Trine Dryholm Photo: Courtesy of POFF
In total, 185 feature films from 73 countries will be screened. Youth and Children sub-festival Just Film will show 51 feature films, 37 shorts and six animated films. PÖFF Shorts sub-festival will present 240 short films. Among them will be 51 world premieres and 24 international premieres.
There are five competition sections in total, with the First Feature jury headed by Nicolás Celis, the founder of the Mexico City based Pimienta Films, while the Critics' Picks competition will be headed by Dina Iordanova and producer Jim Stark leading the Rebels With A Cause jury. Eleanora Granata Jenkinson, who has been vice-president of Pandora Films, will head the Baltic Competition jury.
This year's festival will run from November 3 to 19.