The 18th Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn includes 13 films chosen by critics from the multimedia magazine Screen International.
This year's critics' choice includes titles like "Boyhood", "Foxcatcher" and "The Tribe", which have already received awards and high praise at various film festivals.
Wendy Mitchell, editor of Screen International, said that the Black Nights is one of the most interesting film festivals in Europe and the film magazine is pleased to cooperate with its organizers to bring to the viewers a special program.
The Screen International Critics Choice Program, also endorsed by Black Nights festival director and program manager Tiina Lokk-Tramberg, includes:
“Tales” (Iran / dir. Rakhshan Bani Etemad)
“Black Souls” (Italy / dir. Francesco Munzi)
“The Wonders” (Italy, Switzerland / dir. Alice Rohrwac)
“Eden” (France / dir. Mia Hansen Love)
“A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” (Sweden, Germany, Norway, France / dir. Roy Andersson)
"Mr Turner” (UK / dir. Mike Leigh)
“71” (UK / dir. Yann Demange)
“The Tribe” (Ukraine, Netherlands / dir. Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy)
“Boyhood” (USA / dir. Richard Linklater)
“Foxcatcher” (USA / dir. Bennet Miller)
“Birdman" (USA / dir. Alejandro Gonzales Innaritu)
“Leviathan” (Russia / dir. Andrei Zvyagintsev)
“Phoenix” (Germany / dir. Christian Petzold)