Thursday, October 02, 2008

5th Seville European Film Festival

Since this fest that will run from November 7 to 15, will host the announcement of the nominations for the European Film Awards I decided to start posting some of the news that have been released.

None other than Paz Vega will announce the EFA nominations and she is the international ambassador of the fest.

Gomorra will open the festival and up-to-today 5 movies have been announced for the in competition selection.

Katyn by Andrzej Wajda, Poland
Boogie by Radu Muntean, Romania
Katia’s Sister by Mijke de Jong, Netherlands
Female Agents by Jean-Paul Salome, France
Gomorra, Matteo Garrone, Italy

If you feel like reading the official press releases go here.

Some of the sections of the fest that have some information.

Focus: Danish Film Dogma & More
Focus Europe, a section this edition is devoted to Denmark filmmaking and the breakthrough fostered by Dogma’95 and its most relevant directors : Thomas Vintenberg – Lars Von Trier – Soren Kragh-Jacobsen – Lone Scherfig – Christoffer Boe – Christian Madsen – Nils Malmros – Simon Staho – Nicolas Winding Refn – Susanne Bier – Peter Schonau Fog

David Lean 100
A tribute to the British filmmaker David Lean, one of the most important European directors, on the centenary of his birth, with his entire filmography as director.

All about Borau
An acknowledgement of the career of this historic Spanish director, with the projection of his entire filmography.

As soon as the films are announced in their official site, I’ll be posting them.

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