SKOPJE: The Serbian/Macedonian/Russian/Bulgarian/French coproduction Requiem for Mrs. J / Rekvijem za gospodju J directed by Bojan Vuletic will open the 20th edition of the Skopje Film Festival, set to take place in Skopje from 20 to 28 April 2017. More than 75 films will be screened at the festival.
The films are distributed in eight sections: Gala, Authors Films, Panorama of World Cinema, Macedonian Production, which will screen the Macedonian film comedy Oh My Love directed by Kole Angelovski, as well as short films. The remaining sections are: French Film Focus, Short Film Program, Stanley Kubrick Retrospective and Children’s Films.
The Skopje Film Festival is organised with the support from the Macedonian Film Agency.
The line-up for the Authors Film Section and the Macedonian Section follows:
AUTHORS FILM SECTION
Aquarius (Brazil, France)Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho
Lost in Paris (France, Belgium)Directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon
Requiem for Mrs. J (Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Russia, France)Directed by Bojan VuleticProduced by See Film ProCoproduced by Geopoly Film, Skopje Film Studio, Non-Stop Production, Surprise AlleySupported by Film Center Serbia, the Bulgarian National Film Center, the Macedonian Film Agency, CNC France, Eurimages
Liberation Day (Norway, Latvia)Directed by Uģis Olte and Morten TraavikProduced by VFS Films Sales: Dogwoof
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki (Finland, Sweden, Germany)Directed by Juho Kuosmanen
Endless Poetry (Chile, Japan, France)Directed by Alejandro Jodorovsky
Safari (Austria, Denmark)Directed by Ulrich Seidl
The Bar (Spain)Directed by Alex de la Iglesia
Oh My Love (Macedonia)Directed by Kole AngelovskiProduced by Award Film & VideoCoproduced by KT Film & Media, Quasar FilmSupported by Macedonian Film Agency
The Children Will Come (Macedonia, short)Directed by Ana JakimskaSupported by Macedonian Film Agency
Shoes (Macedonia, short)Directed by Branko KosteskiSupported by Macedonian Film Agency