The entries of the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film are known. The feature debut D'Ardennen from filmmaker Robin Pront, which was shown at IFFR 2016, is this year's Belgian entry. And the Australian submission Tanna screened at IFFR 2016.
Other blog posts on IFFR 2016
13 September 2016
The music from Brady Corbets film The Childhood Of A Leader is now available. The impressive soundtrack by composer Scott Walker was performed live in De Doelen during the closing night of the 45th edition of IFFR.
The Daughter: Impressive debut of experienced theatre director
The 32-year-old Australian theatre make Simon Stone edited his first feature drama The Wild Duck from Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen: a haunting family drama with an impressive cast.
Léa Fehner: "Now I am reaching a lot more people with my film"
Léa Fehner freed up a day and a half in her very full schedule to attend the screenings at IFFR of her second feature film Les ogres. At the end of the festival, the French filmmaker returned to Rotterdam to receive the VPRO Big Screen Award.
Director Hany Abu-Assad on The Idol
Following Oscar nominations for the politically charged films Paradise Now (2005) and Omar (2013), with The Idol Dutch-Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad tells a smaller, more hopeful story about life in Palestine, which secured second place in the Warsteiner Audience Award rankings at IFFR this year.