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New Horizons Film Festival Begins This Week

Written by: FFT Webmaster | July 18th, 2011

The New Horizons Film Festival in the historic city of Wroclaw, Poland begins its 11th edition on Thursday, July 21 and runs through Sunday July 31. NADER AND SIMIN: A SEPARATION,  winner of the Golden Bear at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival, opens the Festival. In addition to the Iranian marital drama by Asghar Farhadi, the second opening film will be ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, the latest masterwork by Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan. The Festival will close on July 31 with the Eastern European premiere of THE SKIN I LIVE IN, the latest film from Spanish auteur Pedro Almodovar. The Juries will award 65.000 EUR in cash prizes. The winners of the Grand Prix, Audience Award, FIPRESCI Prize and the Films on Art International Competition are guaranteed distribution in Poland. In addition, the Festival will host a big presentation of Norwegian cinema and films from the phenomena of pinku eiga, red westerns and midnight movies, as well as retrospectives of the filmmakers Terry Gilliam, Bruno Dumont, Andrzej Munk and Mariusz Wilczyński. For more information, visit:

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