Magazine article Screen International

NonStop Acquires 16 New Titles Ahead of AFM (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

NonStop Acquires 16 New Titles Ahead of AFM (Exclusive)

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Scandinavian distributor plans to also buy “a couple more high profile titles at this year’s AFM.”

The Death Of Stalin

Scandinavian distributor NonStop Entertainment has been on a buying spree ahead of AFM, confirming 16 new titles added to its slate.

The company has acquired Nordic and Baltic rights to eight fictional features and eight documentaries, including The Death Of Stalin, The Rider and Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami, among others (see full list below).

“We’re going into the end of the year with a stellar selection on our hands and are looking to pick up a couple more high profile titles at this year’s AFM,” said NonStop Entertainment CEO Jakob Abrahamsson.

NonStop’s recent fiction acquisitions are:

The Death Of Stalin, dir Armando Iannucci, acquired from Gaumont

The Rider, dir Chloe Zhao, acquired from Protagonist

Radiance, dir Naomi Kawase, acquired from MK2

I Love You, Daddy, dir Louis CK, acquired from The Orchard

Jawbone, dir Thomas Napper, acquired from Independent Film Sales

Please Stand By, dir Ben Lewin, acquired from Embankment Films

The Merciless, dir Sung-hyun Byun, acquired from CJ Entertainment

Stratton, dir Simon West, acquired from GFM Films

NonStop’s doc acquisitions are:

Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami, dir Sophie Fiennes, acquired from Westend Films

McQueen, dir Ian Bonhôte, acquired from Embankment Films

Faces Places, dir Agnes Varda, acquired from Cohen Films

Filmworker, dir Tony Zierra, acquired from Cinetic

We Margiela, dir Menna Laura Meijer, acquired from Some Shorts

Gospel According To Andre, dir Kate Novack, acquired from Magnolia Pictures

Maestro Morricone: The Glance Of Music, dir Giuseppe Tornatore, acquired from Piano B, Potemkino, Terras

Maria By Callas: In Her Own Words, dir Tom Volf, acquired from MK2

Credit: Wendy Mitchell

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