Rotterdam Announces Film Lineup
U.S. titles making their way to the film festival include "A Little Closer," "Bad Posture" and "Gravity Was Everything Back Then."
BERLIN -- The Rotterdam Film Festival is staying true to its indie roots for its 40th anniversary edition with a lineup that includes up-and-coming art house films from Argentina, Uganda and the American heartland.
U.S. titles making the cut this year include Midwest-set drama A Little Closer from Matthew Peacock; a look at the Albuquerque underground in Malcolm Murray’s Bad Posture; the animated Gravity Was Everything Back Then by Brent Green and R. Alverson’s New Jerusalem which feature alt country music star Will Oldham, a.k.a. Bonnie "Prince" Billy.
Rotterdam’s always eclectic program also includes a tribute to the Korean city Anyang by Korean visual artist Park Chan-Kyong, the brother of Old Boy helmer Park Chan-Wook, and Twin Brothers, 53 Scenes From a Childhood, Axel Danielson’s 10-year chronicle of his two young nephews.
For Rotterdam’s full line-up, go to www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com. The 40th International Film Festival Rotterdam runs Jan. 26-Feb. 6.