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new acquisition: CELTS

We're very happy to reveal our newest acquisition: Celts, a fresh and light-hearted dramedy, with a nostalgic touch, set in Serbia in the 1990s. Directed by Milica Tomović, this is an entertaining film with an authentic look and a twisted and surprising story line. The title will have its World Premiere at Berlinale Panorama 2021. Welcome on board team!

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Festivals

February 2021

Razor Reel Fantastic FF, BE: HAPPY TIMES

Japan Society, Festival on Japanese Cinema (online), US: BLANKA

Mardi Gras FF Sydney, AU: NO HARD FEELINGS, THE MAN WITH THE ANSWERS

TIFF Next Wave Festival, CA: THE NIGHT OF THE BEAST, COCOON

Children's FF Seattle (online), US: SISTERS: THE SUMMER WE FOUND OUR SUPERPOWERS

Pink Screens Brussels, BE: COCOON, NO HARD FEELINGS

Montreal International Children's FF (FIFEM), CA: SISTERS: THE SUMMER WE FOUND OUR SUPERPOWERS

Cineteca Nuevo León: International Queer Showcase - QMTY (online), MX: NO HARD FEELINGS

Awards

Santo Domingo OutFest 2020

COCOON received four awards at the Santo Domingo OutFest 2020: Best Film, Best Script, Best Direction and Best Performances.

Ale Kino! - International Young Audience FF 2020

SISTERS: THE SUMMER WE FOUND OUR SUPERPOWERS received a Special Mention by the Film Educators’ Jury at Ale Kino! - International Young Audience FF 2020! " A beautiful portrait of childhood, which took us on adventure that is both thrilling and authentic. The creators of this film render a truthful picture of children developing their self-assurance and overcoming fears and uncertainties that might be an inspiration to many young viewers facing similar challenges.

Image et Nation Montreal GLFF 2020

"For skillfully maintaining an observational approach yet creating a sense of poetry to its visual expression of youth", the cinematography award of Image et Nation Montreal GLFF 2020 went to NO HARD FEELINGS by Faraz Shariat. Congratulations to cinematographer Simon Vu and the whole team!

Markets

Berlin IFF 2021

The m-appeal team is virtually attending EFM - European Film Market 2021 from March 1st-5th March.

We're happy to be presenting our newest acquisitons:


WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY

by one of the major contemporary Japanese directors, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, which will have its World Premiere at the Competition section:

SCREENINGS
MON 01.03 14:30 @ Virtual Cinema 26
TUE 02.03 09:20 @ Virtual Cinema 29
WORLD PREMIERE - THU 04.03 11:00 @ Competition




CELTS by Milica Tomović,

which will have its World Premiere at Panorama:

SCREENINGS
MON 01.03 12:00 @ Virtual Cinema 24
WED 03.03 15:40 @ Virtual Cinema 25
WORLD PREMIERE - THU 04.03 14:00 @ Panorama




Additional EFM screening:
THE NIGHT OF THE BEAST by Mauricio Leiva Cock
TUE 02.03 13:15 @ Virtual Cinema 26