The guest line up for the 33rd Göteborg International Film Festival is as always full of interesting film personalities. Among the most prominent guests are Sally Potter, Claire Denis, Günter Wallraff, Jessica Hausner and Vittorio Storaro.
The British director behind Orlando, Sally Potter (picture), is visiting Göteborg with her new film Rage. Rage takes place on a cat walk where brutal things start to happen. All published on the internet by an intern.
The French director Claire Denis comes with her White Material, with Isabelle Huppert as the main star. White Material takes place in an unnamed African country, colonised by the French.
The famous German journalist and author Günter Wallraff is the subject for the documentary Günter Wallraff: Black On White, where he travels around Germany disguised as a Somali.
Austrian director Jessica Hausner comes with her awardwinning festival favourite Lourdes, about a young disabled woman going on a pilgrimage.
Legendary cinematographer Vittorio Storaro screens his new film I, Don Giovanni, directed by Carlos Saura, as well as Apocalypse Now Redux by Francis Ford Coppola.
All the above mentioned will give Master Classes in the frames of the festival seminar programme.
Among the other guests are Chinese director and author Xiaolu Guo, Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen, German director and producer Tom Tykwer, Malian director Souleymane Cissé, Swedish director Roy Andersson, British tv-producer, -director and -personality Armando Ianucci, Venice winner Samuel Maoz and many, many more.
See complete guest list here.
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Nina Natri and Andréas Uppman Nilsson
33rd Göteborg International Film Festival Jan 29-Feb 8, 2010
Göteborg International Film Festival is the leading film festival in
Scandinavia and – with an audience of 200 000 visitors a year – one of the
largest festivals in the world. GIFF is always one step ahead in the search
for new talent and tomorrow’s stars with:
* The prestigious Dragon Awards, including The Nordic Film Award and TIBIDA
– The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award.
* The Nordic Film Market, presenting the latest and upcoming Scandinavian
films to international buyers, sales agents and festival programmers.
* The Göteborg International Film Festival Fund, supporting young talent in
developing countries, in cooperation with SIDA.
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