Ahmad Ghossein’s Lebanese film wins in first year award is open to films from the Middle East.
“This one is so different, so weird and has this Python-esque style to it.”
Other selected titles include Happy As Lazzaro and U – July 22.
“We have willingly chosen to go backwards to a world full of ignorance and distrust fuelled by intolerance.”
Latest for Zoology director Ivan I. Tverdovskiy premieres on July 4.
Waititi’s ’What We Do In The Shadows’ and ’Hunt For The Wilderpeople’ previously screened at the festival.
The film will premiere in the East of West competition.
The festival has also unveiled its international juries.
The initiative is a showcase for emerging film talents from Europe.
Reel Suspects boards psychological drama.
Line-up includes films from Radu Jude, Ivan Tverdovsky and Ana Katz.
Levinson will accept the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema.
Industry details also announced.