PALIĆ: Fourteen films will compete for the Golden Tower for Best Film at the 23rd edition of the European Film Festival Palić (16-22 July 2016).
Two Palić Towers will be awarded for Best Director and Special Jury Award. The international jury is composed of Yesim Ustaoglu, Stefan Arsenijević, Riina Sildos, Michaela Kezele and Aistė Diržiūtė.
Ten films are competing in the competitive section Parallels and Encounters, dedicated to feature films and documentaries from Eastern Europe.
The International Critics’ Jury will give its award for Best Film from the Parallels and Encounters programme. The Critics’ Jury is composed of Maria Ulfsak-Šeripova,Marina Richterand Colette de Castro. Underground Spirit will be given to a European filmmaker for exceptional work in the field of independent film, while the audience will vote for Gorki List Audience Award.
Fire at Sea / Fuocoammare (Italia, France)Directed by Gianfranco Rosi
Mellow Mud / Es esmu šeit (Latvia)Directed by Renārs VimbaProduced by Tasse FilmSupported by the Latvian National Film Centre
The Neon Demon (France, USA, Denmark)Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
The Lure / Córki Dancingu (Poland)Directed by Agnieszka SmoczyńskaProduced by Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych i Fabularnych WFDiF Coproduced by Platige Image, Telewizja Polska – Agencja Produkcji Telewizyjnej i FilmowejSupported by the Polish Film Institute
Kills on Wheels / Tiszta szívvel (Hungary)Directed by Attila Till
Toni Erdmann (Germany, Austria, Romania)Directed by Maren AdeProduced by Komplizen FilmCoproduced by Coop99 Filmproduktion, Hi Film Productions
Graduation / Bacalaureat (Romania, France, Belgium)Directed by Cristian Mungiu
Produced by Mobra FilmsCoproduced by Why Not Productions, Les Films du Fleuve, France 3 CinémaSupported by the Romanian National Film Centre (CNC), Eurimages
Beyond the Mountains and Hills / Me ’eved kaharim vehagvaot (Israel, Germany, Belgium)Directed by Eran Kolirin
Traindriver Fairytale / Dnevnik mašinovođe (Serbia)Directed by Miloš RadovićProduced by Lazar Ristovski, Petar Ristovski
Zoology (Russian Federation, France, Germany)Directed by Ivan Tverdovsky
United States of Love / Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (Poland, Sweden)Directed by Tomasz WasilewskiProduced by Manana Coproduced by VP SA, Film i Väst, Common Ground PicturesSupported by the Polish Film Institute
Slack Bay / Ma loute (France)Directed by Bruno Dumont
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki / Hymyilevä mies (Finland)Directed by Juho Kuosmanen
Saint Love / Saint amour (France, Belgium)Directed by Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern
Parallels and Encounters:
Illegitimate / Ilegitim (Romania, Poland, France)Directed by Adrian SitarProduced by Domestic Film, coproduced by Film Produkcja and Damned Films
Rag Union (Russia)Directed by Mikhail Mestetskiy
The Cold Front (Russia)Directed by Roman Volobuyev
Lily Lane / Liliom ösvény (Hungary)Directed by Benedek Fliegauf
Eva Nová (Slovakia, Czech Republic)Directed by Marko ŠkopProduced by ArtileriaCoproduced by Sirius Films (CZ), Filmpark production (SK), Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska (SK)Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Czech State Cinematography Fund, the MEDIA Programme, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic
Thirst (Bulgaria)Directed by Svetla TsotsorkovaProduced by Front FilmSupported by Bulgarian National Film Center
Most of the Souls that Leave Here / Az itt élő lelkek nagy része (Hungary)Directed by Igor & Ivan Buharov
We Are Never Alone (Czech Republic, France)Directed by Petr VáclavProduced by Mimesis FilmCoproduced by Czech Television, Cinema DefactoSupported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund
Family Film (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Germany, France)Directed by Olmo OmerzuProduced by endorfilm Coproduced by Rouge International, 42film, Arsmedia, Punkchart films, Czech TelevisionSupported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Slovenian Film CenterDirected by Ognjen GlavonićProduced by Non-Aligned Films
Depth Two / Dubina 2 (Serbia)Coproduced by Fond za humanitarno pravo
Humidity (Serbia, Netherlands, Greece)Directed by Nikola LjucaProduced by Cinnamon ProductionCoproduced by Dart Film & Video, Lemming Film