Plus Camerimage, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, is celebrating its landmark 20th anniversary this year and, ComingSoon.net is heading to Poland at the end of next month to cover the festival. Today, Plus Camerimage has revealed the lineup of films selected for the festivals main competition which includes a diverse slate of acclaimed films from around the globe. The entries are:
Ben Afflecks Argo; USA, 2012; Cinematographer: Rodrigo Prieto
Benh Zeitlins Beasts of the Southern Wild; USA, 2012; Cinematographer: Ben Richardson
Rufus Norris Broken; UK, 2012; Cinematographer: Rob Hardy
Reza Dormishians Hatred (Boghz); Iran, 2012; Cinematographer: Touraj Aslani
Leos Caraxs Holy Motors; France, 2012; Cinematographer: Yves Cape, Caroline Champetier
Roger Michells Hyde Park on Hudson; UK, 2012; Cinematographer: Lol Crawley
San-cheol Lee and Ah-ga Shins Jesus Hospital; South Korea, 2011; Cinematographer: Sun-young Lee
Xavier Dolans Laurence Anyways; Canada, France, 2012; Cinematographer: Yves Bélanger
Marcin Krysztalowiczs Manhunt (Oblawa); Poland, 2012; Cinematographer: Arkadiusz Tomiak
Piotr Trzaskalskis My Fathers Bike (Moj rower); Poland, 2012; Cinematographer: Piotr Sliskowski
Bahman Ghobadis Rhino Season; Turkey, Kurdistan, Iraq, 2012; Cinematographer: Touraj Aslani
Paul Thomas Andersons The Master; USA, 2012; Mihai Malaimare Jr.
Alejandro Fadels The Wild Ones (Los salvajes); Argentina, 2012; Cinematographer: Julian Apezteguia
Kim Nguyens War Witch (Rebelle); Canada, 2012; Cinematographer: Nicolas Bolduc
Plus Camerimages prestigious Golden Frog, Silver Frog and Bronze Frog awards will be bestowed upon main competition titles representing the greatest achievements in cinematography. The festival runs from November 24th to December 1st in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
It was previously announced that Keanu Reeves will open the Festival with his new documentary Side by Side on November 24th. Director Chris Kenneally, cinematographer Chris Cassidy, producer Justin Szlasa, and producer/host Keanu Reeves will come to Bydgoszcz to present the film. Reeves visited Bydgoszcz two years ago to attend the 18th edition of Plus Camerimage Festival and, apart from presenting the viewers with his last film, Reeves set another important task before himself to interview the eminent festival guests for the sake of his new documentary.
Four-time Academy Award nominated director, writer and producer David Lynch (Mulholland Dr., The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet) will be the recipient of the Festivals prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for Directing at this years Festival.
In addition, Academy Award winners Alan Heim (All That Jazz, Network, The Notebook, American History X) and Steven Okazaki (Day of Waiting, The Mushroom Club, Unfinished Business) will be honored at the event with the Festivals coveted Lifetime Achievement Award to the Editor and the Festivals prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award as a Documentary Filmmaker’ respectively.