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Alma Cinema Boards Israeli Sexual Awakening Tale 'Para Aduma' Ahead of Berlinale Premiere (Exclusive)
Other titles on Alma’s EFM slate include A Bluebird In My Heart and To The Ends Of The World.‘Para Aduma’ (AKA ‘Red Cow’)Paris-based Alma Cinema has boarded sales on Israeli director Tsivia Barkai Yacov’s coming-of-age tale Para Aduma (aka Red Cow),...
Beta Cinema Adds Three Competition Titles, Launches Trailer for Berlin Closer 'Aga' (Exclusive)
German outfit rounds out EFM slate.‘Aga’German powerhouse Beta Cinema has rounded out its Berlin slate with the acquisition of three competition premieres: Emily Atef’s 3 Days In Quiberon, Thomas Stuber’s In The Aisles, and Milko Lazarov’s programme...
'Detective Chinatown 2': Review
Lu Haoran re-teams with Wang Baoqiang for a dynamic sequel set in the Big AppleDir: Chen Sicheng. China. 2018. 120 mins.The youthful super-sleuth is becoming a fixture of Mainland Chinese cinema, whether it’s Dee Renjie (Mark Chao) in Young Detective...
Diane Kruger, Eric Bana Circle EFM-Bound Spy Thriller 'The Operative' (Exclusive)
Bloom boards international sales; Israeli wunderkind Yuval Adler makes English-language directorial debut.Diane Kruger and her Troy co-star Eric Bana are in negotiations to headline spy thriller The Operative, a red-hot packagethat Bloom will introduce...
First Trailer for Berlin Panorama Doc 'Central Airport THF' (Exclusive)
Karim Aïnouz’s new documentary is set in Berlin’s defunct Tempelhof Airport, which is now a home to refugees.The first trailer for Karim Aïnouz’s new documentary Central Airport THF, which premieres at the Berlin Film Festival next week, has been released.The...
First Trailer for Berlin Title 'The Interpreter' with 'Toni Erdmann' Star Peter Simonischek (Exclusive)
Simonschek plays the son of a former Nazi officer.The first trailer for The Interpreter starring Peter Simonischek has been released exclusively to Screen International ahead of thefilm’s premiere in the Berlinale Special section on Friday 23. Simonischek,...
Jake Gyllenhaal, Ansel Elgort, Zendaya Board 30west’s 'Finest Kind' for EFM
STXinternational to introduce crime thriller in Berlin next week.Jake Gyllenhaal, Baby Driver’s Ansel Elgort and Zendaya have signed on to crime thriller Finest Kind, which Brian Helgeland will direct and STXinternational brings to the EFM next week.Gary...
Jennifer Salke Named Head of Amazon Studios
Network TV executive replaces Roy Price.Longtime network television executive Jennifer Salke has been named head of Amazon Studios, finally ending the search for a replacement for departed Amazon film and TV division chief Roy Price.Price resigned from...
Kathy Bates Joins Robert Graves Drama 'The Laureate' (Exclusive)
Principal photography scheduled to commence in April.Oscar winner Kathy Bates will star in The Laureate, a drama based on the life of British war poet Robert Graves that 13 Films will introduce to buyers in Berlin next week.Dianna Agron, Tom Hughes and...
'Last Men in Aleppo' Is a Way to "Address War Crimes", Says Director
Documentarian aims to represent “people fighting for their dreams”.The White Helmets search through the rubbleSyrian director Feras Fayyad was on his way to the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos for a screening of Last Men In Aleppo...
Oration Takes World Sales on Berlinale Entry 'The Endless Day' (Exclusive)
Berlinale Talents alumna Alessia Chiesa makes feature directorial debut.LA-based sales company Oration Films has come on board to handle worldwide sales at the EFM on Argentine-French Generation Kplus selection The Endless Day (El Día Que Resistía).Berlinale...
Playtime Appoints New Director of International Sales (Exclusive)
Frédérique Rouault joins ahead of the European Film Market next week.Frédérique RouaultParis-based Playtime has appointed Frédérique Rouault as its director of international sales ahead of the European Film Market next week.The experienced sales executive...
Producer Jill Messick 'Takes Own Life', Was 'Collateral Damage' in Weinstein Scandal
Exec worked at Miramax for five years.Jill MessickStudio executive and producer Jill Messick has died aged 50 in Los Angeles.In a statement, her family confirmed that she took her own life and said she had become “collateral damage” in the Harvey Weinstein...
Walter Salles-Produced 'Noah’s Ark' Docks at CMG for EFM (Exclusive)
Edward Noeltner boards animation after Ventana Sur pitch.Edward Noeltner’s Cinema Management Group (CMG), riding high on an Oscar nomination for animated feature Loving Vincent, will launch world sales at the EFM on Brazilian project Noah’s Ark with...
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