FESTIVALS: The 27th Ljubljana International Film Festival Announces Lineup

Glory by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov Glory by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov

LJUBLJANA: Ten films will compete in the 27th edition of Ljubljana International Film Festival set to take place from 9 to 20 November 2016.

The awards are: the Kingfisher Award to the best film in the Perspectives section, the Dragon Audience Award to a film that has not been released in Slovenian cinemas so far, the FIPRESCI Award and the Short Film Award.

Other sections are: Avantpremieres, Panorama, Kings and Queens, Homage to Jerzy Skolimowski, Focus Romania, Extravaganza.


24 Weeks / 24 Wochen (Germany)
Directed by Anne Zohra Berrached

A Good Wife / Dobre žena (Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia)
Directed by Mirjana Karanovic
Produced by This&That Productions
Coproduced by Deblokada, Nukleus Film, Cineplanet
Supported by Film Fund Sarajevo

Aquarius (Brazil)
Directed by Kleber Mendonca Filho

Glory / Slava (Bulgaria, Greece)
Directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov
Produced by Abraxas
Coproduced by Graal Film, Screening Emotions, Aporia Filmworks, Red Carpet
Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Greek Film Centre

Humidity / Vlažnost (Serbia, Netherlands, Greece) - feature
Directed by Nikola Ljuca
Produced by Cinamon Production
Coproduced by Lemming Film, Dart Film Video

One Week and a Day/Shavua ve Yom (Israel)
Directed by Asaph Polonsky

Porto (Portugal, France, USA, Poland)
Directed by Gabe Klinger

Quit Staring At My Plate / Ne gledaj mi u pijat (Croatia, Denmark)
Directed by Hana Jušić
Produced by Kinorama
Coproduced by Beofilm
Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Croatian Radiotelevision

The Red Turtle / La tortue rouge (Japan, France)
Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit

The Transfiguration (USA)
Directed by Michael O'Shea