FESTIVALS: Emir Kusturica’s Küstendorf Film and Music Festival Announces Lineup

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    BELGRADE: Twenty two titles have been selected for the Official Competition programme of the 10th Küstendorf International Film and Music Festival, running from 14 to 19 January 2017. The festival initiated by Emir Kusturica is dedicated to emerging filmmakers and established names of auteur cinema.

    Kustendorf 2017The festival will also screen out of competition, among other titles, Emir Kusturica’s latest film On the Milky Road / Na mlječnom putu (produced by Rasta International, Pinball London and BN Films), Dane Komljen’s All the Cities of the North / Svi severni gradovi (Dart Film Production) and the short film Paper, Horse, Birds / Papirnati Život by Zoran Tairović.

    The jury will be composed by the Chinese writer Geling Yan (president), the Parisian entertainment lawyer Christian Valsamidis and the Serbian director Nikola Ležaić. The festival is organising a competition for short films. The awards are Golden, Silver and Bronze Eggs.


    Afloat / Adrift (UK, Hong Kong)
    Directed by Jo Jo Lam

    After (Ukraine)
    Directed by Hanna Jalali

    And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow’s Eye (Chile, USA)
    Directed by Francisca Alegría)

    Ascension (Portugal)
    Directed by Pedro Peralta

    Before I Sleep (Bulgaria)
    Directed by Nikolay Todorov

    Co-drivers / Suvozači (Serbia)
    Directed by Ognjen Isailović

    Daughter of the Bride (Israel)
    Directed by Tamar Rudoy

    Dadyaa (Nepal)
    Directed by Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Basnet

    En la Boca (Switzerland, Argentina)
    Directed by Matteo Gariglio

    Freeze (Singapore, Taiwan)
    Directed by Nelicia Low

    Frontier, Blooody Frontier (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Directed by Saša Karanović

    Love (Hungary)
    Directed by Réka Busci

    Lulu IRL (Denmark)
    Directed by Tone Ottilie

    Malesh / Maleš (Serbia)
    Directed by Ivan Bakrač

    Nobody Here / Nikog nema (Serbia)
    Directed by Jelena Gavrilović

    Paparuda (Republic of Moldova)
    Directed by Lucia Lupu

    Sandra (Philippines)
    Directed by Carlo Francisco Manatad

    Submarine (Lebanon)
    Directed by Mounia Akl

    The First (Russia)
    Directed by Lado Kvataniya

    The Silence (Italy, France)
    Directed by Ali Asgari and Farnoosh Samadi

    Thorn (Israel)
    Directed by Michael Alalu

    To Kuyumba / Put za Kujumbu (Serbia)
    Directed by Miroslav Savić