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Trieste forum hosts Grozeva/Valchanov, Ribeiro, Giurgiu projects

Trieste forum hosts Grozeva/Valchanov, Ribeiro, Giurgiu projects

When East Meets West (Wemw) co-production forum received record number of submissions.

New films by Daniel Ribeiro (The Way He Looks), Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov (The Lesson) and Tudor Giurgiu (Of Snails And Men) are among 22 development projects - 12 fiction feature films and 10 documentaries - which will be presented at the sixth edition of Trieste’s When East Meets West (Wemw) co-production forum (Jan 24-26).

According to Wemw’s organisers, a record 301 projects were submitted by producers to participate in the event which will be attracting 150 international decision-makers including representatives from Wild Bunch, Fandango, Latido Films, Zdf/Arte, Loco Films, New Europe Film Sales, Eurimages and East West Film Distribution.

A total of 18 countries are represented in the 2016 line-up of projects ranging from Turkey and Lithuania through Serbia and Poland to Romania and Italy as well as the ‘guest countries’ of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.

Giurgiu will be in Trieste with producer Bogdan Craciun to look

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