Nanni Moretti's The Son's Room will open the Belgrade International Film Festival, kicking off a 30th anniversary edition that encompasses such high profile international fare as David Lynch's Mullholland Drive, Steven Soderbergh's Traffic and Baz Lurhmann's Moulin Rouge.
Moretti's Palme d'Or winner will also open the festival's gala section, which houses popular festival films such as the Coen brothers' The Man Who Wasn't There, Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding, Josef Fares' Jalla! Jalla!, Alejandro Amenabar's The Others and Oliver Hirschbiegel's Das Experiment.
Monsters Inc. will head the children's programme at the event which is dubbed FEST and runs February 1-10. Other US productions on display include Training Day, Apocalypse Now Redux and Black Hawk Down.
In other sections, Jens Becker's Hangmen (Henker- Der Tot Hat Ein Gesicht) will have its world premiere. Further titles include Gary Burns' Waydowntown, Denis Villeneuve's Maelstrom, Milcho Manchevski's Dust, Gjergj Xhuvani's Slogans, Sofia Coppola's Virgin Suicides, Kirsten Sheridan's Disco Pigs and Ulrich Seidl's Dog Days.