Akex Dekron <filmfestivals.com>
Samoan Director Tusi Tamasese was on ZOO Palace stage to introduce his Samoan language film "One Thousand Ropes"
Day number 2 at Berlin was marled by two films in languages hardle ever heard on cinema screen, The Lingala language from Congo and The Polynesian language, Samoan, from New Zealand. To take the second first, this is probably the first time the Samoan language has been heard in a feature film. (for the no...
Actor Reda Kateb brings jazz legend Django Reinhardt back to life in "Django", the film.
by Alex Deleon <filmfestivals.com>
World Premier viewed at Berlin film festival, Feb. 9, 2017.
Django Reinhardt was a most brilliant pioneer of European jazz and the father of Gypsy Swing. The film "Django" portrays one chapter in the musician's eventful life, a gripping tale of survival, constant danger, flight and the atrocities committed against his ...
Starring An Impressive Female-Led Cast Including Oscar-Nominee Catherine Keener, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Callum Keith Rennie
Inspiring true story, based on the best selling book of the same name by Jeff Benedict, about a small-town nurse who rallies her neighbors to stand up to the huge corporation that wants to destroy their homes, screens in Berlin
“Keener nails the combination of anger, grace and attitude
that made Susette Kelo a nationally k...
Teenage fantasy/horror/comedy "Sugar Skull Girls" captures attention immediately with its high quality and perfect balance of comedy and fantasy - entertainment guaranteed for you and your territory! Read more and see the trailer below!
Three demonic sisters who resemble neo-goth voodoo dolls are accidentally conjured from the other side during a failed attempt to raise a little girl from the dead. With impeccable fashion sense and t...
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Inaugural HALIFAX BLACK FILM FESTIVAL - #HBFF17 opens with Nova Scotia premiere of documentary
MAYA ANGELOU AND STILL I RISE
by Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn...
NY premier of Fanatic Heart
A documentary a...
Sisi Cronin (left) is in charge of publicity PR and marketing, with Lise Romanoff (right) who runs Vision Films (Managing Director - CEO Worldwide Distribution)
Both are planning a VIP festival treatment with filmfestivals.com for both thriller horror movies Evil Within from late Andrew Getty grandson of oil Tycoon Paul Getty and the Unwilling directed by Oscar nominated Jonathan Heap
Pascal Diot is the Director of the Venice Film Market and has extensive experience in co-productions, distribution and international sales, as well as management of cinema markets.
The Venice Production Bridge will focus in particular on the presentation and exchange of original projects for films and works in progress, so as to foster their development and production.
Venice Film Market, which since its very first edition has served as a&nb...
Max Zorn, a writer in his early sixties, travels to New York to launch his new book. His wife Clara is expecting him; she has been working on the book’s publication for the American publisher. Zorn’s very personal novel tells the story of a great but failed love affair. Max soon meets the woman who was the target of his affections at the time, German-born Rebecca, now a successful lawyer in New York. The pair return to Montauk for one winter weekend in this small coastal tow...
Alain Gomis (Director, Screenwriter)
Véro Tshanda Beya (Actress)
Gaetan Claudia (Actor)
Papi Mpaka (Actor)
Arnaud Dommerc (Producer)
Oumar Sall (Producer)
Moderation: Vincenzo Bugno
Full version: http://bit.ly/2l5kh9I
Félicité is a proud and independent woman who works as a singer in a bar in Kinshasa. Whenever she goes on stage, she appears to leave the world and her everyday worries behind. Her audiences are quickly infected by...
"First String" - a family friendly story of love, science and music
Drama, family, music
In a dramatic saga of family, love, science and music, a creative 14 year-old cello player, Aleksandrya 'Aleks' Landis, competing for the Gold Pin award and a guest student chair in a symphony, faces obstacles from an oppressive teacher, more competent string players, and her own skeptical family.
The Ink Factory, a multi-platform production company dedicated to high-end story telling through film, television and on digital, today announced that Dave Bautista (Spectre, Guardians of the Galaxy) will join Academy Award winnerJodie Foster (Silence of the Lambs, The Accused) in Drew Pearce’s (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Iron Man 3) much-anticipated directorial debut Hotel Artemis. Lionsgate launched international sales on the Ink Factory financed and produced...
Colombia is living an importante moment in its history, and the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI) is showing that moment through its Special Program, WAR AND PEACE. The Program, which features eight feature-length films and four short films that focus specifically on armed conflicts and reconciliation processes around the world, seeks to raise public awareness and foster a better understanding of war and peace.
During the constant conflicts experienced by humanity, image...
Sci-Fi Thriller Starring Mathieu Ratthe, Kimberly Laferriere, Victor Andres Turgeon-Trelles, Juliette Gosselin & Alex C. Nachi comes to theatres and digital platforms this summer
Film Mode Entertainment announces the Berlin market premiere and theatrical release of sci-fi thriller, THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT starring Mathieu Ratthe (LOVEFIELD, THE TALISMAN), Kimberly Laferriere (IN FE, SAVING HOPE), Victor Andres Turgeon-Trelles (HENRI HENRI, LE TORRENT), Juliette Gossel...
Anjela Nedyalkova (Actress)
Jonny Lee Miller (Actor)
Ewen Bremner (Actor)
Danny Boyle (Director)
Moderation: Anatol Weber
Full version: http://bit.ly/2kSXwDA
Did Renton really start a family, buy a car and a washing machine as he proclaimed at the end of Danny Boyle’s successful cult film? Or how else did he spend the 16,000 pounds he stole from his friends following their heroin deal? These may be the questions we ask ourselves twenty years later but there is barely tim...
The first look of the Ian McEwan (Atonement) adaptation, ON CHESIL BEACH, directed by Dominic Cooke and starring Billy Howle (The Sense Of An Ending, The Seagull) and Academy Award-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn, The Lovely Bones). Rocket Science is handling international sales at the Berlin EFM.
ON CHESIL BEACH
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Emily Watson, Samuel West
Writer: Ian McEwan, based on his novel
Producers: Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley
Award-winning documentary from the producers of BOOGALOO: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films and NEON fame makes World Market Debut in Berlin at EFM
Clay Epstein’s Doc Mode, the breakthrough documentary arm of Film Mode Entertainment that just announced its debut in Berlin at EFM is burning rubber with yet another exceptional acquisition, BALLERINA (originally known as ELLA). The film stars world-renowned ballerina Ella Havelka and was produced by Veronica Fury of ELECTRIC B...
BEL POWLEY AND LISA LOVEN KONGSLI STAR IN ‘ASHES IN THE SNOW’
RADIANT FILMS INTERNATIONAL HANDLING FOREIGN SALES AT EFM
Ashes in the Snow is the unsung story about a little known event in history that until now has never been seen before onscreen. The film retells the story about the plight of Lithuanians at the hands of Russians during WWII.
The visually stunning Ashes in the Snow was filmed on location in various sites across Lithuania during the winter and summer months...
The Norwegian audience will see Sheep and Wolves, while Australia will be shown The Snow Queen 3
The exhibition rights for Sheep and Wolves have been sold to Hungary, South Korea, Germany, France as well as to the following French-speaking territories: Andorra, Monaco, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Africa. The Scandinavian audience will also see the wolf Grey’s adventures for the first time – the movie will be released in Norway.
The Snow Queen 3 continues its victorious marc...
Point of no Return
A fast paced conspiracy thriller set in the world of aviation. Peter's life starts to fall apart when a part he fitted to a passenger jet causes the death of one of the passengers. His friend Jason - who had involved Peter in fitting the dud parts - is killed during a break in and Peter is hunted by the Police for his murder. With no one to turn to...
Etienne Comar (Director, Screenwriter)
Reda Kateb (Actor)
Cécile de France (Actress)
Moderation: Anatol Weber
Full version: http://bit.ly/2kc3uTc
Episodes of the series will be shown at the Zoo Palast Cinema on February 13th, during Drama Series Days
Globo will take its productions to the 2017 edition of Berlinale, one of the most important film festivals in the world, taking place until February 19th in Berlin. The Brazilian media group will participate in the Drama Series Days, an event held during the festival, showcasing its latest productions and initiatives to the international series market. At 10 a.m. on the 13th, Globo will sh...
Saban Films has acquired the North American distribution rights to Tim Smit’s Redivider starring Dan Stevens (Beauty and the Beast, “Downton Abbey”) and Bérénice Marlohe (Skyfall, “Twin Peaks”). Patrick Chu produced the film for FilmNation Entertainment alongside Tim Smit, and Sander Verdonk and Denis Wigman for CTM Films. The film is currently in post-production.
Based on Smit’s short What’s In The Box?, the sci-fi film is co-writ...
London based production and international sales company Evolutionary Films are excited to announce that the highly emotive and powerful documentary There’s A Hole In My Bucket has commenced filming in New Zealand with director Robert Cavanah at the helm.
Royd Tolkien, great-grandson of J.R.R Tolkien, lost his brother Mike to ALS (Motor Neuron Disease, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 2015. But Mike, who was the more adventurous and sporty of the two bro...