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Tangerines Named As The Best European Film

Estonian Film Biz Rides Post-Oscar Bump

Academy award and Golden Globe nominee, Tangerines was named as the best European film by one of the most prestigious Spanish film awards Gaudi Awards. The annual Gaudi Awards selected the Estonian-Georgian movie from four cinema projects from Europe. Prestigious ceremony which was held in Barcelona city  also awarded films in 22 other …

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Georgian Film Festival in Kazakhstan for Tbilisi Flood Victims

Georgian film festival raised about $135,000 USD (more than 300, 000 GEL) to assist the hundreds of people affected by the devastating flood in Tbilisi. Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, hosted a week of Georgian cinema to raise money for the cause. The event’s program included the Oscar-shortlisted film Tangerines by Zaza Urushadze, …

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Oscars Invited Zaza Urushadze Among Sought Members

Academy Award nominee director Zaza Urushadze is among the 322 people who are invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy announced on Friday. The 322 invitations are the most ever given out since the Academy began announcing the names of its invitees more than …

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Estonian Film Biz Rides Post-Oscar Bump

Estonian Film Biz Rides Post-Oscar Bump

The foreign-language film Oscar nomination that Estonian drama “Tangerines” earned marked a significant breakthrough internationally for the country’s film industry and also boosted the morale of Estonian filmmakers — and maybe their bottom lines as well. ‘Tangerines’ has shown that it is worth valuing Estonian film and supporting it because …

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Estonian Producer Allfilm Hits Cannes With Arty Slate

Estonian Producer Allfilm Hits Cannes With Arty Slate

After “Tangerines,” the future looks bright for leading Estonian producer Allfilm. As Cannes gets under way, “Tangerines,” the first Estonian arthouse pic to nab U.S. distribution, will be on screens in 14 American cities and will expand to more by the end of May. The film, written and directed by Zaza …

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