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WROCLAW: Three provocative upcoming films are screening during the T-Mobile New Horizons fest Indie thriller Hardkor Disko, the funny and absurd Kebab and Horoscope and the daringly sensual Nude Area. Love In 15 Fragments.

WROCLAW: A hybrid documentary from Wiktoria Szymańska, the acclaimed historic drama Papusza from Krzysztof Krauze and Joanna Kos-Krauze and an experimental road movie, Six Degrees, by Bartosz Dombrowski, are screening at Polish Days at T-Mobile New Horizons IFF.

WROCLAW: New Polish works in progress are being showcased to international film professionals during Polish Days at T-Mobile New Horizons IFF.

WROCŁAW: In his new drama Wojciech Smarzowski takes on the work of Jerzy Pilch to explore the true image of addiction.

WROCŁAW: Ireneusz Grzyb and Aleksandra Gowin are at work on a love triangle story that explores the power of auteur cinema and creates an intimate story about complicated romance.

WROCŁAW: Marcin Koszałka's exploration of the criminal mind is one of the new Polish productions presented this year during the T-Mobile New Horizons film fest Polish Days event.

WROCLAW: Polish Days, the key industry event of the T-Mobile New Horizons film fest, runs 24-26 July, showcasing new Polish productions in various stages of development. Today FNE presents the first selection of completed projects.

WARSAW: After years of planning, Krzysztof Krauze and his wife Joanna Kos-Krauze will start shooting Birds Sing in Kigali this fall. The film follows a young Tutsi girl and a Polish ornithologist who saves her life during the slaughter in Rwanda in 1994. The script is based on a novel by Wojciech Albiński, Which of You Committed Genocide?

SEOUL: The sci-fi epic shot at Prague's Barrandov Studios by South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho over the last year has set a pre-sales record for a Korean film, according to the distributor. Snowpiercer, the post-apocalypse adaptation of a hit book, set on a massive train traveling around a frozen world, has been sold to 167 countries ahead its release in August, says Korean media giant CJ Entertainment.

The official program of the 66th edition of the Festival del film Locarno was announced at today's press conference, Wednesday 17 July, under the presidency of Marco Solari.

The complete line-up can be downloaded here. The program, including the selection of the films in competition, the expected guests and all events of the 2013 edition can be consulted by visiting the following sections on the Pardo Live website:

The official Jurys: The Jury for the Concorso internazionale, the Concorso Cineasti del presente, the Pardi di domani (short films), and the First Feature Jury.

Concorso internazionale: The 20 feature films, 18 of which are world premieres, in competition for the Pardo d'oro.

Concorso Cineasti del presente: The competition dedicated to first and second features, with 16 films in selection.

Piazza Grande: The 16 films of Piazza Grande, the 8,000-seat open air cinema.

Fuori concorso: A panoramic view of contemporary cinema: Death Row II by Werner Herzog, Focus on Syria, a program of artist's films and a program of shorts by established filmmakers.

Pardi di domani: The competitions dedicated to short cinema.

Histoire(s) du cinéma: Film history presented by its protagonists.

Premi speciali: The Festival's five special awards to artists of world renown.

Retrospettiva George Cukor: The director's entire body of work, accompanied by guests, discussions, presentations and events.

Open Doors: Opening this year onto South Caucasus, with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

The Presskits, photos and some film excerpts (broadcast and web quality) of the official selection are availaible on the website's press area. For press credentials, please contact the press office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The 66th edition of the Festival del film Locarno will take place 7-17 August 2013.

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