Eurimages grants €5.4m of support to 18 European co-productions.

Eran Riklis’ [pictured] Dancing Arabs, Mikkel Norgaard’s The Keeper Of Lost Causes and Asghar Farhadi’s Le Passé are among the 18 European co-productions that are to receive support from Eurimages.

The Board of Management of the Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund agreed the support (to the total of €5.4m) at its 128th meeting held in Tirana, Albania from Oct 16-18, where it also decided to grant subsidies to two cinemas in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Forum d.d./Cinema City, screen #5, Sarajevo and Ekran doo Zenica/Multiplex Ekran Zenica, Zenica.

The full list of supported projects is as follows:

A Nine-Minute Interval - Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania, France)
Aga - Hiner Saleem (France, Germany)
Berina’s Chakras - Faruk Loncarevic (Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Slovenia)
Black Diamonds - Miguel Alcantud (Spain, Portugal)
Dancing Arabs -
Eran Riklis (Germany, Israel, France)
Dirk Ohm - The Illusionist Who Disappeared -
Bobbie Peers (Norway, Sweden, Germany)
I’m Not Coming Back - Ilmar Raag (Russian Federation, Belarus, Finland, Estonia)
Kenau - Maarten Treurniet (Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium)
Land -
Jan-Willem Van Ewijk (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany)
Le Passé - Asghar Farhadi (France, Italy)
Monument To Michael Jackson -
Darko Lungulov (Serbia, Germany, Macedonia)
Sister Of Mercy - Pawel Pawlikovski (Denmark, Poland)
Tangerines (Mandarinebi) - Zaza Urushadze (Estonia, Georgia)
The Cut -
Fatih Akin (Germany, France)
The Keeper Of Lost Causes -
Mikkel Norgaard (Denmark, Germany)
Todos Estan Muertos - Beatriz Sanchis (Spain, Germany, Mexico)
Xenia -
Panos Koutras H. (Greece, France, Belgium)
Zoran, My Nephew The Idiot - Matteo Oleotto (Italy, Slovenia)

Since its launch in 1988, Eurimages has supported 1,471 European co-productions at a total amount of around €445m.