MEĆAVNIK: Twenty one short films were selected for the Competition Programme of the 12th edition of the Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, taking place in Mećavnik from 11 to 16 January 2019. The festival initiated by Emir Kusturica also screened his latest film, El Pepe, a Life Supreme.
The Competition Programme counts 15 fiction films, three documentaries, two animated and one experimental short film, from all over the world. The films were selected from among 718 submissions.
Slavko Štimac and Sergi Lopez are this year recipients of the festival’s official Award for Future Films. Other guests are American actor Matt Dillon, French screenwriter/director David Oelhoffen, Kazakh film director Adilkhan Yerzhanov, as well as actors Luca Chikovani and Adriano Tardiolo and producer Andrea Gambetta from Alice Rohrwacher’s Happy as Lazzaro.
This year the festival’s slogan is The Perfect Dozen. The festival is organised by The Rasta International production company and it is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, Mećavnik Grad and TNSO.
Hasta siempre, comandante (Spain, Cuba, Syria)Directed by Faisal Attrache
To Hell with Marie (USA, France)Directed by Léopold Dewolf
Slaughter (Iran)Directed by Saman Hosseinpuor & Ako Zandkarimi
All These Creatures (Australia)Directed by Charles Williams
How to Swim (Israel)Directed by Noa Gusakov
The Last Tale about Earth (Poland)Directed by Magdalena Seweryn & Igor Polaniewicz
Being More Like Bagsy (Norway)Directed by Mikkel Storm Glomstein
Costacurta (Republic of Srpska)Directed by Saša Karanović
Elizabeth (Poland)Directed by Wojciech Klimala
The Monk (Macedonia)Directed by Zharko Ivanov
Titanyum (Turkey, Canada)Directed by Gökçe Erdem
All Inclusive (Switzerland)Directed by Corina Schwingruber Ilić
Autumn Waltz (Serbia, USA)Directed by Ognjen Petković
I’ve Got Something for You, Too (Poland)Directed by Iwo Kondefer
Manila Is Full of Men Named Boy (Philippines)Directed by Andrew Stephen Lee
The Divine Way (Germany)Directed by Ilaria Di Carlo
Five Minutes to Sea (Russia)Directed by Natalia Mirzoyan
Kapital (Russia)Directed by Ivan Perekatov
Mitosis (Germany)Directed by Halit Ruhat Yildiz
Satan (Switzerland)Directed by Carlos Tapia González
The Fold of Cowards (Spain)Directed by Xabier Alconero