ZAGREB: Thirteen films will screen in the competition of the 14th Zagreb Film Festival, 12 – 20 November 2016.
Festival director Boris T. Matić said, “This year we have, in terms of theme and genre, a most diverse array possible, including comedies, dramas and so far the largest number of thrillers. We are extremely pleased to have as many as four feature narratives directed by women, which is a record in the competition.”
Women directors also feature prominently in the short film competition. The main competition focuses on first and second films.
The main competition films are:
Clash (Egypt, France, UAE, Germany)Directed by Mohamed Diab
Nocturnal Animals (UK/US)Directed by Tom Ford
Dogs (France, Romania, Bulgaria, Qatar)Directed by Bogdan MiricaProduced by EZ Films 14Coproduced by 42Km Film, Argo FilmSupported by the Romanian Film Centre, Bulgarian National Film Center
In Between (Israel, France)Directed by Maysaloun Hamoud
Taste of Ink (France)Directed by Morgan Simon
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki (Finland, Germany, Sweden)Directed by Juho Kuosmanen
Old Stone (People's Republic of China, Canada)Directed by Johnny Ma
Flemish Heaven (Belgium)Directed by Peter Monsaert
The Trampoline (Croatia)Directed by Katarina Zrinka MatijevićProduced by InterfilmSupported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Quit Staring At My Plate / Ne gledaj mi u pijat (Croatia, Denmark)Directed by Hana JušićProduced by KinoramaCoproduced by BeofilmSupported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Croatian Radiotelevision
The Liberation of Skopje / Osloboduvanje na Skopje (Macedonia, Croatia, Finland) Directed by Danilo & Rade Serbedzija Produced by Partysans FilmCoproduced by Kino Oko, Mainframe Film Production, Art Films production AFP, Film and Music Entertainment, Lijeni Film, MP Film ProductionSupported by the Macedonian Film Agency, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Finnish Film Fund, the Finnish National Television, Eurimages
The House of Others (Georgia, Russia, Spain, Croatia)Directed by Russudan GlurijdzeProduced by Liga ProductionsCoproduced by Cinetech Film Production