Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Programming announced for 39th Festival du nouveau cinéma, Oct. 13-24

At a press conference this morning, the Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) announced the programming for its 39th edition which takes place October 12-24, 2010. The oldest film festival in Montreal, they will be screening 295 films from 51 countries including 33 world premieres and 64 North American premieres.

One of the world premieres includes a short film that I co-directed with Katarina Soukup of Catbird Productions. Notes from the Kuerti Keyboard with have its premiere on October 21 with maestro Anton Kuerti in attendance, and a second screening will take place on October 23.

The opening night film will be 10½ by Daniel Grou-Podz, while the festival closes with Denis Cote’s Curling. Other directors whose work will be featured over the 12 days include Mike Leigh, Catherine Breillat, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Olivier Assayas, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Lefebvre, Coline Serreau, Manoel de Oliveira, Stephen Frears, Mathieu Amalric, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.


International Selection: Louve d’Or

Année bissextile (Ano Bisiesto)
Michael Rowe (Mexico)

The Belgrade Phantom (Beogradski fantom)
Jovan B. Torodovic (Serbia/Hungary/Bulgaria)

Between Two Worlds (Ahasin Wetei)
Vimukthi Jayasundara (Sri Lanka)

L’Épée et la rose (A Espada e a Rosa)
Joao Nicolau (Portugal)

Marek Lechki (Poland)

Huit fois debout (Eight Times Up)
Xabi Molia (France)

Inside America
Barbara Eder (Austria)

Jo pour Jonathan (Jo for Jonathan)
Maxime Giroux (Quebec/Canada)

Mike Ott (United States)

Nikolaï & Yelena Renard (Russia)

Memories of Overdevelopment (Memorias del desarrollo)
Miguel Coyula (Cuba/United States)

Eduardo Lucatero (Mexico)

Le Quattro volte
 Michelangelo Frammartino (Italy/Germany/Switzerland)

Silent Souls (Ovsyanki)
Aleksei Fedorchenko (Russia)

Rusudan Pirveli (Georgia)

Le Vagabond (Ha’Meshotet)
Avishai Sivan (Israel)

Vous êtes tous des Capitaines(Todos vós sodes capitáns)
Oliver Laxe (Spain)

Dan Chisu (Romania)

When We Leave (Die Fremde)
Feo Aladag (Germany)

The full program can be downloaded here.

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