TheInnsbruck International Film Festival (May 23-28) will be celebrating its 15thyear with a retrospective and exhibition dedicated to the Tunisian directorNacer Khemir, whose latest film Bab' Azizwill open the festival on May 23.
TheInternational Competition of seven titles:
Cinema,Aspirins And Vultures by Marcelo Gomez (Brazil)
GrainIn Ear by Zhang Lu (China/South Korea)
NineEmotions by Santosh Sivan (India)
StoriesOf Disenchantment by Alejandro Valle (Mexico)
Tasumaby Sanou Kollo Danaiel (France/Burkina Faso)
TheHoly Family by Sebastian Campos (Chile)
TheMother's Lament Of Mankurt by Bakyt Karagulov (Kyrgystan)
The programme of 60 films from 30 countries will alsoinclude a focus on 24 films by African directors during the past 15 years, aBalkan Window, and a sidebar devoted to football in film on the eve of the 2006World Cup.