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THE MATCH FACTORY at Tribeca 2020

Tribeca Film Festival 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Tribeca Film Festival will host the World Premiere of both MY WONDERFUL WANDA by Bettina Oberli and KOKOLOKO by Gerardo Naranjo in the International Narrative Competition.

THE MATCH FACTORY at Berlinale 2020

70. Berlinale

We are filled with pride and joy to announce that these following titles will be unveiled at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival.

Competition:
BAD TALES by the D'Innocenzo brothers
SIBERIA by Abel Ferrara
UNDINE by Christian Petzold

Panorama:
DIGGER by Georgis Grigorakis
EXILE by Visar Morina
OTAC (FATHER) by Srdan Golubovic
ONE OF THESE DAYS by Bastian Günther

Perspektive Deutsches Kino:
SISTERS APART by Daphne Charizani

THE MATCH FACTORY at Sundance 2020

Sundance 2020

We are delighted to share that the beautifully constructed EXILE by Visar Morina will receive its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2020, as part of the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.

THE MATCH FACTORY at San Sebastián International Film Festival 2019

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2019

We are proud to announce that PATRICK by Gonçalo Waddington will have its premiere in the Official Selection at the San Sebastián International Film Festival 2019!

Moreover the movie will be joined by the following titles:

Perlak:
EMA by Pablo Larraín
SO LONG, MY SON
by Wang Xiaoshuai

THE MATCH FACTORY at Toronto International Film Festival 2019

Toronto International Film Festival 2019

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

Discovery:
SIMPLE WOMEN by Chiara Malta

Platform:
MARTIN EDEN by Pietro Marcello

Special Presentation:
EMA by Pablo Larraín

Contemporary World Cinema:
THE PERFECT CANDIDATE by Haifaa Al Mansour
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃ0 by Karim Aïnouz
SO LONG, MY SON by Wang Xiaoshuai

Masters:
THE TRAITOR by Marco Bellocchio

THE MATCH FACTORY at Venice 2019

La Biennale di Venezia 2019

We are very excited to unveil four outstanding new films at the upcoming Venice Film Festival! They are:

Venice 76 Competition:
MARTIN EDEN by Pietro Marcello
THE PERFECT CANDIDATE by Haifaa Al Mansour
EMA by Pablo Larraín

Giornate Degli Autori:
ONLY THE ANIMALS by Dominik Moll

THE MATCH FACTORY Locarno Film Festival 2019

Locarno Film Festival 2019

We're thrilled to announce that TECHNOBOSS by João Nicolau will receive its World Premiere in Concorso Internazionale at the 72nd Locarno Film Festival.

THE MATCH FACTORY at Filmfest München 2019

Filmfest München 2019

We are excited to announce that Filmfest München 2019 will host the World Premiere of WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN by Florian Koerner von Gustorf in the New German Cinema section.

THE MATCH FACTORY at Cannes 2019

Cannes Film Festival 2019

The Official Selection for this year's Festival de Cannes and Semaine de la Critique have been unveiled, and we are delighted to announce that four of our titles are included:

Competition:
THE TRAITOR by Marco Bellocchio

Un Certain Regard:
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO by Karim Aïnouz

Special Screening:
TOMMASO by Abel Ferrara

Semaine de la Critique:
THE UNKNOWN SAINT by Alaa Eddine Aljem

THE MATCH FACTORY at Tribeca 2019

Tribeca Film Festival 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Tribeca Film Festival will host the World Premiere of both A REGULAR WOMAN by Sherry Hormann in the International Narrative Competition and THE PROJECTIONIST by Abel Ferrara in the This Used To Be New York section.

THE MATCH FACTORY at Berlinale 2019

69. Berlinale

We are very proud and excited to unveil the following titles at Berlinale 2019.

In Competition:
A TALE OF THREE SISTERS by Emin Alper
THE GOLDEN GLOVE by Fatih Akin
SO LONG, MY SON by Wang Xiaoshuai

Special Gala:
PHOTOGRAPH by Ritesh Batra

Panorama:
O BEAUTIFUL NIGHT by Xaver Böhm

THE MATCH FACTORY at Göteborg 2019

Göteborg Film Festival 2019

We're so glad to reveal that GUERILLA by György Mór Kárpáti will celebrate its World Premiere in the Göteborg Film Festival's Ingmar Bergman Competition!

THE MATCH FACTORY at Sundance 2019

Sundance 2019

We are thrilled to represent PHOTOGRAPH by Ritesh Batra, STIEG LARSSON: THE MAN WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE by Henrik Georgsson and THE MOUNTAIN by Rick Alverson at the Sundance Film Festival 2019.

 

 

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

THE MATCH FACTORY IN THE FADE wins at the Critics’ Choice Awards

23rd Critics' Choice Awards

THE MATCH FACTORY IN THE FADE wins at the Critics’ Choice Awards

Fatih Akin's IN THE FADE was named Best Foreign Language Film at the 23rd Critics' Choice Awards by the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) in Santa Monica. Congratulations!