Border Exchanges: The Role of the European Film Festival

  title={Border Exchanges: The Role of the European Film Festival},
  author={Owen E. Evans},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary European Studies},
  pages={23 - 33}
  • Owen E. Evans
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Contemporary European Studies
Although they are an important feature on the landscape of European cinema, the film festivals and their precise role have rarely been explored. There has been a tendency to use Cannes as representative of all the others, since it indubitably has the highest profile, but can it truly reflect the activities of the myriad other events across the continent? Moreover, the abiding impression of the festival each spring on the Riviera is that it is an international event where the European dimension… Expand
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