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EUROPEAN UNION for THE FUTURE of WORLD CINEMA - An interactive session organised by the EU within the Venice Production Bridge (Mostra Cinema Venezia)

Editeur 2 • 9 September 2020


For more informations

See the Press release - 08.09.2020 (in attachment)

and the links to the sessions

  • The New ACP- UE Co-production facility : The EU announced its latest funding schemes in support of audiovisual and cinema. 10M€ for Africa, Caribbean and Pacific :
  • From Kabul to Bamako - “Identity Building and Sharing Business Initiative”(IBSBI), project funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Trade Centre (ITC)’s Ethical Fashion Initiative in the countries along the line between “Kabul to Bamako”:









Shahram Mokri (Film Director, Iran)
-  “Careless Crime”, his latest production has won the best original screenplay at the 77th Venice Film Festival.


Philippe Lacôte







Philippe Lacôte (Film Director, Ivory Coast) /

Interview at the Venice Mostra (source : ACP-UE Culture)

« La Nuit des Rois » (Night of the Kings) by Philippe Lacôte has been selected by Ivory Coast to represent at the 2021 Academy Awards as their International Feature Film submission and will be released by the american distributor NEON.








Enrico Chiesa, coordinator of Clap ACP (OIF), a project financed by the European Union to support South-South co-productions. Interview at the Venice Mostra by Valerio Caruso (Cineuropa)


In the framework of the Venice Mostra del Cinema and the Venice Production Bridge, the EU Commission organises an interactive session on cinema and audiovisual on the 6th September. This event, held in cooperation with the Organisation of the ACP States, the ITC/Ethical Fashion Initiative, the World Cinema Fund, CNC (Cinémas du Monde/Jeune Création Francophone), OIF and FONSIC, will include two main moments:

  • Presentation of the new facility supporting Audiovisual Co-Production between productions companies from ACP (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific) and European Union countries funded by the ACP-EU Culture programme. The World Cinema Fund, the OIF, the FONSIC and the CNC will announce the first projects selected while the European Commission and the Organisation of the ACP States will present the scheme and the foreseen new calls for feature films, documentaries, shorts, TV and Web series.

  •  A virtual journey from Kabul to Bamako, presenting production opportunities for the creative and audio-visual industry in particularly complex but culturally rich countries on the imaginary line joining Kabul to Bamako; from Afghanistan passing through Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Eritrea, Kenya, S. Soudan, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali. The preparation of a new call for production will be announced.

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