Wednesday, May 25, 2016

International Competition in Edinburgh

The line-up for the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has been unveiled this morning by artistic director Mark Adams and will take place June 15-26.
The competitive international competition highlights filmmaking from around the world that EIFF programmers term “imaginative, innovative and deserving of wider recognition”. All are UK premieres, except Bahman Naman and The Fundamentals Of Caring, which are European premireres. Titles include:
  • The Actor, Satoko Yokohama (Jap)
  • Bahman Naman, Q (Qaushiq Mukherjee) (Ind)
  • A Conspiracy Of Faith, Hans Petter Moland (Den-Ger-Nor)
  • The Fundamentals Of Caring, Rob Burnett (US)
  • Go Home, Jihane Chouaib (Fra-Swi-Bel)
  • Halal Love (And Sex), Assad Fouladkar (Ger-Leb)
  • Hunt For The Wilderpeople, Taika Waititi (NZ)
  • The Lure, Agnieszka Smoczynska (Pol)
  • Saint Amour, Benoit Delepine, Gustave Kerven (Fra-Bel)
  • Sand Storm, Elite Zexer (Isr)
  • Sparrows, Runar Runarsson (Ice-Den-Cro)
  • Suntan, Argyris Papadimitropoulos (Gre)

Thursday, May 19, 2016


Sparrows by Runar Runarsson has been selected for The Official Competition of Transilvania International Film Festival (May 27-June 5)
more info

Sunday, May 8, 2016


The Seattle International Film Festival, the largest and most highly attended festival in the United States, announced today the complete lineup of films, guests, and events for the 42nd annual 25-day Festival (May 19 - June 12, 2016).
“This year’s Festival is bursting at the seams with extraordinary talent and revelatory, exciting stories from all over the world,” says Carl Spence, SIFF Festival Director and Chief Curator. “We have more World, North American, and US premieres than ever before, as always bringing Seattle audiences the first opportunity to experience cinematic discoveries and essential masterpieces from all points of view.”
Sparrows by Runar Runarsson is among 13 films slected to the SIFF’s longstanding juried competitions for New Directors. more info