×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Warsaw Fest to Screen 22 World Preems

The lineup of the 29th Warsaw Film Festival, which runs Oct. 11-20, will include 22 world preems, 21 international preems and 22 European preems.

The program, which was unveiled today, includes 123 feature films and 84 shorts from 57 countries.

WFF is recognized by international producers org FIAPF as an international competitive film festival.

The list of guests includes Jia Zhangke, who won the helming prize at Cannes for “The Touch of Sin,” Uberto Pasolini, who won five awards in Venice for “Still Life,” Catherine Breillat and Rotterdam winner Mira Fornay (“My Dog Killer”). More than 100 filmmakers will present their films.

The new section Classics from Poland includes works by Kieslowski, Zanussi, Machulski and Krauze.

OPENING FILM
“Still Life,” Uberto Pasolini (U.K., Italy)

CLOSING FILM
Venus in Fur,” Roman Polanski (France, Poland)

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
“A Very Unsettled Summer,” Anca Damian (Romania, Czech Republic, Sweden, U.K.) World premiere.
Abuse of Weakness,” Catherine Breillat (France, Belgium, Germany)
“Concrete Night,” Pirjo Honkasalo (Finland, Sweden, Denmark)
“Ida,” Pawel Pawlikowski (Poland)
“In Hiding,” Jan Kidawa Blonski (Poland)
“Kids Return: The Reunion/Kids Return,” Hiroshi Shimizu (Japan)
“Like Never Before,” Zdenek Tyc (Czech Republic, Slovakia) World premiere.
“Love Is Blind,” Ilmar Raag (Estonia) World premiere.
“PAAT,” Amir Toodehroosta (Iran) World premiere.
“Paradise for the Damned,” Alejandro Montiel (Argentina) World premiere.
“Tangerines,” Zaza Urushadze (Estonia, Georgia) World premiere.
The Gambler,” Ignas Jonynas (Lithuania, Latvia)
“The Green Jacket,” Volodymyr Tykhyy (Ukraine)
Thirst,” Dmitri Tiurin (Russia)
“Trap Street,” Vivian Qu (China)

More Film

  • Noah CentineoNickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, Show,

    Kids’ Choice Awards 2019: JoJo Siwa, Noah Centineo Take on Bullying

    This year’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards was full of positivity and encouragement to be yourself. DJ Khaled, known for his upbeat mantras, hosted the 32nd annual awards ceremony alongside JoJo Siwa at USC’s Galen center. Siwa accepted the award for favorite social music star. Siwa said in her acceptance speech, “I get hated on every [...]

  • Us Scriptwriter and Film-maker Larry Cohen

    Larry Cohen, Cult Horror Writer-Director of 'It's Alive,' Dies at 77

    Larry Cohen, best known for his work as a B-movie producer and director in the ’70s and his later work in screenwriting, has died. He was 77. Cohen’s friend, actor and publicist Shade Rupe, confirmed the news, which was announced in a post to Cohen’s official Facebook page. Rupe said Cohen died in Los Angeles [...]

  • Captain Marvel

    Box Office: 'Captain Marvel' Shatters $900 Million Milestone

    Brie Larson’s “Captain Marvel” continues to do heroic business. In its latest box office milestone, the female-fronted superhero tentpole zoomed past $900 million in ticket sales worldwide. “Captain Marvel” brought in a mighty $87 million globally this weekend, including $52 million from international territories. It has now generated $589 million overseas for a global haul [...]

  • Us - Lupita Nyong’o - cr:

    Box Office: Jordan Peele's 'Us' Stuns With $70 Million Opening Weekend

    Talk about scary good. Universal’s “Us,” the second directorial effort from Jordan Peele, pulled off a stunning debut, generating $70 million from 3,741 North American locations. That haul is enough to land it the second-best opening weekend of the year behind Disney’s “Captain Marvel” ($153 million). The psychological thriller about a family confronted by a [...]

  • SHAZAM

    Film Review: 'Shazam!'

    In “Shazam!,” Zachary Levi brings off something so winning it’s irresistible. He plays a square-jawed, rippling-muscled man of might, with a cheesy Day-Glo lighting bolt affixed to his chest, who projects an insanely wholesome and old-fashioned idea of what a superhero can be. But he’s also playing a breathless teenage kid on the inside, and [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content