Czech films will shine at this year’s Venice Film Festival and Berliner Stil has all the great information on films such as the new digital copy of the film Ecstasy / Extase directed by Gustav Machatý. At this year’s 2019 Venice Film Festival, Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective / colectiv (a coproduction between Romania and Luxembourg) will screen Out of Competition. The story of the Colectiv Club fire in Romania.
Also, alongside Sergei Loznitsa’s doc State Funeral (a Dutch / Lithuanian coproduction) and also Both were selected in the Official Selection – Out of Competition.
Polish Films Shine at Venice Film Festival
German / Bulgarian coproduction Pelikanblut directed by Katrin Gebbe, Georgian / Russian coproduction The Criminal Man / Borotmokmedi directed by Dmitry Mamuliya and Italian / Polish coproduction Sole directed by Carlo Sironi will screen in the Orizzonti Competition.
Sh_t Happens, a coproduction between Czech Republic, Slovakia and France directed by David Štumpf and Michaela Mihályi was selected in Orizzonti Short Films Competition.
A new digital copy in 4K of the Czech film Ecstasy / Extase directed by Gustav Machatý and starring Hedy Kiesler (Hedy Lamarr) will be screened at the Pre-opening event of the 76th Venice International Film Festival of the Biennale di Venezia on 27 August 2019.
Polish production Whispers / Szepty by Patryk Jordanowicz and Jacek Nagłowski will be presented out of competition in the Venice Virtual Reality Biennale College Cinema VR.
As for the sidebar sections, Polish / French coproduction Corpus Christi directed by Jan Komasa will screen in the Venice Days – Giornate degli Autori’s competition, while Parthenon / Partenonas by Mantas Kvedaravičius (a Lithuanian / Ukrainian / French coproduction) was selected for the Critics’ Week’s Competition.