The Strange Festival unveils the program for its 29th edition

The Strange Festival unveils the program for its 29th edition

The festival will take place from September 5 to 17, 2023 at the Forum des images.

In two weeks, thestrange festival will open its doors at Image Forum in Paris, for its 29th edition. Each year, as its name suggests, the event celebrates the bizarre, the quirky and other curiosities that abound in cinema. On the program, screenings and meetings with filmmakers, journalists and theoreticians.

In total, twelve films, most of them presented in preview, are in the running for the feature film competition. The Childethe new film by Park Hoon-jung (The Witch, Night in Paradise) will open the Festival. We will also find The Sweet East (with Talia Ryder, Simon Rex and Jacob Elordi), kennedy by Anurag Kashyap, presented at the last Cannes Film Festival, and Sympathy for the devilin which a crazy Nicolas Cage shares the bill with Joel Kinnaman (Robocop). Soi Cheang, the director of Limbothe thriller released just a few weeks ago in France, will also mark its return with Mad Fate.

At the same time, a short film competition is also organised, with sixty films from around thirty countries. Several white cards are planned: in particular for Olympus of Geauthor, director and creator of podcasts on the study of women’s bodies and sexuality, but also for Kirill Serebrennikov. The producer and director is currently preparing Lohengrin at the Opéra Bastille, one year after the screening of his last film Tchaikovsky’s Wife at The Strange Festival. Gareth Evansdirector of the saga The Raid, will also be present to share some of his favorite films. The Festival will also pay tribute to Bert I. Gordonto ramsay brothersAnd Bruce Leknown for his Bruce Lee clone roles.

A few special preview screenings will take place, including The area of ​​interestJonathan Glazern’s next film about the commander of Auschwitz, presented at Cannes last May, vermin (by Sébastien Vaniček), and A month with the girls (by Audrey Gordon).

The Strange Festival will take place from September 5 to 17, 2023.

The selection :

  • Don’t Buy the Seller, by Hee-Kon Park
  • Mad Fate by Soi Cheang
  • Hit Big, by Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää
  • Concrete Utopia, by Tae-Hwa Eom
  • Sympathy for the Devil, by Yuval Adler
  • The Sweet East, by Sean P. Williams
  • Kennedy by Anurag Kashyap
  • Moon Garden by Ryan Stevens Harris
  • You’ll Never Find Me, by Josiah Allen and Indiana Bell
  • The Theory of Everything by Tim Kroeger
  • Embryo Larva Butterfly, by Kyros Papavassiliou
  • The Childe, by Park Hoon-Jung

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