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International Competition

The films in this category are nominated for the following awards:

The Wilf Family Foundation Award for Best International Film 
A Danish company commander caught in crossfire with his men in Afghanistan makes a fatal decision, which will affect both him and his family back home. Tobias Lindholm's new film was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards.
Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern star in the new film by acclaimed indie director Kelly Reichardt. A cinematic triptych depicting several women in Montana, continues Reichardt's sharp-eyed and sensitive study of the people on the margins of American society.
Oscar winner Danis Tanovic adapts Bernard-Henri Levy's play about a tempestous day in Sarajevo's finest hotel. As the hotel's manager prepares a European Union Gala, the hotel staff plans a strike. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Acclaimed director Cristi Puiu (Aurora) perceptively depicts the Romanian middle class through nearly three hours in a tumultuous Bucharest apartment where a family gathers to commemorate a deceased patriarch. Sieranevada was screened at the Cannes Film Festival last year to great acclaim.
16-year-old Ari is sent from Reykjavik to live with his father in rural Iceland. There, between towering mountains and breathtaking fjords, he has to navigate his difficult relationship with his father. Winner of the prestigious Golden Seashell Prize at San Sebastian.
The last days in the life of King Louis XIV receive a mesmerizing cinematic treatment by Catalan director Albert Serra (Birdsong), featuring a phenomenal performance by Jean-Pierre Leaud. The film premiered at Cannes last year to rave reviews.
The new film by Park Chan-Wook (Oldboy) takes us to Japanese-occupied Korea in the 1930s, where a handmaiden assists a swindler in abducting her mistress. This intelligent piece, screened at the last Cannes Festival, combines virtuosic visuals with a captivating plot.
Isabelle Huppert stars in Mia Hansen-Love's (Eden) fifth film, presenting the story of a high school philosophy teacher who resolves to reinvent her life when her husband leaves her. This intelligent film won Best Director at the Berlin Festival.
The winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the Sundance Festival presents an intelligent and amusing portrait of former Congressman Anthony Weiner, as he runs for Mayor of New York, exposing politics in the age of digital media.
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Jerusalem Cinematheque

11 Hebron Rd.
Jerusalem, 91083
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