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ARTE Kino Festival: 10 films in 17 days, as we get closer to Christmas.

An image of the film Godless, Pardo d'oro 2016

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More than two weeks during which, you will have the chance rediscover 10 European films in 4 languages from the most prestigious international festivals, among which also the Locarno Festival.  A special cinematographic holiday gift, born from the collaboration between ARTE and Festival Scope, which will release these films in movie theatres across France, as well as in a few other European cities (London, Madrid, Bucharest, Berlin, and Sarajevo) and on a special website created on this purpose by ARTE and Festival Scope.

With this initiative, ARTE expressed the wish to deepen the discussion around independent feature-length films and sustain the European cinema, above all its promotion and diffusion.

Among the selected films, one will also find films screened at the Locarno Festival in the latest editions, chosen for being the most exciting and original.

Chevalier – Athina Rachel Tsangari (2015, Greece, 1h45)
Godless (Bezbog) – Ralitza Petrova (2016, Bulgaria / France, 1h19)
The Last Family (Ostatnia Rodzina) – Jan P. Matuszyński (2016, Poland, 2h03)
Scarred Hearts (Inimi Cicatrizate) – Radu Jude (2016, Romania / Germany, 2h21)

Here is the complete list of the 10 films to be screened in theatres and online starting today, December 1st, until December 17th:

Bright Nights (Helle Nächte) – Thomas Arslan (2017, Germany, 1h26)
Chevalier – Athina Rachel Tsangari (2015, Greece, 1h45)
Colo – Teresa Villaverde (2017, Portugal / France, 2h12)
Godless (Bezbog) – Ralitza Petrova (2016, Bulgaria / France, 1h19)
The Giant (Jätten) – Johannes Nyholm (2016, Sweden / Denmark, 1h26)
The Last Family (Ostatnia Rodzina) – Jan P. Matuszyński (2016, Poland, 2h03)
Frost – Sharunas Bartas (2017, Lithuania / France / Ukraine / Poland, 2h)
Scarred Hearts (Inimi Cicatrizate) – Radu Jude (2016, Romania / Germany, 2h21)
Sunbeat – Clara and Laura Laperrousaz (2017, France, 1h35)
Living and other fictions (Vivir y Otras ficciones) – Jo Sol (2016, Spain, 1h21)

Don’t miss the opportunity to watch the very best of European Festival films, brought directly to your home!

Find the entire program and more information on the following document .

All films are available at the following link.

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