GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT PALM SPRINGS 2016

2015-12-21

27th Palm Springs International Film Festival (1 – 11 January 2016)

Opening Night
THE FENCER by Klaus Härö (DE/EE/FI, Kick Film)

The New Voices/New Visions Competition for Directorial Debut
A HEAVY HEART (HERBERT) by Thomas Stuber (DEPARTURES Film, deutschfilm)

Awards Buzz: Best Foreign Language Film
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE by Roy Anderson (SE/DE/FR/NO, Essential Filmproduktion)
ARABIAN NIGHTS – VOLUME 2, THE DESOLATE ONE by Miguel Gomes (PT/FR/DE/CH, Komplizen Film)BABAI by Visar Morina (DE/XK/MK/FR, NiKo Film)
ENCLAVE by Goran Radovanovic (DE/RS, Sein+Hain Film)
IRAQI ODDYSSEY by Samir (CH/DE/AE, Dschoint Venture Filmproduktion)
THE JUDGEMENT by Stephan Komandarev (BG/DE/MK, Neue Mediopolis)    
LABYRINTH OF LIES (IM LABYRINTH DES SCHWEIGENS) by Giulio Ricciarelli (Claussen + Putz Filmproduktion, naked eye filmproduction)
LAMB by Yared Zeleke (FR/DE/ET/NO, Heimatfilm)
MUSTANG by Deniz Gamze Ergüven (FR/DE/TR, VISTAMAR Filmproduktion, Uhland Film)
SIVAS by Kaan Müjdeci (TR/DE, Müjdeci)

After Dark
MEN & CHICKEN by Anders Thomas Jensen (DK/DE, DCM Productions, Studio Babelsberg)

Modern Masters
CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (TH/GB/DE/FR/MY, Match Factory Productions, Geißendörfer Film- und Fernsehproduktion)
MIA MADRE by Nanni Moretti (IT/FR/DE, Films Boutique)

UK in the Limelight
CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (TH/GB/DE/FR/MY, Match Factory Productions, Geißendörfer Film- und Fernsehproduktion)

World Cinema Now
AGNES by Johannes Schmid, Lieblingsfilm
ATOMIC FALAFEL by Dror Shaul (IL/DE/NZ, Arden Film, Getaway Pictures, Jooyaa Filmproduktion Berlin)THE GIRL KING by Mika Karismäki (FI/CA/FR/DE/SE, Starhaus Filmproduktion)
THE MEMORY OF WATER by Matías Bize (CL/ES/AR/DE, NiKo Film)
NENA (VIEL MEHR GEHT NICHT) by Saskia Diesing (NL/DE, Coin Film) 
ONE FLOOR BELOW by Radu Muntean (RO/FR/DE/SE, Neue Mediopolis Filmproduktion, cine plus Filmproduktion)
SUMMER SOLSTICE (SOMMERSONNENWENDE) by Michal Rogalski (PL/DE, Sunday Filmproduktion, Mafilm)SWORN VIRGIN by Laura Bispuri (IT/CH/DE/AL/XK, The Match Factory)

Contact: Nicole Kaufmann