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About the festival

The Film Festival A l’Est du Nouveau, was created in 2002 in Rouen, Normandy, by french filmaker David Duponchel, with the mission to make accessible the latest films from Central and Oriental European countries in Normandie.


À l'Est will propose you new and innovative films, both in form and content. We presents works from committed film-makers, to enable the audience to live original and intense experiences and to get a deeper approach to the diverse societies which co-exists in Europe.


The festival is organized by Soda Films and Association A l'Est du Nouveau,and it spreads to Latina America, where it has settled in Peru, Argentine and Colombie, thanks to the action of independent professionals, national institutions, European embassies, and private sponsors.

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