YOU DON'T HAVE TO TRAVEL THE WORLD TO CATCH THE BEST IN WORLD CINEMA...
three critically acclaimed feature films have been confirmed to appear in the MVFF37 World Cinema line-up
CHARLIE'S COUNTRY | AUSTRALIA
This third collaboration between Director/Screenwriter Rolf de Heer and actor David Gulpilil extends
the director’s commitment to exploring Australian Aboriginal culture. “It’s the most affecting depiction
of contemporary Aboriginal experience since Sampson & Delilah” (The Hollywood Reporter). Actor and
Screenwriter David Gulpilil took home the Un Certain Regard award for Best Actor at the 2014 Cannes
Film Festival. Cast: David Gulpilil, Peter Djigirr, Luke Ford, Jennifer Budukpuduk and Peter Minygululu.
DIPLOMACY | FRANCE
The big screen adaptation of the theater play of the same name by Cyril Gely. A historical drama that
depicts the relationship between Dietrich Von Cholitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris,
and Swedish consul general Raoul Nordling. (IMDb) Originally premiered in The Berlin International Film
Festival’s Special Gala section. Director and Screenwriter: Volker Schlöndorff, Screenwriter: Cyril Gely
Cast: André Dussollier, Niels Arestrup, Burghart Klaussner, Robert Stadlober and Charlie Nelson.
TIMBUKTU | FRANCE
Recounting events influenced by a public stoning of an unmarried couple, the film takes place during
the Jihadist take over in Mali in 2012. The film premiered in the main competition section at the 2014
Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and the Francois Chalais Prize.
Director and Screenwriter: Abderrahmane Sissako, Screenwriter: Kessan Tall Cast: Ibrahim Ahmed aka
Pino, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki, Kettly Noël and Hichem Yacoubi.
MVFF37 TO HOST THE SHARP ART OF AMAZING 4K FILM SHOWCASE
Joining forces with fellow leaders in high definition technology RED and THX, Sharp is seeking short 4K films
(10 minute maximum) that capture the full potential of an amazing high resolution entertainment experience. Hidden details, vibrant colors, captivating compositions that are only unlocked by 4K. Submissions can be
abstract, narrative, technical, or genre bending and should showcase beauty and emotion in unique perspectives.
Films will be judged on creativity, technical quality, and the ability to capture detailed, vivid scenes showcasing
all of the benefits that high resolution offers.
All films submitted will be considered for screening at the MVFF37 Sharp Art of the Amazing 4K Film Showcase.
We are thrilled to be able to celebrate independent artists and provide them a venue for high resolution
Submit your film, now through September 7th. Visit the Sharp Art of Amazing site for complete details.
Fast Passes are available in limited quantities... Click here for more info.