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The annual lineup of 10 new European films selected for the seventh annual Variety Critics’ Choice: Europe Now sidebar of the 39th Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival (July 2-10) was announced in Cannes Tuesday.

Reflecting the new make-up of the enlarged EU community of 25 nations, an Estonian film is included for the first time, “Made in Estonia” from helmer Rando Pettai, as well as the Hungarian selection, Nimrod Antal’s “Control.”

Presented in association with European Film Promotion, the unspoolings bring together 10 largely first- or second-time European filmmakers. The sidebar provides 20 screenings for the official section of the fest.

Of the sidebar selections, overseen by Variety senior film critic Derek Elley, Karlovy Vary Festival artistic director Eva Zaoralova said, “I cannot think of any other film magazine that would be so good at discovering new filmmaking talents. The festival sees the section as a great opportunity for our audiences to see the films and meet these exciting new talents.”

The lineup for this year’s Variety Critics’ Choice: Europe Now:

  • “Charlie,” Malcolm Needs, U.K.

  • “A Touch of Spice,” Tassos Boulmetis , Greece

  • “Mister V,” Emilie Deleuze, France

  • “Little Girl Blue,” Anna Luif, Switzerland

  • “Made in Estonia,” Rando Pettai, Estonia

  • “Four Shades of Brown,” Tomas Alfredson, Sweden

  • “Hush, Hush, Baby!,” Albert ter Heerdt, Netherlands

  • “Control,” Nimrod Antal, Hungary

  • “Aaltra,” Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern, Belgium

  • “Astronauts,” Santi Amodeo, Spain

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