FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2019 Announces Lineup

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    BATUMI: Ten titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15-22 September 2019).

    An international jury headed by the Russian director Alexander Mindadze will award five prizes, including the Grand Prix.

    The festival is organised by the Batumi Art-house ARGANI with the support of the Batumi City Hall, the Georgian Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection, the Georgian National Film Center, the Ministry of Culture of Ajara AR, the Tourism Department of Ajara AR, the National Tourism Agency of Georgia, the Batumi Drama Theatre, the British Council, the Goethe Institute Georgia and the Embassy of Italy.


    Bait (UK)
    Directed by Mark Jenkin

    Bra (Germany, Azerbaijan)
    Directed by Veit Helmer

    Castle of Dreams (Iran)
    Directed by Reza Mirkarimi

    End of Seasons (Germany, Azerbaijan, Georgia)
    Directed by Elmar Imanov
    Produced by COLOR OF MAY
    Coproduced by Azerbaijanfilm, MAISIS PERI, AzhariFrey
    Supported by Film- and Medienstiftung NRW

    His Master’s Voice (Canada, Hungary, France, Sweden, USA)
    Directed by György Pálfi

    Indifferently Beautiful (Turkey)
    Directed by Kıvanç Sezer

    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

    Dolce Fine Giornata (Poland)
    Directed by Jacek Borcuch
    Produced by No Sugar Films 
    Coproduced by Tank Film, Motion Group, Aeroplan Studios
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Tale of Three Sisters (Turkey, Germany)
    Directed by Emin Alper

    Void (Finland)
    Directed by Aleksi Salmenperä