The Tree, Slovenian official Oscar entry 2016, will be presented in the official selection at Leeds International Film Festival. The Tree is an acclaimed and awarded debut feature from the director Sonja Prosenc. You can read more about the film here: “The Tree / Drevo”.
About the festival: “In 1888, the world’s first moving images were created in Leeds. In 1987 the Leeds International Film Festival was founded and has become renowned as a dynamic event with a reputation for challenging and innovative programming. … Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) is one of the UK’s biggest public film events and the largest in England after London. LIFF is a portal for audiences to discover the real world of film that exists beyond the limitations of mainstream film exhibition. LIFF primarily supports the work of outstanding, fresh new talent in fiction and documentary filmmaking (in both features and shorts) and in world genre cinema – and work from existing talent that has not received deserved exposure in the UK.”
The Tree will be screened on November 6th, 7th and 9th.
We are happy to share the news! The Association of Slovenian Filmmakers has announced that it has selected Sonja Prosenc‘s The Tree as the country’s submission for the Best Foreign-language Film Academy Award. (Cineuropa)
Told from three points of view, this riveting family tragedy is the acclaimed feature debut from director Sonja Prosenc. A mother and her two sons live cloistered in their own home. But what is it about the outside world they fear? As each piece of the puzzle comes together, this gripping chamber drama moves towards its shattering climax with the inevitability of a Greek drama. Winner of awards at several international festivals, The Tree masterfully maintains an air of steadily mounting tension as its mystery unfolds. (Museum of the moving image New York)
The Tree, a debut feature by Sonja Prosenc, will be presented at Pula Film Festival in competition program. The screening is scheduled on Sunday 19th July. The festival will take place 18th-25th July.
Our short film Impromptu will be presented at Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner. Impromptu – starring Katarina Stegnar and Primož Bezjak – was directed by Sonja Prosenc and written by Rok Sečen and Sonja Prosenc.