Euro cinema in Toronto 2023

Almost 20 years of presentation of films from EU

By Zolen Georgievska – Special Reporter – The Canadian National News / The EUROPEAN Club of Canada

When COVID 19 hit the world Toronto’s EUFF – European Union Film Festival , The Canadian Film Institute in Ottawa and  The Cinematheque in Vancouver joined forces along with  European Union Delegations  to present a virtual festival. As this festival  successfully grows, EUFF will continue to offer highly curated content to all Canadians while remaining committed to bringing the Toronto film community together.”

This year the 19th  EUFF and the second virtual edition at Toronto’s Spadina Theatre, is featuring 28 films selected by the participating EU countries:  Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

The EUFF is a great way to promote diversity and engage in cultural collaboration between Canadian and EU communities!

This year I had a chance to watch two amazing films and I would recommend not to miss to see them.

Starting December 1st 2023 you can watch the films online!

Polish filmLeave no Traces directed by Jan P.Matuszyriski

Film was presented by Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Toronto, Embassy of Poland, Ottawa

Il Boemo directed by Petr Vaclav’s, is a historical drama about 18th-century’s Czech composer Josef Mysliveček. Selected as the Czech Republic’s candidate for Best International Feature to the 95th Academy Awards. Best Film, Director, Sound, Art Direction, Costumes, Makeup Czech Lions 2022.

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Author: Zolen Georgievska

European Union Film Festival EUFF is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 2004 and since than it showcased the best movies from the EU countries in collaboration with 27 Consulates and Cultural Institutes. In Canada.

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