WARSAW: Fifteen films have been selected for the International Competition of the 35th edition of the Warsaw Film Festival, running from 11 to 20 October 2019.
The Barefoot Emperor by Jessica Woodworth, a coproduction between Belgium (Entre Chien et Loup), the Netherlands (Topkapi Films), Croatia (Propeler Film ) and Bulgaria (Art Fest), will open the festival, while the closing film will be the French Thalasso directed by Guillaume Nicloux.
The International Competition Jury consists of Małgorzata Bela-Pawlikowska (Poland), Oana Giurgiu (Romania), Hanna Slak (Slovenia), Bujar Alimani (Albania) and Michał Leszczyłowski (Poland).
5 Minutes Too Late / 5 Minute (Romania)Directed by Dan ChișuProduced by Domestic FilmCoproduced by DaKINO ProductionSupported by the Romanian Film Centre, MEDIA – Creative Europe and Heineken Romania, in partnership with the Romanian public television
Diamond Soles (USA)Directed by Micael Preysler
Valley of the Gods / Dolina Bogów (USA, Poland, Luxembourg)Directed by Lech MajewskiProduced by Royal Road Entertainment USA, Angelus SilesiusCoproduction Royal Road Entertainment LuxembourgSupported by the Polish Film Institute, Silesia Film and Odra Film
I Will Cross Tomorrow / Demain, je traverse (Netherlands, Luxembourg, Greece, France)Directed by Sepideh Farsi
A Hairy Tale / Maskharehbaz (Iran)Directed by Homayoun Ghanizadeh
Omar and Us / Omar ve biz (Turkey)Directed by Maryna Gorbach, Mehmet Bahadır Er
Proceder (Poland)Directed by Michał WęgrzynProduced by Global Studio
Shindisi (Georgia)Directed by Dito TsintsadzeProduced by 20 StepsCoproduced by Free Movie StudioSupport by the Georgian National Film Center
Listen to the Universe / 蜜蜂と遠雷 (Japan)Directed by Kei Ishikawa
What a Country! / Koja je ovo država! (Croatia, Serbia, Poland)Directed by Vinko BrešanProduced by InterfilmCoproduced by Orka Productions Studio , Zillion FilmSupported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Polish Film Institute, Film Center Serbia, Eurimages
U311 Cherkasy / U311 Черкаси (Ukraine, Poland)Directed by Tymur YashchenkoProduced by MKK Film ServiceSupported by the Ukrainian State Film Agency
Boi Atbaya (Kazahstan)Directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Great Poetry / Большая поэзия (Russia)Directed by Alexander Lungin
Winona (Greece)Directed by Alexander Voulgaris
Wisdom Tooth / Ri Guang Zhi Xia (China)Directed by Ming Liang
Click HERE to see the Competition 1-2