It’s only taken 18 years, but with Malta onboard for the first time, the European Union Film Festival finally features submissions from all 28 member states—just in time for World War III, no less! As ever, this year’s selections are heavily tooled toward international markets (meaning the States, usually), but there are some real gems among the more commercial-minded prospects. Here are a few of our picks. Check back for more reviews.
The 18th European Union Film Festival takes place at the Cinematheque from Friday (November 27) to December 9.
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