The opening film for the 21st Taipei Film Festival will be Nina Wu by Midi Z. The festival will run from June 27th until July 13th, in Taipei, Taiwan.
We the Animals directed by Jeremiah Zagar will open activities for the Korea Queer Film Festival which will take place from June 5th – 9th (2019), in Seoul, Korea.
Aquarela by Viktor Kossakovsky will open the 16th Seoul Eco Film Festival which will take place from May 23rd – 29th, 2019 in Seoul Korea.
Complicity directed by Kei Chikaura will be the opening film at the GINMAKU Japanese Film Festival which will take place from May 22nd – 27th (2019) in Zurich, Switzerland.
The organizers of the Jeonju International Film Festival announced that Piranhas (La paranza dei bambini) by Claudio Giovannesi will be the Opening Film.
The organizers of the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) announced that the opening film will be Bodies at Rest by Renny Harlin and the closing film will be By the Grace of God by Francoise Ozon.