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SARAJEVO 2018

Sarajevo's Kinoscope programme brimming with festival favourites

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- The attractive sidebar traditionally mixes arthouse and genre fare

Sarajevo's Kinoscope programme brimming with festival favourites
Border by Ali Abbasi

The Sarajevo Film Festival (10-17 August) has announced the line-up for its non-competitive Kinoscope sidebar. Traditionally, this section has been a combination of daring arthouse films and genre flicks, and this year's selection is certain not to disappoint fans of either.

In addition to a special screening of Palme d'Or winner Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-eda, Kinoscope will present five other Cannes titles: from Un Certain Regard, award winners Border [+see also:
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interview: Ali Abbasi
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]
by Ali Abbasi and Girl [+see also:
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interview: Lukas Dhont
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by Lukas Dhont, and from the Critics’ Week, the Grand Prize winner Diamantino [+see also:
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interview: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Sc…
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by Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt, plus Anja Kofmel's animated documentary Chris the Swiss [+see also:
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interview: Anja Kofmel
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and Benedikt Erlingsson's Woman at War [+see also:
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interview: Benedikt Erlingsson
interview: Benedikt Erlingsson
film profile
]
.

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The second best-represented festival in the programme is Locarno, with two 2017 titles and two more from this year's competition. Special Jury Prize winner Good Manners [+see also:
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by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra and the neo-giallo Let the Corpses Tan [+see also:
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interview: Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani
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]
by Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani screened at the biggest Swiss event last year, while its 2018 competition is represented by two documentaries at Sarajevo: French filmmaker Yolande Zauberman's M [+see also:
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and Dominga Sotomayor's Chilean-Brazilian-Argentinian-Dutch-Qatari co-production Too Late to Die Young [+see also:
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]
.

Venice, Berlinale and Rotterdam are represented by two films each: Vivian Chu's Angels Wear White [+see also:
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interview: Vivian Qu
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and Bertrand Mandico's The Wild Boys [+see also:
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interview: Bertrand Mandico
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]
, the Forum CICAE Award winner Theatre of War [+see also:
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by Lola Arias and competition entry The Real Estate [+see also:
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interview: Axel Petersén and Måns Måns…
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by Axel Petersén and Måns Månsson, and the Audience Award winner The Guilty [+see also:
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interview: Gustav Möller
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]
by Gustav Möller and US filmmaker Nicolas Pesce's Ryu Murakami adaptation Piercing, respectively. 

To wrap up the selection, audiences will also have the chance to see Gabriela Pichler's Göteborg Dragon Award winner Amateurs [+see also:
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]
, which world-premiered at Tribeca.

For the full list of titles, please click here.

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