BITOLA: Twelve films have been selected for the Competition Camera 300 of the 40th Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers’ Film Festival, set to start in Bitola on 14 September 2019.
The programme also includes the Short Film Competition (with 10 titles selected, most of them European films), the European Cinema Perspectives, the Documentary Program, as well as the EFA and Student Programs, and also the Let Us Remember section (with Macedonian films covering almost a century).
Cinematographers Edward/Ed Lachman and Yorgos Arvanitis will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award Golden Camera 300, while the composer Ljupcho Konstantinov will receive the Great Star of Macedonian Cinema Award 2019.
Jim Sheridan and Fatih Akin are special guests of the festival, that wraps on 21 September 2019.
Competition Camera 300 Lineup:
Les Misérables (France)Directed by Ladj Ly
Pain and Glory (Spain)Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Synonymes (France, Israel, Germany)Directed by Nadav Lapid
The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão (Brazil, Germany)Directed by Karim Ainouz
The Whistlers (Romania, France, Germany) Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu Produced by 42 KM FILM Coproduced by Les Films du Worso, Komplizen Film, Arte Grand Accord Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Eurimages
A White, White Day (Iceland, Denmark, Sweden)Directed by Hlynur Palmason
My Little One / Ayka (Poland, Russia, Germany) Directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy Produced by Otter Films Coproduced by Kinodvor, Pallas Film Supported by the Polish Film Institute
Piranhas (Italy)Directed by Claudio Giovannesi
The Bull (Russia)Directed by Boris Akopov
Sorry We Missed You (UK, France, Belgium)Directed by Ken Loach
Lara (Germany)Directed by Jan-Ole Gerster
The Wild Goose Lake (China, France)Directed by Yinan Diao