TRIESTE: Nine films from Central and Eastern Europe will vie in the Feature Film Competition of the 30th edition of Trieste Film Festival. The festival will run from 18 till 25 January 2019.
Eleven titles have been selected for the Documentary Competition.
The festival celebrates not only its 30th anniversary but also the fall of the Berlin Wall by special programmes 1989-2019 Wind of Change and Tales from the Berlin Wall respectively. Meeting Gorbachev, the new film by Werner Herzog and André Singer, will open the festival.
Jacopo Quadri, Sergei Loznitsa and Ildikó Enyedi will hold masterclasses, and the festival will organise a VR Day on 19 January 2019.
The 9th edition of the coproduction forum When East Meets West will be held from 20 to 22 January 2019.
Feature Film Competition:
Alice T. (Romania, Sweden, France)Produced by Multi Media EstCoproduced by Chimney, Les Films de L'Apres Midi, in collaboration with Cofinova 14, Societatea Română de Televiziune(tvr.ro)Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Film I Väst, MEDIA Creative Europe
The Delegation (Albania, France, Greece, Kosovo)Directed by Bujar Alimani
Donbass (Germany, France, Ukraine, the Netherlands. Romania) Directed by Sergei Loznitsa Produced by Ma.ja.de. Fiction Coproduced by Arthouse Traffic, JBA Production, Graniet Film, Wild at Art, Digital Cube Associate producer Atoms & Void Supported by Eurimages, the French CNC’s World Cinema Support
Erased / Izbrisana (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia) Directed by Miha Mazzini Produced by Gustav Film Coproduced by Kinorama, Delirium, Pakt Media Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, Eurimages, the Croatian Audiovisual Center, Film Center Serbia
Fugue / Fuga (Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden) Directed by Agnieszka Smoczyńska Produced by Mental Disorder 4 Coproduced by Axman Production, CommonGround Pictures, Odra Film, Mazovia Film Fund, Film I Vast Supported by the Polish Film Institute
The Gentle Indifference of the World (Kazakhstan, France)Directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov
The Interpreter / Tlmočník (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria)Directed by Martin Šulík Produced by Titanic, In FilmCoproduced by coop99, Slovak RTVS and the Czech TelevisionSupported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Czech State Cinematography Fund
The Load (Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar)Directed by Ognjen GlavonićProduced by Non-Aligned FilmsCoproduced by Cinéma Defacto, Kinorama, Three Gardens FilmSupported 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
One Day (Hungary)Directed by Zsófia Szilágyi
Ága (Bulgaria, Germany, France) Out of Competition Directed by Milko Lazarov Produced by Red Carpet (Bulgaria) Coproduced by 42 film (Germany), Arizona Productions (France) Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée