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Poster BEHIND THE HAYSTACKS

BEHIND THE HAYSTACKS

Writer-director: ASIMINA PROEDROU

Drama / Thriller

Northern Greece. A middle-aged fisherman is trafficking immigrants to pay the tax authorities for a petty fraud he once committed. Soon he becomes trapped in a deadly game between the local mafia, his conscience and the duty to his family.

Status: US Premiere @ Palm Springs IFF 2024

Writer-director: ASIMINA PROEDROU

CNC Development Award & Initiative Film Services Award @ Cross Roads Co-Production Forum 2016, Development supported by MEDIA Program 2017, Production Support by Greek Film Centre 2018 and Eurimages 2020.

In Coproduction with Argonauts Productions (GR) and Sektor Film (MK) and in co-production with ZDF Das kleine Fernsehspiel in collaboration with Arte

Greece TANWEER

TVCO

Press:

  • Cyprus Film Days IFF
  • San Francisco Greek Film Festival
  • Palm Springs IFF 2024
  • Kinenova International Film Festival 2023
  • Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers Film Festival 2023
  • Tirana International Film Festival 2023
  • Oldenburg International Film Festival 2023 – German Premiere
  • Galway Film Fleath 2023
  • Sydney Film Festival 2023
  • 53rd International Film Festival of India, Goa 2022
  • 63rd Thessaloniki IFF 2022 – Greek Premiere

@ San Francisco Greek Film Festival 2024

πŸ† Best Narrative Feature Film Award

@ International Casting Directors Association (ICDA)

Nominated for the Casting Semiramis Awards 2023

@ IRIS Awards 2023 by Hellenic Film Academy / 17 Nominations & 10 Awards

  • πŸ† Best Film – Ioanna Bolomyti, Markus Halberschmidt, Vladimir Anastasov and Angela Nestorovska
  • πŸ† Best Directing – Asimina Proedrou
  • πŸ† Best Debut Director – Asimina Proedrou
  • πŸ† Best Script – Asimina Proedrou
  • πŸ† Best Leading Actor – Stathis Stamoulakatos
  • πŸ† Best Supporting Actress – Dina Mihailidou
  • πŸ† Best Supporting Actor – Christos Kontogeorgis
  • πŸ† Best Cinematography – Simon Sarketzis
  • πŸ† Best Editing – Elektra Venaki
  • πŸ† Best Sound – Nikos Papadimitriou, Electra Venaki, Persephoni Miliou and Costas Varybopiotis

@ 53rd International Film Festival of India, Goa (2022)

  • πŸ† Best Debut Feature Film Award

@ 63rd Thessaloniki IFF (2022) / 6 Awards

  • πŸ† Greek Film Centre Award for Best Debut (director)
  • πŸ† Greek Film Centre Award for Best Location
  • πŸ† Special Mention in Meet the Neighbours competition section
  • πŸ† FIPRESCI Award for a Greek Film that premieres at Thessaloniki IFF
  • πŸ† Greek Association of Film Critics Award for Best Film
  • πŸ† Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) Award for Best Film

CUCKOO

by TILMAN SINGER

Mystery Thriller / Horror

Reluctantly, 17-year-old Gretchen leaves her American home to live with her father, who has just moved into a resort in the German Alps with his new family. Arriving at their future residence, they are greeted by Mr. KΓΆnig, her father’s boss, who takes an inexplicable interest in Gretchen’s mute half-sister Alma. Something doesn’t seem right in this tranquil vacation paradise. Gretchen is plagued by strange noises and bloody visions until she discovers a shocking secret that also concerns her own family.

FBW rating Besonders wertvoll / Especially valuable

Status: Cinema release DE, US, CA and more in August 2024

Writer & Director: TILMAN SINGER

Following his festival sensation LUZ, German director Tilman Singer has once again succeeded in creating an atmospheric and visually outstanding horror trip with an original plot and perfidious twists. The film, shot on 35 mm, features EUPHORIA’s star Hunter Schafer alongside a brilliant and terrifying Dan Stevens.

Financed by NEON / Pre- and Production Support by Film und Medien Stiftung NRW, Production Support by HessenFilm und Medien and DFFF

In collaboration with Josh Rosenbaum and Ken Kao (WAYPOINT Entertainment) and Thor Bradwell.

09. August 2024

  • Fantasia Festival Montreal – Selection 2024
  • New Horizons – Midnight Madness
  • Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival – Bucheon Choise
  • LAVAZZA IncluCity Festival – The Dark Side
  • Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival – World Panorama
  • Imagine Film Festival Amsterdam – Club Imagine
  • Raindance Film Festival / Opening Film – Best International Feature
  • Transilvania International Film Festival – Full Moon
  • Sydney Film Festival – Freak Me Out
  • Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival – Competition
  • Crossing Europe / Opening Film – Night Sight
  • Trento Film Festival
  • Calgary Underground Film Festival – Competition
  • Lichterfest Frankfurt – Future German Cinema
  • Overlook Film Festival / Opening Film – Competition
  • SXSW / US Premiere – Narrative Spotlight
  • Berlin International Film Festival / World Premiere – Special Gala
Poster THE MAN FROM ROME

THE MAN FROM ROME

Writer-director: JAAP VAN HEUSDEN

Drama / Thriller

Filippo is an unusual mixture of detective, scientist, and priest. He comes to a small Dutch town, send by the Vatican to investigate, and probably debunk, a miraculous statue of the virgin Mary. Little does he know that he’ll find a grieving community that won’t allow him to take away their miracle. And an enigmatic, mute young woman – helps to crack down Filippo’s certainties about his calling as a priest and as human being.

Status: International Premiere Tallinn Black Nights FF on Nov. 10th 2023

Writer-director: JAAP VAN HEUSDEN Co-writer: ROGIER DE BLOK

Production supported by Netherlands Film Fund, Film Fund Limburg, COBO Fund, Film und Medien Stiftung NRW, DFFF and Eurimages.

In Coproduction with IJswater Films NL, co-financed by Magic Media Production GmbH

Benelux Gusto Entertainment , Germany missingFILMs

Patra Spanou Film

@ Festival International Cine Del Mar 2024, Uruguay

πŸŽ—Special Mention Female Actress for EMMA BADING

@ Septimius Awards 2023, Amsterdam

Nomination Best Feature

@ Nederlands Film Festival (2023)

Dutch Film Awards “Golden Calf” 2023 – Best Music for Minco Eggersman

@ Limburg Film Festival (2023)

πŸ† Best Feature Film Award

  • Festival International Cine Del Mar 2024
  • Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival 2023
  • Netherlands Film Festival 2023
  • Limburg Film Festival 2023

MAYA

by TONIA MISHIALI

Fantasy, Drama

Rebellious psychiatrist Maya visits her parents’ isolated mountain village for the first time since birth, to sell the family house, only to enter a patriarchal microcosm complete with superstitions, fears and fables of goblins in the woods. She is soon led to big discoveries about the myths, her parents, but also about herself.

Status: Development

Writers: Tonia Mishiali, Andreas Kyriacou, Frixos Masouras

In Co-Production with BARK LIKE A CAT FILMS (CY), HIVE DIVISION (IT), and COWTOWN PICTURES (IE)

Selected @ European Genre Forum 2023