FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival Announces Competition

Ivana the Terrible by Ivana Mladenović Ivana the Terrible by Ivana Mladenović photo: microFILM3

ZAGREB: The 17th Zagreb Film Festival will be held over the course of a record 11 days, from 7 to 17 November 2019. Around 100 films will be screened in 12 film programmes at eight locations in Zagreb and another 20 Croatian cities. For the first time in 10 years, the recently closed cinema Europa won’t be the central festival venue.

The main competition comprises 12 debut feature films, including a Romanian/Serbian coproduction Ivana the Terrible by Ivana Mladenović and a Dutch/Bosnian coproduction Take Me Somewhere Nice by Ena Sendijarević.

The complete list of films in the Official Selection follows:

Alice and the Mayor (France, Belgium)
Directed by Nicolas Parised

Babyteeth (Australia)
Directed by Shannon Murphy

Beanpole (Russia)
Directed by Kantemir Balagov

Beware of Children (Norway, Sweden)
Directed by Dag Johan Haugerud

Ivana the Terrible (Romania, Serbia)
Directed by Ivana Mladenović
Produced by microFilm, Dunav 84
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Film Center Serbia

Queen of Hearts (Denmark, Sweden)
Directed by May el-Toukhy

Monos (Colombia, The Netherlands, Argentina, Germany, Sweden)
Directed by Alejandro Landes

Our Mothers (Belgium, France, Guatemala)
Directed by César Díaz

Take me Somewhere Nice (The Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Directed by Ena Sendijarević
Produced by Pupkin, VPRO, SCCA/PRO.BA
Supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, NPO Fund, CoBO, the MEDIA Sub-programme of Creative Europe

Patrick (Belgium, The Netherlands)
Directed by Tim Mielants

The Lighthouse (Canada, USA)
Directed by Robert Eggers