Giorgos Lanthimos’ film Kynodontas (Dogtooth) took the top prize, KINGFISHER Award, at the 21st Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) held in the Slovenian capital, November 10 – 21. Dogtooth, the film about a husband and wife who keep their children imprisoned within their house and pretend that this is normal, has won numerous film festivals awards including the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, and has officially […]
Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe)
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe)
WHERE: Ljubljana, Slovenia
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) is a specialised competitive festival that COMPENSATES for the Slovenian cinematic insufficiency of first-rate auctorial films; FEATURES an overview of choice contemporary world film production ; INFORMS domestic audiences of films which received important awards at major European or world festivals; UNVEILS: highly unusual film explorations; PRESENTS the so-called generation films lacking great artistic ambitions but successfully expressing their zeitgeist; STRIKES UP A DIALOGUE with radical and superlative mass culture creations; EDUCATES with a film workshop, multi-media interactive projects, exhibition, etc..