Win tickets to Eastern Neighbours Film Festival ENFF

Win tickets to Eastern Neighbours Film Festival ENFF

The winners are:

  • Bad Poems: Mary Mastoraki
  • The Winter Garden’s Tale: Oscar Alvarado
  • Araf and Separation, Vivid Dreams: Razvan Bondalici
  • Neighbors: Erekle Koplatadze
  • On the Water: Jahed Hossein
  • My Grandpa is an Alien: Adriana Montealegre

IamExpat is offering six pairs of passes to the Eastern Neighbours Film Festival in The Hague and Utrecht from October 26-November 10.

To participate, fill in the form below, and tell us why you think you should be there, and which date you prefer!

You could be one of six lucky winners

  • Where: Arthouse film theatres in The Hague and Utrecht
  • When: November 3-10
  • Number of pairs of tickets available: 6
  • Find out more about the performances on the ENFF website

Outstanding films at Eastern Neighbours Film Festival

Eastern Neighbours Film Festival is an annual celebration of art-house films from the East and Southeast of Europe. The programme brings 40 feature fiction films, documentaries, shorts, masterclasses, lectures on music and brunch encounters with film directors, actors, producers and musicians to The Hague, as well as to Amsterdam and Utrecht for ENFF On Tour.

Araf Eastern Neighbours Film Festival

Win tickets to incredible films at ENFF

There are so many outstanding films of unparalleled quality. IamExpat is giving away a pair of tickets for each of the following dates. Here are the films that the lucky winners can watch:

The Winter Garden’s Tale

  • Where: Metaalkathedraal, Utrecht
  • When: November 3

The Dutch premiere of The Winter Garden’s Tale (Simon Mozgovyi, Ukraine / Czech Republic, 2018) at Metaal Kathedraal in Utrecht (November 3) brings forth a tragicomic documentary about a floriculture pavilion, which is a relic of Soviet times, and the testimony of its last-ever employee, Valentyna before she retires.

Bad Poems

  • Where: Louis Hartlooper Complex in Utrecht
  • When: November 5

Bad Poems (Gabor Reisz, Hungary / France, 2018) at the Louis Hartlooper Complex in Utrecht (November 5) is a comedy on the subjective views of life in Hungary nowadays. This film will be followed by a Q&A and a special performance of the Balkan Women's Choir of Amsterdam.


  • Where: Filmhuis Den Haag
  • When: November 8

There are two free tickets offered to the Georgian film Neighbors (Gigisha Abashidze, Georgia, 2018) at Filmhuis Den Haag in The Hague (November 8 at 7.15pm). In this compelling film, set in Old Tbilisi, investors come to buy property and the neighbours face dramatic changes.

Visual Art Through Cinema: Araf and Separation, Vivid Dreams

  • Where: Filmhuis Den Haag
  • When: November 10

These two short films, shown together on Sunday, November 10 at 10.45am at Filmhuis Den Haag in The Hague, are part of a series called Visual Art Through Cinema.

Separation, Vivid Dreams (Bojana Radulovic, Montenegro / Belgium, 2018) sees artist Bojana Radulovic return to her childhood home in Montenegro, spurring feelings of being rootless whilst having a physical home. Meanwhile, the other film, Araf (Didem Pekun, Greece, Turkey and Bosnia, 2018) is a haunting elegy shot in Bosnia.

On the Water

  • Where: Filmhuis Den Haag
  • When: November 10

The documentary, On the Water (Goran Devic, Croatia, 2018), is a human story of the former industrial city of Sisak told through the rivers that pass through its centre. the story sees social conflicts arise in all directions as we meet people on the riverside. 

My Grandpa is an Alien

  • Where: Filmhuis Den Haag, The Hague
  • When: November 10
  • Dutch subtitles

My Grandpa is an Alien (Marina Andree Skop / Drazen Zarkovic, 2019), a Croatian children's sci-fi film, sees a girl's life turn upside down when her grandpa is kidnapped by aliens and she discovers that he is an alien too. This film will be shown with Dutch subtitles.

Don't miss this chance to win

Have a chance to see an arthouse film as part of the film festival in Amsterdam, Utrecht or The Hague.

My Grandpa is an Alien

Thumb image: Neighbors

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