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International feature film Oscar submissions The Traitor from Italy’s Marco Bellocchio and Antigone from Canada’s Sophie Deraspe will join Alice Winocour’s Proxima and Alex Gibney’s Citizen K at AFI FEST in the world cinema and documentary selections, announced on Tuesday (15).

World cinema entries include Academy Award submissions Corpus Christi from Poland, Sweden’s And Then We Danced, and Romania’s The Whistlers, playing alongside the Los Angeles premiere of Terrence Malik’s A Hidden Life.

Documentary entries include Alex Gibney’s Citizen K, Barbara Kopple’s Desert One, Dror Moreh’s The Gatekeepers follow-up The Human Factor, and Oliver Sacks: His Own Life from Ric Burns.


And Then We Danced (Georgia-Sweden-France), Levan Akin

Antigone (Canada), Sophie Deraspe

Bacurau (Brazil-France), Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho

Balloon (Qi Qiu, China), Pema Tseden

Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało, Poland), Jan Komasa

Deerskin (France), Quentin Dupieux

A Hidden Life (USA-Germany), Terrence Malick

I Was At Home, But… (Ich War Zuhause, Aber…, Germany-Serbia), Angela Schanelec

Liberté (France, Portugal, Spain), Albert Serra

Proxima (France, Germany), Alice Winocour

The Sleepwalkers (Los Sonámbulos, Argentina-Uruguay), Paula Hernández

Son-Mother (Pesar-Madar, Iran), Mahnaz Mohammadi

To The Ends Of The Earth (Japan, Uzbekistan, Qatar), Kiyoshi Kurosawa

The Traitor (Italy), Marco Bellocchio

The Truth (France-Japan), Hirokazu Kore-eda

The Whistlers (Romania-France-Germany), Corneliu Porumboiu.


Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator (USA), Eva Orner

Chez Jolie Coiffure (Belgium), Rosine Mbakam

Citizen K (USA), Alex Gibney

Desert One (USA), Barbara Kopple

The Human Factor (UK-Israel), Dror Moreh

I Am Not Alone (Armenia), Garin Hovannisian

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (USA), Ric Burns

Present.Perfect. (Wan Mei Xian Zai Shi, USA, Hong Kong), Shengze Zhu

Ready For War (USA), Andrew Renzi

Searching Eva (Germany-Serbia), Pia Hellenthal

South Oxford, All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club, Maravilla, Serve (USA), Darius Clark Monroe.

As previously announced, the festival will open with the world premiere of Melina Matsoukas’s Queen & Slim and close with the world premiere of George Nolfi’s The Banker. Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell will receive its world premiere at AFI FEST on November 21.

The festival runs from November 14-21 and brass will announced the full line-up and schedule later this month.