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  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering This Week | February 23
    21.02.2017
    This week we highlight four films, among them the so awaited sequel of Trainspotting who arrives... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering This Week | February 16
    14.02.2017
    This week, we highlight films from Brazil, from Germany and from the United States.   Don’t... More

  • Training Ground
    FIRST TRAINING GROUND SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED
    09.02.2017
    It is with great pleasure that we write to you today, from cold Berlin, on the first day of... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering This Week | February 9
    08.02.2017
    This week "Jackie" will première in Portugal – directed by Pablo Larraín, with Natalie Portman... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST at the Berlinale | Party Like It's Portugal
    07.02.2017
    FEST is going to Berlin, from the 8th to the 15th of February. If you're around, you can meet... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | February 2
    31.01.2017
    This week we highlighted two feature films and one documentary, which will only premiere at... More

  • Pitching Forum
    Pitching Forum: INFLAME has it's world premiere at the Berlinale
    27.01.2017
    Turkish writer/director Ceylan Özgün Özçelik's debut feature INFLAME, that was at FEST -... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | January 26
    25.01.2017
    Oscars nominated are announced and now we’re only one month away to know who are the winners.... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    And the nominees are...
    24.01.2017
    We already know who are the nominees for the 88th Oscars' Cerimony, that happens on the 26th... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: Tobias Nölle
    18.01.2017
    Europe has entered 2017 in what promises to be a particularly cold winter, with much of the... More

  • Pitching Forum
    Submissions to Pitching Forum are opened
    17.01.2017
    The submissions for Pitching Forum are now open. The event occurs at the same time as FEST... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | January 19
    16.01.2017
    This week we have less Portuguese premieres, contrasting to last week. So our highlight goes... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Berlinale: program announced, Portugal shines again in 2017
    10.01.2017
    The official selection of the Berlinale has been released. The festival happens in less than... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    TOP 15 films of 2016
    24.12.2016
      In the last month of the year, the FEST team chose the best feature films that premiered... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: Dimitris Argyriou
    22.12.2016
    It is hard to think of Greek cinema without immediately being transported to the sick and... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Berlinale: a Portuguese film and Fernando Trueba’s lastest work among first films announced
    15.12.2016
    The first 14 films present in the catalogue of the 67th edition of the Berlinale were announced... More

  • A film from FEST wins 2016 European Short Film
    11.12.2016
    The film “9 Days – From My Window in Aleppo”, which was in FEST | New Directors New Films’... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: Maximilien van Aertryck
    17.11.2016
    © Isak Bodin Alfredsson     It is astounding to observe how much the documentary format... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: October (Ioana Mischie)
    18.10.2016
     As we reach the middle of October it is time to reveal which young filmmaker we believe deserves... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: Pedro Magano
    29.09.2016
    As we kick of the preparations for the 13th edition of FEST it is hard, if not impossible,... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Film submissions for FEST 2017 are finally open
    28.09.2016
    The film submission process for the 13th edition of FEST – New Directors | New Films Festival... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Top 10 Best Debut Features in the last 12 years
    27.09.2016
    As FEST began showing its first signs of life back in 2004 it is hard not to look back at the... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST 2017 between the 19th and the 26th of June
    19.09.2016
    Some would be intimidated by such a phenomenon, but we are quickly getting ready for the upcoming... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    2016 Golden Linx Award Winners
    29.06.2016
    After a flash publication of this year's winners list it is time to get to the details More

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