WELCOME TO GERMANY by Simon Verhoeven
Interview with Daniela Tolkien (casting director of WELCOME TO GERMANY) at the opening night of WESTWIND
WESTWIND at the Cinema Lounge Angleterre
Cinema hall
LIBERATION OF SKOPJE by Rade & Danilo Sherbedzija
Q&A for LIBERATION OF SKOPJE with the main actress Silvija Stojanovska
Cinema audience
THE BLACK PIN by Ivan Marinovic
Q&A for THE BLACK PIN with the director Ivan Marinovic
Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson at the cinema audience
Menem Richa (Europa Cinemas Representative) giving a welcoming speach
Louise Morsing Swedish Consul responsible for issues concerning Sweden promotion, culture, information, education and research
A SERIOUS GAME by Pernilla August
Q&A for A SERIOUS GAME with the main actress Karin Franz Körlof
Left to the right: Olga Makarova (EFP), Sasha Karyakina (CoolConnections), Ivan Marinovic (director Montenegro), Miguel Nunes (actor Portugal), Cornelia Klimkeit & Karin Dix (EFP), Silvija Stojanovska (actress Macedonia), Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson (actor Iceland), Nadya Kotova (CoolConnections), Karin Franz Körlof (actress Sweden), Claude-Eric Poiroux (Europa Cinemas General Director), Stas Ershov (Angleterre Cinema Curator), Menem Richa (Europa Cinemas Representative)
Cinema audience
SPARROWS by Rúnar Rúnarsson
Q&A for SPARROWS with the main actor Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson
LETTERS FROM WAR by Ivo Ferreira
Q&A for LETTERS FROM WAR with the main actor Miguel Nunes
Angleterre Cinema Curator Stas Ershov
LAND OF MINE by Martin Pieter Zandvliet
UNDER THE SHADOW by Babak Anavari
VOICES FROM CHERNOBYL by Pol Cruchten

WESTWIND in St. Petersburg
and on VoD platform IVI

Flying the Flag for European Cinema in Russia

The fifth edition of WestWind, featuring a strong European film showcase as well as an online VoD festival of European Oscar submissions will take place in St. Petersburg from 19-23 April 2017.

Over the course of five days, EFP will present a rich and culturally diverse group of new European films, while hosting directors and actors at the event. Complementing the programme of films in St. Petersburg, will be the presentation of Oscar submissions on Russia’s popular digital platform, IVI.RU. The presentation on this VoD platform will serve as a gateway for viewers across Russian and CIS states to experience the best in European cinema.

WESTWIND 2017 in St. Petersburg Films

WELCOME TO GERMANY
Director: Simon Verhoeven

Germany
Participating member: German Films
Attending Talent: Daniela Tolkien (casting director)
trailer

Screening date: April 19, 8 pm
OPENING FILM

LAND OF MINE
Director: Martin Pieter Zandvliet

Denmark, Germany
Participating member: Danish Film Institute
trailer

Screening date: April 20, 7 pm

VOICES FROM CHERNOBYL
Director: Pol Cruchten

Luxembourg, Austria
Participating member: Film Fund Luxembourg
trailer

Screening date: April 20, 9 pm

LIBERATION OF SKOPJE
Director: Rade & Danilo Sherbedzija

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Croatia, Finland
Participating member: Macedonian Film Agency
Attending Talent: Silvija Stojanovska (actress)
trailer

Screening date: April 21, 9.15 pm

BLACK PIN, THE
Director: Ivan Marinovic

Montenegro, Serbia
Participating member: Ministry of Culture of Montenegro
Attending Talent: Ivan Marinovic (director)
trailer

Screening date: April 22, 5.15 pm

SERIOUS GAME, A
Director: Pernilla August

Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Participating member: Swedish Film Institute
Attending Talent: Karin Franz Körlof (actress)
trailer

Screening date: April 22, 8 pm

UNDER THE SHADOW
Director: Babak Anavari

UK, Jordan, Qatar
Participating member: British Council
trailer

Screening date: April 22, 10.45 pm

SPARROWS
Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson

Iceland, Denmark, Croatia
Participating member: Icelandic Film Centre
Attending Talent: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson (actor)
trailer

Screening date: April 23, 5.15 pm

LETTERS FROM WAR
Director: Ivo Ferreira

Portugal, Lebanon
Participating member: Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual I.P. / ICA (Portugal)
Attending Talent: Miguel Nunes (actor)
trailer

Screening date: April 23, 8 pm


WestWind is financially supported by the participating EFP member organisations

Project Partners


Media Partners


EFP is supported by

European Film Promotion e.V.

Friedensallee 14-16
22765 Hamburg / Germany

fon +49 40- 390 6252
fax +49 40- 390 6249

moc.enilno-pfe@ofni
www.efp-online.com

EFP President

Martin Schweighofer
Austrian Films (AFC)

Managing Director EFP
Sonja Heinen


Website

Webdesign & Co-Programming
Dineke Baarlink
www.dineke-baarlink.de

Programming
Andrea Dittler
www.webspezi.com