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International Feature Competition

Striking and masterfully crafted, these films compete for the Festival’s top honor, the Gold Hugo.

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Radu Muntean  |  Romania, France, Sweden
Coming of Age, Women's Experiences


Armando Bo  |  Argentina, Spain
Crime, Drama

Ash Is Purest White (Jiang hu er nv)

Jia Zhangke  |  China, France
Crime, Drama

At War (En guerre)

Stéphane Brizé  |   France
Drama, Political

Before the Frost (Før frosten)

Michael Noer  |   Denmark
Drama, Historical

Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano)

Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra  |  Colombia, Mexico, Denmark, France
Crime, Drama

Border (Gräns)

Ali Abbasi  |  Sweden, Denmark
Drama, Horror, Thriller


Kent Jones  |   United States
Drama, Religion, Women's Experiences

Duelles (Mother’s Instinct)

Olivier Masset-Depasse  |  Belgium, France
Drama, Thriller, Women's Experiences

Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice)

Alice Rohrwacher  |  Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany
Coming of Age, Drama


Sudabeh Mortezai  |   Austria
Drama, Political, Women's Experiences

Jumpman (Podbrosy)

Ivan I. Tverdovsky  |  Russia, Ireland, Lithuania, France
Crime, Drama

Non-Fiction (Doubles Vies)

Olivier Assayas  |   France
Art/Film, Drama


Çağla Zencirci and Guillaume Giovanetti  |  France, Germany, Luxembourg, Turkey
Drama, Women's Experiences

Too Late to Die Young (Tarde para morir joven)

Dominga Sotomayor Castillo  |  Chile, Brazil, Argentina, The Netherlands, Qatar
Coming of Age, Drama


Christian Petzold  |  Germany, France
Drama, Political, Thriller

International Feature Competition Sponsors

Program Patron

John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation