Save the Arthouse Cinema Training

The Arthouse Cinema Training is in danger of disappearing after 19 years of continuous work.
The CICAE training is the only international programme that provides a comprehensive introduction to arthouse cinema and independent exhibition, and its disappearance would leave the sector with no alternative at this time.

A fellow alumni has started a petition calling for the support of the training. You can sign it here: and help share it!

#SavetheArthouseCinemaTraining #ArthouseCinemaTraining


The operational office of CICAE, the International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas, is located in Berlin, Germany. The legal office is located in Paris, France. 

The CICAE team operates in Berlin and is formed by: 

Boglárka Nagy
Managing Director

Boglárka is the General Delegate of the CICAE since mid-August 2018. Former arthouse cinema manager and programmer of Elvire Popesco cinema of the French Institute in Bucharest that have won the Best Programming award of Europa Cinemas in 2017.

She has programmed festivals, taught in film workshops for children and teenagers, organized training programs for cinema technicians and future cinema managers (in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and Tbilisi), participated in juries, including the Innovation Award of Europa Cinemas.


Valentin Jassin
Administrative assistant

Valentin is administrative and finance assistant at the CICAE since April 2022. He is also the French referent of the team and thus participates in our relationships with our French-speaking correspondents.

Educated in cinema in Paris between the rue Champollion and the big networks, he worked as a projectionist in many cinemas and was trained in arthouse cinema management in Lyon through a master’s degree at the university and in the Cinémas Lumière.


Olimpia Pont Cháfer
Project Manager / European Arthouse Cinema Day

Olimpia Pont Cháfer is a Spanish film consultant based in Berlin. She has experience in several fields like film programming, distribution and sales.

She works for different festivals such the Seville European Film Festival or the Sarajevo Film Festival. Between 2009 and 2016 she headed the sales department of the international company Coproduction Office. Since 2017 she is project manager of the European Arthouse Cinema Day.


You can find us here

Operational Office

Rankestrasse 31
10789 Berlin

T +49 (0)30 4397101 - 50
F +49 (0)30 4397101 - 35

Legal Office*

12, rue Vauvenargues
75018 Paris

T +33 1 56 33 13 20
F +33 1 43 80 41 14

*invoicing address

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