Casey Affleck's directorial Light of My Life to have world premiere at Berlin Film Festival 2019

Casey Affleck's Light of My Life centres around a father and his young daughter who are trapped in the woods.

FP Staff January 23, 2019 14:14:45 IST
Casey Affleck's directorial Light of My Life to have world premiere at Berlin Film Festival 2019

Oscar winner Casey Affleck's latest directorial Light Of My Life is set to have its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival 2019.

The dystopian drama has been listed in the Panorama section of the festival. A total of 45 films from 38 countries will be screened in the section, the festival organisers said in a statement.

Casey Afflecks directorial Light of My Life to have world premiere at Berlin Film Festival 2019

A still from Casey Affleck's Light of my Life. Image from Twitter @ThePlaylist

Casey is also starring in the dystopia drama, which centres around a father and his young daughter who are trapped in the woods. The film is set around a "society without women" where "gender roles have to be renegotiated".

The film also features Elisabeth Moss and newcomer Anna Pniowsky.

Jenna Bass' Flatland, a story about a bride and her pregnant friend making a liberating getaway across South Africa, will serve as the opening film of the Panorama section. Other films to be screened include Aldemar Matias's La Arrancada, Uli M Schueppel's Der Atem (The Breath), Santiago Loza's Breve historia del planeta verde (Brief Story from the Green Planet), Divino Amor (Divine Love) by Gabriel Mascaro, Flesh out by Michela Occhipinti, among others, reports Deadline.

The 67th edition of Berlin International Film Festival will run from 7 to 17 February .

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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