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MANIFESTO wins two awards at Kino der Kunst Film Festival 2017

Kino der Kunst Film Festival

MANIFESTO wins two awards at Kino der Kunst Film Festival 2017

Julian Rosefeldt's MANIFESTO won two awards at Kino der Kunst Festival in Munich on April 25 - the Audience Award, as well as the Main Award. Congratulations!

THE MATCH FACTORY at Festival de Cannes 2017

Cannes Film Festival 2017

THE MATCH FACTORY at Festival de Cannes 2017

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

Competition:
IN THE FADE by Fatih Akin
JUPITER'S MOON by Kornél Mundruczó

Un Certain Regard:
A MAN OF INTEGRITY by Mohammad Rasoulof

Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs):
ALIVE IN FRANCE by Abel Ferrara
THE INTRUDER by Leonardo Di Costanzo
PURE HEARTS by Roberto De Paolis

Critics' Week (Semaine de la Critique) - Opening Film:
SICILIAN GHOST STORY by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza

THE MATCH FACTORY German Film Prize Nominations 2017

Deutscher Filmpreis 2017

THE MATCH FACTORY German Film Prize Nominations 2017

The nominations for the German Film Prize (Deutscher Filmpreis) are in and we are excited that three of our films are represented!

They are:

PAULA by Christian Schwochow
four nominations (including Best Cinematography)

TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade
six nominations (including Best Film, Director, Actress and Actor)

WILD by Nicolette Krebitz
seven nominations (including Best Film, Director and Actress)

The awards ceremony is on April 28.

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Emin Alper and Athina Rachel Tsangari awarded Berlin Art Prizes

Berlin Art Prizes 2017

THE MATCH FACTORY Emin Alper and Athina Rachel Tsangari awarded Berlin Art Prizes

The Academy of the Arts Berlin awarded FRENZY director Emin Alper the Grand Berlin Art Prize for presenting a "profound picture of a Turkish society rent by everyday violence."

CHEVALIER director Athina Rachel Tsangari received the Berlin Art Prize in the Film and Media Arts section.

Congratulations to both!

THE MATCH FACTORY Films at the Tribeca Film Festival

2017 Tribeca Film Festival

THE MATCH FACTORY Films at the Tribeca Film Festival

Bohdan Sláma's new narrative feature ICE MOTHER will celebrate its international premiere in International Narrative Competition at the festival this April.

Further titles that will be presented are:

Spotlight Narrative:
MANIFESTO by Julian Rosefeldt

Viewpoints:
THROUGH THE WALL by Rama Burshtein

THE MATCH FACTORY Berlinale Awards 2017

67. Berlinale Award Winners

THE MATCH FACTORY Berlinale Awards 2017

The 67. Berlinale is coming to a close and the prizes have been awarded! We are especially proud that three of our films have been recognized by the festival:

Silver Bear for Best Director:
Aki Kaurismäki for THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE

Silver Bear for Best Actor:
Georg Friedrich for his performance in Thomas Arslan's BRIGHT NIGHTS

CICAE Art Cinema Award (Panorama):
CENTAUR by Aktan Arym Kubat

Congratulations to the filmmakers on this well-deserved honor!

THE MATCH FACTORY 2017 Sundance Awards

2017 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

THE MATCH FACTORY 2017 Sundance Award Winners

As the 2017 Sundance Film Festival comes to a close, we are thrilled that both our World Cinema Dramatic Competition tiles have received awards!

They are:

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic
THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT by Tarik Saleh

World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Cinematography
AXOLOTL OVERKILL by Helene Hegemann

THE MATCH FACTORY Berlinale titles 2017

67. Berlinale

THE MATCH FACTORY Berlinale titles 2017

We are proud to represent the following titles at the 67. Berlinale:

COMPETITION:
BRIGHT NIGHTS by Thomas Arslan
THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE by Aki Kaurismäki
WILD MOUSE by Josef Hader

BERLINALE SPECIAL GALA:
BYE BYE GERMANY by Sam Garbarski

PANORAMA:
CENTAUR by Aktan Arym Kubat

THE MATCH FACTORY Rotterdam 2017

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017

THE MATCH FACTORY Rotterdam 2017

The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has announced their lineup for 2017 and one of our titles will world premiere there:

HIVOS TIGER COMPETITION:
- THE BURGLAR by Hagar Ben Asher

THE MATCH FACTORY three titles world premiere at Sundance 2017

2017 Sundance Film Festival

THE MATCH FACTORY two titles world premiere at Sundance 2017

We are excited to announce that three of our titles are world premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival:

WORLD CINEMA DRAMATIC COMPETITION:
- AXOLOTL OVERKILL by Helene Hegemann
- THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT by Tarik Saleh

PREMIERES:
- MANIFESTO by Julian Rosefeldt

THE MATCH FACTORY Toni Erdmann wins big at the European Film Awards

European Film Awards 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Toni Erdmann wins big at the European Film Awards

Maren Ade's TONI ERDMANN dominated the European Film Awards 2016, winning all five categories it was nominated for: European Film, Director, Screenwriter, Actor and Actress!

Congratulations to the team on this well deserved honour!

THE MATCH FACTORY White Sun awarded at SIFF

Singapore International Film Festival 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY White Sun awarded at SIFF 2016

Deepak Rauniyar's WHITE SUN was named Best Feature Film at the Singapore International Film Festival 2016.

THE MATCH FACTORY Frenzy wins the Intercultural Film Award

Around the World in 14 Films Festival 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Frenzy win the Intercultural Film Award

Emin Alper's FRENZY received the Intercultural Film Award 2016 at the Around the World in 14 Films Festival in Berlin.

THE MATCH FACTORY More successes for Toni Erdmann

Awards and Nominations 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY More successes for Toni Erdmann

As the year draws to a close, Maren Ade's TONI ERDMANN continues its successes:

- #1 on the Sight & Sound International Critics Poll 2016
- #1 on Cahiers du Cinéma's Top Films of the Year 2016
- Best Foreign Language Film: New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2016
- Nominee, Best Foreign Language Film: Critics' Choice Awards 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Toni Erdmann wins the Lux Film Prize 2016

Lux Film Prize 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Toni Erdmann wins the Lux Film Prize 2016

Maren Ade's TONI ERDMANN received the LUX Film Prize 2016 awarded by the European Parliament.

THE MATCH FACTORY Beyond the Mountains and Hills wins at UK Jewish Film Festival

UK Jewish Film Festival 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Beyond the Mountains and Hills wins at UK Jewish Film Festival

Eran Kolirin’s BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS AND HILLS was named Best Feature Film by the jury at the UK Jewish Film Festival 2016. Congratulations!

THE MATCH FACTORY Nominations for the European Film Awards 2016 announced

European Film Awards 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Nominations for the European Film Awards 2016 announced

The nominations for the European Film Awards 2016 have been announced in Seville and TONI ERDMANN is represented in five out of five possible categories: European Film, Director, Screenwriter, Actor and Actress.

Congratulations to Maren Ade and the team!

THE MATCH FACTORY Me & Kaminski wins Best Film Music Award

German Film Music Awards 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Me & Kaminski wins Best Film Award

The score of Wolfgang Becker's ME AND KAMINSKI was named Best Film Music at the annual German Film Music Awards on October 28. Congratulations to composer Lorenz Dangel and the team!

THE MATCH FACTORY at Nordic Film Days Lübeck 2016

58. Nordic Film Days Lübeck

THE MATCH FACTORY at Nordic Film Days Lübeck

The international premiere of Sara Johnsen's ROSEMARI will open the 58. edition of the Nordic Film Days Lübeck on November 2.

It is joined by two more of our titles:

ALENA by Daniel Di Grado
DRIFTERS by Peter Grönlund

THE MATCH FACTORY at Festival du nouveau cinéma 2016

Festival du nouveau cinéma 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY at Festival du nouveau cinéma 2016

TONI ERDMANN was awarded Best Feature Film in International Competition (LOUVE D'OR) and Best Actor - Peter Simonischek at Festival du nouveau cinéma in Montreal, Canada over the weekend. Congratulations!

THE MATCH FACTORY at Sitges 2016

Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY at Sitges 2016

A DRAGON ARRIVES! was just named Best Film of the New Visions Plus section at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival 2016. Congratulations to the cast and crew!

THE MATCH FACTORY 4 Titles at this year's San Sebastian Film Festival

San Sebastian Film Festival 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY 4 Titles at this year's San Sebastian Film Festival

We are happy to announce that four of our titles will be presented at the San Sebastian Film Festival:

HORIZONTES LATINOS:
THE UNTAMED by Amat Escalante

PEARLS:
TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade

THE ACT OF KILLING: CINEMA AND GLOBAL VIOLENCE:
CIRKUS COLUMBIA by Danis Tanovic
THE STATE I AM IN by Christian Petzold

THE MATCH FACTORY Awards at the Venice IFF 2016

Venice IFF 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Awards at the Venice IFF 2016

Our films received the following accolades at the closing of La Biennale di Venezia over the weekend:

- Amat Escalante was awarded the Silver Lion for Best Director for THE UNTAMED.
- Massimo D'Anolfi and Martina Parenti's SPIRA MIRABILIS received the Green Drop Award.
- Deepak Rauniyar's WHITE SUN received the INTERFILM Award for Promoting Interreligious Dialogue.

Congratulations to all the award winners!

THE MATCH FACTORY 5 Titles at this year's Toronto International Film Festival

TIFF 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY 5 Titles at this year's Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival 2016 has started and we are happy to announce that five of our titles will be presented there:

VANGARD:
THE UNTAMED by Amat Escalante

CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA:
WHITE SUN by Deepak Rauniyar
DEATH IN SARAJEVO by Danis Tanović

MASTERS:
SWEET DREAMS by Marco Bellocchio

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS:
TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade