The South East European Film Festival 2007 showcases the work of filmmakers from Southern and Eastern Europe, and films made by expatriates who live California. The box office Bulgarian hit “L’s Rebellion,” opens the festival, with Romanian Oscar entry “The Way I Spent the End of the World.”
Rade Serbedzija, celebrated actor from the former Yugoslavia & well known character actor in the USA (Battle in Seattle, Shooter, and recurring in 24) is the official celebrity opening the festival.
Hettie Lynne Hurtes, KPCC radio personality, is celebrity MC
Honorable Ivo Mouskourov, Consul General Republic of Bulgaria
Honorable Catalin Ghenea, Consul General of Romania
Honorable Dr. Christian Stocks, Consul General of Germany and representing
The European Union
George Markov, President of Bulgarian Cultural Center of Southern Calif.
Daniela Istrate, National President Union and League of Romanian Societies, Inc.
Gail Kligman, Director of Center for European and Eurasian Studies, UCLA
Vera Mijojlic, Founder and Festival Director, South East European Film Festival
Today arraivals starts at 6:15 PM and films screenings starts at 7:30 PM. Festival continues Friday, May 4, 6:30pm, Saturday, May 5, 3:30pm. Sunday, May 6, 3:30pm, and Closing Night Monday, May 7, 7:30pm at the Fine Arts Theatre, Beverly Hills.
Screening location from May 3 to may 6 is at Goethe Institute 5750 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100 – Wilshire Court Building
Los Angeles, CA 90036