It’s done!!! OLFAS TÖCHTER is nominated along with four other films for an Oscar in the category “Best Documentary Feature”, which will be awarded for the 96th time on Sunday, March 10, 2024.

FOUR DAUGHTERS shortlisted twice for the Oscars 2024

We are delighted to announce that FOUR DAUGHTERS has made it onto the shortlist for the 2024 Oscars in two categories. On January 23, the decision will be made whether Kaouther Ben Hania’s film will be nominated for ‘Best International Film’ or ‘Best Documentary’ – or even both. We are keeping our fingers crossed.

FOUR DAUGHTER & 4 awards in Cannes

Now that the general excitement surrounding the Cannes Film Festival has calmed down, we are happy to announce that FOUR DAUGHTERS took home four awards!
*Œil d’Or – Golden Eye (Best Documentary)
*Prix de la Citoyenneté
*Prix du Cinéma Positif
*Mention du Prix François Chalais


FOUR DAUGHTERS – Worldpremiere in Cannes

The titles of the Cannes 2023 nominations have been announced! A high class line-up will walk the red carpet this year…and our co-production FOUR DAUGHTERS by Kaouther Ben Hania (“The Man Who Sold His Skin”) right in the middle of it! We are very excited about this. She is one of six female directors in competition for the Palme d’Or!

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.

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.


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.



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.


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.