2019 AFI EUROPEAN UNION FILM SHOWCASE
The best of European cinema…without the jet lag.
Highlights from this year's slate of early announcements include the Dardenne brothers' (TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT) powerful drama YOUNG AHMED (Belgium), winner of the Best Director prize at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival; the Czech Republic's stunning 2019 Oscar® submission THE PAINTED BIRD; French disruptor Quentin Dupieux's (RUBBER) genre-defying DEERSKIN, starring Jean Dujardin (THE ARTIST); Italy's 2019 Oscar® submission THE TRAITOR [IL TRADITORE], from Italian master Marco Bellocchio (FISTS IN THE POCKET, VINCERE); Angela Schanelec's I WAS AT HOME, BUT (Germany), winner of the Best Director prize at the 2019 Berlinale; Corneliu Porumboiu's (POLICE, ADJECTIVE) playful neo-noir THE WHISTLERS, Romania's 2019 Oscar® submission; and British director Ken Loach's SORRY WE MISSED YOU, his highly anticipated follow-up to the Palm d'Or winning I, DANIEL BLAKE.
Twenty early announcements are below; the complete schedule of approximately 45 films will be announced in early November.
One-Day Sale Wed, Nov. 6!
On Wednesday, November 6, we're discounting ticket prices for all of the films in the EU Film Showcase – for one day only – from 10:00 a.m. until midnight. You MUST be a Silver Rewards participant and logged into your account to take advantage of the deal. Not a Silver Rewards member yet? Join now!