TIR showcased at EntreVues
by Fabien Lemercier
- Recent laureate in Rome, Alberto Fasulo’s film is one of the main attractions of an event in Belfort specializing in discoveries
13 features in competition, retrospectives notably dedicated to John Carpenter (who prepared 17 double-programmes mixing his own films with other titles in the history of cinema) and Jacques Doillon (who will present four of his films in the presence amongst others of Caroline Champetier), a "Work in Progress" section awarding funding for post-production, and a wide variety of annexe events: the 28th edition of the EntreVues Festival which begins tomorrow in Belfort under the direction of a new managing team (led by Lili Hinstin who is helped by Pierre Menahem) does not lack in assets with an editorial line focused on showing first, second and third features that allowed the winners’ list to include filmmakers such as Pascale Ferran (1995), Walter Salles (1996), Pedro Costa (1997), Laurent Cantet (1999), Abdellatif Kechiche (2003), Michelangelo Frammartino, Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Albert Serra, Corneliu Porumboiu, Wang Chao and last year the duo Véréna Paravel - Lucien Castaing-Tayor (for Leviathan [+see also:
This year, the international competition will notably offer the Italian-Croatian coproduction TIR [+see also:
interview: Alberto Fasulo
film profile] by Alberto Fasulo, which recently won at the Rome Film festival (the jury was presided by James Gray). Also competing, The Strange Little Cat [+see also:
interview: Ramon Zürcher
film profile] by German director Ramon Zürcher (discovered at the Berlinale and Cineuropa Prize at Lisbon & Estoril), The Inner Jungle [+see also:
interview: Juan Barrero
film profile] by Spanish director Juan Barrero (which just ha dits world premiere at the Viennale) and Latch (Salpa) by Finnish filmmaker Zagros Manuchar.
Four French productions are also competing with Casseby Nadège Trebal, Cendres by Idrissa Guiro and Mélanie Pavy, Monsieur Morimoto by Nicola Sornaga and Kelly by Stéphanie Régnier. Finally, the list of contenders for the Grand Prix also includes an American feature and a South Korean one, as well as three coproductions involving France: Zendj Revolution by Tariq Teguia (Algeria/France/Lebanon), Chantier A by Lucie Dèche, Karim Loualiche and Tarek Sami (Algeria/France) and
Round Trip de Meyar Al-Roumi (Syria/France).
(Translated from French)
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