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'ROMA' brings limitations of LatAm ecosystem into focus at Ventana Sur

’With ROMA, there are queues everywhere, great potential for audiences, and we’re underestimating it.’

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Netflix reveals plan for 'ROMA' expansion into more than 600 global theatres

‘We love this film and our goal is to bring this cinematic experience to audiences everywhere.’

Amazing Grace

Aretha Franklin doc 'Amazing Grace' lands at NEON

Late singer’s estate rep and niece says, ’This film is authentic and is my aunt to her core.’

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Paris cinemas forced to shut amid fresh 'yellow vest' protests

Museums and the Eiffel Tower will also close on Saturday.

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The Orchard acquires 'Meeting Gorbachev'

Theatrical release earmarked for early 2019. HISTORY retains all TV rights.

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Sundance-bound 'The Hole In The Ground' sells internationally including UK (exclusive)

Vertigo takes UK rights following A24’s acquisition for US.

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A24, DIRECTV snap up Sundance supernatural horror 'The Hole In The Ground'

A24 and DIRECTV have acquired North American rights from Bankside Films to the supernatural horror The Hole In The Ground ahead of its world premiere in the Midnight section at Sundance next month.


Festival hit 'Jellyfish' secures UK theatrical release (exclusive)

Zak Brilliant’s Republic Film Distribution to release title in Feb 2019.

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Entertainment One president of international film Alex Hamilton to depart in spring 2019 (exclusive)

Patrick Roy will broaden remit, becomes president of theatrical, film.

A Dark Place

Shout! Studios, Bankside Films in 'A Dark Place' North American deal

Gareth Ellis-Unwin among producers on Pennsylvania-set drama.


UK drama 'Gwen' secures North America deal (exclusive)

Streaming service Shudder picks up all rights.

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Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville drama 'Normal People' lands at Bleecker Street (exclusive)

Feature shot in Northern Ireland, currently in post-production.

The Souvenir

A24 snaps up Sundance selection 'The Souvenir'

Martin Scorsese served as executive producer.


How can the Baltic states address local distribution challenges?

Audiences in Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia don’t typically watch films from their neighbouring countries.


Growing Chinese demand for international arthouse films, claims Tallinn panel

The Palme d’Or- winning Japanese film Shoplifters has grossed $14m in China

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Netflix, Amazon, YouTube chiefs talk local-language strategies at Content London

YouTube scripted head responds to this week’s bombshell about original programming model.

Hail Satan?

Magnolia Pictures acquires world rights to Sundance entry 'Hail Satan?'

Lorna Lee Torres to launch international sales at the EFM in Berlin in February.

Jaren Hayman

Northern Banner acquires Canadian rights to 'This Is North Preston' (exclusive)

Distributor’s credits include Embrace Of The Serpent, The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Mäki.

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​Curzon, mk2 films sign UK deal on Mikhaël Hers drama 'Amanda' (exclusive)

The film premiered in the Venice Film Festival’s Orizzonti section.


Henry Cavill, Ben Kingsley thriller 'Nomis' lands at Saban Films

Fortitude International handles international sales.