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37th Edition Of The AFM Is Now Open

37th Edition Of The AFM Is Now Open

On November 2nd, 8,000+ film industry professionals, 400+ distributors, and 1,000+ production companies from around the world arrived in Santa Monica for one week of deal-making, meetings, screenings, networking receptions and conferences.   Indiewood makes it’s presence in one of the major film trade shows around the globe to cover it all. Founded in 1981, the

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Filmmaker Interview: Jonas Carpignano & Koudous Seihon (Mediterranea)

‘Mediterranea’ is a profound drama of two African migrants facing an uneasy welcome in Italy. Ayiva and Abas, close friends from Burkina Faso, determined to make it to Italy in order to find work and provide for their families. But even after they survive a harrowing journey (in which they encounter desert bandits, a treacherous

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: David Oelhoffen (Director/Writer – ‘Far From Men’)

Algeria, 1954. While the rebellion rumbles in the valley, two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee together across the Atlas Mountains. In the midst of an icy winter, Daru, the reclusive teacher, has to escort Mohamed, a villager accused of murder. Pursued by horsemen seeking summary justice

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Alexis Alexiou (Director/Writer- ‘Wednesday 04:45’)

A life’s work becomes a prison for jazz club owner Stelios when a shady Romanian gangster calls in his debts. The gripping underworld drama, Wednesday 04:45, is a parable on the perils of accumulated debt, and a depiction of the descent of a mostly decent man. Director Alexis Alexiou perfectly balances the complex emotions that drive a

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Laura Bispuri (Director/Writer) and Alba Rohrwacher (Actress) – ‘Sworn Virgin’

Sworn Virgin is the story of a woman who sacrifices her femininity for her freedom, and years later must renounce her honor to become a woman again. Hana Doda, a young woman living within the confines of a Northern Albanian village, longs to escape the shackles of womanhood, and live her life as a man.

Kino! 2015 Interview:  Christoph Hochhäusler (Director- “The Lies Of The Victors”)

Investigative journalist Fabian Groys enjoys great freedom since the stories he uncovers make for strong sales. He works for a political news magazine in their Berlin head office. In this context, his arrogance raises few eyebrows. In this political thriller In this political thriller “The Lies of the Victors“, two investigative journalists try to unravel

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