New feature films from Eastern Europe and Central Asia are among 12 projects to be pitched at this year's B2B Belgrade Industry Meetings from March 2-4.
They include Branko Schmidt's Metastases (Croatia), Kirill Serebrennikov's Diva(Russia) and Rusudan Chkonia's Keep Smiling! (Georgia).
In addition to the public pitchings and one-to-one meetings with potential co-producers, the second edition of B2B will include a 'Focus on Armenia' and a 'Serbia Special' presenting new Serbian film projects.
The lineup of projects is as follows:
Adep Akhlak, dir: Marat Alykulov (Kyrgyzstan), prod co: Oy Art, Kyrgyzstan
How I Was Stolen By The Germans, dir: Milos Radivojevic (Serbia), prod co: Testament Films, Serbia
Keep Smiling!, dir: Rusudan Chkonia (Georgia), prod co: Studio 99, Georgia / Germany
Knocking At The Shut Door, dir: Akmal Khasanov (Tajikistan), prod co: Art-Vision, Tajikistan
Metastases, dir: Branko Schmidt (Croatia), prod co: Telefilm, Croatia
Milk, dir: Semih Kaplanoglu (Turkey), prod co: Kaplan Film, Turkey
My Poor, Darling Mother, dir: Nika Shek (Armenia), prod co: Floating Dreams Pictures / Golden Apricot FCD, Armenia
Sense Of Will, dir: Shady Srour (Israel), prod co: Al-Arz, Israel
Diva, dir: Kirill Serebrennikov (Russia), prod co: New People Film Company, Russia
The War Is Over, dir: Mitko Panov (Macedonia), prod co: Artyfartment Films, Macedonia
Uncontrollable Moments, dir: Vladimir Paskaljevic (Serbia), prod co: Nova Film, Serbia
Hazard, dir: Alexey Mamedov (Ukraine) prod co: Diamond film, Ukraine