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THE MATCH FACTORY 5 Titles in this year's Festival de Cannes

Festival de Cannes 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY 4 Titles in this year's Festival de Cannes

All the films of this year's Cannes Film Festival's line-up have been published already, being five of our titles among the announced ones:

IN COMPETITION:
- TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade

UN CERTAIN REGARD:
- BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS AND HILLS by Eran Kolirin

QUINZAINE DES RÉALISATEURS:
- SWEET DREAMS by Marco Bellocchio

SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE:
- ALBÜM by Mehmet Can Mertoğlu 
HAPPY TIMES WILL COME SOON by Alessandro Comodin (Special Screenings) 

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Danis Tanović's DEATH IN SARAJEVO to be awarded by the critics and the jury of the Berlinale 2016

Berlinale 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Danis Tanovics DEATH IN SARAJEVO to be awarded by the critics and the jury of the Berlinale 2016

DEATH IN SARAJEVO by Danis Tanović harvests the SILVER BEAR for the GRAND JURY PRIZE as well as the FIPRESCI AWARD at this year's Berlinale! Congratulations!

THE MATCH FACTORY Udi Aloni's JUNCTION 48 to receive the audience award at this year's Berlinale Panorama

Berlinale 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Udi Alonis JUNCTION 48 to receive the audience award at this years Berlinale Panorama

JUNCTION 48 by Udi Aloni‬ was the audience's favourite film of this year's Berlinale Panorama. Congratulations to all the team!

THE MATCH FACTORY Doris Dörrie's GREETINGS FROM FUKUSHIMA to get 3 awards at this year's Berlinale

Berlinale 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Doris Dörrie's GREETINGS FROM FUKUSHIMA to get 3 awards at this year's Berlinale

GREETINGS FROM FUKUSHIMA has harvested three awards at this year's edition of the Berlinale:

- 2nd Place Panorama Audience Award
- Cicae Art Cinema Award
- Heiner Carow Award

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Two awards for two of our titles at this year's edition of the Göteborg IFF

Göteborg FF 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Two awards for two of our titles at this year's edition of the Göteborg IFF

The weekend brought good news from the Göteborg Film Festival!
Pietro Marcello's LOST AND BEAUTIFUL is the winner of The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award 2016 and THE SECOND MOTHER by Anna Muylaert was awarded the Public Choice Award for best feature film.

THE MATCH FACTORY Best Director award for Felix van Groeningen for BELGICA at Sundance

Sundance FF 2016

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Good news arrive from the other side of the ocean. Felix van Groeningen has been awarded as best director for BELGICA at this year's edition of the Sundance Film Festival!

THE MATCH FACTORY 5 Guldbaggen Awards for DRIFTERS by Peter Grönlund

Swedish Film Awards 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY 5 Guldbaggen Awards for DRIFTERS by Peter Grönlund

Good news arrive from Sweden! DRIFTERS by Peter Grönlund won 5 Guldbaggen Swedish Film Awards including:

Best Actress for Malin Levanon
Best Script for Peter Grönlund
Best Trailer
Best Costumes
Best Set Design

THE MATCH FACTORY 7 Titles in this year's Berlinale edition

Berlinale 2016

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All the films of this year's Berlinale line-up have been published already, being seven of our titles among the announced ones:

IN COMPETITION:
- A DRAGON ARRIVES! by Mani Haghighi
- DEATH IN SARAJEVO by Danis Tanović
- LETTERS FROM WAR by Ivo M. Ferreira
SOY NERO by Rafi Pitts

PANORAMA:
- GREETINGS FROM FUKUSHIMA by Doris Dörrie
- JUNCTION 48 by Udi Aloni
- REMAINDER by Omer Fast 

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Two Titles to make world premiere in the World Competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

Sundance 2016

THE MATCH FACTORY Two Titles to make world premiere in the World Competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

BELGICA by Felix van Groeningen and WILD by Nicolette Krebitz will make their world premiere in the World Competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

THE MATCH FACTORY Best Film award for CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR by Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Grand Jury Prize for FRENZY by Emin Alper at this year's APSAs

Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2015

Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2015

Good news arrive from Asia. CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR by Apichatpong Weerasethakul was awarded as Best Film and FRENZY by Emin Alper received the Grand Jury Prize!

THE MATCH FACTORY Three nominations each for VICTORIA by Sebastian Schipper and 45 YEARS by Andrew Haigh at the European Film Awards 2015

European Film Awards 2015

THE MATCH FACTORY Three nominations each for VICTORIA by Sebastian Schipper and 45 YEARS by Andrew Haigh at the European Film Awards 2015

The full list of the 2015 European Film Awards nominees has been published. Two of our titles received 3 nominations each:

VICTORIA by Sebastian Schipper:
- Best Film
- Best Director (Sebastian Schipper)
- Best Actress (Laia Costa)

45 YEARS by Andrew Haigh:
- Best Actress (Charlotte Rampling)
- Best Actor (Tom Courtenay)
- Best Screenwriter (Andrew Haigh)

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Andrew Haigh's 45 YEARS to get 6 BIFA nominations

British Independent Film Awards 2015

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The full nominee list of the 2015 British Independent Film Awards has been published with 6 nominations for 45 YEARS by Andrew Haigh. The nominations include:

- Best Film
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay
- Best Actress (Charlotte Rampling)
- Best Actor (Tom Courtenay)
- Producer of the Year (Tristan Goligher)

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Best sound design award for ARABIAN NIGHTS at the European Film Awards

European Film Awards 2015

THE MATCH FACTORY Best sound design award for ARABIAN NIGHTS at the European Film Awards

The first winners of the European Film Awards have been published! Congratulations to Vasco Pimentel & Miguel Martins for their sound design in ARABIAN NIGHTS by Miguel Gomes.

THE MATCH FACTORY Micah Magee to be awarded as Best Director for PETTING ZOO at Münster FF 2015

Münster FF 2015

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Our beloved director Micah Magee was awarded with the Best Director Prize at the European Competition of the Filmfestival Münster for PETTING ZOO!

THE MATCH FACTORY Peter Grönlund to receive special mention for DRIFTERS at San Sebastián IFF 2015

San Sebastian 2015

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Congratulations to Peter Grönlund for the special mention at the Kutxbank-New Directors Award for his last film DRIFTERS at this year's edition of San Sebastián IFF.

THE MATCH FACTORY FRENZY by Emin Alper awarded at ADANA GOLDEN BALL FF 2015

Adana Golden Ball Film Festival 2015

THE MATCH FACTORY FRENZY by Emin Alper awarded at ADANA GOLDEN BALL FF 2015

More good news for ‪FRENZY by Emin Alper. The film won 5 awards in its national premiere in Adana Golden Ball Film Festival's National Competition: Best Film, Best Editing, Best Art Director, Promising Actor (Berkay Ates) and People's Choice for Best Film.

THE MATCH FACTORY FRENZY by Emin Alper and BLOOD OF MY BLOOD by Marco Bellocchio awarded at VENICE IFF 2015

Venice IFF 2015

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Good news arrive from this year's VENICE IFF edition. FRENZY by Emin Alper was awarded with the Special Jury prize and the Arca Cinemagiovani Best Movie award; and BLOOD OF MY BLOOD by Marco Bellocchio received the critics Fipresci prize.

THE MATCH FACTORY 6 Titles on the other side of the ocean at Toronto IFF 2015

Toronto 2015

THE MATCH FACTORY 6 Titles on the other side of the ocean at Toronto IFF 2015

The Toronto International Film Festival have expanded their line up for this year's edition. The next titles will so far represent The Match Factory in Toronto this September:

CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA:
- BLOOD OF MY BLOOD by Marco Bellocchio
- FRENZY by Emin Alper
- BOX by Florin Serban
- CHEVALIER by Athina Rachel Tsangari

WAVELENGTHS:
- ARABIAN NIGHTS by Miguel Gomes
- LOST AND BEAUTIFUL by Pietro Marcello  

MASTERS:
- CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS:
- 45 YEARS by Andrew Haigh
- VICTORIA by Sebastian Schipper

 

THE MATCH FACTORY presents DRIFTERS by Peter GRÖNLUND at San Sebastian IFF 2015

San Sebastian 2015

THE MATCH FACTORY presents DRIFTERS by Peter GRÖNLUND at San Sebastian IFF 2015

San Sebastián Film Festival has announced the participation of DRIFTERS by Peter Grönlund at this year's New Directors competition.

 

THE MATCH FACTORY 4 of our films will be present at this year's Venice International Film Festival

Venice IFF 2015

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The official line up of this year's Venice International Film Festival has been published revealing Marco Bellocchio's BLOOD OF MY BLOOD and Emin Alper's FRENZY being part of the official competition.

LIGHT YEARS by Esther May Campbell will premiere at the International Critics' week and INNOCENCE OF MEMORIES by Grant Gee will be shown for the first time worldwide in the Venice Days section. 

THE MATCH FACTORY Athina Tsangari's CHEVALIER, Marco Bellocchio's FISTS IN THE POCKET, Paolo Tripodi's & Marcello Fonte's DONKEY FLIES and Laura Bispuri's SWORN VIRGIN at Locarno IFF 2015

Locarno IFF 2015

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This year's line up for Locarno IFF has been just published! Four titles of The Match Factory will be present in 2015's edition of the Swiss festival:

CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE:
- CHEVALIER by Athina Rachel Tsangari

PIAZZA GRANDE:
- FISTS IN THE POCKET by Marco Bellocchio
Pardo D'Onore Swisscom to Marco Bellocchio.

PIAZZA GRANDE: EVENTO SPECIALE:
DONKEY FLIES by Paolo Tripodi & Marcello Fonte 

PARDO DI DOMANI:
- SWORN VIRGIN by Laura Bispuri

THE MATCH FACTORY Fipresci Award goes to BOX by Florin Șerban at Karlovy Vary IFF 2015

Karlovy Vary IFF 2015

THE MATCH FACTORY Fipresci Award goes to BOX by Florin Șerban at Karlovy Vary IFF 2015

Congratulations to all the team of BOX by by Florin Șerban for the Fipresci Award the film received in Karlovy Vary International Film Festival!

 

THE MATCH FACTORY One world premiere and five titles in Karlovy Vary IFF 2015

Karlovy Vary IFF 2015

THE MATCH FACTORY One world premiere and five titles in Karlovy Vary IFF 2015

This year's Karlovy Vary's line up brings five titles of ours:

COMPETITION:
- BOX by Florin Șerban (world premiere)

ANOTHER VIEW:
- ARABIAN NIGHTS by Miguel Gomes
- PETTING ZOO by Micah Magee

VARIETY CRITICS' CHOICE:
- SWORN VIRGIN by Laura Bispuri

HORIZONS:
- 45 YEARS by Andrew Haigh

 

THE MATCH FACTORY Best Director Award for Anna Muylaert (THE SECOND MOTHER) at Valletta IFF 2015

Valletta IFF 2015

THE MATCH FACTORY Best Director Award for Anna Muylaert THE SECOND MOTHER at Valletta IFF 2015

More good news arrive this time from Malta! Anna Muylaert received the Best Director award for THE SECOND MOTHER (Que horas ela volta?) at the first edition of the Valletta Film Festival.