Il cinema tedesco vola a Sofia
di German Films
- In inglese: La Germania sarà ben rappresentata con un film prodotto dalla DffB in competizione e diverse (co)produzioni nelle altre sezioni
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The Sofia International Film Festival (10-20 March) is welcoming a diverse selection of German-produced or co-produced titles this year, beginning with Eliza Petkova's Zhaleika [+leggi anche:
scheda film], selected in the international feature competition. The film was produced by the prestigious Berlin film and television school DffB. The young director is also presenting a German/Bulgarian coproduction in the Best Festival Shorts section.
Germany is particularly well represented In the documentary competition, with Jörg A. Hoppe, Klaus Maeck, and Heiko Lange's DEF Media production B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin [+leggi anche:
scheda film] in the running, as well as the Finnish/German title Return of the Atom by Mika Taanila and Jussi Eerola (coproduced by German outfit Blinker Filmproduktion), Ben Hopkins' Yearning [+leggi anche:
scheda film] (coproduced by Geissendörfer Film-und Fernsehproduktion and Bredok Filmproduktion), the German/Georgian project When the Earth Seems to Be Light by Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze, and David Meskhi, Roman Bondarchuk's Ukrainian Sheriffs, and the Irish-Swedish-Dutch-German doc Mr. Gaga [+leggi anche:
scheda film] by Tomer Heymann. Out of Competition, the festival is screening Martin Reinhardt, Thomas Tode, and Manu Luksch's Dreams Rewired, coproduced by Germany with Austrian partners.
In the Balkans Competition, two coproductions have been selected: the acclaimed Kosovo-based story Babai [+leggi anche:
intervista: Visar Morina
scheda film] by Visar Morina (coproduced by the German company NiKo Film) and Serbian director Goran Radovanovic's Enclave [+leggi anche:
scheda film] (coproduced by Sein+Hain Film).
A special section is dedicated to Wim Wenders' 3D films, and Germany is also present as a coproducer in the retrospective sidebar dedicated to the Hungarian maestro Bela Tarr, as well as the special section on Ted Kotcheff. Amongst the festival's Special Screenings is Marcus Vetter's The Forecaster. The Voices Unlocked sidebar includes two fully German productions: Sibylle Schönemann's Locked Up Time and Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's fantastic The Lives of Others [+leggi anche:
intervista: Florian Henckel von Donner…
intervista: Ulrich Muehe
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