GoEast'smain prize-winner Tbilisi Tbilisi by Georgian filmmaker Levan Zakareishvili isamong 10 debuts or second films by promising new directors selected for thisyear's European Competition at the Crossing Europe Film Festival in Austria'sLinz (April 25-30).
Theline-up of films competing for prize money amounting to Euros 10,000 are:
ColdShowers by Anthony Cordiers (France)
Giselaby Isabelle Stever (Germany)
Guernseyby Nanouk Leopold (Netherlands)
Kontaktby Sergei Stanjokovski (Macedonia/Germany)
Lucyby Henner Winckler (Germany)
Molly'sWay by Emily Atef (Germany)
PaveeLackeen/The Traveller Girl by Perry Ogden (Ireland)
TbilisiTbilisi by Levan Zakareishvili (Georgia)
Thirteenby Gela Babluani (France/Georgia)
ViolentDays by Lucile Chaufour (Framce)
Atotal of 160 films from 27 countries will be showing in the third edition ofCrossing Europe which will also feature screenings of Alexei German Jr.'s SofiaFilm Festival winner Garpastum, Jan Cvitkovic's Gravehopping, Miroslav Mandic'sBorderline Lovers, CS Leigh's Process and Bohdan Slama's Something LikeHappiness in its European Panorama section.