AFI Fest Unveils World Cinema & Midnight Selections

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AFI Fest rounded out its 2012 program with films screening in its World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight and Shorts sections. Festival favorites The Angels' Share, Greatest Hits, Laurence Anyways, Nairobi Half Life, Pieta, White Elephant and Zaytoun are among the titles set to screen at the L.A. festival, taking place November 1 - 8. As previously announced, the festival will kick off with the world premiere of Hitchcock and will close with the the world premiere of Lincoln.

The World Cinema, Breakthrough and Midnight selections follow. Information provided by AFI Fest.

World Cinema Section:

A Royal Affair: DIR Nikolaj Arcel. SCR Rasmus Heisterberg, Nikolaj Arcel. Denmark/Sweden/Czech Republic/Germany

Amour: DIR/SCR Michael Haneke. Austria/France/Germany.

The Angels' Share: DIR Ken Loach. SCR Paul Laverty. UK/France/Belgium/Italy.  U.S. Premiere.

Barbara: DIR/SCR Christian Petzold. Germany.

Berbarian Sound Studio: DIR/SCR Peter Strickland. UK. 

Beyond the Hills (DUPÃ DELAURI): DIR/SCR Cristian Mungiu. Romania/France/Belgium.

Blood of My Blood (SANGUE DO MEU SANGUE): DIR/SCR João Canijo. Portugal.

Caesar Must Die (CESARE DEVE MORIRE): DIR Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani. SCR Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, Fabio Cavalli. Italy.

Everybody In Our Family (TOATA LUMEA DIN FAMILIA NOASTRA): DIR Radu Jude. SCR Radu Jude, Corina Sabau. Romania/The Netherlands.

Greatest Hits (LOS MEJORES TEMAS): DIR/SCR Nicolás Pereda. Canada/Mexico/The Netherlands. U.S. Premiere.

The Hunt (JAGTEN): DIR Thomas Vinterberg. SCR Tobias Lindholm, Thomas Vinterberg. Denmark.

In Another Country (DA-REUN NA-RA-E-SUH): DIR/SCR Hong Sang-soo. South Korea.

Kon-Tiki: DIR Joachim Roenning, Espen Sandberg. SCR Petter Skavlan. Norway/Denmark/United Kingdom.

Kuma: DIR Umut Dag. SCR Petra Ladinigg, Umut Dag. Austria.
Laurence Anyways: DIR/SCR Xavier Dolan. Canada/France. U.S. Premiere.

Leviathan: DIR Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véréna Paravel. UK/USA/France.

Like Someone in Love: DIR/SCR Abbas Kiarostami. France/Japan. 

Our Children (A PERDRE LA RAISON): DIR Joachim Lafosse. SCR Joachim Lafosse, Mathieu Reynaert, Thomas Bidegain. Belgium/France/Switzerland. 

Paradise: Faith: DIR Ulrich Seidl. SCR Ulrich Seidl, Veronika Franz. Austria/France/Germany.
Paradise:
Love: DIR Ulrich Seidl. SCR Ulrich Seidl, Veronika Franz. Austria/Germany/France.

Pieta: DIR/SCR Kim Ki-duk. South Korea. U.S. Premiere.

Post Tenebras Lux: DIR/SCR Carlos Reygadas. Mexico/France/Germany/The Netherlands.

Reality: DIR Matteo Garrone. Italy/France. 

The Sapphires: DIR Wayne Blair. SCR Keith Thompson, Tony Briggs. Australia.

Something in the Air (APRÈS MAI): DIR/SCR Olivier Assayas. France. 

Tabu: DIR Miguel Gomes. SCR Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo. Portugal/Germany/Brazil/France.

Tey (AUJOURD’HUI): DIR/SCR Alain Gomis. Senegal.

War Witch (REBELLE): DIR/SCR Kim Nguyen. Canada. 

White Elephant: DIR Pablo Trapero. SCR Alejandro Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Santiago Mitre, Pablo Trapero. Argentina/Spain/France. U.S. Premiere.

Wrong: DIR/SCR Quentin Dupieux. France/USA.

Zaytoun: DIR Eran Riklis. SCR Nader Rizq. UK/Israel. U.S. Premiere.

Breakthrough Selections:

Everybody's Got Somebody…Not Me (TODO EL MUNDO TIENE ALGUIENE MENOS YO): DIR/SCR Raúl Fuentes. Mexico.

Kid: DIR/SCR Fien Troch. Belgium. North American Premiere.

The Last Step: DIR/SCR Ali Mosaffa. Iran. 

The Most Fun I've Ever Had with My Pants On: DIR/SCR Drew Denny. USA.
Nairobi Half Life: DIR David Tosh Gitonga. SCR Serah Mwihaki, Charles ”Potash” Matathia, Samuel Munene, Billy Kahora. Kenya/Germany. North American Premiere.

Oh Boy: DIR/SCR Jan Ole Gerster. Germany. North American Premiere.

Midnight Selections:

ABCs of Death: DIR Kaare Andrews, Angela Bettis, Adrián García Bogliano, Bruno Forzani and Hélène Cattet, Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Jason Eisener, Xavier Gens, Jorge Michel Grau, Lee Hardcastle, Noboru Iguchi, Thomas Cappelen Malling, Anders Morgenthaler, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Simon Rumley, Marcel Sarmiento, Jon Schnepp, Srdjan Spasojevic, Timo Tjahjanto, Andrew Traucki, Nacho Vigalondo, Jake West, Ti West, Ben Wheatley, Adam Wingard, Yudai Yamaguchi. USA/New Zealand.          

Come Out and Play: DIR/SCR Makinov. Mexico. 

Here Comes the Devil (AHI VA EL DIABLO): DIR/SCR Adrián García Bogliano. Mexico/Argentina.

John Dies at the End: DIR/SCR Don Coscarelli. USA.



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