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26.02.2021

On the occasion of the Out of the Shadows programme (originally conceived for the Courtisane festival 2020), Courtisane, Sabzian and KASK School of Arts compiled, edited and published the publication Out of the Shadows, focussing on the work of five Arab female film directors: Atteyat Al-Abnoudy, Selma Baccar, Assia Djebar, Jocelyne Saab and Heiny Srour. A copy of Out of the Shadows can now be ordered!

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8.02.2021

Belgian film and tv director Patrick Le Bon passed away on February 3 at the age of 81.

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1.02.2021

Cécilia Mangini, Italy's first female documentary filmmaker, passed away on 21 January at the age of 93.

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1.02.2021

Nathalie Delon, one of French cinema's brightest stars, passed away on January 21st at the age of 79.

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4.01.2021

On the last day of 2020, the French film historian and critic Jean-Pierre Coursodon has passed away at the age of 85.

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27.12.2020

On 28 December 1895, 125 years ago today, the cinema came into existence with the first real public screening hosted by the brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière in the basement of the Grand Café in Paris.