FRIDAY, 2 December - SEB EESTI ÜHISPANK (Tornimäe 2) 23th floor
12:00 Composer Hector Zazou (France) - THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC
13:00 International jury members of BNFF competition programme EurAsia: Eva Isaksen (head of the jury, Norway), Thomas Mauch (Germany), Jaak Allik (Estonia) and James Ragan (USA).
13:45 Canadian ambassador (agrée) Mrs. Claire A. Poulin and director David Weaver (SIBLINGS) introducing the special programme Focus on Canada.
14:30 Directors Stephen and Timothy Quay (Great Britain) - THE PIANO TUNER OF THE EARTHQUAKES
15:15 LOST AND FOUND - SIX GLANCES AT A GENERATION - directors Stefan Arsenijević (Serbia), Nadejda Koseva (Bulgaria), Cristian Mungiu (Romania) and Mait Laas (Estonia).
SUNDAY, 4 December - RADISSON SAS HOTEL, 2nd floor HAMBURG HALL
12:30 Aleksei German Jr. - GARPASTUM
13:15 BNFF special programmes - Mart Laar introduces the selection of "cold war films" Extra Forbidden and United Motors consultant Eedo Raide BMW-sponsored short films THE HIRE.
13:45 Kais Nashef (Israel) - PARADISE NOW
14:30 Slovenian director Damjan Kozole with LABOUR EQUALS FREEDOM in competition programme.
15:00 Focus on Canada - head of delegation and programme coordinator Cam Haynes, actors Marianne Therien (WHITE SKIN), Diana Pavlovská (THE DELICATE ART OF PARKING), and Guy Thauvette (LOOKING FOR ALEXANDER), and producer Jody Shapiro (THE SADDEST MUSIC IN THE WORLD).
MONDAY, 5 December - RADISSON SAS HOTEL 2nd floor CUXHAVEN-BREMENHAVEN HALL
13:00 Actor Carlo Ferrante (Belgium) - ORDINARY MAN.
13:45 Director Ilona Ziok and composer Manuel Göttsching - THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE.
TUESDAY, 6 December - RADISSON SAS HOTEL 2nd floor CUXHAVEN-BREMENHAVEN HALL
13:00 Jury member and director of WAITING FOR THE CLOUDS - Yesim Ustaoglu (Turkey).
13:45 Director Sibylle Tiedemann (Germany) - ESTONIA MON AMOUR
WEDNESDAY, 7 December - RADISSON SAS HOTEL 2nd floor CUXHAVEN-BREMENHAVEN HALL
13:00 FRENCH DAY at the festival on 8th December. French Ambassador Mrs. Chantal de Ghaisne de Bourmont is accompanied by director Diane Bertrand and leading actress Olga Kurylenko with THE RING FINGER.
14:00 Belgian director Dominique Deruddere - THE WEDDING PARTY. 14:45 Director Rustam Hamdanov (Kazakhstan) - VOCAL PARALLELS.
FRIDAY, 9 December - RADISSON SAS HOTEL 2nd floor CUXHAVEN-BREMENHAVEN HALL
13:00 Director Robinson Savary (Luxembourg) - BYE BYE BLACKBIRD
13:45 Valery Ogorodnikov - director and scriptwriter of RED SKY, BLACK SNOW.
14:30 Director Colin Nutley - QUEEN OF SHEBA’S PEARLS
SATURDAY, 10 December - RADISSON SAS HOTEL 2nd floor CUXHAVEN-BREMENHAVEN HALL
15:30 HARRY’S DAUGHTERS - director Richard Hobert, actors Lena Endre and Jørgen Langhelle.
17:30 Announcing the winners of competition programme EurAsia
22 November, 14:00 - Radisson SAS Hotel 2nd floor, St. Petersburg hall
Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams - Head of Animated Dreams Heilika Võsu.
Sleepwalkers’ Student Film Festival and festival film school - Head of Sleepwalkers’ Katrin Rajasaare.
Children and youth film festival Just Film - Head of Just Film Elen Lotman.
International film co-production market "Baltic Event" - Head of the Event Riina Sildos.
Also the state of tickets sales will be discussed and the accreditation badges given out to the accredited journalist.
16 November, 14:00 - Radisson SAS Hotel 2nd floor, Hansa hall
BNFF COMPETITION AND SPECIAL PROGRAMMES
Competition programme EurAsia is introduced by programme’s coordinator Jaan Ruus, Estonian feature film competition by its coordinator Andres Laasik. Also upcoming films and special programmes are introduced along with ticket info and journalists’ accreditation process.
BNFF press service
Tõnu Karjatse (5059442)
Helmut Jänes (58019605, 631 4643)