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European Film Factory is happy and proud to be supported by organisations from all over Europe and to count them as its friends!
FRIENDS OF THE PROJECT
(appearing in alphabetical order)
The Chania Film Festival is an organisation that operates throughout the year in Cinema, Education and Culture. Its annual program includes film screenings, live events, special projects and innovative educational workshops. Under the program CFF Edu, the Chania Film Festival develops and runs throughout the year a series of projects for all ages that focus on film and audiovisual education. The high point of its activity is the Festival, a multifaceted and multicultural celebration of cinema, that takes place the last 10 days of October.
The Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, founded in 2004, is a unique cultural centre dedicated to the study, support and propagation of the performing arts, with particular focus upon theatre and cinema. In keeping with the principles of its founder, the late director Michael Cacoyannis, the aims of the Foundation are rooted in its educational role and the strengthening of cross cultural exchange, ensuring the intense activity and participation of creative young artists, and audiences alike, in all fields of the arts.
The Coop. Soc. Il Nuovo Fantarca onlus arl was founded in Bari (Italy) in 1999. It deals with cinema for children and teens through media literacy and media education activities. It organizes every year a no competitive festival of cinema for young people, from 4 to 18 years, lasting about six months presenting about 20 films and documentaries, workshops addressed to young people and teachers, parents, educators. It works in cinemas, schools, local social gathering centres, parishes, juvenile justice centres and juvenile penal institutions, roma camps, pediatric hospitals, immigration centres, refugee camps. Some of video productions created by Il Nuovo Fantarca have been shown at international cinema and audiovisual festivals. Il Nuovo Fantarca is a member of ECFA - the European Children’s Film Association - and MED - the Italian Association of Media Education.
A Bao A Qu is a cultural association founded in 2004 specifically dedicated to projects that link creation and education and that involve children, young people, creators (filmmakers, photographers, artists...) and teachers. Among the programmes developed by the organisation are ‘Cine en curso’, ‘Fotografía en curso’, ‘Creadores en residencia en los institutos de Barcelona (a programme of the Institute of Culture and the Consortium of Education of Barcelona) and the European projects Moving Cinema and CinEd.
Aulafilm is an educational platform based in Spain that offers a diverse catalogue of more than 180 European and independent films to help young people have a better appreciation of film culture and develop critical thinking skills. Teachers can find resources and advice to start film clubs with online screenings in their own class as well as in a broad network of collaborating cinemas. Aulafilm is promoted by the cultural management agency Las Espigadoras with funding from the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Spain.
In each country of the Creative Europe/MEDIA programme, many organisations and networks promote the European Film Factory project as its partners.