'Changeling,' 'Palermo Shooting' on slate

HONG KONG — The 2008 Taiwan Golden Horse Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its Director’s Masterclass and Made in America sidebars.

Clint Eastwood’s “Changeling,” Wim Wender’s “Palermo Shooting” and “The Silence of Lorna” by the Dardenne brothers are among eight films in the Director’s Masterclass. The others are Claude Lelouch’s “Roman de gare” (Crossed Tracks), Masayuki Suo’s “Soredemo boku wa yattenai” (I Just Didn’t Do It), Ermanno Olmi’s “Centochiodi” (One Hundred Nails), Philippe Garrel’s “La frontiere de l’aube” (Frontier of Dawn) and “8″ comprising eight shorts directed by eight helmers on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces.

Fest organizers also announced that a trio of American documentaries about the war on terror, Errol Morris’ “S.O.P.,” Alex Gibney’s “Taxi to the Dark Side,” which won last year’s documentary Oscar, and Charles Ferguson’s “No End in Sight” will play in the Made in America program.

Other pics in the non-competitive sidebar are Justin Lin’s “Finishing the Game,” Robert Logevall’s “All God’s Children Can Dance,” Craig Gillespie’s “Lars and the Real Girl,” Sean Penn’s “Into the Wild” and Thomas McCarthy’s “The Visitor.”

Fest runs from Nov. 6 – 21.

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