FNE at Cannes 2021: Projects from FNE Partner Countries Selected for 9th Goes to Cannes Initiative of Cannes Marché du Film

    Lipstick On The Glass directed by Kuba Czekaj Lipstick On The Glass directed by Kuba Czekaj photo: Łukasz Bąk

    CANNES: Several projects in postproduction from FNE partner countries, presented at the New Horizons International Film Festival, Tallinn Black Nights FF, Thessaloniki IFF, Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum and SANFIC Industria – Santiago International Film Festival, are among the 26 projects which will be showcased at the 9th hybrid edition of Goes to Cannes within the Cannes Marché du Film, 9-12 June 2021.

    The Black Nights Film Festival is joining Goes to Cannes for the first time, as part of its 25th anniversary and in a year where its industry platform Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event also celebrates its 20th anniversary.

    FNE Partner Countries Projects Selected for Goes to Cannes:

    New Horizons Polish Days:

    Fears (Poland)
    Directed by Łukasz Ronduda, Łukasz Gutt
    Produced by Serce

    Fucking Bornholm (Poland)
    Directed by Anna Kazejak
    Produced by Friends With Benefits Studio
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute
    Lipstick on the Glass! (Poland, Germany)
    Directed by Kuba Czekaj
    Produced by Centrala FILM and INDI Film
    Coproduced by Unity Line and the Audiovisual Technology Centre in Wrocław (CeTA)
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Lower Silesia Film Fund (Wrocław Film Commission), the Polish-German Film Fund, and the German Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien (BKM), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), the MFG-Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg automatic scheme and DFFF (Deutscher Filmförderfonds)

    Imago (Poland, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, France)
    Directed by Olga Chajdas
    Produced by Apple Film Production
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Czech Film Fund

    Inverted (Poland)
    Directed by Jacek Lusiński
    Produced by Aurum Film 
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Thessaloniki International Film Festival:

    Winter with Valmira (Greece, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Maria Douza
    Produced by Steficon SA
    Coproduced by ARS-Digital
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center

    Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival:

    Citizen Saint (Georgia, France, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili
    Produced by Artizm
    Coproduced by the Chouchkov Brothers
    Supported by the Georgian National Film Center, Eurimages

    Pinocchio and the Water of Life (Estonia, USA, Russia)
    Directed by Viktor Lakisov
    Coproduced by Asymmetric Studios OÜ
    Coproduced by Dick Lizzardo Productions, Inc

    Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum:

    Saving One Who Was Dead (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
    Directed by Václav Kadrnka
    Produced by Sirius Films
    Coproduced by Silverart (Slovakia), the Czech Television (Czech Republic)
    Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and Eurimages

    Click HERE to see all the selected projects.