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American Film Market Dailies


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NOVEMBER 1 - 8, 2017  SANTA MONICA

Every Fall, the Global Film Industry Converges in Santa Monica: Filmmakers, producers, directors and writers from around the world come to AFM to gain exposure, discover new projects and make deals. The American Film Market & Conferences is the largest motion picture trade fair in the world. 

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'The Family Whistle'
A documentary exploring the origins of the famed Coppola family of musicians and filmmakers.
ORIGINAL TITLE: 'Il Fischio di Famiglia'
DIRECTED BY: Michele Russo
CAST: Francis Ford Coppola, Sofia Coppola, Talia Shire
GENRE: Documentary, Biography, History
COUNTRIES: Italy, United States
LANGUAGES: Italian, English
DURATION: 70'
PRODUCTION: American Zoetrope
YEAR: 2016
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Festival de Cannes 2016 - Cannes Classics | Boston International Film Festival 2016 - Indie Spec Best Cinematography Award | Telluride FF 2016 - Backlot | American Documentary Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection

 

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"A joyful addition to film history"

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Agostino wanted his sons to learn music, among them Carmine, father of Francis Ford Coppola.

 

 

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'A Father's Will'
After living in the US for 15 years, Azat flies back to Kyrgyzstan to try and save the honor of his family by repaying his father’s debts to the villagers.
DIRECTED BY: Dastan Zhapar Uuulu, Bakyt Mukul
CAST: Iman Mukul, Tynar Abdrazaeva, Aisanat Edigeeva
GENRE: Drama, Social issues, First film
COUNTRIES: Kyrgyzstan
LANGUAGES: Kyrgyz
DURATION: 112′
PRODUCTION: Kyrgyzfilm, Elfilm Studio
YEAR: 2016
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Academy Awards – Kyrgyzstan’s Official Entry | Golden Globe Awards – Kyrgyzstan’s Official Submission | Montréal World Film Festival – Best First Feature film | Eurasia International Film Festival – Tulpar Award, Best Central Asia film | Minsk International Film Festival – Special prize of the CIS Executive Committee “Cinema without Borders” | Nika Awards – Nominated Best Film of CIS and Baltics | Durban International Film Festival – Best Feature Film | Asian World Film Festival – Official Selection | Lucania Film Festival – Best Feature Film | Asia Pacific Screen Awards – Nominated Best Screenplay | International Bosphorus Film Festival - Official Selection

 

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'Living in Naples'
Three stories about cultural integration, one tribute to the welcoming and multiethnic city of Naples in light tones of comedy.
ORIGINAL TITLE: ‘Vieni a Vivere a Napoli’
DIRECTED BY: Edoardo De Angelis, Guido Lombardi, Francesco Prisco
CAST: Miriam Candurro, Giovanni Esposito, Massimiliano Gallo
GENRE: Comedy, Social Issues
COUNTRIES: Italy
LANGUAGES: Italian
DURATION: 88′
PRODUCTION: Run Film, Rai Cinema
YEAR: 2017
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: BIF&ST - Bari International Film Festival 2016 - International Previews | Miff - Milan International Film Festival 2016 - Nominated for Best Film, Best Italian Language, Best Editing | Festival Terra di Cinema 2017 - Compétition Fictions | Annecy Cinema Italien 2017 - Previews

 

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'Behind Some Dark Cloud'
Jade, 20 years old, hangs with a vampy schadenfreude and is met with startling intimacy and a tragic discovery in which she’ll have to do the only thing she’s been afraid of: grow up.
DIRECTED BY: Chelsea Kane
CAST: Alice Barrett, Julia Barrett-Mitchell, Pascal Yen-Pfister
GENRE: Romance, Drama, Thriller
COUNTRIES: United States
LANGUAGES: English
DURATION: 80′
PRODUCTION: BSDC
YEAR: 2015
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Chelsea Film Festival 2015 - Official Nominee - Best Feature Film | Harlem Int'l Film Festival 2015 - Winner - Mira Naird Award | Ferrara Film Festival 2017 - Competition - World Cinema

 

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'Late Winter Rain'
When Libero goes back to his hometown to say farewell to his dying grandmother, spring rain washes away the wintry stillness to help him finding his true identity and love.
ORIGINAL TITLE: ‘Acqua di Marzo’
DIRECTED BY: Ciro De Caro
CAST: Roberto Caccioppoli, Rossella D’Andrea, Claudia Vismara
GENRE: Romance, Comedy, Second film
COUNTRIES: Italy
LANGUAGES: Italian
DURATION: 100′
PRODUCTION: Alba Film 3000
YEAR: 2016
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Rome Film Fest 2016 - Alice nella Città - KINO Panorama

 

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'The Gospel According to Mattei'
A cynical film director and his assistant seek revenge from failure remaking the famous movie by Pasolini but focusing on the disasters caused by oil extractions in their wasteland of Basilicata, in the south of Italy.
ORIGINAL TITLE: ‘Il Vangelo Secondo Mattei’
DIRECTED BY: Antonio Andrisani, Pascal Zullino
CAST: Flavio Bucci, Mimmo Calopresti, Andrea Osvàrt
GENRE: Black comedy, Environmental, Social issues
COUNTRIES: Italy
LANGUAGES: Italian
DURATION: 78′
PRODUCTION: Run Film, mOOviOOle, TFSC, Brigata Germi
YEAR: 2017
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Italian Film Festival Cardiff 2017 | Salerno International Film Festival 2017 | Russia-Italia Film Festival 2016 – Work in Progress – Best Independent Comedy | River Film Festival - Special Mention | Sugar Land Film Festival - Audience Award

 

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'Chronicle of a Passion'
A married couple in their sixties is forced to face the disgrace of tax problems and eviction.
ORIGINAL TITLE: ‘Cronaca di una Passione’
DIRECTED BY: Fabrizio Cattani
CAST: Cristina Arnone, Valeria Ciangottini, Vittorio Viviani
GENRE: True Story, Social issues, Drama
COUNTRIES: Italy
LANGUAGES: Italian
DURATION: 80′
PRODUCTION: Just Imagine, Rai Cinema
YEAR: 2016
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Teheran Urban International Film Festival 2017 - Competition - Best Film, Best Director, Best Female Lead | Social World Film Festival 2017 - Competition | BIF&ST - Bari International Film Festival 2017 - Special Event

 

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'Our Last'
The incredible journey of two brothers with the coffin of their mother, rediscovering themselves and their relationship.
ORIGINAL TITLE: ‘Il Nostro Ultimo’
DIRECTED BY: Ludovico Di Martino
CAST: Guglielmo Poggi, Fabrizio Colica, Pietro De Silva
GENRE: Black Comedy, Road Movie, First Film
COUNTRIES: Italy
LANGUAGES: Italian
DURATION: 91′
PRODUCTION: Disparte, Collettivo Blue&Berry
YEAR: 2015
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Festival del Cinema Europeo XVII 2016 | Ferrara Film Festival 2016 - Best Feature Film | New Jersey Film Festival 2016 - Honorable Mention | Around International Film Festival 2016 - Best Feature Film | Miami Indie Fest 2016 - Best Feature Film | Kiwi International Film Festival 2016 - Best Narrative Film | MIFF Milano International Film Festival 2016 - Best Actor Award | Starring Europe Film Festival 2017

 

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'Simplemente Estamos Aquì'
An intimate diary of two shamans helping locals facing the destruction of the sacred Wirikuta desert in Mexico.
DIRECTED BY: Simone Carnesecchi, Tommaso Lusena de Sarmiento
CAST: Pierre Vignon, Aldo Fogazza, Sofia Engberg Jame
GENRE: Documentary, Environmental, Social issues
COUNTRIES: Mexico, Italy
LANGUAGES: Spanish
DURATION: 70′
PRODUCTION: Perro Negro Cine, Argo Film
YEAR: 2017
STATUS: Completed
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Ferrara Film Festival 2017 - Best Documentary Feature

 

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'#Twerkumentary'
A film about twerking, freedom of expression and how music & the Internet influence genres & cultures all around the world.
DIRECTED BY: Diana Manfredi
GENRE: Documentary, Art – Culture
COUNTRIES: United States
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, Japanese, Italian
DURATION: 60′
PRODUCTION: Spaghetto Productions
YEAR: 2016
STATUS: Completed

 

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More unique documentaries for your channels...

 

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'Human Happiness' (85', 2016)
Poverty growing, social and economic instability, war, fanaticism: how can contemporary man be happy in such a context?

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'Red Skies' (85', 2015)
The first documentary to have obtained the scientific certification of the University Committee for the Centenary of the Great War of the University of Padua.

 

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'The Bear Story' (44', 2015)
A true and surreal story in which a bear is tried, just as in the Middle Ages, after killing more than thirty cows. At the same time, a man into the woods and disguised as a bear, hunting and stealing food unpunished. A meeting will change his life.

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'Oxygen' (57', 2012)
After serving his 20-year sentence in prison being almost led to insanity and trying to escape multiple times, Agrippino Costa struggles for a normal life holding onto arts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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