New films by Krzysztof Zanussi
, Merab Kokochashvili
and Jan Cvitkovic
are among the projects from Eastern Europe being presented at platforms in Warsaw, Brindisi and Cottbus in the coming weeks.
The CentEast Warsaw-Moscow initiative will be presenting nine ‘works in progress’ from Eastern Europe on October 18 as part of Warsaw Film Festival’s CentEast Market.
The showcase will then be repeated two days later on October 20 in Moscow as part of Project For Tomorrow and, in a new development, during the Beijing Film Market next April.
The nine ‘works in progress’ include:
veteran Polish film-maker Krzysztof Zanussi
’s new feature the Polish-Italian-Russian co-production Foreign Body;
Ukrainian Oles Sanin
’s $2m historical drama The Guide
, previously presented at Odessa’s industry platform in July;
Alexander Mitta’s art film Chagall-Malevich, which is being handled internationally by Intercinema and was given a special promo-reel screening in Venice;
Romanian Dan Chisu
’s sixth feature Bucharest Nonstop about four interconnected stories