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Gijon International Film Festival

Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijon
Cabrales, 82
Casa de la Palmera
33201 Gijón (Asturias)
Spain
phone +34-985-18 29 40
fax +34-985-18 29 44
http://www.gijonfilmfestival.com
email: info@gijonfilmfestival.com

Director
Mr. Alejandro Díaz Castaño

Program Director
Jorge Iván Argiz, Yolanda Eiroa

Year of Foundation 1963

Event Date from 16 November 2018 till 24 November 2018

in Gijon, Spain

International Competition

Sections Competition for Features and Shorts, Rellumes, Enfants Terrribles (children's films and young people's films up to 17 years), AnimaFICX, Boundaries, Wide Angle, Retrospectives, Esbille

Terms of Entry films must have been completed after 1 January 2017, feature films: 45 min. and longer, no prior commercial exploitation in Spain. Duration of short films max. 30 min., Duration of documentaries min. 45 min.

Subtitles English subtitles recommended French subtitles recommended Spanish subtitles recommended

Format DCP

Registration Deadline Enfants Terribles section: before August 24th2018
All other sections: before September 19th2018

Fees none

Attendance Figures 76,000

Participants of the Film Industry approx. 800

Prizes/Awards Best Feature Film (€ 20,000), Best Short Film (€ 3,000), Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Script, Best Art Direction, Special Jury Prize, Young Jury Prizes: Best Feature Film; Best Short Film, Audience Award (€ 5,000), Atlantic Arc Prize Best Short Film (€ 1,500), Enfants Terribles Award (€ 5,000), FIPRESCI-Awards : Best Feature Film (€ 10,000), Best Director (€ 3,000)

German Films

2018


Official Section
I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS BABARIANS by Radu Jude (RO/CZ/FR/BG/DE, Komplizen Film)
 
Official Section Short Films
IMPERIAL VALLEY (CULTIVATED RUN-OFF) by Lukas Marxt (AT/DE)
 
Rellumes International Competition
HAMADA by Eloy Domínguez Serén (SE/NO/DE, ma.ja.de Filmproduktion)
 
Enfants Terribles
THIS CRAZY HEART (DIESES BESCHEUERTE HERZ) by Marc Rothemund (Constantin Film Production, Olga Film)
 
Crossroads – Zinemaldia/ FICX
HIGH LIFE by Claire Denis (DE/FR/GB/PL/US, Pandora Filmproduktion)
OUR TIME by Carlos Reygadas (MX/FR/DE/DK/SE, ZDF)
THEATRE OF WAR by Lola Arias (AR/DE/ES, Sutor Kolonko)
 
Llendes
CASANOVAGEN by Luise Donschen
CLOSING TIME by Nicole Vögele (CH/DE, Film Academy Baden-Württemberg)
GAME GIRLS by Alina Skrzeszweska (FR/DE, Blinker Filmproduktion)
 
Esbilla
DILILI IN PARIS by Michel Ocelot (FR/DE/BE, Senator Filmproduktion)
WE WERE ALL TO BE QUEENS by Ana Catalá (DE/ES)
 
Radio 3 presents...
MICHEL PETRUCCIANI by Michael Radford (FR/DE/IT, LOOKSfilm)
 
Eli Cortiñas
CONFESSIONS THROUGH AN OPEN CURTAIN by Eli Cortiñas
DIAL M FOR MOTHER by Eli Cortiñas
THE MOST GIVEN OF GIVENS by Eli Cortiñas
 
Video Power – There’s nothing left abstract
OUTSIDE by Benny Wagner (DE/NL)

Number of Films Shown approx. 170

Media Coverage approx. 180 press accreditations

Specific Characteristics Recognized by FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations) as Competitive Spezialised Feature Film Festival. The winner of the short film competition automatically qualifies for the OSCAR competition for the Best Short Film.

Evaluation An international platform for up-and-coming directors. The commercial international and national importance is limited, but the audience has the possibility to watch new films from abroad.

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