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Warsaw 2016 / Competition

The Sun, The Sun Blinded Me: A modern spin on Camus

The Sun, The Sun Blinded Me: A modern spin on Camus

Polish filmmakers Wilhelm and Anka Sasnal's third feature film moves The Stranger to the Baltic Sea but retains its essence  

17/10/2016 | Warsaw 2016 | Competition

Night of a 1000 Hours: A fantastical take on the dark secrets of a family and a country

Night of a 1000 Hours: A fantastical take on the dark secrets of a family and a country

The supernatural whodunit by Austrian director Virgil Widrich has no patience for the conventions of realism  

17/10/2016 | Warsaw 2016 | Competition

Clair Obscur: Women trapped in loveless relationships

Clair Obscur: Women trapped in loveless relationships

Turkish director Yesim Ustaoglu is back with another relatable representation of contemporary women's inner conflict  

17/10/2016 | Warsaw 2016 | Competition

A Kid: What forms our identity and where do we find it?

A Kid: What forms our identity and where do we find it?

French director Philippe Lioret's eighth feature film is a touching exploration of personal identity and the search for love  

17/10/2016 | Warsaw 2016 | Competition

Antenna: How Israeli politics and history affect private lives

Antenna: How Israeli politics and history affect private lives

Israel’s Arik Rotstein has brought his first feature film, an engaging family drama sprinkled with humour, to the Warsaw Film Festival  

12/10/2016 | Warsaw 2016 | Competition

Blessed Benefit: A different kind of prison film

Blessed Benefit: A different kind of prison film

An offering from Jordan takes us on a rather surprising journey into the rarely-visited territory of local society  

12/10/2016 | Warsaw 2016 | Competition

In the Blood: Resisting changes

In the Blood: Resisting changes

Rasmus Heisterberg paints a convincing picture of coming of age in his directorial debut  

10/10/2016 | Warsaw 2016 | Competition

The Darkness: A cryptic post-apocalyptic horror

The Darkness: A cryptic post-apocalyptic horror

Daniel Castro Zimbrón transcends classic horror tropes to create an atmospheric horror film that sets itself apart from the crowd  

10/10/2016 | Warsaw 2016 | Competition