Adriatic-Ionian region at Otranto Film Fund Festival

15 September, 19:07

    Latin Lover by Cristina Comencini Latin Lover by Cristina Comencini

     - ROME - The Otranto Film Fund Festival (OFFF) will be back from September 17 to September 20 with a line-up of films under the direction of Luciano Schito that have been produced with the support of the Film Fund and Film Commission. Organizers of this seventh edition of the festival say that it aims to be look more deeply at market prospects for European audiovisual productions and the role that the Film Fund and the Film Commission can play in the funding and promotion of works at the international level through an observatory on film production within the Adriatic-Ionian Macro Region.

    The festival kicks off with an homage to Carmelo Bene and will continue with the screening of the films in competition, among them 'Latin Lover' by Cristina Comencini . At the end there will be the screening of the last feature film in competition, 'Bridges of Sarajevo' (Italy, France, Bosnia, Switzerland, Germany and Portugal) by Ursula Meier, Aida Begic, Leonardo Di Costanzo, Jean-Luc Godard, Kamen Kalev, Isild le Besco, Sergei Loznitsa, Vincenzo Marra, Vladimir Perisic, Cristi Puiu, Marc Recha, Angela Schanelec and Teresa Villaverde.

    The 13-director collective work explores the role of Sarajevo in history on the centenary of WWI. The awards ceremony for Best Film OFFF2015 will follow.

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