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German films and co-productions in Montreal

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- The Festival du Nouveau Cinéma includes a variety of German-financed titles

German films and co-productions in Montreal

The 41st Festival International du Nouveau Cinéma in Montreal (October 10-21) includes a variety of German-financed titles, starting with Sylvie Michel's Our Little Differences [+see also:
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(photo - produced by Pallas Film GmbH and Twenty Twenty Vision) and Bosnian director Aida Bejic's Children of Sarajevo [+see also:
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(co-produced by German outfit Rohfilm GmbH), both selected in the international feature competition.

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A special screening will be dedicated to the first chapter of Austria's Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy, Paradise: Love [+see also:
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(co-produced by Tatfilm), as well as the award-winning Portuguese film Tabu [+see also:
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by Miguel Gomes (co-produced by Komplizen Film), and Carlos Reygadas' Post Tenebras Lux [+see also:
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The International Panorama section features Veit Helmer's Baikonur [+see also:
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(Veit Helmer Filmproduktion), Peaches Does Herself [+see also:
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by Peaches (I U She Productions), Ali Aydin's Mold [+see also:
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(co-produced by Beleza Film) and Uruguay's Alicia Cano's The Bella Vista co-produced by Thomas Mauch Filmproduktion).

In Focus – Fantaisie, a Canadian/German coproduction has been selected, Istvan Kantor's Oh Superstar, while the Tribute to William Klein includes two films by him which were produced by the German company Oko-Filmproduktion.

Among the features screening in the Youth Section are Stephan Schesch's Moon Man and Laura Schroeder's The Treasure Knights – The Secret of Melusina. A few more German-financed films can be found in the short film programmes.

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