November 23–December 4, 2018

21st Annual European Union Film Festival

The Cinematheque’s annual celebration of new cinema from the European Union is proudly presented with the Vancouver consulates and the Ottawa embassies of the member states of the European Union and the Delegation of the European Union to Canada. This year’s festival showcases entries from 26 EU members.


For assistance in making Vancouver’s European Union Film Festival possible, The Cinematheque is grateful to Diodora Bucur, Press Officer, Delegation of the European Union to Canada (Ottawa); Tom McSorley, Executive Director, Canadian Film Institute (Ottawa); and the Embassies and Consulates of all European Union member states. For its kind support in organizing this year’s festival celebration during the current Austrian presidency of the European Union, we are grateful to the Consulate General of Austria in Vancouver.

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List of Programmed Films

Date Film Title Director(s) Year Country
2018-Nov Mademoiselle Paradis Barbara Albert 2017 Austria . . .
2018-Nov Gozo Miranda Bowen 2016 Malta . . .
2018-Nov Octav Serge Ioan Celebidachi 2017 Romania
2018-Nov Aurora Borealis: Northern Lights Márta Mészáros 2017 Hungary
2018-Nov Life Beyond Me Olivier Peyon 2017 France . . .
2018-Nov Tonio Paula van der Oest 2016 Netherlands
2018-Nov The Ardennes Robin Pront 2015 Belgium
2018-Nov Rodeo: Taming a Wild Country Raimo Jõerand 2018 Estonia . . .
2018-Nov Mother Knows Best Nuno Rocha 2016 Portugal
2018-Nov Wonderland Inari Niemi 2017 Finland
2018-Nov Hopelessly Devout Marta Díaz de Lope Díaz 2018 Spain
2018-Nov Master and Tatyana Giedrė Žickytė 2015 Lithuania
2018-Nov Success Story Nikos Perakis 2017 Greece
2018-Nov Sunrise in Kimmeria Simon Farmakas 2018 Cyprus
2018-Nov Quit Staring at My Plate Hana Jušić 2016 Croatia . . .
2018-Nov Walk with Me Lisa Ohlin 2016 Denmark . . .
2018-Nov The Line Peter Bebjak 2017 Slovakia . . .
2018-Nov I Can Quit Whenever I Want Sydney Sibilia 2014 Italy
2018-Dec Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe Maria Schrader 2016 Germany . . .
2018-Dec The Drummer and the Keeper Nick Kelly 2017 Ireland
2018-Dec A Serious Game Pernilla August 2016 Sweden
2018-Dec The Pagan King Aigars Grauba 2018 Latvia . . .
2018-Dec Breaking the Limits Łukasz Palkowski 2017 Poland
2018-Dec Rusty Boys Andy Bausch 2017 Luxembourg
2018-Dec The Nagano Tapes: Rewound, Replayed & Reviewed Ondřej Hudeček 2018 USA
2018-Dec Omnipresent Ilian Djevelekov 2017 Bulgaria
2018-Dec Slovenia, Australia and Tomorrow the World Marko Naberšnik 2017 Slovenia . . .

Feature Image: The Drummer and the Keeper, Nick Kelly, 2017