email print share on Facebook share on Twitter share on reddit pin on Pinterest

FESTIVALS Germany

Petzold and Schroeter in competition at Venice

by 

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:
trailer
film profile
]
in 2004.

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

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.

Did you enjoy reading this article? Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive more stories like this directly in your inbox.

Privacy Policy