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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

 

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 »

 

BBB Photo Marathon Project

photo eventAs parallel activity of the 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival – Living in «City-mmetry», a Photo Marathon took place on the 29th of October starting from the venue of the Festival the sports & culture space WE, 3is Septemvriou and GR. Lambraki Str at 11.00am. The Photo Marathon was a co-organization between BBB and  the Photography Club of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.  The participants had to take in 6 hours, 6 photos related to the 6 subjects they received after their subscription.  The 6 subjects were inspired by the general topic of the festival which is the city, the geometrical representations in it and the urban life. Read more »

 

BBB Music

balkan musicAfter the BBB Screenings, the 6th Balkans Beyond Border Short film Festival transforms to a big Balkan party with sounds that will not let you keep your feet on the ground… with DJ mixes| ΧΑΛΚΙΝΑ ΗΧΟΧΡΩΜΑΤΑ band | BAILDSA band  Read more »

 

BBB Dialogues – Round table

visual-netThe 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival “Living in city-mmetry” brings another dimension of what the Balkans represent by organising the round table “Balkan Shorts: Representation of identities and ideologies”.  The Round Table will be conducted by four experts on their field who will put their experience and expertise in order to discuss how Balkan cinematography can become the vehicle to show how identities and ideologies have been shaped in the region throughout the years and how Balkan Cinema and shorts can be integrated into European Film Festivals.

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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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