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new acquisition: RETURN TO DUST

We're happy to announce our most recent title and its World Premiere in Competition at the Berlin IFF 2022! RETURN TO DUST, directed by Li Ruijun, is a tender tale on the transformative nature of love captured in a beautifully nuanced manner. Welcome on board, team!

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new acquisition: CONCERNED CITIZEN

We're very happy to reveal our newest acquisition CONCERNED CITIZEN by Idan Haguel, which will have its World Premiere at Panorama - Berlinale 2022l! The Israeli title is a satirical parable on the insidious ways in which privilege can unleash the prejudice within. Welcome on board, team!

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SISTERS receives special label

SISTERS: THE SUMMER WE FOUND OUR SUPERPOWERS received the "besonders wertvoll" label (especially valuable/particularly valuable title) by the Deutsche Film - und Medienbewertung, the German committee for film evaluation and assessment.

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Festivals

January 2022

Palm Springs Int’l FF, US:THE SWIMMER

Miami Jewish FF, US: THE SWIMMER

Eastern Neighbours FF, NL: CELTS

XPOSED Queer FF Berlin, DE: CELTS

Alpe Adria Cinema, Trieste FF, IT: CELTS

Awards

Cairo IFF 2021

We're so happy to share that WILD ROOTS by Hajni Kis has received the Fathy Farag Prize (Special Jury Prize) at the Cairo IFF 2021! Congratulations to the film team!

Image et Nation Montreal GLFF 2021

Go big or go home! CELTS by Milica Tomović received 4 awards at Image et Nation Montreal GLFF 2021: Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Production Design and Ensemble Cast.

Festival des 3 Continents 2021

"In this selection, one film in particular won us over with its audacity, freedom and absolute mastery. Like other great films of great filmmakers before it, this one takes us beyond stubborn ideological stances that prevent debate. It’s a film with a more far-reaching vision.”, the jury of the Festival des 3 Continents 2021.

WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi has received two awards at the French based festival: the Montgolfière d’Or and the Rfi Wik Audience Award.

Tallinn Black Nights FF 2021

We're so very happy to share that 11-year-old actress Sofia Krugova has won the Best Actress Award at the Tallinn Black Nights FF 2021 for her impressive work at NO LOOKING BACK.

KinoKino - IFF for Children 2021

Vega and Billie are unstoppable! SISTERS: THE SUMMER WE FOUND OUR SUPERPOWERS received yet another award, this time the Best Film award by the Professional Jury at KinoKino - IFF for Children 2021. Congratulations!

Markets

Berlin IFF 2022

The whole m-appeal team will be attending EFM - EUROPEAN FILM MARKET virtually, and present on site for the duration of the market, from 10th-17th February.


We're also very happy to share our newest acquisitions:

RETURN TO DUST
by Li Ruijun,

which will have its World Premiere
at Competition

and

CONCERNED CITIZEN
by Idan Haguel,

which will have its World Premiere
at Panorama.


Full line-up HERE.