JIHLAVA: The 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF, running 24-29 October 2019, has announced the complete line-up of competition films, with nine full-length documentaries competing in the Opus Bonum main competition.
The competition includes just one film from the CEE region, Kiruna – A Brand New World by a young Swedish director Greta Stocklassa.
Another 16 full-length, one short and three mid-length Czech documentaries will compete in the Czech Joy section.
The Between the Seas competition is dedicated to films from the CEE region. Nine full-length documentaries will compete in this section, including selections from Serbia, Latvia, Estonia, Romania and Slovakia.
Opus Bonum competition films:
At Home, Walking (India)Directed by Rajula Shah
Fonja (Germany, Madagascar)Directed by Ravo Henintsoa Andrianatoandro, Lovatiana Desire Santatra, Sitraka Hermann Ramanamokatra, Jean Chrisostome Rakotondrabe, Erick Edwin Andrianamelona, Elani Eric Rakotondrasoa, Todisoa Niaina Sylvano Randrialalaina, Sitrakaniaina Raharisoa, Adriano Raharison Nantenaina, Alpha Adrimamy Fenotoky, Lina Zacher
Kiruna – A Brand New World (Czech Republic)Directed by Greta StocklassaProduced by Analog Vision
Once More into the Breach (Italy)Directed by Michele Manzolini, Frederico Ferrone
One Night Stand (Egypt, Palestine)Directed by Noor Abed, Mark Lotfy
Passion – Between Revolt and Resignation (Switzerland)Directed by Christian Labhart
The Deathless Woman (UK)Directed by Roz Mortimer
The Life and Death of Oscar Perez (France)Directed by Romain Champalaune
Wishing You the Same (France)Directed by Arnaud de Mezamat
Between the Seas Competition Films:
365 Days, Also Known as a Year (Ukraine)Directed by Dmytro Bandarchuk
Empty Horses (Hungary)Directed by Bori Mate, Peter Lichter
Looking for Mr. Dice (Latvia)Directed by Kaspars RogaProduced by Skuba Films
Paradise on Earth (Slovakia)Directed by Jaro VojtekProduced by MPhilms
Teach (Romania)Directed by Alex BrendeaProduced by Luna Film
The Calling (Slovakia)Directed by Erik PrausProduced by Filmpark
The Circle (Estonia)Directed by Margit LillakProduced by Allfilm
The Irreversible Consequences of Slipping on a Banana Peel (Canada)Directed by Bogdan Stoica
The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater (Serbia)Directed by Goran RadovanovicProduced by Nama Film