The Complete Lineup Of The 2016 Shanghai International Film Festival

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The Shanghai International Festival is set to begin this month and has announced a wide variety of films in this year’s lineup. Among the titles are Werner Herzog’s Salt and Fire and Chinese rocker Cao Baoping’s Coke And Bull. Emir Kusturica will lead the jury which also includes Atom Egoyan, Daniele Luchetti, Pema Tseden, Karena Lam, Abderrahmane Sissako, and Yan Geling.

In honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, films related to the bard will run through the festival and actor Ian McKellan will be on hand for a discussion of his 1995 Richard III. Other tribute selections include movies from James Bond, all eight Harry Potter films, and for a second year the “Jackie Chan Action Movie Week.”

The festival runs June 11 to June 19, 2016.


Main Competition Titles

COKE AND BULL directed by Cao Baopin
DE LAN directed by Liu Jie
FLOWERS OF EVIL directed by Antti Jokinen
FOREST, 4 AM directed by Jan Jakub Kolski
HANNA’S SLEEPING DOGS directed by Andreas Gruber
HAMOG directed by Ralston Jover
HEAR THE SILENCE directed by Ed Ehrenberg
IN EMBRYO directed by Ulrich Thomsen
MR. CHURCH directed by Bruce Beresford
THE PROJECTS directed by Sakamoto Junji
SALT AND FIRE directed by Werner Herzog
SEE YOU IN TEXAS directed by Vito Palmieri
SOUL ON A STRING directed by Zhang Yang
SOUND AND FURY directed by Hooman Seyadi

Documentary  Competition Titles
THE GIRL WHO SAVED MY LIFE directed by Hogir Hirori
MR. GAGA directed by Tomer Heymann
ROOF OF THE WORLD directed by Cang Hairuo
WE ARE X directed by Stephen Kijak
WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE directed by Heidi Brandenburg, Mathew Orzel

Animated  Competition Titles
APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD directed by Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci
MOLLY MONSTER directed by Ted Sieger
PAT AND MAT directed by Marek Benes
ROCK DOG directed by Ash Brannon
YOKAI WATCH directed by Takahashi Shigeruharu

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