FESTIVALS: New Horizons IFF Announces International Competition

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WROCLAW: Twelve titles will screen in the International Competition of the 2018 New Horizons International Film Festival, taking place in Wrocław from 26 July to 5 August 2018.

A total of 225 long films will be screened during the 11 days of the festival. "Cinema goes OUT" is this year's festival slogan.

Nadine Labaki’s Capharnaum will be the opening film, while Happy As Lazzaro by Alice Rohrwacher will close the festival. The programme also includes retrospectives of João César Monteiro, Pedro Costa and Nicolas Roeg, and it will celebrate 100 years since the birth of Ingmar Bergman.


An Elephant Sitting Still (China)
Directed by Hu Bo

Cocote (Dominican Republic, Argentina, Germany)
Directed by Nelson Carlo de Los Santos Arias

Fugue (Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden)
Directed by Agnieszka Smoczyńska
Produced by MD4, Axman Production, Common Ground Pictures
Coproduced by Odra-Film, Mazowiecki i Warszawski Fundusz Filmowy, Magic Lab, Film i Väst
Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Czech Film Center

Holiday (Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden)
Directed by Isabella Eklöf

The Wild Boys (France)
Directed by Bertrand Mandico

Milla (France, Portugal)
Directed by Valérie Massadian

My Friend the Polish Girl (Poland, UK)
Directed by Ewa Banaszkiewicz, Mateusz Dymek
Produced by Warsaw Pact Films
Coproduced by PS Films
Supported by the Polish Film Institute

The Bed (Argentina, Brazil, Netherlands, Germany)
Directed by Mónica Lairana

The Dead and the Others (Portugal)
Directed by João Salaviza, Renée Nader Messora

The Load (Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar)
Directed by Ognjen Glavonić
Produced by Non-Aligned Films
Coproduced by Cinéma Defacto, Kinorama,Three Gardens Film
Supported by Aide aux cinémas du monde — CNC, Eurimages, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Visions Sud Est, Film Center Serbia, Hubert Bals Fund, Doha Film Institute, Autonomous Province of Vojvodina

The Return (Denmark)
Directed by Malene Choi Jensen

We the Animals (USA)
Directed by Jeremiah Zagar

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