Attending 24 - 28 June: Ana Vicente (Head of Sales), Cleo Veger (Sales Executive)

LOCATION: UK Lounge- B5


in production

JOHN + BJÖRN

A film by Rasmus Dinesen and Paul Bell

90' | Denmark | 2019 | HD

For the first time, the real story of John McEnroe and Björn Borg's fierce rivalry is told in this all-archival documentary feature. John + jörn looks at the lives of two tennis legends before and after their iconic match at the 1980 Wimbledon men's final, including their eventual and unlikely friendship. From the archive producer of Amy and Senna, this is the ultimate film on rivalry, tennis, and friendship.

Available: World ex. France & Sweden

in production 

without compromise (working title)

A film by Reiner Holzemer

90', 52' | germany | 2019 | HD

Martin Margiela, the fashion world’s answer to Banksy, an elusive and enigmatic designer whose revolutionary creations changed the face of fashion while remaining completely anonymous.

Available: World ex. France, Germany & Belgium

CURRENT AFFAIRS

under the wire

A film by Chris Martin

"Gripping" 

Screen Daily

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93' | UK | 2018 | HD

On 10 February 2012, war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned. This is their story.

Available: World ex. North America

current affairs 

commander arian

A film by Alba Sotorra

★★★★

Now Toronto

hot docs

52', 77’ | Germany, SPain, Syria | 2018 | HD

On the frontline of the Syrian war, a 30-year-old commander leads her female battalion to retake an ISIS-controlled city and emerges severely wounded, forcing her to redefine herself in this empowering tale of emancipation and freedom.

Available: World ex. Spain, China & Italy

arts & culture

ballet now

A film by Steven Cantor

Seattle iff
 

74’, 52' | USA | 2018 | HD

Produced by Emmy-winning Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, The Handmaid's Tale) and directed by Steven Cantor (Dancer), the film portrays the groundbreaking dance series Ballet Now which unites the world’s foremost dance talent for an international collaboration.

Available: World ex. North America

Human interest

AMÉRICA

A film by  Erick Stoll & Chase Whiteside

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76’ | USA | 2018 | HD

Diego, a young circus artist, must return home and reunite with his brothers after their ninety-three-year-old grandmother, América, falls from her bed, causing their father to be jailed under accusation of elder neglect. A film about family ties, which will evoke both laughter and tears.

Available: World

ARTS & CULTURE

THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES

A film by Mark Cousins

"Intriguing and illuminating"

The Hollywood Reporter

115’ |  UK | 2018 | HD

Filmmaker Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before – through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush.

Available World ex. North America, UK, Spain, Portugal & Italy

music

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.

A film by Steve Loveridge

★★★★

"It's a thrill"

The Guardian

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95’ |  Sri Lanka / UK / USA | 2018 | HD

Drawn from a never-before-seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.

Available: World ex. North America, UK, Spain & ANZ