FESTIVALS: Warsaw Film Festival 2019 Announces Lineup


    WARSAW: Fifteen films have been selected for the International Competition of the 35th edition of the Warsaw Film Festival, running from 11 to 20 October 2019.

    The Barefoot Emperor by Jessica Woodworth, a coproduction between Belgium (Entre Chien et Loup), the Netherlands (Topkapi Films), Croatia (Propeler Film ) and Bulgaria (Art Fest), will open the festival, while the closing film will be the French Thalasso directed by Guillaume Nicloux.

    The International Competition Jury consists of Małgorzata Bela-Pawlikowska (Poland), Oana Giurgiu (Romania), Hanna Slak (Slovenia), Bujar Alimani (Albania) and Michał Leszczyłowski (Poland).


    5 Minutes Too Late / 5 Minute (Romania)
    Directed by Dan Chișu
    Produced by Domestic Film
    Coproduced by DaKINO Production
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, MEDIA – Creative Europe and Heineken Romania, in partnership with the Romanian public television

    Diamond Soles (USA)
    Directed by Micael Preysler

    Valley of the Gods / Dolina Bogów (USA, Poland, Luxembourg)
    Directed by Lech Majewski
    Produced by Royal Road Entertainment USA, Angelus Silesius
    Coproduction Royal Road Entertainment Luxembourg
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, Silesia Film and Odra Film

    I Will Cross Tomorrow / Demain, je traverse (Netherlands, Luxembourg, Greece, France)
    Directed by Sepideh Farsi

    A Hairy Tale / Maskharehbaz (Iran)
    Directed by Homayoun Ghanizadeh

    Omar and Us / Omar ve biz (Turkey)
    Directed by Maryna Gorbach, Mehmet Bahadır Er

    Proceder (Poland)
    Directed by Michał Węgrzyn
    Produced by Global Studio

    Shindisi (Georgia)
    Directed by Dito Tsintsadze
    Produced by 20 Steps
    Coproduced by Free Movie Studio
    Support by the Georgian National Film Center

    Listen to the Universe / 蜜蜂と遠雷 (Japan)
    Directed by Kei Ishikawa

    What a Country! / Koja je ovo država! (Croatia, Serbia, Poland)
    Directed by Vinko Brešan
    Produced by Interfilm
    Coproduced by Orka Productions Studio , Zillion Film
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Polish Film Institute, Film Center Serbia, Eurimages

    U311 Cherkasy / U311 Черкаси (Ukraine, Poland)
    Directed by Tymur Yashchenko
    Produced by MKK Film Service
    Supported by the Ukrainian State Film Agency

    Boi Atbaya (Kazahstan)
    Directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov

    Great Poetry / Большая поэзия (Russia)
    Directed by Alexander Lungin

    Winona (Greece)
    Directed by Alexander Voulgaris

    Wisdom Tooth / Ri Guang Zhi Xia (China)
    Directed by Ming Liang

    Click HERE to see the Competition 1-2