Skopje Film Festival Starts Today

19/04/2012

 

 

Gus van Sent's  new film “Restless ” will open the 2012 Skopje Film Festival, which starts today and will last until April 27, with screenings taking place at Cinema Millennium and at  the Cinemateque of Macedonia.

The nine day festival program is being divided into four sections featuring a selection of the very best films of 2011.

The festival will close with the Macedonian premiere of Teona Strugar Mitevska latest film “The Woman Who Brushed Off Her Tears”. It was announced that the Spanish actress Victoria Abril, who plays the main role in the film will attend the premiere as a special guest star.

The film, which had its world premiere as part of the Panorama Special at this years 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, tells the story of two different mothers, coming from different social and cultural milieus, who refuse to succumb to their socially imposed roles and struggle to take charge of their own destinies.

 

You can download the festival program & screening schedule HERE