What’s on October 13
13.10.2012 - Media representatives have
numerous opportunities for interviews and photo calls today, with
delegations from 10 films available for interview, as well as those
with films screening today.
Family Day at Marina Mall
Saturday 13 October is our dedicated family day. The exhibition
space on the Ground Floor of Marina Mall will host film-related fun for
the whole family from 13:00 to 22:00 and the programme at Vox
cinemas in Marina Mall includes four titles especially chosen for
family viewing, starting with a new, all-Italian animated version
at 16:15, attended by Director Enzo D'Alò and Producer Maricia
At 16:30 Producer Jub Clerc will attend the Middle East premiere
Boy, a live-action drama about a young Aboriginal boy who
sets out across a barren Australian wilderness to save his home
from demolition. At 18:30 catch Moon Man,
a delightful adaptation Tomi Ungerer's best-selling book about the
day the man in the moon catches a comet to earth to meet children.
At 18.45 is a screening of the newly restored print of 20,000
Leagues Under the Sea (1954), Disney's glorious adaptation
of Jules Verne's classic tale.
Workshops and Panels
Two free masterclasses at Emirates Palace are open to the
public. At 17:00 author and film industry consultant Angus Finney
leads 'Bringing your film to
market: From the set to the box office', focusing on the
strategies that film-makers need to sell their film. At 20:00 Christine Tröstrum
and Matthijs Wouter Knol from the Berlinale, one of the world's
most respected film festivals, will present on the acclaimed
Berlinale Talent Campus.
On the screen
The first film of the day, Bab El-Oued
City (1994), screens at 15:00 at Marina Mall, the first of
two classics of Algerian cinema screening on this date. Star
Mohamed Ourdache will attend the screening.
The other Algerian film screening is Z (1969),
directed by Costa Gravas and starring Yves Montand as well as
Jean-Louis Trintignant. Award-winning editor Françoise Bonnot will
attend the film.
Three entrants in the Narrative Feature Competition will screen:
The Turkish film Araf/Somewhere in
Between screens at 16:00, Lu Chuan's The Last
Supper screens at 18:45, and Sally Potter's Ginger and
Rosa screens at 21:30.
Bariş Hacihan, star of Araf/Somewhere in Between, will
attend that screening with Producers Catherine Dussart and Serkan
Cakerer. Director Lu Chuan and actor Qin Lan will attend the
screening of The Last Supper.
In the New Horizons competition, Emin Alper's Beyond the
Hill screens at 19:00 at Marina Mall. Alper, who won the
Best First Feature Special Mention at Berlinale with this film in
February, will attend the film, along with Producer Enis Kostepen
and actor Berk Hakman.
Die screens at 21:15 as part of New Horizons. Star Nermina
Lukac will attend with Producer China Ahlander.
Non-fiction highlights include the World Premiere of In
Search of Oil and Sand at 21:00, directed by Wael Omar and
Philippe Dib. The film, an entrant in the Documentary competition,
received funding from SANAD in 2011. Producer Mahmoud Sabit will
At 17:00 there is a screening of Saving
Face, the Academy Award-winning documentary about
Pakistani women who suffer disfiguring acid attacks by their
husbands and families. Three doctors featured in the documentary
who try to help the women will be at the screening.
At 21:00 Producers Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley will
attend the Showcase screening of Mike Newell's adaptation of
Expectations, starring Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph