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The European Independent Film Festival, Europe’s premiere event for independent filmmakers, will kick-off the eighth edition of the festival with a Launch Party on Wednesday March 13th, 2013 at Le Gibus nightclub
in Paris.

Tiwayo

Tiwayo


ÉCU Launch Party will present live music performed by Tiwayo and Skarah-B, screen trailers from ÉCU’s 2013 Official Selection and offer attendees the opportunity to meet some of the world’s most talented independent filmmakers.






Skarah-B

Skarah-B

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival celebrates quality, innovation and independence by projecting the very best independent filmmaking talent from around the world. Filmmakers compete in 15 categories for 25 awards, including the new ‘Arabic-Special-Section’ dedicated to the memory of the late Ahmed Khedr.

Representing a complete gamut of film genre from feature films, short films, documentaries, animations
and experimental works to student films, ÉCU provides an ideal platform for the promotion of independent, creative cinema.

Since its inception eight years ago, ÉCU has proved to be a discovery point for many talented independent filmmakers: several films from this years Official Selection will make their World Premieres, while more than a dozen others will make European Premieres. As a result of ÉCU’s commitment to the discovery, promotion and projection of independent films, it is often referred to as the European version of the Sundance Film Festival .

The ÉCU 2013 Launch Party will be held at Le Gibus, 18 Rue du Faubourg du Temple, March 13th, 2013 from 19.30pm-2am.

For more information about ÉCU and a full list of the 2013 Official Selection, go
to www.ecufilmfestival.com.