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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 2013: Botev is an idiot by Deyan Bararev

 

One Day Conference: Young Europeans searching alone

logo (1)BBB co- organizes as part of the YIA funded programme “Seeing other countries”, the one-day conference with title: Young Europeans searching alone. A conference about young unemployed people, mobility in European Union and Nationalism. The event will take place on Wednesday the 12th of Martch at 17:00 in Athens at the Europe Direct center in Athens, Akadimias 50.  “Seeing Other Countries” aims to promote the mobility of young people within the European Union, and investigate the connection between youth unemployment, mobility and the advance of far-right populist and nationalist movements across Europe.  Read more »

 

Call for submissions for the Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival 2014

LogobbbcutBalkans Beyond Borders opens the call for submissions for the 5th edition of Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, the festival that travels from city to city in the Balkans and triggers inspiration through its thematic every year. After four successive years of BBB film festival, young film makers again have the opportunity to create, share, show their films, meet and collaborate.

This year we invite young artists up to the age of 35 from the Balkan region and beyond to Dare to Repeat and send their own short film related to this year’s topic. Read more »

 

BBB participates at the programme “Seeing other countries”

seeing other countries “Seeing Other Countries” aims to promote the mobility of young people within the European Union, and investigate the connection between youth unemployment, mobility and the advance of far-right populist and nationalist movements across Europe.

The project focuses on young people’s realtionship to their home countries and the need for a sharing of experiences between young Europeans from all member states. Read more »

 

THE WINNERS

Botev is an idiot

BEST FILM 2013

Botev is an idiot, Fiction 8,51’
Bulgaria
Deyan Bararev
A high school student Vasko criticizes his society that swears by Bulgarian national hero Hristo Botev and his ideals but at the same time is living in a brutish narrow-mindedness. Read more »

 

The awards of the 4th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival

Botev is an idiot “Botev is an idiot”, a fiction film by Deyan Bararev, Bulgaria wins the “Best Film” prize of the 4th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival which took place in Bucharest 11-13 October 2013 and was supported by the European Fund for the Balkans. The Award was given by Ada Condeescu, President of the Jury. 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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