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Balkans Beyond Borders (BBB) is a nongovernmental organisation that using the Art of short film and new media seeks to promote youth mobility and youth cooperation in the Balkans through “dialogue”, “interaction” and “innovative learning”. By joining BBB’s activities the young people from the Balkans, while developing practical skills, learn to coexist, cooperate and overcome “borders”. Balkans Beyond Borders serves its mission in four ways: Film Festival, Workshops, Seminars and Network Development.

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BEST FILM 2014, Springtime Suns, Stefan Ivancic, Serbia


BBB Extension of Submission Period until 10 of July

entriesUntil the 10th of July young film makers from the Balkan region and beyond can send their films for the 6th BBB Short Film Festival under the title “Living in… “City-mmetry”: Geometrical representations and urbanism”. We are pleased to announce that we have received a great deal of inspiring films from Balkans and beyond. As we always want the best representation of all Balkan countries in the Festival, at this stage we are specially looking forward to films from Albania, FYROM and Montenegro without excluding films from other countries. Read more »


BBB Call for Submissions 2015- “Living in… City-mmetry”

entriesUntil the 1st of July BBB will be accepting films for the 6th edition of Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival. With title: Living in… City-mmetry, this year BBB gets inspired by the city, the urban life and the geometrical representations identified in it.  The 6th Edition of Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival will take place in Thessaloniki in October 2015.  Read more »


BBB at the 12th VIS Film Festival

VIS awardsBBB was invited at the 12th Vienna Independent Short Film Festival that was held in Vienna from 26 to 31 May to join the Festival’s events and programme.  The vibrant and vivid atmosphere of the Festival combined with a full programme of screenings, parallel events and performances gave a unique experience to all guests. With a new record of almost 10,000 visitors, approximately 70 different programmes with over 300 Austrian and international productions, “The expectations were more than fulfilled,” says Daniel Ebner, artistic director.

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BBB representation in European Charlemagne Week 2015

aachen-debateBalkans Beyond Borders was successfully represented in the European Charlemagne Week between 12 and 15 May 2015 in Aachen. The European Charlemagne Youth Prize ceremony took place on the 12th of May at Aachen University premises. The Charlemagne Awards are being awarded jointly and annually by the European Parliament and the Foundation of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen.  Read more »


BBB visits FiSH – Film Festival in “StadtHafen” in Rostock – Germany

fish_Festival_rostock2BBB Ambassador Bozhana Shoshkova attended the  FiSH – Film Festival in “StadtHafen” in Rostock –Germany held from the 23rd until the 26th of April. FiSH – Filmfestival im StadtHafen Rostock – is a yearly event for the young German film scene located in the city harbour of Rostock that started in 2004. FiSH serves as a platform for up-and-coming film makers from Germany and one other partner country from the Baltic sea region that changes yearly. Read more »


Go Short for 5th time in Nijmegen

 Nijmegen is all about Go Short. Walking through the city, it was impossible NOT to notice the festival feeling of Go Short, which is the Dutch festival for short film that this year took place for 5th time. For five days, over 300 short films were screened in and around LUX in Nijmegen. Backbone of the program were the films in EuropeanDutch and Student Competition.

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