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    Alexey Balabanov’s A Stoker wins goEast’s Golden Lily

    Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

    Russian director Alexey Balabanov’s A Stoker (Kochegar) was the top winner at this year’s goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film in Wiesbaden. Thirteen is unlikely for some, but not for Balabanov’s 13th feature which received the festival’s main prize, the € 10,000 Golden Lily, as well as the international film critics’ FIPRESCI Prize. Balabanov had [...]

    Alex Leo Şerban (1959 – 2011)

    Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

    Whilst attending this year’s goEast festival, the sad news reached us that the Romanian film critic Alex Leo Şerban had passed away on April 8th at the age of 51 after battling with cancer.
    Şerban was a well known and popular figure on the international festival circuit , regularly attending the festivals in Berlin, Cannes, Venice, [...]

    Vincent Wants To Sea wins gold at German Film Awards

    Monday, April 11th, 2011

    Ralf Huettner’s Vincent Wants To Sea (Vincent will Meer) picked up the Golden Lola for Best Feature Film at this year’s German Film Awards in Berlin.
    The feelgood comedy about a young man with Tourette’s syndrome, which had been written by actor Florian David Fitz, also attracted the Lola for Best Leading Actor for Fitz who is now preparing [...]