Credit: LuxFilmFest

The organisers of the Luxembourg City Film Festival (LuxFilmFest) recently unveiled this year's lineup.

The fourteenth edition of LuxFilmFest is taking place from Thursday 29 February to Sunday 10 March 2024.

A screening of Nora Fingscheidt's English-language film The Outrun (starring Saoirse Ronan; UK & Germany) will kick off the festival on Thursday 29 February 2024 at 19:00 at Kinepolis in Luxembourg-Kirchberg. Towards the end of the festival, a screening of Viggo Mortensen's Western The Dead Don't Hurt (starring Luxembourgish actress Vicky Krieps; Canada, Mexico, Denmark; in EN/FR/ES) is scheduled for Saturday 9 March 2024 at 20:00 at Kinepolis Kirchberg. Later that same evening, cinema-goers can enjoy a screening of Demián Rugna's When Evil Lurks (Argentina; in ES with EN subtitles) at the Cinémathèque in Luxembourg-Ville at 22:00.

Several other film screenings and activities (e.g. workshops) are planned the following day, including Ukrainian filmmaker Mstyslav Chernov's 20 Days in Mariupol (in Ukrainian with EN subtitles) at Ciné Utopia in Luxembourg-Limpertsberg at 13:30 and Rose Glass' Love Lies Bleeding (US, UK; in EN) at Kinepolis Kirchberg at 19:00.

In addition to several international films, the festival will once again showcase various Luxembourg (co-)productions, including:

- Lukas Grevis' first film The Land in the Shadows (in LU & PT with EN subtitles);

- Jonathan Becker's short film The Beast Within Us (in FR with EN subtitles);

- Stephen Korytko's short silent film The Golden Record;

- Raha Raz Ghashghai's short film Stairs (in EN with EN subtitles);

- Rari Matei's short film Oizys (in EN & DE with FR subtitles);

- Fränk Grotz's short film Crackle (in LU with EN subtitles);

- Katharina Bintz's short film Souvenirs (in LU with EN subtitles);

- Hubrecht L. Brand's short film Zodi (in LU with EN subtitles);

- Lucie Wahl's short film It Will Not End You (no dialogue);

- Fabien Weibel's short silent film The Shadow of a Second;

- Abderrahmane Sissako's romantic drama film Black Tea (in FR & EN with EN subtitles);

- Rodrigo Moreno's comedy-thriller The Delinquents (in ES with EN subtitles);

- Chris Kraus' drama film 15 Years (in DE with EN subtitles);

- Barbara Albert's drama (adaptation) Blind at Heart (in DE with EN subtitles);

- Wang Bing's documentary Youth (Spring) / Jeunesse (Le Printemps) (in Chinese with EN subtitles);

- Kirk Hendry & Neil Boyle's animated film Kensuke’s Kingdom (in EN with FR subtitles);

- Nora Wagner & Kim El Ouardi's Moitié Moi (in FR with EN subtitles);

- Henri Pardo's drama film Kanaval (in FR with EN subtitles);

- Katalin Gödrös' drama film Songs Within / Jakobs Ross (in Swiss German with EN/FR subtitles);

- Mascha Halberstad's animated film Fox & Hare Save the Forest (in LU/FR)

Among several competitions is the Documentary Competition which features six productions:

- Danielle Davie & Mohamad Moe Sabbah's Embodied Chorus (Lebanon, Germany, Luxembourg; in FR, Arabic & EN with EN/FR subtitles);

- Maite Alberdi's The Eternal Memory (Chile; in ES with EN subtitles);

- Lola Arias' Reas (Argentina, Switzerland, Germany; in ES with EN subtitles);

- Tatiana Huezo's The Echo (Mexico, Germany; in ES with EN subtitles);

- Ibrahim Nash'at's Hollywoodgate (Germany, US; in Pachto & EN with EN subtitles);

- Ekiem Barbier, Guilhem Causse & Quentin L'Helgoualc'h's Knit's Island (France; in FR & EN with EN/FR subtitles).

The Official Competition features the following films:

- Andrei Tanase's Day of the Tiger (Tigru) (Romania, France, Greece; in RO with FR/EN subtitles);

- Ali Asgari & Alireza Khatami's Terrestrial Verses (Ayeh Haye Zamini) (Iran; Persian with FR/NL/EN subtitles);

- Bill & Turner Ross' Gasoline Rainbow (US; in EN with FR subtitles);

- Paloma Sermon-Daï's first feature film It's Raining in the House (Belgium; in FR with EN subtitles);

- Stefanie Kolk's first film Milk (Melk) (Netherlands; in NL with EN subtitles);

- Lav Diaz's Essential Truths of the Lake (Philippines, Germany, UK, etc.; in Tagalog with EN subtitles);

- Luna Carmoon's first feature film Hoard (UK; in EN with FR subtitles);

- Carolina Markowicz's Toll (Pedágio) (Brazil, Portugal; in PT with EN/FR subtitles).

Further details about the LuxFilmFest 2024 programme, plus information about special guests and ticketing, are available online at