Heder til Kongoveteranene i Toronto
Hurra! Kongoveteranene har vunnet en ny krans: Offisielt utvalgt til Toronto Film and Script Awards. Tusen takk til alle som har hjulpet til med å realisere filmen.
Kongoveteranene gjør det godt i Sverige
Fantastisk! Kongoveteranene er valgt ut til fire ulike filmfestivaler i Sverige: Boden International Film Festival, Luleå International Film Festival, Swedish International Film Festival (SIFF), og Stockholm City Film Festival.
På tre av festivalene vant filmen pris for beste dokumenter, mens den nådde finalen under SIFF. Nå gleder vi oss til å få vist filmen i Norge.
Kongoveteranene til Montreal Independent Film Festival
Kongoveteranene har gjort det godt på to festivaler for uavhengig dokumentarfilm. Under Montreal Independent Film Festival gikk filmen til seminfinale for beste langdokumentar. Den har også blitt nominert til beste dokumentarfilm under Cannes International Cinema Festival.
Filmplakaten til Kongoveteranene er klar. Den er designet av grafiker Philip Hauglin. Under sees plakaten i engelsk form. Den engelske tittelen på filmen er Congo 1961.
The New Russia now available online!
The catastrophe has happened: Boris Nemtsov is shot dead in the streets of Moscow. The need for a dynamic civil society in Russia is greater than ever. Out of respect for those who dare to raise their voices in Russia today, I put The New Russia online. I wish them all the best.
The New Russia screened in Kirkenes
From the 3rd to the 4th of June, the Barents cooperation celebrated its 20th anniversary in Kirkenes. As part of the official program, The New Russia was screened in the city.
The new Russia to be screened at Tromsø International Film Festival
Virvel Film is proud to announce that out movie, The New Russia has been selected for Tromsø International Film Festival. The film will be screened as part of the Films from the North-program. The festival will take place in the city of Tromsø, Norway, from the 14th to the 20th of January 2013. Omtale av filmen på TIFF
Read more about the festival by follow this link:
Controversial NGO-law worries Russian environmentalist
The Russian organization Nature and Youth and Kola Environmental Centre finds itself monitored, as President Putin pushes for a new controversial NGO-law.
The two groupa is partly funded by their Norwegian co-partner, but says they will not cease receiving funding from abroad.
“I think we will not cease to receive funding from abroad. We will look for other opportunities in this difficult matter,” says Director of Kola Ecological Center (KEC), Yura Ivanov to BarentsObserver.
Read in Barents Observer: To read more n this subject, please follow this link.
The New Russia to be screened in Slovakia
The New Russiais selected for the official program at the 39th International Festival of Sustainable Development Films (Ekotopfilm) in Slovakia.
After the premier in Bratislava in October, the film will be screened throughout the country, among other places in the city of Košice th 6th of November, and in the Cinemax theatre of the city of Žilina the 20th of November. See link: Ekotopfilm
The New Russia to be screened at Silafest, Serbia.
«The new Russia» is selected for the official program of the International Festival of Tourism and Ecology Films, SILAFEST 2012. The festival will take place in Serbia from the 2 – 8th of September 2012. About the festival