The Cinema Heritage festival has selected 9 films for the International Competition from a pool of over 500 entries. Costa Gavras and Cristian Mungiu will be the special guests at the closing ceremony.
The Cinema Heritage festival has revealed the 9 films that will be competing in the International Competition, after a thorough evaluation of over 500 films. Costa Gavras and Cristian Mungiu will be the esteemed guests on the final evening of the festival.
The Selection Committee for the inaugural Cinema Heritage festival, consisting of Eva Peydro, Barbara Lorey de Lacharrière, and Philip Cheah, has evaluated 500 films from 56 countries and will now announce the chosen finalists.
There are a total of 9 films included in the International Competition.
Aamir Bashir’s film, “The Winter Within,” will have its Paris premiere in 2022. The film was made in collaboration between India, France, and Qatar.
“The Echo” is a film directed by Tatiana Huezo from Mexico and Germany. It will have its French premiere in 2023.
“Premiere of ‘Muyeres’ by Marta Lallana in Paris, Spain in 2023.”
“Asimina Proedrou’s work, “Behind The Haystacks,” will be premiering in France in 2022. The piece is a collaboration between Greece, Germany, and Macedonia.”
– The Promised Land by Nikolaj Arcel Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany / 2023 / French premiere
The French premiere of “Lubo” by Giorgio Diritti, a film co-produced by Italy and Switzerland, will take place in 2023.
– The Land Where Winds Stood Still by Ardak Amirkulov Kazakhstan / 2023 / French premiere
– Esimde (This Is What I Remember) by Aktan Arym Kubat Kyrgyzstan / 2022 / European premiere
– Riceboy Sleeps by Anthony Shim Canada / 2022 / French premiere
The international film festival, Cinema Heritage, is organized by AITYSH France with the support of UNESCO. Its focus is to exhibit and celebrate the diverse cinematic heritage of the world.
Keeping this in mind, the closing ceremony (02.12.2023) will feature two acclaimed filmmakers as the special guests. They will be acknowledged for their noteworthy filmographies, which are now recognized as integral contributions to the world of cinema.
– Costa Gavras, French filmmaker, screenwriter and producer (Amen, Adults in The Room, Music Box, Missing, Z…)
During the festival, the film R.M.N. by Cristian Mungiu, a Romanian filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer known for works such as “4 months, 3 weeks, 2 days” and “Beyond the Hills”, will be shown.
Zhang Yimou has been added to the list of esteemed guests for the inaugural edition.
Cinema Heritage, an international film festival dedicated to showcasing the world’s cinematic heritage under the patronage of UNESCO, will be held in Paris from 28 November to 02 December 2023, in the Mac-Mahon and Lincoln cinemas.
Entry to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies is restricted to invited guests.