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THE MATCH FACTORY 45 YEARS by Andrew Haigh and AS WE WERE DREAMING by Andreas Dresen in Berlinale Competition

BERLINALE 2015

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We are proud to announce that 45 YEARS by Andrew Haigh and AS WE WERE DREAMING by Andreas Dresen are among the seven films that are already selected for the 65th Berlinale Competition.

THE MATCH FACTORY Le Meraviglie by Alice Rohrwacher awarded at the Mar de Plata International Film Festival

Mar de Plata IFF 2014

THE MATCH FACTORY Le Meraviglie by Alice Rohrwacher awarded at the Mar de Plata International Film Festival

Good news arrive from Argentina. LE MERAVIGLIE by Alice Rohrwacher has won the Astor de Plata Award for best script at the Mar de Plata International Film Festival 2014.

Additionally the ACCA (Asociación de Cronistas Cinematográficos de Argentina) awarded Rohrwacher's title with the Best Film of the International Competition Prize.

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Phoenix by Christian Petzold awarded at the Lisbon and Estorill Film Festival

Lisbon and Estoril Film Festival 2014

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Congratulations to Christian Petzold for the Special Jury Award Joåo Bénard da Costa PHOENIX won yesterday at the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival!

THE MATCH FACTORY Le Meraviglie, White God and The Good Life awarded

Seville European FF, Eurimages Award, Braunschweig IFF

THE MATCH FACTORY Le Meraviglie, White God and The Good Life awarded

Very good Saturday news. Three of our films just were awarded!

SEVILLE EUROPEAN FF: LE MERAVIGLIE by Alice Rohrwacher won the Special jury Award and Maria Alexandra Lungu got the Best Actress Award for her role as Gelsomina.

EURIMAGES AWARD: WHITE GOD by Kornél Mundruczó was awarded with the Eurimages Award.

BRAUNSCHWEIG IFF: THE GOOD LIFE by Jean Denizot received the "Heinrich" Audience Award.

Congratulations to all three!

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Le Meraviglie by Alice Rohrwacher awarded as Best Film in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi IFF 2014 Best Film for Le Meraviglie by Alice Rohrwacher

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Very good news from the Emirates, where LE MERAVIGLIE by Alice Rohrwacher has been awarded best film of the New Horizons Competition (for 1st and 2nd feature) with the Black Pearl Award at the 2014 Abu Dhabi IFF.

THE MATCH FACTORY Inbetween Worlds by Feo Aladag awarded with the Best Film Prize in São Paulo

Feo Aladag awarded at São Paulo IFF 2014

THE MATCH FACTORY Inbetween Worlds awarded with the Best Film Prize in São Paulo

We are proud to congratulate Feo Aladag for the Best Film award INBETWEEN WORLDS has won at the São Paulo IFF 2014 in the category of New Filmmakers Competition for 1st and 2nd feature film).

THE MATCH FACTORY White God to receive an Honourable Mention in Austria

LET'S CEE 2014

THE MATCH FACTORY White God to receive an Honourable Mention in Austria

Good news from Austria, where WHITE GOD by Kornél Mundruczó, Opening Film of the festival, has received an Honourable Mention of the jury. Viktória Petranyi and Zsófia Psotta were there, too.

THE MATCH FACTORY in Rome with Christoph Hochhäusler and Christian Petzold

Rome International Film Festival and The Business Street 2014

THE MATCH FACTORY in Rome with Christoph Hochhäusler and Christian Petzold

We are excited and looking forward to the participation of our two titles at the 2014 Rome IFF:

THE LIES OF THE VICTORS by Christoph Hochhäusler (World Premiere at Cinema D'Oggi)
PHOENIX by Christian Petzold (Gala)

 

THE MATCH FACTORY in London with 10 titles

BFI London IFF 2014

THE MATCH FACTORY in London with Petzold Hopkins Riklis Perry Mann Akin Mundruczo Lavie Rohrwacher Hulme

We are very proud to announce the participation of 10 titles of ours at the this year's BFI London IFF:

PHOENIX by Christian Petzold (competition)
BYPASS by Duane Hopkins (Dare)
DANCING ARABS by Eran Riklis (Debate)
LISTEN UP PHILIP by Alex Ross Perry (Laugh)
ZERO MOTIVATION by Talya Lavie (Laugh)
ALTMAN by Ron Mann (Love)
THE CUT by Fatih Akin (Journey)
LE MERAVIGLIE by Alice Rohrwacher (Journey)
WHITE GOD by Kornél Mundruczó (Thrill)
SNOW IN PARADISE by Andrew Hulme (Thrill)

 

THE MATCH FACTORY: PHOENIX by Christian Petzold and TIGERS by Danis Tanović awarded at the San Sebastian International Film Festival

The Match Factory at San Sebastian International Film Festival 2014

San Sebastian 2014

We are happy to announce the FIPRESCI AWARD PHOENIX by Christian Petzold has won at 2014 San Sebastian International Film Festival. As for TIGERS by Danis Tanović the film obtained the GUIPUZCOAN BLOOD-DONORS’ ASSOCIATION CORRESPONDING TO THE SOLIDARITY AWARD. 

THE MATCH FACTORY in Toronto IFF with Christian Petzold, Ole Christian Madsen and Danis Tanović

Toronto International Film Festival 2014

THE MATCH FACTORY in Toronto IFF with PHOENIX by Christian Petzold

We are proud to announce that PHOENIX by Christian Petzold (starring Ronald Zehrfeld and Nina Hoss), ITSI BITSI by Ole Christian Madsen and TIGERS by Danis Tanović will have its world premiere at Toronto IFF.

THE MATCH FACTORY: LISTEN UP PHILIP by Alex Ross Perry obtains Special Jury Prize in Locarno

THE MATCH FACTORY at 67th Locarno International Film Festival

THE MATCH FACTORY: LISTEN UP PHILIP by Alex Ross Perry obtains Special Jury Prize in Locarno

We proudly congratulate Alex Ross Perry and his crew for LISTEN UP PHILIP's Special Jury Prize at this year's edition of Locarno International Film Festival.

THE MATCH FACTORY at 71st Venice International Film Festival with four titles

THE CUT, BYPASS, ALTMAN and LA TRATTATIVA at 71st Venice Film Festival

THE CUT by Fatih Akin at 71st Venice International Film Festival

We are very proud to announce the participation of four titles of ours at the 71st Venice International Film Festival:

THE CUT by Fatih Akin at Venice Competition.
BYPASS by Duane Hopkins at Venice Orizzonti Competition
ALTMAN by Ron Mann at Venice Classics
THE STATE-MAFIA PACT (LA TRATTATIVA) by Sabina Guzzanti at Venice Out of Competition

 

THE MATCH FACTORY at 67th Locarno International Film Festival with five movies

DANCING ARABS, LOVE ISLAND, LISTEN UP PHILIP, TEZA and GOLD at 67th Festival del film Locarno

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We are excited and are proudly looking forward to the participation of our five titles at the 67th Locarno Internation Film Festival:

DANCING ARABS by Eran Riklis at Piazza Grande
LOVE ISLAND by Jasmila Žbanic at Piazza Grande
LISTEN UP PHILIP by Alex Ross Perry at Concorso Internazionale
TEZA by Haile Gerima at Open Doors
GOLD by Thomas Arslan at Film Del Giurie

THE MATCH FACTORY - LE MERAVIGLIE WINS FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2014

THE MATCH FACTORY AT FILM FEST MÜNCHEN

The Match Factory - Le Meraviglie wins at Filmfest München

The Match Factory wants to congratulate the team of LE MERAVIGLIE by Alice Rohrwacher for their success in this year's edition of Filmfest München, where the film has won the Cinevision Award 2014.

The jury statement was: "The Cinevision Award 2014 goes to 'Le Meraviglie' by Alice Rohrwacher. The film has everything we love to see in cinema: An original voice, always suprising and a wonderful cast. With a personal visual language, Alice Rohrwacher creates a precise and poetic universe of an unusual family and their struggle to survive. The film enchanted us."

 

VERY PROUD OF ALICE ROHRWACHER & KORNÉL MUNDRUCZÓ

Two Awards in Cannes 2014

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Great news arrive from this year's Festival de Cannes, where two out of our three titles that took part of the festival have been awarded.

LE MERAVIGLIE by Aliche Rohrwacher received the Grand Prix du Jury in the Competition section and WHITE GOD by Kornél Mundruczó won the Prize of Un Certain Regard.

Congratulations to both teams for their great work!

 

THREE TITLES OF THE MATCH FACTORY AT CANNES

Cannes Film Festival 2014

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We are proud to unveil the three titles that have been officially selected for this year's edition of Cannes Film Festival:

OFFICIAL COMPETITION:
LE MERAVIGLIE (THE WONDERS) by Alice Rohrwacher

UN CERTAIN REGARD:
SNOW IN PARADISE by Andrew Hulme
WHITE GOD by Kornél Mundruczó

Good luck to all of them!

 

BEST FILM AWARD FOR ZERO MOTIVATION

Tribeca IFF 2014

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Great news arrive from the other side of the ocean. Talya Lavie's ZERO MOTIVATION was awarded with The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature and the Nora Ephron Prize at this year's edition of Tribeca IFF.

Congratulations to all the team!

 

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!