todos vós sodes capitáns

Here’s a round-up of the Cannes line-up and the filmmakers who have previously screened work at l’Alternativa

Director’s Fortnight
Galician filmmaker Oliver Laxe, whose Paris # 1 was in the short film competition at l’Alternativa last year, presents his debut feature film Todos vós sodes capitáns.
Michelangelo Frammartino
, who screened his first feature film Il dono in competition at l’Alternativa 2004, presents his second film Le Quattro volte.
Katell Quillevéré, winner of short film prize at l’Alternativa in 2005 with A bras le corp, screens her debut feature film Un Poison violent.
Olivier Masset-Depasse, whose short film Dans l’ombre screened at l’Alternativa in 2004, screens his second feature film Illégal.

Un Certain Regard and International Competition
Ágnes Kocsis, whose first film Friss levegö won a prize at  l’Alternativa 2006, screens her second feature Pál Adrienn in Un Certain Regard.
Radu Muntean, director of The Paper will be Blue screened at l’Alternativa last year, presents his new film Tuesday, After Christmas in Un Certain Regard.
Cristi Puiu, director of The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu also screened at l’Alternativa last year, presents his new film Aurora in Un Certain Regard.
Sergei Loznitsa
, whose films Portrait (2002), Factory (2004) and Artel (2006) have all screened at previous editions of l’Alternativa, shows his latest film My Joy in the main competition at Cannes.

The Director’s Fortnight
13th-23rd May 2010

Cannes Film Festival
12th-23rd May 2010

ne change rien

Confrontation 46, the annual festival organised by the Institut Jean Vigo in Perpignan has programmed a series of screenings around the theme of film and art. Pedro Costa will be in town to present his new film Ne change rien, and Peter Greenaway will present Rembrandt’s j’accuse, Nine Classic Paintings Revisited and Nightwatching, as well as giving a free conference on Friday 9th April.

8th-14th April 2010
Confrontations 46
Palais des Congrès &
Arsenal de l’Institut Jean Vigo
Perpignan, France

destination finale

A few days ago at EntreVues de Belfort…

3 films screened at the last edition of l’Alternativa picked up awards at the Festival International du Film de Belfort. Politist, Adjectiv, awarded the Feature Film Prize at l’Alternativa, won Best Film, Gabino Rodriguez won Best Actor Award for his role in Perpetuum Mobile and Destination Finale was awarded Best Documentary Short. Félicitacions!