FESTIVALS: Twelve Films Compete at 2021 Trieste FF

    Sweat by Magnus von Horn Sweat by Magnus von Horn

    TRIESTE: Twelve films from across the CEE, Baltic and Balkan region will screen in the feature film competition of the 32nd Trieste Film Festival, which runs 21 – 30 January 2021.

    The 2021 edition will take place online and be available in Italy only.

    The festival’s industry programme When East Meets West (WEMW) will run 24 – 28 January.

    Main Competition Line-up:

    The Campaign / Berliner (Romania)
    Directed by Marian Crisan
    Produced by Rova Film
    Supported by Romanian Film Centre (CNC) and Salonta City Hall

    The Frenchman (Russia)
    Directed by Andrej Smirnov

    Andromeda Galaxy / Galaktika e Andromedes (Kosovo, Spain, Italy, North Macedonia)
    Directed by More Raça
    Produced by Arena (KO)
    Coproduced by 39 Films (IT), Ad hoc studios (ES), Deluxe (IT), Nephilm Producciones (ES), No problem sonido (ES), DMF Films (MK)

    My Morning Laughter (Serbia)
    Directed by Marko Đorđević
    Produced by Altertise
    Supported by Film Center Serbia

    So She Doesn’t Live (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Directed by Faruk Lončarević
    Produced by Faruk Lončarević, Rusmir Efendić

    Sweat (Poland, Sweden)
    Directed by Magnus von Horn
    Produced by Lava Films
    Coproduced by Zentropa Sweden, EC1 Łódź – Miasto Kultury, Di Factory, Opus Film, Film i Vast, Canal+, Ciné: ma Defacto
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Swedish Film Institute and Creative Europe

    Father / Oče / Otac (Serbia, France, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina) feature
    Directed by Srđan Golubović
    Produced by Baš Čelik (Serbia), ASAP Films (France), Neue Mediopolis Film (Germany), Propeler Film (Croatia), Vertigo (Slovenia), SCCA/PRO.BA (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Coproduced by ZDF Arte (Germany), Arte France (France)
    Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Ministry of Culture and Information of Republic of Serbia, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, CNC – Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, Ministère Français de la Culture et de la Communication - Institut Français – Aides aux Cinémas du Monde, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Slovenian Film Centre, the Sarajevo Film Fund, Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA of the European Union, Viba Film

    Pari (Greece, France, Netherlands, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Siamak Etemadi
    Produced by Heretic, Le Bureau, Topkapi Films, The Chouchkov Brothers, Bord Cadre Films, Biokon
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center

    In the Dusk (Lithuania, France, Serbia, Latvia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Sharunas Bartas
    Produced by Studio Kinema (Lithuania)
    Coproduced by Kinoelektron (France), Biberche Productions (Serbia), Mistrus Media (Latvia), Sirena Film (Czech Republic)
    Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre, Film Center Serbia, the Czech Film Fund, the Latvian Film Centre

    I Never Cry / Jak najdalej stąd (Poland, Ireland)
    Directed by Piotr Domalewski
    Produced by Akson Studio
    Coproduced by MK1, TVP, Warmia-Masuria Film Fund, Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission, S481 (Rialtas na hEireann Government of Ireland), Eurimages, Screen Ireland
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Fear (Bulgaria, France)
    Directed by Ivaylo Hristov
    Produced by Pro Film
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center

    Exil (Germany, Belgium, Kosovo)
    Directed by Visar Morina