IFFR Live is back with five films
by Vitor Pinto
- The second edition of the event is being broadcast simultaneously in more than 40 theatres and on VoD platforms across Europe
After a successful opening edition last year (read more), IFFR Live is back again in 2016 with five features screening simultaneously in more than 40 theatres and on VoD platforms across Europe. The screenings will take place from 29-31 January as part of the 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam (which unspools from 27 January–7 February).
The selected titles are Leyla Bouzid’s directorial debut, As I Open My Eyes [+see also:
interview: Leyla Bouzid
film profile] (France, Tunisia, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates), Mads Matthiesen’s The Model [+see also:
film profile] (Denmark), Antoine Cuypers’ Prejudice [+see also:
interview: Antoine Cuypers
film profile] (Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands), Paula Ortiz’s The Bride [+see also:
interview: Paula Ortiz
film profile] (Spain, Germany) and Jonas Selberg Augustsén’s The Garbage Helicopter (Sweden, Qatar).
IFFR Live is a collaboration between the IFFR, Fortissimo Film, TrustNordisk, Doc & Film International, Les Films du Losange and Bob Film Sweden AB. Besides the screenings in the theatres, the films can also be seen on Kanaal 37 by subscribers to KPN Interactieve TV in the Netherlands. These subscribers will also be able to take part in the interactive Q&As immediately following the films, right from their own homes. The movies are also available online via the Filmin VoD platform (in Spain) and in other territories through a partnership with Festival Scope.