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‘Girl’ in the company of ‘Black Ponds’ at BFI festival in London

Two Belgian speelfilmdebuten, ‘Girl’ by Lukas Dhont and ‘Etangs Noirs’ (the Black Ponds) of Timeau De Keyser and Pieter Dumoulin, have been selected for the prestigious London Film Festival (10-21 October). That the organiser, the British Film Institute (BFI), today announced. Also, the experimental documentary ‘Segunda Vez’ by Dora García, a Flemish co-production, London.

‘Girl’ at the London Film Festival the chance to win in the First Features competition, ‘Etangs Noirs’ in world premiere in the Journey section (out of competition) and the “Segunda Vez” is screened in the Experimenta programme (out of competition).

The “Etangs Noirs” is about Jimi, a boy from the Brussels model district that an error is included package tries to deliver to a woman from his neighborhood. When Jimi its not found, the search an obsession.

‘Segunda Vez’ is an experimental documentary about Oscar Masotta, a key figure in the Argentine avant-garde of the 50’s to 70 whose ideas about psychoanalysis, politics and art the artistic landscape of Buenos Aires forever would change. The title is borrowed from a story of Masotta’s contemporary Julio Cortázar, that the climate outlines of psychosis and uncertainty during the Argentine dictatorship. The Belgian premiere of ‘Segunda Vez’ will take place on Wednesday 10 October at the Cinematek.

The London Film Festival since 1953 organized every year by the BFI. The 62nd edition will take place from 10 to 21 October 2018. The program includes more than 300 feature films, documentaries and short films from around fifty countries.

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