EXCLUSIVE: As Rams heats up on the festival and awards circuit, Iceland’s Grimur Hákonarson tells Screen about his next feature, The County.
Jerzy Sladkowski’s documentary centres on an autistic man whose mother attempts to make him ‘normal’.
Festival also confirms Michael Moore set to compile next year’s ‘Top 10’.
The 20 and 10-year sentences meted out to Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov’s and his co-defendant Aleksandr Kolchenko have been upheld by the military division of the Russian Supreme Court.
Festivals and Awards
Shanker Raman’s Gurgaon and Rahul Jain’s Machines both picked up Prasad Digital Intermediate Awards at the close of Film Bazaar on Nov 25.
Running alongside the European Film Forum (Nov 18-19) at Tallinn’s Black Nights Film Festival, a showcase of product demonstrations and start-ups were presented in the Digitech section further iterating a cross-over between the film and technology sectors.
Game developers were tasked with building games around films.
Latest box office news
Sony’s Spectre falls to second with $5.8m (£3.85m) for $128.3m (£84.6m) and has overtaken Avatar as the highest grossing IMAX release in the UK.
NOVEMBER 23 UPDATE: Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 rounded out the YA franchise to ensure all four in the series opened on more than $100m in North America.
BFI says spending review reduction is “better than anticipated”.