MARIUPOLIS 2 – winner of the European Film Award

And the winner of the European Film Award in the section ‘Best Documentary’ is…
MARIUPOLIS 2 by Mantas Kvedaravičius. The award was presented in Reykjavik on Dec. 10, 2022.
https://europeanfilmawards.eu/en_EN/winners-european-film-awards-2022

MARIUPOLIS 2 in top five for the European Film Awards 2022

We are pleased to announce that MARIUPOLIS 2 is one of the five titles nominated in the European Documentary category for the European Film Awards 2022.

https://europeanfilmawards.eu/en_EN/five-documentaries-nominated-for-european-documentary

MARIUPOLIS 2 in selection for European Film Awards

The European Film Academy has announced the selection for the 2022 European Film Awards in the Documentary Film section and we are very happy to announce that one of the 13 nominees is Mantas Kvedaravičius’ MARIUPOLIS 2.

https://europeanfilmawards.eu/en_EN/film/mariupolis-2.21206

THE DAM and MARIUPOLIS 2 in CANNES

We are very happy to announce that THE DAM by Ali Cherri will have its world premiere at Director’s Fortnight of this years Cannes Film Festival.
In addition MARIUPOLIS 2 will be part of the official program as “Special Screening”.

5 Awards for THE GRAVEDIGGER’S WIFE at the Africa Movie Academy Awards

“The Gravedigger’s Wife” wins 5 African Movie Academy Awards including Best Make-Up (Nadine Otsobogo-Boucher), Best Production Design (Antti Nikkinen), Best Male Leadingrole (Omar Abdi Nuh), the Ousmane Sembene Award for Best African Language Film and the BEST FILM award.
We are honoured and congratulate all the award winners and participants! Many thanks also to MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schlesweg-Holstein for their support.


THE GRAVEDIGGER’S WIFE in Cannes

We are very happy to announce that the soulful and impressive debut THE GRAVEDIGGER’S WIFE by Somali director Khadar Ayderus Ahmed will celebrate its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival in the section La Semaine de la Critique.
With the support of ZDF-Das kleine Fernsehspiel, ARTE, FFHSH and WCF, the German-French-Finnish co-production was shot in Djibouti.

http://www.semainedelacritique.com/en/film-selection

Oscar nomination for THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN

We are very pleased to be nominated for an Oscar in the ‘Best International Feature Film’ section with THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN. Congratulations to the director Kaouther Ben Hania, who thus brings Tunisia its first Oscar nomination. We remain excited!

https://variety.com/2021/film/news/2021-oscars-nominations-list-nominees-1234928711/

THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN on the Oscars 2021 shortlist

The Man who sold his skin by Kaouther Ben Hania goes into the next round for an Oscar as the Tunisian favorite in the International Feature Film section. We remain excited and keep our fingers crossed!

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-academy-unveils-shortlists-in-nine-categories

‘The Man Who Sold His Skin’ wins at Venice Film Festival

We are delighted to announce that The Man Who Sold His Skin, written and directed by the Tunisian director and screenwriter Kaouther Ben Hania, has won two prizes in the Orizzonti section of the 77th Venice Film Festival.
The film won the Edipo Re Award which is one of the festival’s collateral awards. Syrian actor Yahya Mahayni won the Orizzonti Prize for Best Actor for his role Sam Ali in the film.

THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN at the Venice Film Festival

We are very pleased to announce that the new film by Kaouther Ben Hania THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN will have its world premiere at this year’s La Biennale Di Vinecia in the Orrizonti section at the beginning of September!

https://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/2020/orizzonti