Festival also announces 14 films in the Balkan Survey’s core programme.
The 52nd Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Nov 4-13) has announced the features and shorts selected for its Balkan Survey, programmed by Dimitri Kerkinos.
The features of the Balkan Survey’s core programme will be:
Adalbert’s Dream (Visul Lui Adalbert), Gabriel Achim (Romania)
Best Intentions, Adrian Sitaru (Romania)
Loverboy, Catalin Mitulescu (Romania/Sweden/Serbia)
The Island (Ostrovat), Kamen Kalev (Bulgaria/Sweden)
Ave (Abe), Konstantin Bojanov (Bulgaria)
The Forgiveness of Blood, Joshua Marston (US/Albania/Denmark/Italy)
The Enemy (Neprijatelj ), Dejan Zecevic (Serbia/Bosnia/Croatia/Hungary)
Punk’s Not Dead (Pankot ne e mrtov), Vladimir Blazevski (FYROM/Serbia)
Press, Sedat Yilmaz (Turkey)
The festival will also offer a tribute to Turkish director Erden Kiral, the first European festival to have a special programme devoted to his work. He will also attend the festival to discuss his films, which include A Season in Hakkari (1983), Blue Exile (1993), On The Way (2005), and Golden Horn (2010).