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JIHLAVA 2018

Ji.hlava annonce le programme

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- La 22e édition du plus grand festival du documentaire d'Europe centrale proposera 327 films. De nombreuses avant-premières sont prévues : 100 mondiales, 23 internationales et 17 européennes

Ji.hlava annonce le programme
Vacancy d'Alexandra Kandy Longuet

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The 22nd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (25-30 October) has announced its full programme. A total of 327 films will be shown across 11 competitions and 12 non-competitive sections, including no fewer than 100 world, 23 international and 17 European premieres. 

The festival's most prestigious competition, Opus Bonum, consists of 17 feature- and mid-length films, out of which 13 are European, including Vacancy by Belgium's Alexandra Kandy LonguetWestern, Family and Communism by France's Laurent KriefTalks with T.G. Masaryk by Slovakia's Jakub ČervenkaUntil Porn Do Us Part by Portugal's Jorge PelicanoBackstage Action by Belgium's Sanaz Azari and the Peruvian-Portuguese co-production Expectant by Farid Rodriguez Rivero. For the full list, click here.

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In Between the Seas, a competition for Central and Eastern European films, there are 15 titles, including the French-Indian-US co-production The End and the Means by Polish-born Paweł WojtasikAlexander Belinski and Agne Dovydaityte's The Sun Sets in the East (Lithuania), Tomáš Krupa's The Good Death (France/Czech Republic/Austria/Slovakia), Marek Kuboš's The Last Self-portrait (Slovakia), Simon Mozgovyi's The Winter Garden's Tale (Ukraine) and Lukas Marxt's Victoria (Austria). For the full list, click here.

In the First Light section, for debut feature-length films, among 11 titles, five are European: Isaac Stillwell's #3511 (Poland/Germany/Belgium/France/Australia), the German-Czech co-production Boy of War by Cyprien Clément-Delmas and Igor Kosenko, Felipe RugelesDouble Me (Spain/Colombia), Anna Kryvenko's Slovak-Latvian-Czech co-production My Unknown Soldier and Rebekka Kaufmann's We Own the Crisis (Germany/Greece). For the full list, click here.

Three sections established last year, A Testimony on Politics, on Nature, and on Knowledge, comprise the most significant documentaries dealing with these respective topics, and the vast majority, 18 titles, are European productions or co-productions. Among them are well-known films such as The Waldheim Waltz [+lire aussi :
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Weapon of Choice [+lire aussi :
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The Silence of Others [+lire aussi :
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, but there will also be the world premieres of Rohan and Gorav Kalyan's Badiou (France/USA), Sue-Alice Okukubo and Eduard Zorzenoni's Near and Elsewhere, and Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström's The Climate Experiment (Morocco/Norway/USA/France/China/Sweden). 

The full list of sections and films can be found here, and the Special Event sidebar looks set to present a selection of this year's greatest hits, featuring the new movies by Jean-Luc Godard, Werner Herzog, Vitaly Mansky, Viktor Kossakovsky, Wim Wenders, Amos Gitai, Albert Serra and Emir Kusturica.

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