FESTIVALS: The 23rd European Film Festival Palić Ready to Kick Off

    The Golden Tower Prize The Golden Tower Prize

    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.



    International Competition:

    Fire at Sea / Fuocoammare (Italia, France)Mellow Mud by Renars Vimba
    Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

    Mellow Mud / Es esmu šeit (Latvia)
    Directed by Renārs Vimba
    Produced by Tasse Film
    Supported 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 Smoczyńska
    Produced by Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych i Fabularnych WFDiFThe Lure by Agnieszka Smoczyńska
    Coproduced by Platige Image, Telewizja Polska – Agencja Produkcji Telewizyjnej i Filmowej
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Kills on Wheels / Tiszta szívvel (Hungary)
    Directed by Attila Till

    Toni Erdmann (Germany, Austria, Romania)
    Directed by Maren Ade
    Produced by Komplizen Film
    Coproduced by Coop99 Filmproduktion, Hi Film Productions

    Graduation / Bacalaureat (Romania, France, Belgium)
    Directed by Cristian MungiuGraduation by Cristian Mungiu

    Produced by Mobra Films
    Coproduced by Why Not Productions, Les Films du Fleuve, France 3 Cinéma
    Supported 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 Radović
    Produced by Lazar Ristovski, Petar Ristovski

    Zoology (Russian Federation, France, Germany)United States of Love by Tomasz Wasilewski photo: Oleg Mutu, manana
    Directed by Ivan Tverdovsky

    United States of Love / Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (Poland, Sweden)
    Directed by Tomasz Wasilewski
    Produced by Manana
    Coproduced by VP SA, Film i Väst, Common Ground Pictures
    Supported 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 KuosmanenIllegitimate by Adrian Sitaru

    Saint Love / Saint amour (France, Belgium)
    Directed by Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern

    Parallels and Encounters:

    Illegitimate / Ilegitim (Romania, Poland, France)
    Directed by Adrian Sitar
    Produced by Domestic Film, coproduced by Film Produkcja and Damned Films

    Rag Union (Russia)
    Directed by Mikhail Mestetskiy

    The Cold Front (Russia)Eva Nova by Marko Skop
    Directed by Roman Volobuyev

    Lily Lane / Liliom ösvény (Hungary)
    Directed by Benedek Fliegauf

    Eva Nová (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Marko Škop
    Produced by Artileria
    Coproduced 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 Tsotsorkova Aleksandar Benev and Monika Naydenova in Thirst by Svetla Tsotsorkova
    Produced by Front Film
    Supported 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 Václav
    Produced by Mimesis Film
    Coproduced by Czech Television, Cinema Defacto
    Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund

    Family Film (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Germany, France)
    Directed by Olmo Omerzu
    Produced by endorfilm Family Film by Olmo Omerzu
    Coproduced by Rouge International, 42film, Arsmedia, Punkchart films, Czech Television
    Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Slovenian Film Center
    Directed by Ognjen Glavonić
    Produced by Non-Aligned Films

    Depth Two / Dubina 2 (Serbia)
    Coproduced by Fond za humanitarno pravo

    Humidity (Serbia, Netherlands, Greece)
    Directed by Nikola Ljuca
    Produced by Cinnamon Production
    Coproduced by Dart Film & Video, Lemming Film