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Thessaloniki Fest Sets ‘New Horizons’

Thessaloniki Fest Sets 'New Horizons'

Thessaloniki Fest Sets 'New Horizons'

by indieWIRE

The International Thessaloniki Film Festival has announced its “New
Horizons” lineup featuring a significant slice of new international cinema.
Outside the main program, organizers built sidebars from the current
rejuvenation of French cinema, the bodies of work from several
internationally established filmmakers, and current American independents.
One program, titled “3 x 3” will showcase the films of French director Tony
Gatlif (“Les Princes“, “The Crazy Stranger“), Iceland’s Fridrik Thor
Fridriksson (“Children Of Nature“, “Cold Fever“), and Errol Morris (“Gates Of Heaven“, “Fast, Cheap And Out Of Control“).

The festival is set to run November 21-30 in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Main Programme:

Bandits“, Katja von Garnier, GERMANY/1997

Bent“, Sean Mathias, UK/1997

Clandestins“, Denis Chouinard and Nicolas Wadimoff,

East Palace, West Palace” (Dong Gong, Xi Gong), Zhang Yuan, CHINA/FRANCE/1996

Hana-Bi“, Takeshi Kitano, JAPAN/1997

Labyrinth Of Dreams” (“Yume No Ginga“), Sogo Ishii, JAPAN/1997

Silvester Countdown“, Oskar Roehler, GERMANY/1997

Taste Of Cherries” (“Taam-e-Gilass“), Abbas Kiarostami, IRAN/FRANCE/1996

The Traveller From The South” (“Mosafer-e Junoubi“), Parviz Shahbazi, IRAN/1996

Under The Skin“, Carine Adler, UK/1997

Vertical Love” (“Amor Vertical“), Arturo Sotto Diaz, CUBA/1997

The Witman Boys” (“Witman Fiuk“), Janos Szasz, HUNGARY/1997

U.S. Independents – “Night Shadows”

Boogie Nights“, Paul Thomas Anderson, 1997

Habit“, Larry Fessenden, 1996

Little Shots Of Happiness“, Todd Verow, 1997

Mirror, Mirror“, Baillie Walsh, 1996

Sick: The Life And Death Of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist“, Kirby Dick, 1996

Unmade Beds“, Nicholas Barker, USA/UK/France (documentary)

Work“, Rachel Reichman, 1996

Year Of The Horse“, Jim Jarmusch, 1997

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