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FESTIVALS Serbia

14 European films in competition in Belgrade

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14 European films in competition in Belgrade

The 15th Festival of Auteur Film will take place from November 25-December 2 in Belgrade, Serbia.

Fourteen of the 21 titles in competition are European, and include Fatih Akin's Soul Kitchen [+see also:
film review
trailer
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, Maren Ade's Everyone Else [+see also:
film review
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interview: Maren Ade
film profile
]
, Theo Angelopoulos' The Dust of Time [+see also:
trailer
film profile
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, Alain Resnais' Wild Grass [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Carlos Saura's I, Don Giovanni [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
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, Vladimir Perisic's Ordinary People [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Vladimir Perisic: Ordinary …
film profile
]
, Zvonimir Juric and Goran Devic's The Blacks [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Zvonimir Juric, Goran De…
film profile
]
, Marco Bellochio's Vincere [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Cannes 2009 Marco Bellocchio
interview: Filippo Timi - actor
film profile
]
, Elia Suleiman's The Time That Remains [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
and Romanian omnibus Tales From the Golden Age [+see also:
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trailer
film profile
]
.

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Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Michael Haneke
film profile
]
and Antonio Nuic's Donkey [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
will screen out of competition.

The jury consists of Kazakh director Sergei Dvortsevoy, Russian producer Nadia Turincev and Croatian director Antonio Nuic. Side programmes include New Romanian Film, a retrospective of Dvortsevoy's documentaries and another on the films of celebrated Yugoslav auteur Aleksandar Sasa Petrovic, who passed away 15 years ago and after whom the festival’s main award was named.

The festival is organized by independent Serbian distribution company MCF.

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