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New Horizons Festival Opens With Cannes Winner

Poland's biggest event unveils competition slate

The T-Mobile New Horizons Intl. Film Festival, which unspools July 18-28, will open with this year’s Cannes Palme d’Or winnerBlue Is the Warmest Color” by Abdellatif Kechiche. Poland’s biggest film fest will close with the Polish premiere of Malgoska Szumowska’s Berlinale competition title and Teddy Award winnerIn the Name Of.”

The New Horizons competition lineup features 12 Polish premieres, while the fest’s Films in Art competition includes 12 documentaries.

The full list of competition titles:

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“Big Boy,” Shireen Seno (Philippines)

“Celestial Wives of Meadow Mari,” Aleksey Fedorchenko (Russia)

“Fat Shaker,” Mohammad Shirvani (Iran)

Floating Skyscrapers,” Tomasz Wasilewski (Poland)

“Jungle Love,” Sherad Anthony Sanchez (Philippines)

“Krivina,” Igor Dljaca (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Canada)

“Leones,” Jazmin Lopez (Argentina/France/ Netherlands)

Leviathan,” Lucien Castaing-Taylor (U.K./U.S./France)

“Lightning,” Manuela Morgaine (France)

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“Mai morire,” Enrique Rivero (Mexico)

“Noche,” Leonardo Brzezicki (Argentina)

“Stranger by the Lake,” Alain Guiraudie (France)

Documentary competition:

Chimeras,” Mika Mattila (Finland)

“Cutie and the Boxer,” Zachary Heinzerling (U.S.)

“Elektro Moskva,” Elena Tikhonova/Dominik Spritzendorfer (Austria)

“The Search for Emak Bakia,” Oskar Alegria (Spain)

“Everybody Street,” Cheryl Dunn (U.S.)

“Helio Oiticica,” Cesar Oiticica Filho (Brazil)

“Herman’s House,” Angad Bhalla (U.S. /Canada/U.K.)

“I am Fiction,” Max Kestner (Denmark)

“Man Who Made Angels Fly,” Wiktoria Szymanska (Poland)

“Peaches Does Herself,” Peaches (Germany)

“Sick Birds Die Easy,”  Nik Fackler (U.S.)

“What Is This Film Called Love?,” Mark Cousins (U.K.)

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