The newly launched Online Film Festival (OFF) offers more than 30 world-class feature films and documentaries from celebrated directors and screenwriters, from March 27 to April 10, including Roman Polanski, the Darden brothers, Pavel Lungin, Takashi Miike, Fatih Akin i Atom Egojan, and with a selection of classics Krzysztof Kyslowski, David Lynch i Frederick Fellini, includes a special program for children.
The first “My OFF” starts on March 27 at 9 pm on the site mojoff.net with a new movie Roman Polanski I “blame” on the Dreyfus affair – one of the most sought after titles at the past 48th Fest.
The full-day festival program, divided into five sections, includes the latest film feature and documentary titles for both adults and children, and will therefore feature daily programmatic features Kids Fest represents i A family adventure find animated cinematic hits, synchronized to Serbian.
The first children's film will be screened on March 28 at 3 pm, and it is about the synchronization of the movie “The famous bear invasion of Sicily”, which was screened at the Cannes Festival in 2019, and then at the opening of the 15th Kids Fest in Belgrade.
Within the attractive programming whole Seen unseen, reserved for prime time dates, will feature 28 films from Cannes, Venice and Berlin, as well as from the 25th FAF and 48th Fest.
Among them is the French comedy “Easy Girl” by the director Rebecca Zlotovski, which the audience in Serbia has not had the opportunity to watch until now, and was shown in Cannes in the program Directors Fortnight and has attracted the utmost attention of critics and the public.
With the 25th FAF on the program, among others, is the French comedy “Talaso” with a writer Michelle Uelbeck and acting veteran By Gerard Depardje in the roles of two alcohol lovers attending rehab at the spa.
The “Honorary Guest” of one of Canada's most prominent directors has also been announced Egojana Atoms, who is with the lead actor By David Tjulis was a guest of the recent Fest, and through the drama explores the father-daughter bond, their relationship history, and events that were not well understood by any of them.
Among the films announced are “Invisible Life”, which received the “Belgrade Winner” Award for Best Film at the 48th Fest, and “Martin Eden”, the winner of the Gordan Mihic Award for Best Screenplay of the Jubilee, 25th FAF.
The 2019 Cannes winner – South Korean “Parasite”, who also won the Oscars, will be shown.
The diversity of programs from different world cinemas is also evidenced by the Middle Eastern title “The Ideal Candidate” by the first female Saudi director Haifa al-Mansur, which was shown in Venice, London, and then at the 48th Fest. The story follows a doctor who defies an established patriarchal system by running in local elections.
Within the program Documentary highlights, will feature stories about world stars – both broad-spectrum artists and athletes.
Me) they also have a movie that opened the second edition of the #DOK Documentary Film Festival about the famous singer, composer and actor To Charles Aznavour “Aznavour by Charles”, as well as the documentary “Felini, I'm a Born Liar” that provides insight into the work of one of the most celebrated directors of the 20th century.
The audience will also have the opportunity to watch three films in the morning Frederick Fellini – “Sweet Life”, “Eight and a Half” and “Juliet and Spirits”, as well as to recall the famous trilogy “Three Colors” Krzysztof Kyslowski, and movies David Lynch “Wipe Head”, “Twin Peaks” and “Lost Highway”.
“My OFF” is powered by MegaCom Film, Kombank Hall, Cine Grand and the Fairy City Cinema, joining the current online cultural scene in the midst of fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
As it is not a movie viewing platform but a festival, films will only be able to be watched at certain times of the day.
The festival finals will be announced by the winners, based on the decision of the jury, as well as the spectators themselves.
Although “My OFF” is created in the time of the fight against coronaviruses, the organizers have a desire to continue his life in the future, and to give fans of the seventh art a new challenge and the possibility of contemporary monitoring of festival, author and commercial films.
The full program of the first “My OFF” festival can be found here (pdf).