FESTIVALS: The 40th Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers’ FF Announces Lineup


    BITOLA: Twelve films have been selected for the Competition Camera 300 of the 40th Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers’ Film Festival, set to start in Bitola on 14 September 2019.

    The programme also includes the Short Film Competition (with 10 titles selected, most of them European films), the European Cinema Perspectives, the Documentary Program, as well as the EFA and Student Programs, and also the Let Us Remember section (with Macedonian films covering almost a century).

    Cinematographers Edward/Ed Lachman and Yorgos Arvanitis will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award Golden Camera 300, while the composer Ljupcho Konstantinov will receive the Great Star of Macedonian Cinema Award 2019.

    Jim Sheridan and Fatih Akin are special guests of the festival, that wraps on 21 September 2019.

    Competition Camera 300 Lineup:

    Les Misérables (France)
    Directed by Ladj Ly

    Pain and Glory (Spain)
    Directed by Pedro Almodóvar

    Synonymes (France, Israel, Germany)
    Directed by Nadav Lapid

    The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão (Brazil, Germany)
    Directed by Karim Ainouz

    The Whistlers (Romania, France, Germany)
    Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu
    Produced by 42 KM FILM
    Coproduced by Les Films du Worso, Komplizen Film, Arte Grand Accord
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Eurimages

    A White, White Day (Iceland, Denmark, Sweden)
    Directed by Hlynur Palmason

    My Little One / Ayka (Poland, Russia, Germany)
    Directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy
    Produced by Otter Films
    Coproduced by Kinodvor, Pallas Film
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Piranhas (Italy)
    Directed by Claudio Giovannesi

    The Bull (Russia)
    Directed by Boris Akopov

    Sorry We Missed You (UK, France, Belgium)
    Directed by Ken Loach

    Lara (Germany)
    Directed by Jan-Ole Gerster

    The Wild  Goose Lake (China, France)
    Directed by Yinan Diao