The Selection Board of the 8th Eurasia Film Festival has announced the movies selected for the festival, Tengrinews.kz reports. The total of 12 movies from Europe, South Asia, Central Asia and CIS will be screened at the festival, the board members said in a press-conference.
This year Europe will be represented by three movies: The Hunt (Denmark, 2012), The Book of Revelations (France-Poland-Germany, 2011) and The City of Children (Greece, 2011). The Hunt took part in the Cannes Film Festival. Its Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen won the best actor award for the movie. The movie’s director Thomas Vinterberg and its lead actor Mads Mikkelsen are expected to visit the Eurasia Festival [not confirmed!, ed.]. The Book of Revelations took part in Berlin Festival and The City of Children gained the title of the Best Greek Film of 2011 at Greek Film Festival in Thessaloniki.
For more information see: http://en.tengrinews.kz/cinema_and_music/Movies-selected-for-8th-Eurasia-Film-Festival-in-Almaty-12249/