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From A To B

From A To B

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir: Ali Mostafa. UAE. 2014. 108mins



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Jason Wood leaves Curzon for HOME

30-Oct-2014 | By Adam Woodard

After five years as Curzon’s director of programming, Jason Wood takes newly-created role of artistic director for Manchester venue.

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Good Universe AFM-bound on A Man In The Dark

30-Oct-2014 | By

The company will launch pre-sales next week on A Man In The Dark from Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert’s Ghost House Pictures.

Mark Wahlberg

Deepwater Horizon heads to AFM

30-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate International will kick off pre-sales in Santa Monica next week on the Mark Wahlberg starrer from JC Chandor.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

DDI takes flight with Byrd And The Bees

30-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Double Dutch International (DDI) heads to the AFM with the coming-of-age story starring Tracy Spiridakos, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Of Horses And Men

Of Horses and Men wins Nordic Council Film Prize

30-Oct-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

Icelandic writer-director Benedikt Erlingsson and producer Fridrik Thor Fridriksson have won lucrative The Nordic Council Film Prize for Of Horses and Men.


iFeatures' Spaceship begins production

30-Oct-2014 | By Adam Woodard

EXCLUSIVE: Principal production begins in Surrey on iFeatures’ latest venture.

Michael Garin

Image Nation ramps up local doc production

30-Oct-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Image Nation has revealed plans to create more locally-produced documentaries following the premiere of its first factual feature at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.

Creative England launches international markets scheme

30-Oct-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

12 participants will be selected in the programme backed by Creative Skillset.

Social Cinema Club

Script contest to highlight UAE social issues

30-Oct-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Twofour54 and the Family Development Foundation launch films screenplay contest.

Fest programmers call for comedy

30-Oct-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Short film programmers from Berlin and Tribeca called for lighter fare at a masterclass in Abu Dhabi.

Brisbane fest reveals first selection

30-Oct-2014 | By Adam Woodard

First films for Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival announced

Rodrigo Guerrero

Rodrigo Guerrero joins AG Studios

29-Oct-2014 | By

The Colombian producer and Dynamo co-founding partner will run Alex Garcia’s Bogota-based Itaca Films Colombia.

Brendan Muldowney

XYZ goes on Pilgrimage for AFM

29-Oct-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: XYZ Films has come on as executive producer and worldwide sales agent on the Ireland-Belgium action-thriller from Brendan Muldowney.


McConaughey: Interstellar “as intimate as most independent films”

29-Oct-2014 | By Adam Woodard

Actors praise director for Interstellar’s “intimate and raw” feel during London press conference.


Lightning gets hitched to Preggoland

29-Oct-2014 | By

Lightning Entertainment heads to the AFM with Jacob Tierney’s comedy that premiered in Toronto.

Ex Machina

A24 picks up Ex Machina

29-Oct-2014 | By

Alex Garland’s eagerly awaited feature directorial starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander will open on April 10, 2015. Universal holds international rights.

Zoe Kravitz

Unified, Media House Capital prep Vincent-N-Roxxy

29-Oct-2014 | By

Fortitude International will introduce AFM buyers to the action crime drama starring Emile Hirsch and Zoë Kravitz. WME Global represents US rights.

Grim Sleeper among IDA nominees

29-Oct-2014 | By

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced nominations for the 2014 IDA Documentary Awards today set to take place on December 5 in Los Angeles.

Imogen Poots

WestEnd enters Green Room

29-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: UK sales outfit boards thriller starring Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots.

Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar, Icon join Bollywoof Tale

29-Oct-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar attached; Icon takes UK rights.


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Nujoom Alghanem, Sounds of the Sea

Emirati filmmaker and poet Nujoom Alghanem talks about her feature-length documentary Sounds of the Sea capturing a way of Emirati life that is dying out.

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Eli Roth and his Santiago-based partner Nicolas Lopez talk to Jeremy Kay about how they are reinventing the rules of film-making and turning their energy and ideas into a genre boom in Chile


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Event Cinema: chain of events

As the UK’s event-cinema sector flourishes, Andreas Wiseman explores growth areas and potential for cannibalisation of film-going.


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Event cinema comes of age

Billy Elliot, André Rieu and Monty Python are leading the charge for the growth of event cinema.


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Restoration & Archive: a clean slate

Opportunities are opening up to restore classic assets on new formats - but film restoration is an art form in danger. Ann-Marie Corvin reports from Screen International and Broadcast’s Restoration & Archive Forum


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Lucy beats Guardians at China box office

29-Oct-2014 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Luc Besson’s sci-fi action thriller Lucy topped the China box office for the week October 20-26, grossing $20.02m in its opening three days.



Nujoom Alghanem

Nujoom Alghanem, Sounds of the Sea

Emirati filmmaker and poet Nujoom Alghanem talks about her feature-length documentary Sounds of the Sea capturing a way of Emirati life that is dying out.

Alessandra Priante

Alessandra Priante on Emirati cinema scene

Former Italian cultural attaché says cinema scene has evolved considerably in the last five years.

Jacqueline Lyanga

Jacqueline Lyanga, AFI FEST

The festival director talks about a few of the anticipated highlights at this year’s feast of global film, including a certain picture that is finally coming home after it was originally set to play the festival in 2013.


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