16 October 2013

The Selfish Giant to screen at AFI Fest 2013

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AFI FEST unveils New Auteurs, shorts

15 October, 2013 | By Jeremy Kay

AFI FEST 2013 presented by Audi top brass unveiled the New Auteurs and shorts sections that will screen at the festival, set to take place from November 7-14 in Hollywood.

The New Auteurs section highlights first and second-time feature film directors from around the world.

Entries include: Yeon Sang-ho’s The Fake (South Korea), Emir Baigazin’s Harmony Lessons (Kazakhstan, Germany, France), Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross’ In Bloom (Georgia, Germany, France); Mira Fornay’s My Dog Killer (Slovakia, Czech Republic); and Katrin Gebbe’s Nothing Bad Can Happen (Germany).

Rounding out the ten selections are: Agustín Toscano and Ezequiel Radusky’s The Owners (Argentina); Clio Barnard’s The Selfish Giant (UK); Ben Rivers and Ben Russell’s A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness (France, Estonia); Ramon Zürcher’s The Strange Little Cat (Germany); and Samuel Isamu Kishi Leopo’s We Are Mari Pepa (Mexico);

For the full list of shorts and jurors for both categories visit the official website.

Source: http://www.screendaily.com/festivals/other-festivals/afi-fest-unveils-new-auteurs-shorts/5062525.article?blocktitle=MORE-TOP-NEWS&contentID=40294


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