MOTOVUN: As of this year, short films that win the Propeller of Motovun Award will gain a nomination candidacy for the European Film Academy short film award. The 22nd Motovun Film Festival started with My Last Day as a Loser, a debut feature film of Urša Menart, on 22 July 2019.
More than 100 films in total and 20 feature films in the main programme will be screened until 28 July 2019.
There are 30 short films in the competition, and 13 feature films in the competition for the main prize, Propeller of Motovun.
A White, White Day (Iceland, Denmark, Sweden)Directed Hlynur Pálmason
God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya / Gospod postoi, imeto i' e Petrunija (North Macedonia, Belgium, France, Croatia, Slovenia) Directed by Teona Strugar Mitevska Produced by Sisters and Brother Mitevski Coproduced by Entre Chien et Loup, Deuxième Ligne Films, EZ Films, Spiritus movens, VertigoSupported by the Macedonian Film Agency, the Belgium Film and Tax Shelter, the Slovenian Film Center , the Croatian Audiovisual Centre and Eurimages
Directed by Quentin Dupieux
The Clergy (Poland) Directed by Wojciech Smarzowski Produced by Profil Film Jacek Rzehak Coproduced by Showmax, Moderator Inwestycje, Atlas Sztuki, Tovares, Studio Metrage, Kino Świat, Krakow Festival Office, Narodowy Instytut Audiowizualny Supported by the Polish Film Institute
Give Me Liberty (USA)Directed by Kirill Mikhanovsky
Let There Be Light (Slovakia, Czech Republic) Directed by Marko Škop Produced by by Artileria , Negativ Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Radio and TV, the Czech TV and Eurimages
The Innocent (Switzerland, Germany)Directed by Simon Jaquemet
My Last Year as a Loser (Slovenia) Directed by Urša Menart Produced by Vertigo Coproduction by NuFrame, 100 and RTV Slovenia Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, Studio Viba
Oleg (Latvia, Belgium, Lithuania, France) Directed by Juris Kursietis Produced by Tasse Film Coproduced by Iota Production, InScript , Arizona Productions Supported by the National Film Centre of Latvia, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel, Belgian Tax Incentives, Eurimages and the Lithuanian Film Centre
Oray (Germany)Directed by Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay
Stitches (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia) Directed by Miroslav Terzić Produced by West End Production Coproduced by Nora Production Group, Spiritus Movens, SCCA/PRO.BA Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (havc.hr), the Sarajevo Film Fund, the Slovenian Film Centre
The Groung Beneath My Feet (Austria)Directed by Marie Kreutzer
The Factory (Russia, France, Armenia)Directed by Yury Bykov