VIENNA: Twelve films are competing in the Feature Film Competition of the 6th edition of LET’s CEE, that will take place in Vienna and also in Graz, Salzburg and Villach from 13 to 22 April 2018.
The programme of the festival includes 162 films, mainly from Central and Eastern Europe including the Caucasus Region and Turkey.
The festival also organises a competition for documentaries, debut features and short films.
Kira Muratova and Márta Mészáros will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the closing ceremony on 20 April 2018.
Feature Film Competition:
Birds Are Singing in Kigali (Poland) Directed by Joanna Kos Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze Produced by Kosfilm Coproduced by Telewizja Polska, the National Culture Center, Odra Film, Studio A Supported by the Polish Film Institute
Directions (Bulgaria, Germany, Macedonia) Directed by Stephan Komandarev Produced by Argo Film Coproduced by Bulgarian National Television, Aktis Film Production, Sektor Film Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, German Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), the Macedonian Film Agency, Eurimages
Dovlatov (Russia, Poland, Serbia) Directed by Alexey German Jr. Produced by Russian companies SAGa film and Metrafilms In association with Channel One Russia and with the participation of Russia’s Lenfilm film studio, Poland’s Message Film and Serbia’s Art & Popcorn Motion Picture Company Supported by Eurimages, the Polish Film Institute, Film Center Serbia, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Russian Cinema Fund and the Government of Saint Petersburg
Falling (Ukraine)Directed by Marina Stepanska
Ice Mother / Bába z ledu (Czech Republic, Slovakia, France) Directed by Bohdan Sláma Produced by Negativ Coproduced by Why Not Productions, ARTILERIA , Česká televize, Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska, Barrandov Studios, i/o post Supported by the Czech Film Fund, Creative Europe – MEDIA, Eurimages, CNC, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic
Ivan / Ivan (Slovenia, Croatia) Directed by Janez Burger Produced by Staragara Coproduced by Propeler Film, RTV Slovenija, Tramal films Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, FS Viba, Croatian Audiovisual Center, Eurimages
Men Don’t Cry / Muškarci ne plaču (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany) Directed by Alen Drljević Produced by Deblokada Sarajevo Coproduced by Iridium Film, Menderley Films, Produkcija Živa, Cineplanet
November (Estonia, Netherlands, Poland) Directed by Rainer Sarnet Produced by Homeless Bob Production Coproduced by PRPL, Opus Film
Pororoca (Romania, France)Directed by Constantin PopescuProduced by Scharf Film & AdvertisingCoproduced by Irreverence FilmsSupported by the Romanian Film Centre, Eurimages, the French CNC’s Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, l’Institut Français
Silent Night / Cicha noc (Poland)Directed by Piotr DomalewskiProduced by Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers AssociationSupported by the Polish Film Institute, the Warmia and Mazury Film Fund
Something Useful (Turkey, France, Germany, Netherlands)Directed by Pelin Esmer
The Gateway (Ukraine, USA)Directed by Volodymyr Tykhyy
Click HERE to see the titles selected for the Documentary Competition (curated by Croatian-born filmmaker from the Netherlands Rada Šešić), the Promising Debuts Competition and the Short Films Competition.