PIEŠŤANY: Ten films have been selected for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 14th Cinematik International Film Festival, which will take place in the spa city of Piešťany from 10 to 15 September 2019.
The selection of the main competition, Meeting Point Europe, represents the best that the European cinematography has produced over the past year, according to the vote of 17 film critics from 17 European countries. The section was made under the auspices of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI).
Six fresh documentaries will compete in the second competitive section of the festival, Cinematik.doc - Slovak Documentary Competition.
Richard Linklater’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette will open the festival. A focus on the Portuguese cinema is also on the menu, with Portuguese filmmaker João Pedro Rodrigues among the guests.
The festival will also host 10th edition of Dox in Vitro, a workshop focusing on the development of documentary projects “in the test tube”, under the guidance of experienced tutors.
Meeting Point Europe Competition:
The Souvenir (UK, USA)Directed by Joanna Hogg
Dirty God (the Netherlands, UK, Belgium, Ireland)Directed by Sacha Polak
Zombi Child (France)Directed by Bertrand Bonello
Diamantino (Portugal, France, Brazil)Directed by Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt
Monos (Colombia, Argentina, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Uruguay)Directed by Alejandro Landes
Donbass (Germany, France, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Romania) Directed by Sergei Loznitsa Produced by Ma.ja.de. Fiction Coproduced by Arthouse Traffic, JBA Production, Graniet Film, Wild at Art, Digital Cube Associate producer: Atoms & Void Supported by Eurimages, the French CNC’s World Cinema Support
By the Grace of God (France)Directed by François Ozon
At the Eternity’s Gate (Ireland, Switzerland, UK, France, USA)Directed by Julian Schnabel
High Life (UK, France, Germany, Poland, USA)Directed by Claire DenisProduced by Andrew Lauren ProductionsCoproduced by Pandora Film Produktion, Alcatraz Films, Madants, The Apocalypse Film Company,
The Favourite (Ireland, UK, USA)Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Cinematik.doc - Slovak Documentary Competition:
Never HappenedDirected by Barbora Berezňáková
Lost HomeDirected by Juraj Mravec Jr.
Swedes from the SlumDirected by Katarína Farkašová
Svetozár StračinaDirected by Pavel Barabáš
BATAstoriesDirected by Peter Kerekes
Tereza – The Charge of LoveDirected by Peter Gašparík