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Petzold and Schroeter in competition at Venice


The competition section of the 65th Venice Film Festival (August 27-September 6) will feature Christian Petzold’s Jerichow along with three other German co-productions: Semih Kaplanoglu’s Milk (Turkey/France/Germany), Werner Schroeter’s Nuit de chien (France/Germany/Portugal) and Haile Gerima’s Teza (Ethiopia/Germany/France).

The section’s international jury is presided over by director Wim Wenders, who was last in competition at Venice with Land of Plenty [+see also:
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The fifth edition of the Venice Days sidebar features the German co-productions Machan by producer-turned-director Uberto Pasolini and The Visitor by Finland’s Jukka-Pekka Valkeapääs.

The festival’s short film competition selection is not yet complete, with the films to be announced at a later stage.

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