Five new works will be screened for buyers

Forging Teutonic ties, Rome’s nascent RomeFilmFest, which runs Oct. 13-21, has set up Oct. 17 as German Day to showcase a crop of Teuton pics to international buyers and the public.

Five new, as yet unspecified, works will be screened for buyers in a central Rome cinema, while several German entries in the fest’s official sections are also being slotted that same day, as well as a German gala.

Rome’s German Day will also see Teuton projects pitched at the fest’s New Cinema Network co-production mart, which is to feature a confab on Italo-German co-productions.

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