Women of today, the challenges and the International Women’s Day

How can we describe the modern woman? What she has to sacrifice in order to be successful and respectful? Today is the International Women’s Day and when I am thinking about what a woman should do to reach the position she deserves in society I recall Tomas Sankara saying: “I can hear the roar of […]

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“Being alone never felt right. Sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.” – Charles Bukowski

This article is written on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Beginning this article with a quote by Charles Bukowski may seem a little risky, but I believe this is a great start to discuss what we see in “Crossing” and I hope I will be able to explain why. Furthermore, it […]


Photography culture x history and refugee experience – inspired by short film “To Mati”

“To Mati”, a film by Stergios Dinopoulos featured in the 2019 BBB Short Film Festival and the film of BBB audience award is about a young female photographer, traveling to her motherland, the Greek island of Lesvos for volunteering in refugee camps, while she is seeking her family’s refugee past in the village of her […]

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BBB awarded filmmakers share their thoughts during quarantine…

From New York to Tirana and Potsdam to Ljubljana, BBB awarded filmmakers answer our questions and share their thoughts during the quarantine. Balkans Beyond Borders is building bridges and goes beyond the borders! During this challenging time, we asked the filmmakers who participate in the “BBB Best 2019 Go Online” to describe their experience and […]


BBB gets one of the 5 awards of the Civil Society Prize 2018

We are happy to have won one of the 5 awards of the Civil Society Prize 2018, awarded on 13 of December from the EESC – European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels! Balkans Beyond Borders was one of the 5 organizations and initiatives that excelled in a European level for its contribution to cultural heritage and creation of a […]


“The BOX” of goose(bombs)bumps – inspired by the short film “the box”

“The Box” by Merve Cirisoglu Cotur is an animated movie about a boy, his trials and tribulations during the bombing of Syria. The film is dynamic, even though it is short and if I told you anything else about the plot, the experience of watching this project may not be the same. To compensate that, […]