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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 Photo Marathon- Living in… “City-mmetry”

foapth-lowAs parallel activity of the 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival – Living in «City-mmetry», a Photo Marathon will take place on the 29th of October which will start from the venue of the Festival the sports & culture space WE, 3is Septemvriou and GR. Lambraki Str at 11.00am and will end at 5.00pm. The Photo Marathon is a co-organizaiton between BBB and  the Photography Community of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.  The participants will have to take in 6 hours, 6 photos related to the 6 subjects they will receive after their subscription. The 6 subjects will be inspired by the general topic of the festival which is the city, the geometrical representations in it and the urban life. Read more »


BBB Living in “City-mmetry”- Thessaloniki 2015

visualThe 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival travels to Thessaloniki, Greece exploring the geometrical representations in the city under the title Living in “City-mmetry”.  Supported yet again by the European Fund for the Balkans, the 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival will take place from 30 October to 1 November 2015, at the sports & culture space WE to fill 3 days with short films of great quality, artistic and music events as well as with other interactive activities. Read more »



For one more year BBB selects young and fresh people from the Balkans and beyond in order to constitute the Preselection Committee and the Jury. Here you can meet the whole team. Read more »


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 »


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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