Tuesday, February 17, 2009

2009 Miami International Film Festival

The MIFF ’09 will run from March 6 to 15 and here are some of the films they will screen in competition. Most are known to the blog, some I have seen and others I’m “dying” to see; but there are new ones that could be interesting.

World Competition

Afterschool, Antonio Campos, USA, 2008
Tiro en la Cabeza (Bullet in the Head), Jaime Rosales, Spain and France, 2008
Pescuit Sportiv (Hooked), Adrian Sitaru, Romania and France, 2008
Je Veux Voir (I Want to See), Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, France and Lebanon, 2008
De Ofrivilliga
(Involuntary), Ruben Östlund, Sweden, 2008
Het Zusje Van Katia (Katia’s Sister), Mijke de Jong, Netherlands, 2008
Khamsa, Karim Dridi, France, 2008
Kisses, Lance Daly, Ireland and Sweden, 2008
Pokrajina St.2 (Landscape No. 2), Vinko Möderndorfer, Slovenia and Serbia, 2007
März (March), Händl Klaus, Austria, 2008
Bumaznyj Soldat (Paper Soldier), Alexey German Jr., Russia, 2008
Parque Vía, Enrique Rivero, Mexico, 2008
Il Passato E Una Terra Straniera (The Past is a Foreign Land), Daniele Vicari, Italy, 2008
Perfidy, Rodrigo Bellott, Chile, Bolivia and USA, 2009
Soi Cowboy, Thomas Clay, Thailand and UK, 2008
Teza, Haile Gerima, Ethiopia, Germany and France, 2008
Üç Maymun (Three Monkeys), Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey, France and Italy, 2008

Ibero-American Competition

Gasolina (Gasoline), Julio Hernandez Cordon, Guatemala, 2008
El Truco del Manco (Handless Trick), Santiago A. Zannou, 2008
Historias Extraordinarias, Mariano LLinas, Argentina, 2008
Voy a Explotar (I’m Gonna Explode), Gerardo Naranjo, Mexico, USA and UK, 2008
Amorosa Soledad (Lovely Loneliness), Martin Carranza and Victoria Galardi, Argentina, 2008
La Nana (The Maid), Sebastian Silva, Chile and Mexico, 2008
Apenas O Fim (That’s It), Matheus Souza, Brazil, 2008
Tony Manero, Pablo Larrain, Chile and Brazil, 2008
Veronica, Mauricio Farias, Brazil, 2008
Una Semana Solos (A Week Alone), Celina Murga, Argentina, 2008
Burwa Dii Ebo (The Wind and The Water), Vero Bollow and The Igar Yala Collective, Panama, 2009

There are many more films, shorts and documentaries in the many sections the fest has and to check them go here.

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