TALLINN: Eighteen films representing 21 countries will compete in the main competition of the 19th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
Seven of the competition films are world premieres. The films include two Bulgarian coproductions and two Latvian coproductions, including Dawn by Laila Palkanina which participated in the 2014 Baltic Event Coproduction Market. The film, a coproduction with Estonia, will have its world premiere at the festival.
The festival runs 13-29 November 2015.
The films in competition are:
28:94 Local Time (Armenia, Netherlands, Germany)Directed by David Safarian
Avalanche (Iran)Directed by Morteza Farshbaf, Iran
Black (Belgium)Directed by Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah
Bride (Spain)Directed by Paula Ortiz, Spain
Dawn (Latvia/Estonia)Directed by Laila PakalninaProduction: Hargala Company, Digital Sputnik Epitaph (Mexico)Directed by Yulene Olaizola & Rubén Imaz
Happy Hour (Germany, Ireland)Directed by Franz Müller
Insight (Russia)Directed by Aleksander Kott
Let Her Cry (Sri Lanka)Directed by Asoka Handagama
Orizont (Romania)Directed by Marian CrisanProduced by Solar Indie Junction, Mandragora Movies, Rova Films
Stranger (Kazakhstan)Directed by Yermek Tursunov
The Automatic Hate (USA)Directed by Justin Lerner
The Paradise Suite (Netherlands, Sweden, Bulgaria)Directed by Joost van Ginkel
The Prosecutor, the Defender, the Father and His Son (Bulgaria, Sweden, Netherlands)Directed by Iglika TriffonovaProduced by Klas Film, Bulgarian National Television
The Summer of Frozen Fountains (Georgia, Russia)Directed by Vano BurduliProduced by twenty9picturesSupported by Georgian National Film Center
The Throne (South Korea)Directed by Lee Joon-ik
Under the Sun (Russia, Germany, North Korea, Czech Republic, Latvia)Directed by Vitaliy ManskiyProduced by Hypermarket Film, Czech TV
Zinnia Flower (Taiwan)Directed by Tom Lin