SIBIU: The Astra Film Festival has announced the official programme for its 26th edition (14-20 October 2019). A total of 46 films will vie for awards in the competitive sections: International, Central & Eastern Europe, Romania and DocSchool.
Additionally, 80 films have been selected for the 12 thematic programmes or will be screened as part of the festival’s programme dedicated to young audiences, Astra Film Junior.
Most of the films will be screened in Sibiu for the first time and over 55 films will have their national, international and world premieres at AFF.
In Touch (Poland, Iceland)Directed by Pawel Ziemilski
Lapü (Colombia)Directed by César Jaimes, Juan Pablo Polanco
Scheme Birds (Sweden, UK)Directed by Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin
Una Primavera (Italy, Austria, Germany)Directed by Valentina Primavera
Strip and War (Belarus, Poland)Directed by Andrei Kutsila
A Perfect Housewife (Israel)Directed by Jane Bibi
Letter to Theo (Belgium)Directed by Elodie Lélu
Laila at the Bridge (Canada, Afghanistan)Directed by Elizabeth Mirzaei, Gulistan Mirzaei
For Sama (UK, Syria)Directed by Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts
Immortal (Estonia)Directed by Ksenia Okhapkina
State Funeral (Lithuania, Netherlands)Directed by Sergei Loznitsa
Central & Eastern Europe Competition:
My Unknown Soldier (Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovak Republic)Directed by Anna Kryvenko
I See Red People (France, Bulgaria)Directed by Bojina Panayotova
Hungary 2018-Behind the Scenes of Democracy (Hungary, Portugal)Directed by Eszter Hajdu
Angel Business (Hungary)Directed by Zsuzsanna Gellér-Varga
White Mama (Russia)Directed by Zosya Rodkevich, Evgeniya Ostanina
Delta Zoo (Lithuania, Latvia)Directed by Andrius Lekavičius
Heat Singers (Ukraine)Directed by Nadia Parfan
The Balcony of Europe (Russia, Lithuania)Directed by Dali Rust
Hey, Bro! (Russia)Directed by Aleksander Elkan
Rodeo (Estonia, Finland)Directed by Raimo Joerand, Kiur Aarma
Click HERE for the complete Astra Film Festival 2019 official selection.
Click HERE for the press release.