Thursday, August 16, 2012

2012 World Film Festival

From August 23 to September 3 the A festival will run in Montreal with 432 films from 80 countries: 212 feature films (110 world or international premieres), 16 medium films (12 world or international premieres), 144 short films (94 world or international premieres) and 60 films in the Canadian Student Film Festival.

Festival opening film is Million Dollar Crocodile by Lisheng Lin from China, a comedy that reportedly is China's first monster movie.

The festival has the following sections:

World Competition (features and shorts)
First Films World Competition (features)
Out of Competition (features)
Focus on World Cinema (features and shorts)
Documentaries of the World (features, medium-length films, shorts)
Canadian Student Film Festival (short films)
Loto-Québec Movies Under the Stars (features)
Our Cinema – Review of a year of hits (features)

To read the official press release go here or check the following schedule and film info catalog available in French and English.

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