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Films Showcased In Australia

  • January 20th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-films-2010.jpgThe program for the 5th annual Windows on Europe Film Festival has been announced, for screenings Seventeen award winning films will be screened in Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, and also in Auckland.

The European Union  Ambassador, David Daly, said (11.12.09) seventeen award-winning films, from seventeen countries  were on the program, to commence in Canberra on 6.2.10.

He said:

“If you like films that delve into relationships intermixed with humour and drama, there are gems from France, Hungary, Sweden and Germany.

“ There are more poignant drama offerings from Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium and the Czech Republic, while Cyprus, Spain and Greece bring a Mediterranean slant.

“Poland and Romania have war as a backdrop to personal relationships, while the Dutch supply a lot of romance.

“Portugal has history in its sights as it delves into the life of Christopher Columbus.

“There is also a topical powerful British drama-documentary film on the effects of climate change seen from the viewpoint of life on earth in 2055, while the Finnish documentary looks at the practicalities of life for a family trying to go green and the impact it has on each of the family members.

“In short this festival has something for everyone.”

Reference

EU Delegation to Australia, Canberra, “’Windows on Europe’ film festival”, 11.12.09. http://www.delaus.ec.europa.eu/News&events/Cultural/FilmFestival2010/index.htm (18.1.10).

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