BERLIN: Seven titles from CEE countries will compete in the Panorama section of the 68th Berlin IFF (15-25 February 2018). These projects were produced or coproduced by an impressive list of countries: Slovenia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Georgia, Bulgaria, Poland, Macedonia and Romania.
These seven projects are added to a title that was previously announced – Profile, directed by Timur Bekmambetov, a coproduction between USA, UK and Cyprus, produced by Bazelevs Entertainment.
What Comes Around / Al Gami'ya (Lebanon, Egypt, Greece, Qatar, Slovenia) DocumentaryDirected by Reem SalehWorld premiere
When the War Comes / Až přijde válka (Czech Republic, Croatia) DocumentaryDirected by Jan GebertWorld premiere
Genesis / Genezis (Hungary)Directed by Árpád BogdánWorld premiere
Horizon / Horizonti (Georgia, Sweden, Germany)Directed by Tinatin KajrishviliProduced by Gemini and ArtizmCoproduced by Momento FilmSupported by the Georgian National Film Center, the Swedish Film InstituteWorld premiere
I See Red People / Je vois rouge (France, Bulgaria) DocumentaryDirected by Bojina PanayotovaWorld premiere
When the Trees Fall / Koly padayut dereva (Ukraine, Poland, Macedonia)Directed by Marysia NikitiukProduced by Directory FilmsCoproduced by Message Film, Fokus InWinner of the Krzysztof Kieślowski ScripTeast awardWorld premiere
Lemonade (Romania, Germany, Canada, Sweden)Directed by Ioana UricaruProduced by Mobra filmsCoproduced by 42 Film, Peripheria, Filmgate FilmsSupported by the Romanian Film Centre (CNC), Eurimages, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Telefilm, Société de Développement des Entreprises Culturelles, CAVCO, SODEC - Crédits d’impôts, Film i Vast, Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European UnionWorld premiere