LJUBLJANA: Ten films will compete at the 29th Ljubljana IFF, running 7 – 18 November 2018. Slovenia will be represented by Urša Menart’s debut feature My Last Year as a Loser, which won the 21st Festival of Slovenian Film in Potoroz in September.
Among the special sections is a retrospective of Czech New Wave films and a selection of films from the Baltics and Central and Eastern Europe.
The films in the main competition are:
Hannah (Italy, France, Belgium)Directed by Andrea Pallaoro
Little White Lie (Chile)Directed by Tomas Alzamora
My Last Year as a Looser / Ne bom več luzerka (Slovenia) Directed by Urša Menart Produced by Vertigo Coproduced by RTV Slovenija, NuFrame, 100 Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, FS Viba
Secret Ingredient (Macedonia, Greece) Directed by Gjorce Stavreski Produced by Fragment Film (Macedonia) Supported by the Macedonian Film Agency, the Greek Film Centre and the SEE Cinema Network
Styx (Germany, Austria)Directed by Wolfgang Fischer
The Guilty (Denmark)Directed by Gustav Moller
The Heiresses (Paraguay, Germany, Uruguay, Brasil, France)Directed by Marcelo Martinessi
The Load (Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar) Directed by Ognjen Glavonić Produced by Non-Aligned Films Coproduced by Cinéma Defacto, Kinorama,Three Gardens Film Supported 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
The Rider (USA)Directed by Chole Zhao
Women at War (Iceland, France, Ukraine)Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson