“The Native Hearth”, a documentary by Azerbaijani filmmakers, will be screened at the international “Filmfest Eberswalde” festival in Germany.
This festival showcases contemporary European films, documentaries and short fiction films, and also aims to encourage film trends in European countries.
After a decline in the festival programme`s proportion of short documentaries over the last few years, the programme advisory board has now decided to make them a category in its own right. The films listed here are as exciting, instructive and entertaining as their full-length relatives.
Seven films shorter than 45 minutes have been chosen for the festival. They span a wide range of topics all coming under the overall theme of province. “The team happy to announce that already 4 of the makers of these films have confirmed they will come to the festival.
The festival provides an opportunity for young directors not only to learn the secrets of world cinema and film production, but also to participate in the formation of the Central European auteur cinema.
Partnering with notable film industry companies, film educators, directors, producers, and writers, competition provides a forum for talented filmmakers to be recognized for their work, creativity, and achievements.
The Feature Film Competition will include eight films, the Short Film Competition will feature seven participants and the Documentary Film Competition will feature six contributions.
“The Native Hearth” is a co-production between Azerbaijan (“Cinema house”) and Russia (“DS Films”). The production of the movie was funded by the Azeri Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Russian Ministry of Culture.