FESTIVALS: My Last Year as a Loser Competes at Ljubljana IFF

Eva Jesenovec as Špela in My Last Year as a Loser by Urša Menart Eva Jesenovec as Špela in My Last Year as a Loser by Urša Menart , Copyright: Željko Stevanić

LJUBLJANA: Ten films will compete at the 29th Ljubljana IFF, running 7 – 18 November 2018. Slovenia will be represented by Urša Menart’s debut feature My Last Year as a Loser, which won the 21st Festival of Slovenian Film in Potoroz in September.

Among the special sections is a retrospective of Czech New Wave films and a selection of films from the Baltics and Central and Eastern Europe.

The films in the main competition are:

Hannah (Italy, France, Belgium)
Directed by Andrea Pallaoro

Little White Lie (Chile)
Directed by Tomas Alzamora

My Last Year as a Looser / Ne bom več luzerka (Slovenia)
Directed by Urša Menart
Produced by Vertigo
Coproduced by RTV Slovenija, NuFrame, 100
Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, FS Viba

Secret Ingredient (Macedonia, Greece)
Directed by Gjorce Stavreski
Produced by Fragment Film  (Macedonia)
Supported by the Macedonian Film Agency, the Greek Film Centre and the SEE Cinema Network

Styx (Germany, Austria)
Directed by Wolfgang Fischer

The Guilty (Denmark)
Directed by Gustav Moller

The Heiresses (Paraguay, Germany, Uruguay, Brasil, France)
Directed by Marcelo Martinessi

The Load (Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar)
Directed by Ognjen Glavonić
Produced by Non-Aligned Films
Coproduced by Cinéma Defacto, Kinorama,Three Gardens Film
Supported by Aide aux cinémas du monde — CNC, Eurimages, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Visions Sud Est, Film Center Serbia, Hubert Bals Fund, Doha Film Institute, Autonomous Province of Vojvodina 

The Rider (USA)
Directed by Chole Zhao

Women at War (Iceland, France, Ukraine)
Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson