Feature film projects from South Africa looking forfinancing will be presented for the first time at this year's MannheimCoproduction Meetings during the Mannheim-Heidelberg International FilmFestival (November 18-27).
Among the African projects selected for pitching topotential co-producers are Robyn Aronstam's TheJoyous, which will be executive produced by John Boorman; Akin Omotoso's
The Mannheim Coproduction Meetings will provide a platformover five days from November 21-25 for around 65 projects from North & WestEurope, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Canada as well as South Africa.
The 2004 lineup includes Czech producer-director DavidOndricek's Grand Hotel,"hot" Polish director Tomasz Wiszniewski's Little Paul, Alejandro Saderman's Argentinean/Venezuelanco-production The Last Bandoneon,Canadian Ori Kowarsky's Hitchcockian revenge/suspense story
More than 30 international co-productions including