FESTIVALS: Motovun FF Short Film Award to Become Eligible for EFA Award Nomination

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    MOTOVUN: As of this year, short films that win the Propeller of Motovun Award will gain a nomination candidacy for the European Film Academy short film award. The 22nd Motovun Film Festival started with My Last Day as a Loser, a debut feature film of Urša Menart, on 22 July 2019.

    More than 100 films in total and 20 feature films in the main programme will be screened until 28 July 2019.

    There are 30 short films in the competition, and 13 feature films in the competition for the main prize, Propeller of Motovun.


    A White, White Day (Iceland, Denmark, Sweden)
    Directed Hlynur Pálmason

    God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya / Gospod postoi, imeto i' e Petrunija (North Macedonia, Belgium, France, Croatia, Slovenia)
    Directed by Teona Strugar Mitevska
    Produced by Sisters and Brother Mitevski
    Coproduced by Entre Chien et Loup, Deuxième Ligne Films, EZ Films, Spiritus movens, Vertigo
    Supported by the Macedonian Film Agency, the Belgium Film and Tax Shelter, the Slovenian Film Center , the Croatian Audiovisual Centre and Eurimages

    Deerskin (France)

    Directed by Quentin Dupieux

    The Clergy (Poland)
    Directed by Wojciech Smarzowski
    Produced by Profil Film Jacek Rzehak
    Coproduced by Showmax, Moderator Inwestycje, Atlas Sztuki, Tovares, Studio Metrage, Kino Świat, Krakow Festival Office, Narodowy Instytut Audiowizualny
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Give Me Liberty (USA)
    Directed by Kirill Mikhanovsky

    Let There Be Light  (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Marko Škop
    Produced by by Artileria , Negativ
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Radio and TV, the Czech TV and Eurimages

    The Innocent (Switzerland, Germany)
    Directed by Simon Jaquemet

    My Last Year as a Loser (Slovenia)
    Directed by Urša Menart
    Produced by Vertigo
    Coproduction by NuFrame, 100 and RTV Slovenia
    Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, Studio Viba

    Oleg (Latvia, Belgium, Lithuania, France)
    Directed by Juris Kursietis
    Produced by Tasse Film
    Coproduced by Iota Production, InScript , Arizona Productions
    Supported by the National Film Centre of Latvia, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel, Belgian Tax Incentives, Eurimages and the Lithuanian Film Centre

    Oray (Germany)
    Directed by Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay

    Stitches (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia)
    Directed by Miroslav Terzić
    Produced by West End Production
    Coproduced by Nora Production Group, Spiritus Movens, SCCA/PRO.BA
    Supported by Film Center Serbia,  the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (havc.hr), the Sarajevo Film Fund, the Slovenian Film Centre

    The Groung Beneath My Feet (Austria)
    Directed by Marie Kreutzer

    The Factory (Russia, France, Armenia)
    Directed by Yury Bykov