Rotterdam’s co-pro showcase CineMart unveils 2020 projects

Screen | 12/13/2019 | Michael Rosser
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CineMart, the co-production market held during the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), has revealed the 17 feature projects to be showcased at next year’s edition.

Held January 26-29 during the festival (which runs Jan 22 – Feb 2), the event invites filmmakers to pitch their projects to a host of attending film professionals in tailored one-to-one meetings, as well as presentations that are open to all CineMart guests.

Directors - Selection - Romania - Radu - Jude

Notable directors in the selection include Romania’s Radu Jude, who won a Berlinale Silver Bear in 2015 with Aferim! and picked up the NHK award at Sundance 2008 with The Happiest Girl In The World. His new drama, Sleepwalkers, will be produced by Bucharest-based Micro Film.

Others filmmakers of note include Bulgaria’s Mina Mileva and Vesela Kazakova, whose Cat In The Wall played in competition at this year’s Locarno; Canadian-Italian trans femme filmmaker Luis De Filippis, who won the short film award at Sundance 2018 with For Nonna Anna; and Dutch filmmaker Morgan Knibbe, who won the Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf for his documentary Those Who Feel the Fire Burning in 2015.

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