FNE at Jihlava IDFF: Fifteen CEE Films in Jihlava’s Between the Seas Competition

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    JIHLAVA: Austria has an especially strong presence in the competition of Central European films, Between the Seas, at the 22nd Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 25 – 30 October 2018.

    The selection covers a wide range of territories, from Azerbaijan to Estonia. Five films are Austrian productions or coproductions, and Azerbaijani director Hilal Bayderov holds the unique distinction of having two long documentary films in the competition.

    The films in the Between the Seas competition are:

    Birthday (Azerbaijan)
    Directed by Hilal Bayderov

    Bojo Beach (Austria)
    Directed by Elke Groen

    D fac-to (Russia, Austria)
    Directed by Alexandra Wachter, Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair

    Extra-Terrestrial Ecologies… (Austria)
    Directed by Ralo Mayer

    My Granny from Mars (Belarus, Ukraine, Estonia)
    Directed bu Alexander Mihalkovich

    One Day in Selimpsha (Azerbaijan)
    Directed by Hilal Bayderov

    Our Daily Water (Croatia)
    Directed by Vlatka Vorkapic

    The Betrayed Square (Switzerland, Poland)
    Directed by MML collective

    The End and the Means (USA, India, France)
    Directed by Pawel Wojtasik

    The Good Death (Slovakia, Austria, Czech Republic, France)
    Directed by Tomas Krupa

    The Last Self-portrait (Slovakia)
    Directed by Marek Kubos

    The Sun Sets in the East (Lithuania)
    Directed by Agne Dovydaityte, Alexander Belinski

    The Winter Garden’s Tale (Ukraine)
    Directed by Simon Mozgovyi

    Timebox (Romania)
    Directed by Nora Agapi

    Victoria (Austria)
    Directed by Lukas Marxt