The second edition of Italy's German Film Festival is set to feature Germany's foreign Oscar candidate, No Place To Go by Oscar Roehler and Volker Schlondorff's The Legends Of Rita.
The festival will also showcase Filippos Tsitos's Berlin competition title My Sweet Home, Turkish-German director Fathim Akim's Im July, a romantic comedy and road movie which follows a journey from Hamburg to Istanbul, and Lost Killers by Dito Tsintsadze, which appeared in Un Certain Regard at Cannes last year.
Other titles in the festival, which will be held in Rome from April 5 -9, are Akim Von Borries's England!, Rudolf Thome's Paradiso - Seven Days Or Seven Women, and Crazy, a coming-of-age tale directed by Hans-Christian Schmid.
Tom Tywker's latest film, The Princess And The Warrior, will be screened as a special event, and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's silent classic Nosferatu, will close the festival accompanied by a live band.
The festival, which is being sponsored by Germany's Export Union, the Goethe Institut and the German Embassy in Rome, will also feature an Erotic Tales sidebar that will screen Bernd Heiber's film The Night Nurse, Gas Station by Jos Stelling and Eoin Moore's Round About.