GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT CHICAGO 2021

57th Chicago International Film Festival (13 - 24 October 2021)

Opening Night
THE FRENCH DISPATCH by Wes Anderson (US/DE, Studio Babelsberg)

Special Presentation
SPENCER by Pablo Larraín (DE/UK, Komplizen Film)

Masters
BERGMAN ISLAND by Mia Hansen-Løve (FR/BE/DE/SE, Bioskop Film))
LINGUI by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (FR/DE/BE, Made in Germany)

International Feature Film Competition
MEMORIA by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (CO/MX/FR/GBR/TH/DE/CN/CH, The Match Factory)
PRAYERS FOR THE STOLEN by Tatiana Huezo (MX/DE/BR/CH, Match Factory Productions)
WHAT DO WE SEE WHEN WE LOOK AT THE SKY? (WAS SEHEN WIR; WENN WIR ZUM HIMMEL SCHAUEN?) by Alexandre Koberidze (DE/GE, German Film and Television Academy Berlin DFFB)

New Directors Competition
AMPARO by Simón Mesa Soto (CO/SW/DE/QA, Flare Film)
THE GRAVEDIGGER’S WIFE by Khadar Ayderus Ahmed (FI/DE/FR, Twenty Twenty Vision)
THE LAST EXECUTION (NAHSCHUSS) by Franziska Stünkel (Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion)

Documentary Competition
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER by Antonia Kilian (Pink Shadow Films)
Out of Competition
FABIAN – GOING TO THE DOGS (FABIAN ODER DER GANG VOR DIE HUNDE) by Dominik Graf (Lupa Film, DCM Pictures)

Outlook Competition
GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise (AT/DE, Rohfilm Productions)

Shorts
DON’T GO TELLIN’ YOUR MOMMA by Topaz Jones, rubberband (US/DE/FR/IT)

Contact: Nicole Kaufmann