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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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6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival- Living in City-mmetry

 

Submission period extended until 20 of July

tagged old trainThe 20th of July is the new deadline for the submission period of the 7th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival. We are excited to have received a great deal of excellent shorts and we want to spread the word even more so that we receive more submissions. With title “Tagged” in a changing world, we invite young artists from the Balkans and beyond up to the age of 35 to submit their film with duration of up to 30 minutes. Read more »

 

BBB at the “DIALOGUE ON EUROPE” Conference in Berlin with European ‘next generation thinkers’

conferrence2On 28 June 2016 German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, together with the German Federal Minister of State for Europe, Michael Roth, officially launched the DIALOGUE ON EUROPE-project at the Europasaal of the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. Dimitris Maragos, member of the Board of BBB and Anna Bairaktaris, BBB volunteer, represented the Organization in the opening conference. The next day Dimitris took part at the Thinking Labs, subgroup of Social Cohesion, organized by “Das Progressive Zentrum”, a German Think Tank. Read more »

 

BBB Submission Period 2016

tagged old trainBBB announces the submission period for the 7th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival. We invite young artists from the Balkans and beyond up to the age of 35 to submit their films inspired by this year’s theme until the 10th of July 2016. We accept all types of genres (fiction, documentary, experimental, animation) with duration of up to 30 minutes. Read more »

 

BBB Festival Report

washingtoniaKonstantina Kotzamani’s “Washingtonia” gets ΒΒΒ Best Film 2015 award at the 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival in Thessaloniki. The 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival supported by European Fund for the Balkans had the opportunity to present for one more time films of great quality and select winners that their work stands out in terms of quality, approach and thematic. Audience of diverse nationalities and ages filled the venue of the Festival, WE, from October 30th to November 1st and had the chance to interact at the Festival’s events and communicate with the film makers. Read more »

 

BBB Winners

bbb awardsBalkans Beyond Borders had the opportunity to present for one more time films of great quality and select winners that their work stands out in terms of quality, approach and thematic. The Jury of the 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival consisted of Marija Milovanovic (Austria), Dimitris Savvaidis (Greece) and Ares Shporta (Kosovo). After considering upon all films of the Competition Programme the Jury decided to give 3 Special Mentions to 3 films that distinguished for their quality and approach to the topic and the best film prize to a film that distinguished for the exceptional way it approached the topic, its technique and the creative way of story telling. 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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