Press releases 2017-09-17T09:59:27+00:00

38th edition of the Manaki Brothers in pictures

2nd October 2017

2 October, Skopje –. We are glad to inform you that after the successful finish of the 38th edition of the International Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”, which took place from 23 to 30 September in Bitola, the Manager of the Center of Culture in Bitola, Zoran Dimovski, gave us one of the rooms within the Center at disposal

The Hungarian filmmaker Marcell Rev is the recipient of the Golden Camera 300 at the Manaki Brothers festival

30th September 2017

September 30, Bitola – The 38th edition of the ICFF Manaki Brothers ended tonight with the award ceremony. Beside the renowned world cinematographers and the faithful audience of Bitola at the festival, the minister for culture Robert Alagjozovski also walked the red carpet, and he gave the Special Golden Camera 300 for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema Art to

The cinematographer Alexey Rodionov and the crew of the film “When the Day Had no Name” presented

30th September 2017

September 30, Bitola – It is our pleasure to inform you that guests at the press conference on the last festival day of the 38th “Manaki Brothers” were the cinematographer of the film “The Party” directed by Sally Potter, Alexey Borisovich Rodionov, and a part of the crew from the Macedonian film “When the Day Had no Name” directed

The European cinematography star Agnes Godard presented at the “Manaki Brothers” festival

29th September 2017

September 29, Bitola – It is our pleasure to inform you that today the “Manaki Brothers” festival was a host of top cinematographers from Russia, Hungary, as well as the French cinematography star Agnes Godard. The book about the Manaki brothers was also presented, which has been done by Robert Jankuloski after many years of research of the Bitola

From Austria to Italy and Hungary – cinematographers from multiple countries presented themselves at “Manaki Brothers” today

28th September 2017

September 28, Bitola – Cinematographers, producers and actors from Austria, Italy and Hungary talked about their films which the audience had the chance to see as part of the festival program, and they also explained the challenges of cinematography in their countries. The Hungarian film from the main competition “Jupiter’s Moon”, which tells an interesting story of a refugee

Inspiring film stories at “Manaki Brothers” from Africa to Bulgaria

27th September 2017

September 27, Bitola – The films “Felicite” from the main competition, shot in Africa, and “The Beast is Still Alive” from the documentary program, raised some interesting discussions today with the festival guests about the challenges of shooting a film in Africa, as well as the communist past thrown under the rug in Bulgaria. The film “Felicite” by the

The filmmakers at “Manaki Brothers”: We have a responsibility to appeal to the important subjects in the society

26th September 2017

September 26, Bitola – The fourth festival day of “Manaki Brothers” passes in the light of the great cinematographer names. Master Class with Christian Berger in collaboration with First Film First, a film projection for the youngest audiences, as well as a great selection of films for the film lovers of European cinema and documentary films. The artistic director

Manaki Brothers: Rich Third Festival Day

25th September 2017

September 25th, Bitola – We are pleased to inform you that the festival “Manaki Brothers” offers an abundance of content and program today. The start of the Children’s Program at the Cultural Centre in Bitola was marked by a group visit from pupils from several elementary schools in Bitola, who enjoyed the first film from the program. The guest

The Festival “Manaki Brothers”: Master-class for Rotunno, guests of the “Directions” crew and the ARRI company

24th September 2017

24.09.2017 Bitola – The team of “Directions”, a film which opened the 38th edition of “Manaki Brothers”, which is also a part of the main selection, present at today’s press conference Part of the team of the film “Directions”, a Macedonian-Bulgarian-German co-production, was present at the press-conference: the cinematographer Veselin Hristov, the co-producers from the Macedonian production house “Sektor

The legendary cinematographers Lhomme and Rotunno at the start of the 38th edition of “Manaki Brothers”

23rd September 2017

September 23rd, Bitola – We are informing you with great pleasure that the 38th edition of the International Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers” started tonight with the traditional arrival of guests from home and abroad at the red carpet in front of the Cultural Centre in Bitola. Two lifetime achievement awards “Golden Camera 300” were granted at the opening

Legendary cinematographer Pierre Lhomme impressed by the Macedonian cultural tradition

22nd September 2017

The laureate of this year’s 38th edition of ICFF “Manaki Brothers”, the great French cinematographer Pierre Lhomme, is staying in Macedonia. Immediately after the arrival at the airport in Skopje, Pierre Lhomme and his wife Rene expressed their desire to find more about the country and its culture. They visited the church “St. Spas” and saw the icons from