Jacques Audiard, Sono Sion and Godfrey Reggio select films for cult festival.
The 20th edition of cult Paris film festival L’Etrange Festival (Sept 4 - 14) will feature films including The Voices by Marjane Satrapi, Let Us Prey by Brian O’Malley, The Tribe by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy and Wetlands by David Wnendt.
Asian titles include The World of Kanako by Tetsuya Nakashima, which gets its European premiere and will close the festival, Tokyo Tribe by Sono Sion, Moebius by Kim Ki-Duk and Over Your Dead Body by Takashi Miike.
Directors honoured by the festival include Jacques Audiard, Sono Sion and Godfrey Reggio, who have each programmed five films for the event, which will screen 80 films in total across 11 days.
Founder and festival director Frédéric Temps said: “We strive to show works that defy conventions and that challenges the expectations and definitions of their genres.”
The event takes place at Paris’ Forum des Halles.