#screensparks: göteborg film festival announces ingmar bergman nominees

Göteborg Film Festival has listed the nominees that will compete for the 2017 Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award. The award’s goal is to recognize “a debuting filmmaker who in their film treats an existential theme with a dynamic or experimental approach to the cinematic means of expression.” Last year’s award went to Pietro Marcello for Lost and Beautiful.

Debut filmmakers in competition include:

Manifesto by Julian Rosefeldt (Germany/Australia)
Lady Macbeth by William Oldroyd (UK)
In Between by Maysaloun Hamoud (Israel/France)
The Impossible Picture by Sandra Wollner (Germany/Austria)
Bad Influence by Claudia Huaiquimilla (Chile)
Birdshot by Mikhail Red (Philippines/Qatar)
Knife in the Clear Water by Xuebo Wang (China)
Burning Birds by Sanjeewa Pushpakumara (Sri Lanka/France/Netherlands/Qatar)

Learn more about the Göteborg Film Festival