Taskovski Films se charge de Sanctuary et 4 documentaires au programme à Berlin
par Vladan Petkovic
- Le vendeur londonien a également acquis les droits internationaux de The Exit of the Trains, The House of Love et Strike or Die, projetés au Forum, ainsi que de The Foundation Pit (Panorama Dokumente)
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The UK’s Taskovski Films has announced that it has picked up the worldwide rights for Sanctuary [+lire aussi :
fiche film], an environmental documentary toplined by Javier and Carlos Bardem, directed by Spanish filmmaker Álvaro Longoria and produced by Madrid-based Morena Films. The film world-premiered at Toronto.
“We strongly believe that filmmakers and actors can contribute to the protection of our planet and the environment we live in. We believe that ‘we are what we watch’ and that by distributing these films, we are, together with filmmakers, contributing to bringing about the change that we would like to see in the world,” says Irena Taskovski, founder and managing director of Taskovski Films. “It is an enormous pleasure to work with Morena Films and Javier Bardem, and to share our passion for cinema and the planet as our home.”
Taskovski is bringing the title to the European Film Market (20-27 February) along with four other documentaries screening at the Berlinale. Three of these are in the Forum section: Radu Jude and Adrian Cioflâncă's Holocaust-centred, black-and-white, experimental documentary The Exit of the Trains [+lire aussi :
interview : Adrian Cioflâncă
fiche film] (Romania), Luca Ferri's portrait of a trans sex worker The House of Love [+lire aussi :
fiche film] (Italy) and Jonathan Rescigno's Strike or Die [+lire aussi :
fiche film] (France), an exploration of life in the director's hometown in Lorraine.
The fifth Taskovski title that the company will be offering at the EFM is Andrey Gryazev's The Foundation Pit, a found-footage documentary on censorship in Putin's Russia. The film will world-premiere in Panorama Dokumente.
(Traduit de l'anglais)
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