FESTIVALS: BIAFF Announces Lineup

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BATUMI: Ten films will run in the international feature film competition at the 12th edition of the Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival, set to take place from 17 to 24 September 2017.

The festival also organises an international competition for documentaries (with nine titles selected) and an international competition for short films (with 25 titles selected). The programme also includes a Georgian panorama, special screenings, a masters collection and the programme European Film Academy - Short Matters!

The festival is organised by Batumi Art house ARGANI.

International Competition – Feature films:

A Man of Integrity (Iran)
Directed by Mohammad Rasoulof

Birds Are Singing in Kigali (Poland)
Directed by Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze
Produced by KOSFILM Joanna Kos-Krauze
Coproduced by TVP, Odra-film, Narodowe Centrum Kultury, Studio A
Supported by the Polish Film Institute

Claire Obscure (Turkey, Germany, Poland, France)
Directed by Yeşim Ustaoğlu
Produced by Ustaoglu Production, unafilm, Aeroplan, Slot Machine

Dede (Georgia, UK)
Directed by Mariam Khatchvani
Produced by 20 Steps
Coproduced by Film and Music Entertainment, MP Film Production, Montauk Film Production, and JaJa Film Productions.
Supported by the Doha Film Institute and the Georgian National Film Centre

A Gentle Creature / Krotkaya (France, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands, Latvia)
Directed by Sergei Loznitsa
Produced by Slot Machine
Coproduced by ARTE France Cinéma, Graniet Film BV, LOOKS Film & TV Produktionen,Solar Media Entertainment, Studio Uljana Kim, Wild at Heart, Film Angels
Supported by the National Film Center of Latvia, the The Riga Film Fund, the Lithuanian Film Centre

How Viktor “the Garlic” Took Alexey “the Stud” to the Nursing Home (Russia)
Directed by Alexander Hant

Jupiter’s Moon (Hungary, Germany)
Directed by Kornél  Mundruczó

More (Turkey)
Directed by Onur Saylak

Take OFF (Iran)
Directed by Ehsan Abdipour

Party (UK)
Directed by Sally Potter

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