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TWO TMF FILMS AT THIS YEAR'S TRIBECA IFF

Tribeca IFF 2014

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Talya Lavie's ZERO MOTIVATION will have its world premiere at this year's edition of the Tribeca FF. As for Kelly Reichardt's NIGHT MOVES will take part of the Spotlight section of the festival.

ALPHABET and WETLANDS to compete for this year's Lolas

German Film Awards 2014

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We proudly announce the nominations for the German Film Awards 2014. Erwin Wagenhofer's ALPHABET aspires to get the Best Documentary Award. Carla Juri is nominated as Best Actress for her incarnation of Helen Memel in David Wnendt's WETLANDS, which also competes for the Best Edition award.

FIVE TITLES AT THIS YEAR'S BERLINALE

Berlinale 2014

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It's official: we are proud to announce our 5 titles that will take part in this year's Berlinale.

COMPETITION:
- INBETWEEN WORLDS by Feo Aladag
- STRATOS by Yannis Economides
- PRAIA DO FUTURO by Karim Aïnouz
- THE THIRD SIDE OF THE RIVER by Celina Murga

PANORAMA:
- LAST HIJACK by Tommy Pallotta & Femke Wolting 

 

6 TMF TITLES AND 1 WORLD PREMIERE IN THIS YEAR'S EDITION OF THE ROTTERDAM FILM FESTIVAL

Rotterdam International Film Festival 2014

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We are happy to announce that the following titles of our catalogue will take part of the 2014 edition of the Rotterdam International Film Festival.

- LOSE MY SELF by Jan Schomburg (World Premiere - in competition)
- QISSA by Anup Singh (Opening Film)
- NIGHT MOVES by Kelly Reichardt
- THE POLICE OFFICER'S WIFE by Philip Gröning
- OCTOBER NOVEMBER by Götz Spielmann
- REDEMPTION by Miguel Gomes

OMAR and THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN official Oscar Nominees

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film 2014

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We are very excited about the good news coming from L. A. Two of our films have been nominated for the Oscar for BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM.

- THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix van Groeningen
- OMAR by Hany Abu-Assad

Congratulations to both of them!

 

Top prizes for OMAR and THE LUNCHBOX

Dubai International Film Festival 2013

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OMAR by Hany Abu-Assad and THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra are on fire, this time at Dubai International Film Festival. OMAR won the Best Film Award in the Muhr Arab Feature Competition whereas Irrfan Khan got the Best Actor award in the AsiaAfrica section for his role in THE LUNCHBOX, which also won a Special Mention for Batra's script.

 

OMAR and THE LUNCHBOX awarded

Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2013

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Good news from the other side of the world! Two films of ours were awarded in the Asia Pacific Screen Awards:

- OMAR by Hany Abu-Assad: Best Feature Film
- THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra: Best Screenplay and Jury Grand Prize

Congratulations!

 

Three awards for three TMF titles

European Film Awards 2013

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Three of our films were very present on the last European Film Awards ceremony. Veerle Baetens was awarded as the Best European Actress for her role in THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix van Groeningen. THE CONGRESS by Ari Folman took the prize for Best European Animated Feature Film. And Asaf Sudry won the Best European Cinematographer award for his delicate work in FILL THE VOID by Rama Burshtein.

Congratulations to all of them!

INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE OF ALPHABET IN AMSTERDAM

The Match Factory at IDFA 2013

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ALPHABET, the new documentary by Erwin Wagenhofer (LET'S MAKE MONEY and FEED THE WORLD) will premiere internationally on Saturday 23rd of November at this year International Documentary Festival Amsterdam's edition.

Jim Jarmusch part of The Match Factory

Jim Jarmusch Library 2013

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We are very delighted to present Jim Jarmusch as part of The Match Factory's family. The following titles of him have now a special place among our library:

PERMANENT VACATION
STRANGER THAN PARADISE
DOWN BY LAW
MYSTERY TRAIN
NIGHT ON EARTH
DEAD MAN

As Managing Director Michael Weber said, we are proud to handle these masterpieces of one of the greatest contemporary directors.

 

The Match Factory to sell international rights on Feo Aladag's second feature film

Zwischen Welten by Feo Aladag

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The second film from Feo Aladag, INBETWEEN WORLDS, is now part of The Match Factory's library. We are happy to initiate international sales on Aladag's feature, which is now in post-production and is planned to be released in 2014.

THREE AWARDS IN A ROLE: CONGRATULATIONS TO QISSA, THE CONGRESS AND UNCLE BOONME

Mumbai FF, Sitges FF, 23rd Oslo's Films from the South

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We delightfully announce great news for three of our films:

QISSA by Anup Singh won the Silver Gateway Award for Second Best film at the 2013 Mumbai Film Festival.

THE CONGRESS by Ari Folman conquered the critics' hearts at Sitges Film Festival 2013 and has gotten the José Luis Guarner critics awards.

As for UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES by Apichatpong Weerasethakul the film received the Silver Mirror Honorary Award at the 23rd edition of Oslo's Films from the South.

Congratulations to all three!

5 TMF's titles among the entries for the Academy Awards 2013

Road to the Oscars 2013

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There are 5 titles of The Match Factory among the complete list of foreign language film entries for the 2013 Academy Awards.

We are very happy to announce that AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER (by Danis Tanovic), OMAR (by Hany Abu-Assad) and THE WALL (by Julian Roman Pölsler) will compete for the nomination side by side with the already announced WADJDA (by Haifaa Al Mansour) and THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN (by Felix van Groeningen).

THE CONGRESS competes for the Best Animated Film award

European Film Awards 2014

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Ari Folman's THE CONGRESS is among the three nominees for the European Film Academy Animated Feature Film Award. 

Special Mention at Signis Award for OCTOBER NOVEMBER

San Sebastian International Film Festival 2013

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We are very proud of Götz Spielmann for the Special Mention at the Signis Award at San Sebastian International Film Festival 2013, which OCTOBER NOVEMBER just got. Congratulations!

OCTOBER NOVEMBER and A GUN IN EACH HAND at La Playa de la Concha.

San Sebastian International Film Festival 2013

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We are thrilled to present OCTOBER NOVEMBER (by Götz Spielmann) in Competition and A GUN IN EACH HAND (by Cesc Gay) in the section Made In Spain both at the 2013 edition of San Sebastian International Film Festival.

Special Jury Award for THE POLICE OFFICER'S WIFE and Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film for LA BELLE VIE (The Good Life)

Venice International Film Festival 2013

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Congratulations to Philip Gröning's THE POLICE OFFICER'S WIFE for the Special Jury Prize at the 2013 Venice International Film Festival's Official Competition and to Jean Denizot's LA BELLE VIE (The Good Life) for the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film at Venice Days section. 

Seven titles of The Match Factory road to Toronto

Toronto International Film Festival 2013

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We are very proud to announce the seven titles that will take part of this year's edition of Toronto International Film Festival:

CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA:
QISSA by Anup Singh
OCTOBER NOVEMBER by Götz Spielmann
AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER by Danis Tanović

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS:
NIGHT MOVES by Kelly Reichardt
OMAR by Hany Abu-Assad

WAVELENGTHS:
THE POLICE OFFICER'S WIFE by Philip Gröning

GALA PRESENTATION:
THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra

 

Venice welcomes Philip Gröning, Kelly Reichardt and Jean Denizot

Venice International Film Festival 2013

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Congratulaltions to Philip Gröning's THE POLICE OFFICER'S WIFE  and Kelly Reichardt's NIGHT MOVES  which will take part of the International Competition Section at the 70th Venice International Film Festival.

Also congratulations to and Jean Denizot's THE GOOD LIFE for its participation at Venice Days.

Three titles at Locarno

Locarno 2013

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We are thrilled to announce that three titles of The Match Factory will take part at International Film Festival Locarno 2013:

VIJAY AND I by Sam Garbarski
at Piazza Grande

WETLANDS by David F. Wnendt
at Concorso Internazionale

ALPS by Yorgos Lanthimos
at I Film Delle Giurie 

 

Eleven films at Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary 2013

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We prouldy present our Line Up of this year's edition of Karlovy Vary international Film Festival:

OFFICIAL COMPETITION:
- SOURCES OF LIFE by Oskar Roehler

HORIZONS:
- THE CONGRESS by Ari Folman
- THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra
- AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER by Danis Tanović
- PRINCE AVALANCHE by David Gordon Green
- FILL THE VOID by Rama Burshtein

ANOTHER VIEW:
- OMAR by Hany Abu-Assad
- YOUTH by Tom Shoval
- WADJDA by Haifaa al Mansour

VARIETY'S 10 EURO DIRECTORS TO WATCH:
- THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix Van Groeningen

IMAGINA:
- THE CAPSULE by Athina Rachel Tsangari

 

Aki Kaurismäki library remastered in HD

Library Update

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16 films plus shorts of the Aki Kaurismäki library have been remastered by the director himself for DVD/BluRay and are now available in High Definition and on DCP.

 

Thomas Vinterberg's FESTEN now available in The Match Factory's library

Library Update

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The most famous dogma film FESTEN by Thomas Vinterberg is now part of our catalogue.

For further info click here.

Three Awards in Cannes

66th Festival de Cannes

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We proudly announce the awards our titles received in Cannes. Congratulations to the directors!

Jury Prize Un Certain Regard for
OMAR by Hany Abu-Assad

Grand Rail D'Or Viewer's Choice Award La Semaine de la Critique for
THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra

Special Mention La Semaine de la Critique for
THE OWNERS (LOS DUEÑOS) by Agustín Toscano and Ezequiel Radusky

 

Three LOLAS for The Match Factory titles

German Film Awards 2013

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We are happy to announce the LOLAS for HANNAH ARENDT and THE WALL won in the following categories at the German Film Awards:

HANNAH ARENDT by Margarethe von Trotta:
- Silver Lola for Best Film
- Lola for Best Actress (Barbara Sukowa)

THE WALL by Julian Roman Pölsler:
- Lola for Best Sound  

The Match Factory in Cannes

66th Festival de Cannes

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We proudly present four films at the 66th Festival de Cannes:

THE CONGRESS
by Ari Folman

- Opening film of the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs -

OMAR
by Hany Abu-Assad
- Un Certain Regard -

THE LUNCHBOX
by Ritesh Batra

- Semaine de la Critique -

LOS DUEÑOS
by 
Agustín Toscano & Ezequiel Radusky
- Semaine de la Critique - 


Our complete Cannes and Marché du Film Line Up will be announced soon. 

A GUN IN EACH HAND wins Nantes!

23rd Festival of Spanish Cinema Nantes

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A GUN IN EACH HAND has won the Jury's Jules Verne Award at the 23rd Festival of Spanish Cinema Nantes.

Congratulations to director Cesc Gay!

At Tribeca: PRINCE AVALANCHE, THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN, and WADJDA

Tribeca IFF 2013

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We are proud to inform about the participation of three films of ours at the Tribeca Film Festival 2013:

THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN
by Felix van Groeningen
- at Narrative Competition - 

PRINCE AVALANCHE
by David Gordon Green

- at Spotlight section -

WADJDA
by Haifaa Al Mansour

- at Tribeca Talks After the Movie section -

HANNAH ARENDT, SOURCES OF LIFE, MEASURING THE WORLD, and THE WALL compete for this year's LOLAS

German Film Awards 2013

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We proudly announce the nominations for the German Films Awards 2013 of Margarethe von Trotta's HANNAH ARENDT, SOURCES OF LIFE by Oskar Roehler, THE WALL by Julian Roman Pölsler and MEASURING THE WORLD by Detlev Buck in the following categories:

HANNAH ARENDT:
- Best film
- Best screenplay
- Best direction
- Best actress
- Best costume design
- Best make-up

SOURCES OF LIFE:
- Best film
- Best supporting actress
- Best make-up

THE WALL:
- Best film
- Best actress
- Best sound design

MEASURING THE WORLD:
- Best production design
- Best costume design 

The winners will be announced at the Gala in Berlin on April 26th.

Three Silver Bears and various other Awards for The Match Factory titles at Berlinale

Berlinale 2013

Berlinale 2013 awards

The Match Factory proudly announces the following Awards for their Berlinale Line Up:

AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER by Danis Tanović

Silver Bear Jury Grand Prix 

Silver Bear for Best Actor: Nazif Mujić

PRINCE AVALANCHE by David Gordon Green

Silver Bear for Best Director 

LAYLA FOURIE by Pia Marais

Jury's Special Mention

THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix van Groeningen

Panorama Audience Award and the Europa Cinemas Label

WHEN I SAW YOU by Annemarie Jacir

NETPAC Award

Congratulations to all of them!

 

The Match Factory at Berlinale 2013

Berlinale 2013

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The Match Factory proudly presents four feature films in Berlinale Competition, two in Panorama, and one in Forum:

in Competition:

GOLD
by Thomas Arslan
AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER 
by Danis Tanović
LAYLA FOURIE 
by Pia Marais
PRINCE AVALANCHE
by David Gordon Green 

in Panorama:

THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN
by Felix van Groeningen
YOUTH
by Tom Shoval

in Forum:

WHEN I SAW YOU
by Annemarie Jacir