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Novi Sad showcases a new generation

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- The eighth edition of the Cinema City International Film Festival gets started today in Novi Sad, running until 5 July

Novi Sad showcases a new generation
Limbo by Anna Sofie Hartmann

From today, the Serbian city of Novi Sad is hosting the eighth edition of the Cinema City International Film Festival, which will unspool until 5 July. The gathering is dedicated to young talents, as the line-up will be reserved purely for first (or second) films by European directors.

In the Fresh Danube Films section, eight fiction, documentary or experimental feature films will be duking it out in international competition, including Limbo [+see also:
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by Germany-based Danish director Anna Sofie Hartmann, Liza, the Fox-Fairy [+see also:
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interview: Karoly Ujj Mészáros
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by Hungarian filmmaker Károly Ujj Mészáros (the big winner of the Noctura Festival 2015), Self-Portrait of a Dutiful Daughter [+see also:
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by Romanian director Ana Lungu, and Goodnight Mommy [+see also:
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interview: Severin Fiala and Veronika …
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by Austria’s Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz, which was revealed at the 2014 Venice Film Festival. The award will be given out by Cineuropa.

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In the national competition, 12 first or second feature films by Serbian auteurs will be screened. While Predrag Stojić’s Off will have its world premiere there, the competition will also include Panama [+see also:
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by Pavle Vučković (shown as a Special Screening at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival), The Sky Above Us [+see also:
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, the feature debut by Marinus Groothof (unveiled at Rotterdam at the beginning of the year), Barbarians [+see also:
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interview: Ivan Ikic
film profile
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by Ivan Ikic (which premiered at Karlovy Vary 2014 and won the Best Debut Film Award at the Belgrade FEST Festival at the start of 2015) and Enclave by Goran Radovanović.

The non-competitive 360° section will host a panorama of 11 gems of world cinema, such as A Young Poet [+see also:
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by French director Damien Manivel and two features that were revealed at Berlin this year: Necktie Youth [+see also:
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by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer (the Netherlands, South Africa) and the Irish title You’re Ugly Too [+see also:
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interview: Mark Noonan
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by Mark Noonan.

Cinema City will also boast a competition reserved for 26 low-budget films (entitled "Up to 10,000 Bucks") as well as concerts, “Planet Rock” (the most appealing movies about music), screenings of debut films by renowned directors and open-air special screenings on the banks of the River Danube.

(Translated from French)

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