Macao Film Festival Reveals Full Line-Up for 2019 Edition
The films include Anthony Chen’s Wet Season, which launched in Toronto in September; and Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2019 title To Live To Sing by Johnny Ma.
The festival will open on Thursday, December 5 with Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit, and run until the awards ceremony on Tuesday, December 10.
10 features from first- or second-time directors will compete for the $60,000 (£46,626) first prize, including Fyzal Boulifa’s UK-France co-pro Lynn + Lucy, which was recently nominated for two BIFAs.
Also in the section is Rodd Rathjen’s Buoyancy, a Berlin 2019 premiere which is Australia’s entry for best international feature at the 2020 Oscars.
Photo credit: Memento Films