48 min

Presented in Polish with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Polish Film Festival 2017
Winner – Audience Award Best Film (Lukasz Palkowski)
Winner – Best Debut Actor (Kamila Kaminska (actress))

 

Presented by the Polish Canadian Cultural Centre.

Thursday, November 8:

6:00PM, Screen 1: Der Grosse Sommer (2016)
dir. Stefan Jäger, 1 hr 39 min

Presented in Swiss German and Japanese with English subtitles.

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Presented by the Swiss Cultural Society of Calgary.

 

 

 

8:15PM, Screen 1: Santa Maria della Salute (2016)
dir. Zdravko Sotra, 1 hr 58 min

Presented in Serbian with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Presented by Serbian Fest Calgary.

 

 

 

Friday, November 9:

6:00PM, Screen 1: Plaire, aimer et courir vite | Sorry Angel (2018)
dir. Christophe Honoré, 2 hr 12 min

Presented in French with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:

Cannes Film Festival 2018
Nominee – Palme d’Or (Christophe Honoré)
Nominee – Queer Palm (Christophe Honoré)

Chicago International Film Festival 2018
Nominee – Gold Q-Hugo (Christophe Honoré)

Presented by La Cité des Rocheuses in Calgary.

8:15PM, Screen 1: Doua Lozuri | Two Lottery Tickets (2016) (Rerun)
dir. Paul Negoescu, 1 hr 26 min

Presented in Romanian with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Gopo Awards, Romania 2017
Winner – Gopos Award Audience Award
(Paul Negoescu, ActorieDeFilm)
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, US 2016
Winner – Best Film Best Comedy Feature (Paul Negoescu)

Presented by the Romanian Canadian Cultural Association of Calgary.

Saturday, November 10:

5:00PM, Screen 1: Kincsem (2017)
dir. Attila Till, 1hr 43min

Presented in Hungarian with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Cleveland International Film Festival 2018
Nominee – George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Film Competition (Gábor Herendi)

Hungarian Film Week 2018
Winner – Best Make Up (Rita Fekete (makeup artist), Ildikó Makk (makeup artist), Kata Jónás (makeup artist))
Winner – Best Visual Design Best Costume (Ibolya Bárdosi – costume designer)

Presented by the Hungarian Canadian Cultural Association of Calgary.

5:30PM, Screen 2: Najlepszy | Breaking the Limits (2017) (Rerun)

dir. Lukasz Palkowski, 1 hr 48 min

Presented in Polish with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Polish Film Festival 2017
Winner – Audience Award Best Film (Lukasz Palkowski)
Winner – Best Debut Actor (Kamila Kaminska (actress))

 

Presented by the Polish Canadian Cultural Centre.

7:30PM, Screen 1: Sameblod | Sami Blood (2016) (Rerun)

dir. Amanda Kernell, 1h 50min

Presented in Swedish and Saami with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
BZN International Film Festival 2018
Winner – Audience Award Narrative Feature
(Amanda Kernell (director))

Fargo Film Festival 2018
Winner – Best Narrative Feature Narrative Feature Film (Amanda Kernell)

Giornate degli autori – Venice Days 2017
Winner – Lux Prize (Amanda Kernell)

Presented by the Swedish Society of Calgary.

7:45PM, Screen 2: Comic Sans (2018) 
dir. Nevio Marasovic, 1 hr 43 min

Presented in Croatian and English with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:

FEST International Film Festival 2018
Winner – Nebojsa Djukelic Foundation Award Critics Award (Nevio Marasovic (director))

Pula Film Festival 2018
Winner – Audience Award “Golden Gate Pula” (Nevio Marasovic)

Presented by the Croatian Canadian Cultural Centre.

Sunday, November 11:

2:30PM, Screen 1: Čiara | The Line (2017)
dir. Peter Bebjak, 1 hr 48 min

Presented in Slovak and Ukrainian with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

  • Select Awards:
  • Bergen International Film Festival 2017. Nominee – Cinema Extraordinaire (Peter Bebjak)
  • Chicago International Film Festival 2017. Winner – Silver Hugo Best Art Direction (Václav Novak). Nominee – Gold Hugo Best Feature (Peter Bebjak)
  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017. Winner – Best Director (Peter Bebjak)

 

Presented by Slovakian School in Calgary and Slovak Embassy of Canada.

3:00PM, Screen 2: The Return (2017) 
dir. Kastriot Abdyli, 1 hr 21 min

Presented in French, Macedonian, and Albanian with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Presented by the Albanian-Canadian Association of Calgary.

 

4:30PM, Screen 1: Bába z ledu | Ice Mother (2017) (Rerun)
dir. Bohdan Sláma, 1 hr 46 min

Presented in Czech with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018
Nominee – FIPRESCI Prize Best Foreign Language Film (Bohdan Sláma)

Tribeca Film Festival 2017
Winner – Jury Award Best Screenplay for an International Narrative Feature (Bohdan Sláma)
Nominee – Jury Award Best International Narrative Feature (Bohdan Sláma)

Presented by the Czech Business Association of Canada.

5:00PM, Screen 2: Polyxeni
dir. Dora Masklavanou, 1 hr 40 min

Presented in Greek and Turkish with English subtitles.

(imdb.com)

Select Awards:
Hellenic Film Academy Awards 2018
Winner – Hellenic Film Academy Award Best Actress (Katia Goulioni)
Best Supporting Actress (Lydia Fotopoulou)
Best Cinematography (Claudio Boliva (director of photography))

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) 2018
Winner – Orpheus Award Best Feature Film (Dora Masklavanou (director))
Best Performance (Katia Goulioni (actress))

 

Presented by The Hellenic Society of Calgary.