INTERNATIONAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL KÜSTENDORF | 17 - 23. 01. 2012.

International Film and Music Festival Kustendorf will take place 17 to 23 January 2012 in Drvengrad in Mokra Gora, Serbia organized by “Rasta International” and under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture, Media and Information Society of Republic of Serbia. As in previous years, the Festival is dedicated to future film makers and already acclaimed authors.

COMPETITION PROGRAMME – for Golden, Silver and Bronze Egg Awards 20 films will compete from: Belgium, Estonia, Italy, Canada, Kyrgyzstan, UK, Macedonia, Mexico, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Russia, USA, Serbia, France and Spain. The diversity of topics and film genres, together with the high quality of selected films, promise to bring an exciting competition full of suspense. International jury consists of the Iranian actress Leila Hatami (President of the Jury), French producer Pierre Edelman and famous Serbian actor and producer Zoran Cvijanović. This year the “Vilko Filač” Award for Best Cinematography will be decided upon by the famous Czech cinematographer Martin Šec and Svetolik Mića Zajc, celebrated Serbian sound editor and designer. As in the previous years, the Competition Programme selector is Dunja Kusturica.

RETROSPECTIVE OF GREATNESS is a programme that is, for the first time, dedicated to the two outstanding authors: Kim Ki-duk and Nuri Bilge Ceylan, who will give workshops for students after the screenings of their films. As a part of this programme the following films of South Korean director Kim Ki-duk will be screened: Bad Guy (2002) and 3-Iron (2004) that won the Leone d’Argento Award (Special Award for Best Direction) at the 61st Venice Film Festival. Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan will be presented with his first feature-length film The Small Town (1997) and Distant (2002) that won a total of 47 awards, with the most significant Grand Prix at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.

CONTEMPORARY TRENDS programme will present some of the last year's most important films and their authors – the festival’s guests, who will give workshops after the projections of their films. During the seven days of the Kustendorf, in this programme, the following films will be screened: Arirang  by Kim Ki-duk, and Stopped on Track by the famous German director Andreas Dresen, which both shared the main award of `Un Certain Regard` programme at 2011 Cannes Film Festival; 4:44 - Last Day on Earth by Abel Ferrara; A Better Life by Cеdric Kahn; Chicken With Plums by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud; Nader and Simin: A Separation by Asghar Farhadi that was awarded Golden Bear for the Best film at International Film Festival in Berlin in 2011; the Danish film Out of Bounds by Frederikke Aspöck who triumphed at the 11th Film Festival in Marrakesh. This programme also includes The Kid With a Bike by Dardenne brothers and Once Upon a Time in Anatolia by Nuri Bilge Ceylan that shared the Grand Prix at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

NEW AUTHORS – is the programme that presents debut feature-length films by new promising talents slowly conquering the film world using new and original film language. We will have the opportunity to watch this-year Cannes Film Festival discovery, Corpo Celeste by the young author Alice Rohrwacher, film Nicostratos the Pelican by Olivier Horlait with Emir Kusturica in main role, and Mozzarela Stories by Eduardo de Angelis, a former student who participated in the Competition programme at Kustendorf in 2008 and 2009.

GREAT ACTING ACHIEVEMENTS – present some of the most significant film achievements by actors. In this program, we will have opportunity to watch Claude Chabrol’s Madame Bovary (1991) starring the great French actress Isabelle Huppert and Jacques Audiard’s A Prophet (2009) whit young French actor Tahar Rahim in the lead role. Isabelle Huppert and Tahar Rahim will be special festival guests and give the lecture after the projection.

SIDE PROGRAMME features four extraordinary film achievements by young film authors. This program includes the first film by a young Russian artist Andrey Grigoryev Balkan star that offers a different perspective on Emir Kusturica’s life and work, Little Red Riding Hood by Zoran Tairović that tells about tradition and culture of Roma in a different, original way, Milena by Čarna Radoičić that uses contemporary film language to “paint” the portrait of Milena Pavlović-Barilli, and short film Happy Now by Frederikke Aspöck, which won the Cinéfondation First Prize at 2004 Cannes Film Festival.

MUSIC PROGRAM – Every night, after the screenings and workshops, the concerts of the international famous music stars will complete the atmosphere of Kustendorf nightlife. This year on Kustendorf we well present: Pelageya from Russia, The Rosenberg Trio from the Netherlands, Stribor Kusturica and the Poisoners from Serbia, Adam Stinga from Moldova, Sonido Gallo Negro from Mexico, as well as the most famous trumpet orchestra in the world Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra.

International Film and Music Festival Kustendorf 2012 will welcome all participating film authors and actors, as well as numerous young film students, authors, and many other distinguished guests from the international film world.

17.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    3-IRON
    Kim Ki-duk
  • 12:30h
    ARRI ALEXA
    WORKSHOP
  • 16:30h
    OPENING CEREMONY
    Thierry Frémaux Presents
  • 20:00h
    ARIRANG
    Kim Ki-duk
    WORKSHOP - Kim Ki-duk - film director
  • 00:00h
    PELAGEYA
    Russia

18.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    MADAME BOVARY
    Claude Chabrol
    WORKSHOP - Isabelle Huppert - actress
  • 17:00h
    4:44 LAST DAY ON EARTH
    Abel Ferrara
    WORKSHOP - Abel Ferrara - film director
  • 21:00h
    TULIP, TEXAS AND US
    Lee Filipovski | Canada, Estonia 2011
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    MOUSSA
    Christophe Nanga-oly | France 2010
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    WE'RE GETTING THERE
    Marko Grba Singh -|Serbia 2011
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    BARBAKAN
    Bartlomiej Zmuda | Poland 2011
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    COUNTRYSIDE
    Yana Skopina & Eugene Kostkin | Russia
  • 00:00h
    THE ROSENBERG TRIO
    The Netherlands

19.02.2012

  • 10:00h
    A PROPHET
    Jacques Audiard
    Tahar Rahim - actor
  • 13:00h
    A BETTER LIFE
    Cédric Kahn
  • 13:00h
    CHICKEN WITH PLUMS
    Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud
    WORKSHOP - Marjane Satrapi - film director
  • 21:00h
    FIREWORKS
    Giacomo Abbruzzese | Italy, France 2011
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    VANISHING
    Bartosz Kruhlik | Poland 2011
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    BOYS, WHERE ARE YOU
    Jelena Gavrilović | Serbia 2011
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    LUNCHBOX STORY
    Pieter Dirkx | Belgium 2010
  • 00:00h
    STRIBOR AND THE POISONERS
    Serbia

20.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    BAD GUY
    Kim Ki-duk
  • 13:00h
    CORPO CELESTE
    Alice Rohrwacher
  • 17:00h
    NADER AND SIMIN, A SEPARATION
    Asghar Farhadi
    WORKSHOP - Leila Hatami - actress
  • 21:00h
    CABBAGEMINCER
    Vadim Viner | Russia 2011
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    LEERFAHRT
    Matis Burkhardt | Germany 2009
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    MADE OF ASHES
    Ognjen Glavonić | Serbia 2012
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    THE SONG OF THE RAIN
    Aygul Bakanova | Kyrgyzstan, UK 2011
  • 00:00h
    ADAM STINGA
    Moldova

21.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
    Zoran Tairović
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    BALKAN STAR
    Andrey Gligoryev
  • 13:00h
    SMALL TOWN
    Nuri Bilge Ceylan
    WORKSHOP - Nuri Bilge Ceylan - film director
  • 16:30h
    STOPPED ON TRACK
    Andreas Dresen
    WORKSHOP - Andreas Dresen - film director
  • 20:00h
    SMILE
    Gil González Penilla | Mexico 2011
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    THE TRIP
    Simão Cayatte | USA, Portugal 2011
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    MARINA
    Sonya Karpunina | Russia 2011
  • 00:00h
    BOBAN & MARKO MARKOVIC ORCHESTRA
    Serbia

22.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    MILENA
    Čarna Radoičić
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    HAPPY NOW
    Frederikke Aspöck
  • 13:00h
    NICOSTRATOS THE PELICAN
    Olivier Horlait
    WORKSHOP - Olivier Horlait - film director
  • 17:00h
    ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA
    Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • 21:00h
    FRAGMENTS
    Ivan Stojiljković | Serbia, Germany 2011
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    ALTO SAUCE
    Fernando Pomares | Spain 2011
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    GLASGOW
    Piotr Subbotko | Poland 2010
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    THE END OF THE WORLD
    Jani Bojadzi | Macedonia 2011
  • 00:00h
    SONIDO GALLO NEGRO
    Mexico

23.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    DISTANT
    Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • 13:00h
    MOZZARELLA STORIES
    Edoardo De Angelis
  • 17:00h
    OUT OF BOUNDS
    Frederikke Aspöck
    WORKSHOP - Frederikke Aspöck - film director
  • CLOSING CEREMONY AWARDS CEREMONY

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