MOTOVUN: Eighteen films have been selected for the main programme of the 20th Motovun IFF, set to take place from 25 to 29 July 2017.
The festival will also screen a competition for short films (with 22 titles selected), a focus on Iceland (Icetria) and Degenerate Art 2.0, a programme dealing with the new tendencies in limiting the freedom of artistic expression.
The Motovun Film Festival is dedicated to films from small cinematographies and independent productions.
Bright Sunshine / Un beau soleil intérieur (France)Directed by Claire Denis
The Distinguished Citizen / El ciudadano ilustre (Argentina, Spain)Directed by Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat
The Square (Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark) Directed by Ruben Östlund
Western (Germany, Bulgaria, Austria)Directed by Valeska GrisebachProduced by Komplizen Film ProductionCoproduced by Chouchkov Brothers, Coop99, KNM, ZDF-Das Kleine Fernsehspiel, Arte
The Misandrists (Germany) Directed by Bruce LaBruce
Bar / El bar (Spain) Directed by Álex de la Iglesia
Heartstone / Hjartastein (Denmark, Ireland) Directed by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
A Date for Mad Mary (Ireland) Directed by Darren Thornton
Spoor / Pokot aka Game Count (Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Slovakia) Directed by Agnieszka Holland Produced by by TOR Film Production, coproduced by Heimatfilm GmbH (Germany), Chimney Group (Sweden) and nutprodukce (Czech Republic), nutprodukcia (Slovak Republic) Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the MEDIA Programme, the Czech State Cinematography Fund, Eurimages, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Swedish Film Institute and the Polish-German Co-Development Fund
Breaking News (Romania) Directed by Iulia Rugină Produced by Hai–Hui Entertainment Coproduced by Libra Film Production Supported by the Romanian Film Centre
Dede (Georgia, Qatar, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Croatia) Directed by Mariam Khatchvani Produced by 20 Steps Coproduced by Film and Music Entertainment, MP Film Production, Montauk Film Production, and JaJa Film Productions Supported by the Doha Film Institute and the Georgian National Film Centre
Holy Air / Hawa Moqaddas (Israel) Directed by Shady Srour
Beliebers (Serbia)Directed by Tea LukačProduced by the Faculty of Dramatic Arts Belgrade
Zoology / Zoologiya (Russia, France, Germany) Directed by Ivan I. Tverdovsky
The Fury of a Patient Man / Tarde para la ira (Spain) Directed by Raúl Arévalo
A Brief Excursion / Kratki izlet (Croatia)Directed by Igor BezinovićProduced by Studio Pangolin
Amok (Poland) Directed by Katarzyna Adamik Produced by K&K Selekt Film; coproduced by TVN S.A., Kino Świat, Studio Produkcyjne Orka