January 4, 2007

Rotterdam. Opener + 8.

Rotterdam 07 "Details about this years' International Film Festival Rotterdam are slowly emerging, and interestingly there will be retrospectives on no less than three directors," notes Ardvark at Twitch. The three: Johnnie To, Abderrahmane Sissako and Gus Van Sant.

The festival opens on January 24 with the world premiere of director Esteban Sapir's La Antena (The Antenna, Argentina); Ab Zagt has more on that one in the Hollywood Reporter.

Last month, the fest, which runs through February 4, unveiled five selections for its Tiger Awards Competition:

And Boyd van Hoeij has reported on three more at european-films.net:

Min Lee reports for the Canadian Press on China's strong showing this year; besides the Johnnie To hoopla, Lou Ye is a jury member.



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Posted by dwhudson at January 4, 2007 4:29 AM