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The Montreal World Film Festival


The MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MONTREAL) is the only competitive film festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF.

Montreal ranks among the most prestigious festivals in the world. rates this festival in the top 10

The 2017 Festival edition will run August 24 - September 4

Check our full coverage 2014  full coverage of 2013



The World competition in Montreal

The WORLD COMPETITION includes world and international premieres. The international official Jury will award the various prizes for the feature films of his section: Grand Prix of the Americas, Special Grand Prix of the Jury, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Artistic Contribution, Innovation Award. This same Jury will award two prizes for the short films of this section.
Australian actress Greta Scacchi will preside over an international jury of film personalities from around the world including : Véra Belmont, Michel Côté, Kim Dong Ho,Andrei Plakhov, Goya Toledo, Wang Xueqi.
The line up of films in competition: 
DOM ÖVER DÖD MAN (THE LAST SENTENCE), 2011 / B/W / 124 min, Jan Troell (Sweden) 
ANFANG 80 (COMING OF AGE), 2011 / Colour / 90 min, Gerhard Ertl, Sabine Hiebler (Austria) 
ATESIN DÜSTÜGÜ YER (OÙ BRÛLE LE FEU / WHERE THE FIRE BURNS), 2012 / Colour / 105 min, Ismail Gunes (Turkey) 
CLOSED SEASON (ENDE DER SCHONZEIT), 2012 / Colour / 100 min, Franziska Schlotterer (Germany - Israel) 
COMME UN HOMME (BAD SEEDS), 2012 / Colour / 95 min, Safy Nebbou (France) 
CVJETNI TRG (PLACE DES FLEURS / FLOWER SQUARE), 2012 / Colour / 102 min, Krsto Papic(Croatia) 
DAS WOCHENENDE (LE WEEKEND / THE WEEKEND), 2012 / Colour / 97 min, Nina Grosse (Germany) 
DEAREST (ANATAE), 2012 / Colour / 111 min, Yasuo Furuhata (Japan) 
ELS NENS SALVATGES (LES ENFANTS SAUVAGES / THE WILD ONES), 2011 / Colour / 98 min, Patricia Ferreira (Spain) 
INVASION, 2012 / Colour / 104 min, Dito Tsintsadze (Germany - Austria) 
ISKUPLENIYE (L'EXPIATION / EXPIATION), 2011 / Colour / 120 min, Alexander Proshkin (Russia) 
KARAKARA, 2012 / Colour / 100 min, Claude Gagnon (Canada - Japan) 
L'INNOCENZA DI CLARA, 2012 / Colour / 82 min, Toni D'Angelo (Italy) 
MIEL DE NARANJAS (ORANGE HONEY), 2011 / Colour / 102 min, Imanol Uribe (Spain - Portugal) 
OBLAWA (TRAQUE / MANHUNT), 2012 / Colour / 96 min, Marcin Krzysztalowicz (Poland) 
SANGHAJ (SHANGHAI GYPSY), 2012 / Colour / 124 min, Marko Nabersnik (Slovenia) 
TWO JACKS , 2012 / Colour / 91 min, Bernard Rose (USA) 
WINGS (LES AILES / WINGS), 2011 / Colour / 90 min, Bo Yang, Yazhou Yang (China) 

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About The Montreal World Film Festival

Losique Serge

The MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MONTREAL)is the only competitive film festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF.

Montreal ranks among the most prestigious festivals in the world.
2015 Coverage  includes 120 articles and interviews with winning producers and directors. It was provided by Musivision Films, Laurie Gordon Musivision (video interview), Tom Llewellin, Ken Fernandez,  Dejan Nikolaj Kraljacic and Bruno Chatelin


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