Cinema Management Group (CMG) has signed up as the exclusiveinternational sales agent for the Simon Wiesenthal Centre's documentary filmproduction unit Moriah Films.
CMG will bring two new Moriah productions to Berlin as well asMoriah's previous Oscar winning documentaries, 1997's The Long Way Home and 1981's Genocide.
Ever Again, which explores the resurgence of anti-semitism in Europe, is screeningin the Panorama section in the festival this year.
Beautiful Music centres on a relationship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and ablind, autistic Palestinian girl.
Simon Wiesenthal, the famed Nazi hunter who died on Sept 20 2005,was an enthusiastic supporter of Moriah Films, which was created by SimonWiesenthal Centre dean and founder Rabbi Marvin Hier.
"With the passing of Simon Wiesenthal, now more than ever, MoriahFilms' mission is to reach out to audiences who are not familiar with theevents of the past century," Hier said. "We are looking for our newrelationship with CMG to help us expand on this goal."
CMG will handle foreign sales on Moriah's entire library awardwinning films including Unlikely Heroes, The Long Way Home, In Search OfPeace, Liberation, Echoes That Remain, and Genocide.
"We are honoured to now have the responsibility to bring theseimportant films to the 2006 Berlin Film Festival and beyond," CMG chief EdwardNoeltner said.
"These aretimeless documents, which profoundly touch anyone who has the chance to seethem."