ZAGREB: The 12th edition of Zagreb Film Festival (19-26 October 2014) presents more than one hundred films in a dozen different programmes.
The main competition programme presents a selection of first and second films of authors from all over the world. The festival also has a competitions for short films, documentaries and Checkers, the national competition programme of 12 short films by aspiring authors.
This year the festival is introducing a new section, Together Again, presenting new films of acclaimed authors who have taken part in the competition in the past years: Andrei Zvyagintsev, Xavier Dolan, Anton Corbijn, Taika Waititi and Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz.
My First Film section, presenting debut features of acclaimed filmmakers, is dedicated to five Romanian directors. A Retrospective of Derek Jarman and a First World War on Film section are among the highlights of the edition.
The festival is organized by Zagreb Film Festival Arts Organization and it is financially supported by: Hrvatski Telekom, the Office for Culture of the City of Zagreb, Croatian Audiovisual Center and Creative Europe – MEDIA subprogramme.
FEATURE FILMS COMPETITION:
Happy Endings (Croatia, USA)Directed by Darko ŠuvakProduced by: Alka Film, Milles Productions, Aleks Production, BunkerSupported by Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Blind Dates (Georgia)Directed by Levan KoguashviliProduced by Kino Iberica, Millimeter FilmSupported by Georgian National Filmcenter
Calvary (Ireland, UK)Directed by John Michael McDonagh
Cure-Life of Another (Switzerland, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina)Directed by Andrea ŠtakaProduced by Okofilm Productions, Živa ProdukcijaSupported by Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Difret (Ethiopia, USA)Directed by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari
Goodnight Mommy (Austria)Directed by Veronika Franz, Severin FialaProduced by Urich Seidl Film
No One's Child (Serbia, Croatia)Directed by Vuk RšumovićProduced by Art&Popcorn, BaBoon Production, KinoramaSupported by Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Of Horses and Men (Iceland, Norway, Germany)Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson
Party Girl (France)Directed by Marie Amachoukeli-Barsacq, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis
The Sunfish (Denmark)Directed by Søren Balle
Whiplash (USA)Directed by Damien Chazelle