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2017 Festival Line Up


OPENING NIGHT FILM

AYLA: THE DAUGHTER OF WAR – TURKEY

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

CLOSING NIGHT FILM

GEORGE TAKEI’S ALLEGIANCE – USA

Special Presentation

 

CENTERPIECE FILM

THE FORTRESS – SOUTH KOREA

Special Presentation

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

A TAXI DRIVER – REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

BIRDSHOT – PHILIPPINES

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

BURNING BIRDS – Sri Lanka

Competition

 

BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK – THAILAND

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

CENTAUR – KYRGYZSTAN

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER – CAMBODIA

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

LISTEN – LEBANON

Competition

Official Golden Globe Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

MAD WORLD – HONG KONG

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

POMEGRANATE ORCHARD – AZERBAIJAN

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

POP AYE – SINGAPORE

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

SAAWAN – PAKISTAN

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

SCARY MOTHER – GEORGIA

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

THE DARK WIND – IRAQ

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

TURAH – INDONESIA

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

WHITE SUN – NEPAL

Competition

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

HOW VICTOR “THE GARLIC” TOOK ALEXEY “THE STUD” TO THE NURSING HOME – RUSSIA

Competition

Golden Globe Submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Award

 

BREATH – IRAN

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

YELLOW – IRAN

Competition

 Golden Globe Submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Award

 

FATHER AND SON – VIETNAM

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

HER LOVE BOILS BATHWATER – JAPAN

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

DEAREST SISTER – LAOS

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

NIRVANA – CHINA

Golden Globe Submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Award

 

ROAD TO MOTHER – KAZAKHSTAN

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

LITTLE GANDHI – SYRIA

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

YEVA – ARMENIA

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

THE CHILDREN OF GENGHIS – MONGOLIA

Official Oscar Submission in the Foreign Language Category

 

SAYAKBAY – KYRGYZSTAN

Golden Globe Submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Award

 

 

SIGNATURE FILM SCREENINGS

FINDING JULIA – USA

Special Presentation

 

JOY LUCK CLUB – USA

Special Presentation – 25th Anniversary 

 

FINDING SORAYA – AFGHANISTAN

Special Presentation

 

SALT – NORTH KOREA

Special Presentation

 

PATHS OF THE SOUL – CHINA

Special Presentation – China Film Days               

 

MY HUSBAND’S WIFE – KAZAKHSTAN

Golden Globe Submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Award

 

MILLION LOVES IN ME – HONG KONG, CHINA

Special Presentation

 

THE BATTLESHIP ISLAND – REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Special Presentation – Korean Film Days

 

TWENTY TWO – CHINA

Special Presentation – China Film Days                

 

MUNABIA – KYRGYZSTAN

Special Presentation – Kyrgyz Film Days 

 

MUNABIA – KYRGYZSTAN

Special Presentation – Kyrgyz Film Days 

 

IN SYRIA – SYRIA

Special Presentation