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    “DARE TO REPEAT!” – 5th Annual Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival Sarajevo 2014

    This year, the Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is characterized by the motto “Dare to Repeat!” Supported once again by the European Fund for the Balkans, the 5th Annual Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival will be held in Sarajevo on November 28-30, 2014, at the art space Kriterion, filling 3 days with short films of great quality as well as artistic and music events and other interactive activities. One of its kind, Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival travels every year to a different Balkan host city and focuses on new regional productions, functioning as a stage for supporting and promoting young and emerging filmmakers. This year, the Festival tackles the theme of repetition: Repetition as transformation, as… Read More →

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    Public discussion in Vienna – “European Integration of the Balkans – New Realities”

    “European Integration of the Balkans – New Realities” was the title of a public discussion at “Marble Hall” of the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs in Vienna, Austria on the 29th of October. The event was organised by the European Fund for the Balkans, the Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz, Austria, and the ERSTE Foundation in partnership with the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe Integration and Foreign Affairs. The discussion was moderated by Wieland Schneider, Deputy Head of the Foreign Desk of the Austrian daily newspaper Die Presse. As Wieland Schneider stressed in his introduction, the European Union and its member countries must deal at the moment with many urgent issues regarding… Read More →

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    Season 3, Episode 9 – THE AFTERMATH OF WAR

    The war of the Nineties destroyed our mutual connections and our connections with the world. The region was thrown back decades, in the economic, infrastructural, social, cultural and above all civilizational sense. The number of injured and killed is measured by the thousands, and yet no one knows who started the war, who committed the crimes, who won and who lost. How do we rebuild the trust indispensable for reconciliation? Is the solution for our entire region to adhere to the European Union family and its standards? Are the new generations enlightened or even more impassioned? Why is it that we hardly speak about the consequences of the war even though we all feel them? These are some of the… Read More →

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The European Fund for the Balkans is a multi-year joint initiative of European foundations designed to undertake and support initiatives aimed at bringing the Western Balkans closer to the European Union through grant-giving and operational programmes and, as such, is focused on individuals and organisations from Western Balkan countries.
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