156 films at BUSTER
by Annika Pham
Under the new leadership of festival director Dionysos Reltz Kerasiotis, the 6th BUSTER BUSTER Copenhagen International Film Festival for Children and Youth is screening some 156 feature films, shorts and documentaries this week until Sunday September 18.
In the Children’s films competition programme, 11 feature films and 11 short films will compete, including the Italian Stolen Children (Certi Bambini) directed by Antonio and Andrea Frazzi, the Danish puppet fantasy film Strings [+see also:
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For the second time, 11feature films and 11 short films aimed at teenagers and young adults will screen as part of the Youth competition programme including this year the Danish film Dear Wendy, The German The Edukators, The Swedish Fourteen Sucks and Babylon Disease, the Italian Saimir [+see also:
film profile] and the British Love & Hate.
As part of the workshops and seminars, Norwegian director Peder Norlund (Wolf Summer) and his Danish counterpart Peter Flinth (The Fakir) will be on hand to discuss CGI techniques applied to children and youth films, and a Nordic Meeting organised for the third year will be the opportunity for Scandinavian film professionals to view the newest Nordic films for children and youth.
BUSTER was founded in 1999 by the Danish Film Institute and takes place every year at Copenhagen’s Palads, Grand, Huset cinemas and at the Film House.
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