The 11th annual Ulaanbaatar International Film festival opened yesterday at the Tengis Cinema with an opening ceremony and the screening of German drama ‘A Bigger World’ by Fabienne Berthaud.
This year, commemorating the 380th anniversary of Ulaanbaatar, the film festival is being jointly organized by the UB City Governor’s Office, the Arts Council of Mongolia, the Mongolian Film Council, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the embassies of France and Australia, the Goethe Institute Mongolia and Nomadia Pictures LLC. Now, running for the eleventh year, the film festival has become an event that people look forward to during the year.
Each day of the film festival will be dedicated to different country and the audience will have the opportunity to see this year’s best films from Germany, Mongolia, France and Australia and international films until October 20. A total of 18 films from nine countries are scheduled to be screened.
The tickets cost MNT 5000 each.
The official programme of the festival is as follows:
2019.10.15 Tuesday – German Films
17:00 System Crasher
20:10 I Was at Home, But
22:40 Our Mothers /international/
2019.10.16 Wednesday – Mongolian films
19:00 Khangarid Award Ceremony
20:00 Bi nar (I am the Sun)
22:20 Khaluun Zurkh (Warm Heart)
2019.10.17 Thursday – French Films
19:40 Real Love
2019.10.18 Friday – Australian films
2019.10.19 Saturday – International films screening
16:00 Oray (Germany)
19:10 To Live To Sing (China)
21:40 God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija (Macedonia)
2019.10.20 Sunday – International films screening
16:00 A White, White Day (Iceland)
18:30 Parasite (South Korea)
21:00 People’s Choice Award