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Aubagne features young filmmakers and film music

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- 10 feature films in competition for this 2013 edition of this event in Provence, which will open tonight with Final Cut, Ladies and Gentlemen

Aubagne features young filmmakers and film music

Tonight, Final Cut, Ladies and Gentlemen [+see also:
film review
interview: Gyorgy Palfi
film profile
]
by Hungarian director Gyorgy Palfi will open out of competition the 14th Aubagne International Film Festival, an event centered around young directors and the relationship between music and images. During the event, which will last five days, a competition with 10 feature films (including eight first films) particularly stands out on the programme. They include two French films, Des morceaux de moi [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by Nolwenn Lemesle (news – currently in theatres) and Pop Redemption by Martin Le Gall (article – which will be released on June 5th).

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Three Belgian films are also in the running: Kid [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by Fien Troch, Dead Man Talking [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by Patrick Ridremont (review)and Offline by Peter Monsaert (article).

Three German productions are also competing: Oh Boy [+see also:
trailer
interview: Jan Ole Gerster
film profile
]
by Jan-Ole Gerster, Shifting the Blame [+see also:
trailer
interview: Lars-Gunnar Lotz
film profile
]
by Lars-Gunnar Lotz (interview) and the documentary Meanwhile in Mamelodi by Benjamin Kahlmeyer.

The programme is completed by Room 304 [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Danish director Brigitte Staermose (review) and the Israeli-French coproduction Rock the Casbah [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Yariv Horowitz, recently appreciated in the Panorama section of the Berlinale (review).

The Aubagne Film Festival, which also organizes a competition of 73 short films, this year welcomes as guests of honour French composers Jean-Michel Bernard and Bruno Coulais, Dutch composer Selma Mutal (who will give a master class) and Chilean composer Jorge Arrigada (who will give a music lesson). 

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(Translated from French)

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