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New Horizons unveils competition slates

Polish film fest opens July 19

LONDON — South Korean director Kim Kim Kyung-mook’s “Stateless Things,” a focus on the lives of two young men for whom freedom is but a distant dream, is among 12 titles competing for a $25,000 prize and Polish distribution at Poland’s New Horizons fest, which opens July 19.

Now in its 12th year, New Horizons, founded by art house distributor Roman Gutek, combines screenings with art exhibitions and events in the mediaeval city of Wroclaw.

Its second competition, with a $12,500 top prize and Polish distribution, focuses on 12 films on art.

Fest opens July 19 with Michael Haneke’s Cannes Golden Palm winner “Love” and runs through July 29.

Main competition pics are: “Coming Home,” Frederic Videau (France); “Thursday Till Sunday,” Dominga Sotomayor Castillo (Chile, Netherlands); “Daughter… Father… Daughter,” Panahbarkhoda Rezaee (Iran); “Donoma,” Djinn Carrenard (France); “Francophrenia (Or Don’t Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is),” Ian Olds, James Franco (U.S.); “Francine,” Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky (U.S., Canada); “Sentimental Animal,” Wu Quan (China); “Double Steps,” Isaki Lacuesta (Spain, Switzerland); “Mondomanila,” Khavn De La Cruz (Philippines, Germany); “Neighbouring Sounds,” Kleber Mendonca Filho (Brazil); “Summertime,” Jose Luis Torres Leiva (Chile).

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