Scandinavian distributor NonStop Entertainment has been on a buying spree ahead of AFM, confirming 16 new titles added to its slate.
The company has acquired Nordic and Baltic rights to eight fictional features and eight documentaries, including The Death Of Stalin, The Rider and Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami, among others (see full list below).
“We’re going into the end of the year with a stellar selection on our hands and are looking to pick up a couple more high profile titles at this year’s AFM,” said NonStop Entertainment CEO Jakob Abrahamsson.
NonStop’s recent fiction acquisitions are:
The Death Of Stalin, dir Armando Iannucci, acquired from Gaumont
The Rider, dir Chloe Zhao, acquired from Protagonist
Radiance, dir Naomi Kawase, acquired from MK2
I Love You, Daddy, dir Louis CK, acquired from The Orchard
Jawbone, dir Thomas Napper, acquired from Independent Film Sales
Please Stand By, dir Ben Lewin, acquired from Embankment Films
The Merciless, dir Sung-hyun Byun, acquired from CJ Entertainment
Stratton, dir Simon West, acquired from GFM Films
NonStop’s doc acquisitions are:
Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami, dir Sophie Fiennes, acquired from Westend Films
McQueen, dir Ian Bonhôte, acquired from Embankment Films
Faces Places, dir Agnes Varda, acquired from Cohen Films
Filmworker, dir Tony Zierra, acquired from Cinetic
We Margiela, dir Menna Laura Meijer, acquired from Some Shorts
Gospel According To Andre, dir Kate Novack, acquired from Magnolia Pictures
Maestro Morricone: The Glance Of Music, dir Giuseppe Tornatore, acquired from Piano B, Potemkino, Terras
Maria By Callas: In Her Own Words, dir Tom Volf, acquired from MK2