Thursday November 30th

12:00 Film color correction and theory DigitalFilm Finland/Finlab in Von Krahl Theater

Tuesday November 5th
14:00  Jörg Schweizer will hold a lecture on “Branded Entertainment. Facts, Examples and Developments in Product Placement” , in Tallinn University new building Uus-Sadama 5

During 10th Black Nights Film Festival,
Prof. Jörg Schweizer, the Manager of Product Placement at BMW Group will be in town. Among other activities he will have a lecture about how to use brands successfully in entertainment industry.

Prof. Jörg Schweizer has completed his MA studies on Political Sciences and HistoryJörg Scheizer at Stuttgart University in 1998 and entered the Corporate Communications Division of the BMW AG the same year. He has worked as spokesperson for TV and Photo for Rover Ltd. and BMW AG. Since 2003 he is the Manager for Product Placement and Film/AV Media at BMW Group, concerning BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce. In 2006 he began the Professorship for Corporate Communications at the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida in Germany.

The main issues of the lecture: Introduction to the Product Placement Strategies of the BMW Group. Overview of the latest developments in Product Placement, including the controversy on the proposed amendments of the EU directive “The modernisation of the Television without Frontiers”.

The lecture is hold in English and open to everybody. NO FEE!

Retrospective of 
Neil Jordan
Neil Jordan

When the average cinema buff thinks of Irish film, two names come to mind right away: Jim Sheridan and Neil Jordan. Of the films directed by these two countrymen and contemporaries, a number have reached Estonian screens, but both men undoubtedly merit major attention as filmmakers whose works are beloved by both critics and ordinary cinema audiences. This year, Black Nights offers an opportunity to make a closer acquaintance with the younger but more prolific of them.

Born in 1950, Neil Jordan was originally a prose writer, and alongside Neil Jordanfilmmaking, he continues to be active in this field to this day. Indeed, this Jordan retrospective was inspired by the publication of Krista Kaer’s translation of his fourth novel, “Shade” (2004). Jordan came to cinema relatively late, making his debut in 1982. By now he has already directed 15 full-length feature films, of which the BNFF audiences will see one-third.


Ingel/Angel (1982)
Huntide seltsis/The Company of Wolves (1984)
Mona Lisa (1986)
Me ei ole inglid/We’re No Angels (1988)
Ime/The Miracle (1991)
Nutumäng/The Crying Game (1992)
Intervjuu vampiiriga/Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Michael Collins (1996)
Lihunikupoiss/The Butcher Boy (1997, PÖFF 1999)
Ühe armuloo lõpp/The End of the Affair (1999)
Hea varas/The Good Thief (2002), PÖFF 2003)
Hommikusöök Pluutol/Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

Tribute to Neil Jordan films
November 24-25  in Russian Theatre

The Company of Wolves 1984
Mona Lisa 1986
The Crying Game 1992
Interview with the Vampire 1994
Breakfast on Pluto 2005

Reviews of the films on pp 203-205 in the BNFF catalogue and on the webpage

prg. mart kalmo