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Articles from November 29

‘Arracht’: Tallinn Review
A bleak and impressive Irish-languge drama set during the potato famineDir/scr: Tom Sullivan. Ireland. 2019. 86 minsA striking feature debut, Arracht (Monster) is set in the wild shores of Ireland’s barren west coast as the potato blight descends in...
Berlinale’s EFM to Relax Admissions Policy, While Carlo Chatrian Will Drop ‘out of Competition’ Titles
The 2020 edition is shaping up.Berlin’s European Film Market (EFM) plans to partly relax its controversial admission policy to the Gropius Bau and the Marriott Hotel venues for 2020. Festival badge holders will now be able to access the venues after...
Europa Cinemas 2019 Conference: Six Talking Points
Content overload, the challenge of luring young audiences into cinema theatres and an unexpected mood of optimism were at the heart of the discussion.Pan-European independent exhibitor body Europa Cinemas - representing 1,152 cinemas and 2,775 screens...
In Pictures: Screen Awards 2019
Winners included Paramount, ‘Bait’, Picturehouse Entertainment.Screen celebrated the UK film industry on Thursday, November 28, with the tenth annual Screen Awards.The event was held at London’s Ballroom Southbank venue, with winners including distributor...
Judi Dench Honoured for Outstanding Contribution to UK Film at Screen Awards
The actress recalled being told she wouldn’t work in film early in her career.Judi Dench received the outstanding contribution to UK film prize at the Screen Awards on Thursday, November 28, presented by her regular collaborator, director John Madden.After...
‘Lost Lotus’: Tallinn Review
A grieving Chinese woman attempts to hunt down her mother’s hit-and-run killersDir: Liu Shu. Hong Kong, Netherlands. 2019. 82minsChinese writer/director Liu Shu’s second feature after Lotus, which premiered at Venice Critics Week in 2012, is another...
Netflix-Backed Atlas Workshops to Showcase Rare Films from Comoro Islands, Tanzania and Djibouti
Second edition of project platform will showcase 28 feature projects.Upcoming feature films by Egyptian director Tamer el Said and Moroccan Bafta nominee Ismaël Ferroukhi are among the 28 projects to be showcased at the second edition of the Marrakech...
Paramount, ‘Bait’, Picturehouse Win Big at Screen Awards 2019
Paramount wins distributor of the year; Judi Dench collects outstanding contribution to British film award.Paramount, the BFI and Picturehouse Entertainment were among the winners at the 2019 Screen Awards, which recognises excellence in UK distribution,...
Slovakian Political Thriller ‘the File’ Wins Screen Best Pitch Award in Tallinn
It will be the third feature from director Jonas Karasek.Slovakian project The File (Spis) has won Screen International’s Best Pitch Award at the Baltic Event Co-Production Market at the Tallin Black Nights International Film Festival. Producer Wanda...
’Sons of Denmark’, ‘Stitches’ among 10 Films Due to Compete in Artekino Festival
Films will be available to stream for free in 45 European countries.Danish political thriller Sons of Denmark and Serbian stolen child drama Stiches are among the ten European features due to be showcased in the fourth edition of the competitive Artekino...
‘The Coldest Game’: Tallinn Review
Bill Pullman is the alcoholic chess champion enlisted to help the Americans tackle the Cuban Missile CrisisDir: Lukasz Kosmicki. Poland. 2019. 110minsThis Cold War thriller by first-time Polish director Lukasz Kosmicki features a fruity premise and respectable...
UK Head of STX Llewellyn Radley Joins BFI’s Mary Burke and Elysian’s Danny Perkins for Screen’s UK Finance Forum
Screen’s UK Film Finance Forum takes place on December 5 at Everyman Broadgate.Llewellyn Radley, managing director, UK, and executive vice president, international STX Entertainment, Mary Burke, BFI senior production and development executive, and Danny...
‘Willow’: Tallinn Review
Three women in different times and places struggle in their attempts to become mothersDir: Milcho Manchevski. Macedonia-Hungary-Belgium-Albania. 2019. 101minsMilcho Manchevski’s first film in his native Macedonia for 10 years, Willow follows the director’s...
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