Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour - My Dear Family

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The Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour: My Dear Family

The Eurochannel Short Films Tour is back for its seventh edition, with a special programming theme: the European family.

The Eurochannel Short Films Tour has been a successful Eurochannel trademark for the last seven years. A unique event, the tour invites viewers to follow talented directors on an exciting exploration of Europe through short films: with the directors as guides, viewers discover fascinating cultures through the eyes of a filmmaker. Almost every European country and region is represented in this edition of the Eurochannel Short Films Tour - each of whose film is broadcast in its original language and subtitled in English - which is an example of the program’s creativity and dynamism.

On the Eurochannel Short Films Tour, viewers will enjoy a cinematic voyage through Europe, hear all its languages, and experience inspiring stories that will move them and invite them to reflect on a wide range of topics. This year, the Tour includes new regions such as Nova Gorica (Slovenia) and Nivelles (Belgium). Also, viewers will be introduced to cinematic adventures from the most charming countries like France, the United Kingdom and Italy. Plenty of places to go, plenty of stories to enjoy!

Homage to the European family

Family is one of the domains where the greatest changes have taken place over generations since the beginning of history. It has been also the core of European society and the vital energy that moves countries and changes almost every aspect of life, from economics, to politics, to arts. The Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour will capture this familiar spirit and treat the viewers and cinema lovers this 2015 with stories about families, their challenges and greatest accomplishments.

The nuclear European family traditionally consisted of a married father and mother with several children, but today this is only one option among many. Despite the modern day variances, Europeans continue to value family ahead of friends, work, leisure time, politics and religion as the most important element in their lives. That is why, this new edition of the Eurochannel Short Films Tour will pay homage to its crucial importance.

The concept of family has always played a dynamic role in shaping the history of mankind. From banking, to arts, to science, the influences of different familiar clans have constantly innovated the way we see today. In politics, religion and finance, European families like the Rothschilds or the Tudors changed the way we see economics, pray and vote today. The Medicis, shaped the world of art by sponsoring the greatest Renaissance artists, and the Curies changed human science forever; to name a few.

During the Eurochannel Short Films Tour, viewers will come across short cinematic masterpieces paying tribute to youth with dazzling stories. Through inspirational messages of hope portrayed in these productions, talented directors and actors - such as.

In this event which pays tribute to the core of modern society, Eurochannel has broken down its selections into 8 Programs, as no single genre could have been left out. Dramas, comedies, animated productions, mini-documentaries, and experimental short films will deliver original tales about coming of age, childhood, young adulthood and much more.

Family and their contributions to European and world’s society in all its aspects is the complex and diverse inspiration for this new edition of the Eurochannel Short Films Tour. Follow us on a journey to celebrate family!

Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 1 – The Kids Are All Right

Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 2 – Funny Games

Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 3 – Away We Go

Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 4 - Family Affairs

Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 5 - We Are Family

Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 6 – When I Grow Up

Seventh Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 7 – The First day of the Rest of Your Life

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