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THE MATCH FACTORY at San Sebastián International Film Festival 2018

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2018

We are proud to announce that Icaír Bollaín's newest feature film YULI will world premiere in the Official Selection at the San Sebastián International Film Festival 2018!

Moreover the movie will be joined by the following titles:

Horizontes Latinos:
OUR TIME by Carlos Reygadas
THE SNATCH THIEF by Agustín Toscano

Perlak:
GIRL
by Lukas Dhont

Zabaltegi-Tabakalera:
BERGMAN - A YEAR IN A LIFE by Jane Magnusson

THE MATCH FACTORY at Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Seven of our titles in total made it into this years Toronto International Film Festival! There are:

Masters:
OUR TIME by Carlos Reygadas
TRANSIT by Christian Petzold

Wavelengths:
IN MY ROOM by Ulrich Köhler
WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE WORLD'S ON FIRE? by Roberto Minervini

Discovery:
GIRL by Lukas Dhont
THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCIA by Arturo Infante

Tiff Docs:
CARMINE STREET GUITARS by Ron Mann

THE MATCH FACTORY at Venice 2018

La Biennale di Venezia 2018

THE MATCH FACTORY at Venice 2018

We are beyond thrilled to reveal four exiting new films at the upcoming Venice Film Festival next month! The are:

Venezia 75 Competition:
THE MOUNTAIN by Rick Alverson
OUR TIME by Carlos Reygadas
WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE WORLD'S ON FIRE? by Roberto Minervini

Out of Competition:
CARMINE STREET GUITARS by Ron Mann

THE MATCH FACTORY Locarno Film Festival 2018

Locarno Film Festival 2018

We're thrilled to announce that GERMANY. A WINTER'S TALE by Jan Bonny will world premiere in Concorso internazionale at the 71st Locarno Film Festival.

THE MATCH FACTORY at Cannes 2018

Cannes Film Festival 2018

THE MATCH FACTORY at Cannes 2018

The Official Selection of this year's Festival de Cannes and Directors' Fortnight have been unveiled, and we are excited to announce that nine of our titles are included:

Competition:
AYKA by Sergey Dvortsevoy
HAPPY AS LAZZARO by Alice Rohrwacher

Un Certain Regard:
GIRL by Lukas Dhont
IN MY ROOM by Ulrich Köhler
MURDER ME, MONSTER by Alejandro Fadel

Cannes Classics:
BERGMAN - A YEAR IN A LIFE by Jane Magnusson

Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs):
THE FIGHT by Marco Bellocchio
LUCIA'S GRACE by Gianni Zanasi
THE SNATCH THIEF by Agustín Toscano

THE MATCH FACTORY SMUGGLING HENDRIX wins at Tribeca

Tribeca Film Festival 2018

THE MATCH FACTORY SMUGGLING HENDRIX wins at Tribeca

We are thrilled to announce that Mario Piperides' SMUGGLING HENDRIX won the Best International Narrative Feature Award at the Tribeca Film Festival "for its unique, comedic exploration of a complicated absurd political situation told in a clear, personal compelling way".

Congratulations to all the team!!!

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Tribeca Film Festival 2018

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THE MATCH FACTORY Tribeca Film Festival 2018

We are thrilled that the Tribeca Film Festival will host the world premiere of Marios Piperides' SMUGGLING HENDRIX in International Narrative Competition.

It will be joined by Laura Bispuri's DAUGHTER OF MINE in the Spotlight Narrative section.

THE MATCH FACTORY Berlinale Line-up 2018

68. Berlinale

THE MATCH FACTORY Berlinale Line-up 2018

We are very excited to represent the following five titles at the Berlinale this year:

COMPETITION:
DAUGHTER OF MINE by Laura Bispuri
MY BROTHER'S NAME IS ROBERT AND HE IS AN IDIOT by Philip Gröning
THE REAL ESTATE by Axel Petersén and Måns Månsson
TRANSIT by Christian Petzold

PANORAMA:
BOYS CRY by Damiano and Fabio D'Innocenzo

THE MATCH FACTORY Directing Award for AND BREATHE NORMALLY

Sundance Film Festival 2018

THE MATCH FACTORY Directing Award for AND BREATHE NORMALLY

Amazing news from Park City: Ísold Uggadóttir has won the World Cinema Dramatic Directing Award for her film AND BREATHE NORMALLY at the Sundance Film Festival!

THE MATCH FACTORY 5 Guldbagge awards for THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT

Guldbagge Awards 2018

THE MATCH FACTORY 5 Guldbagge awards for THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT

Congratulations to Tarik Saleh's THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT. The film received five Guldbagge Awards at the ceremony in Sweden:

- Best Film
- Best Actor (Fares Fares)
- Best Costume Design
- Best Sound Design
- Best Scenography