Friday, October 30, 2015

Closing film of Scanorama

Sparrows by Runar Runarsson will be the closing film of European Film Forum Scanorama

Official selection

Sparrows will be in the main competition at this year’s Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which takes place between the 6 -15 of November
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Competition in Tallinn

Sparrows has been selected to the competition the 15th edition of  Just film festival that will be held from 13-22 November 2015 in Tallinn
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Sparrows will be screened at the 29th Braunschweig International Film Festival (2.-8. November). More info

The Zagreb premiere in 13th ZFF’s competition

Sparrows has been selected for the competition of the 13th Zagreb Film Festival – 14-22 November 2015. More info

Official competition

Sparrows has been selected for the official competition at 17th Bratislava International Film Festival. More info

Sunday, October 25, 2015

SPARROWS wins at Chicago International Film Festival

Sparrows, Rúnar Rúnarsson's most recent feature, has won the Silver Hugo award in the New Directors competition at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival. This continues a strong opening festival run for Sparrows. It recently won the Golden Shell award for Best Film at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and best film in the 1-2 Competition at the Warsaw Film Festival, following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Kyiv International Film Festival Molodist

"Festival of Festivals” is a traditional Molodist program, which includes this year’s prize winners at the biggest festivals in the world" The program will open with “Dheepan” by the cult French director Jacques Audiard - winner of the “Golden Palm” at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. "
“Aferim!” by Radu Jude won in the category “Best Director” at this year’s Berlinale. 
“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (USA), winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the Sundance International Film Festival. 
“Bob and the Trees” by Diego Ongaro received the Grand Prix at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. 
“Mustang” by Deniz Gamze Ergüven was presented in the “Directors forthnight” at the Cannes Film Festival, where it received aEuropa Cinemas Label Award.
The second feature film by Rúnar Rúnarsson “Sparrows” graces this year’s “Festival of Festivals” as a winner of the San Sebastian Festival. Some time ago Rúnarsson debuted at Molodist with his film “Volcano”.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Sparrows by Rúnar Rúnarsson is in the narrative film competition of the 57th Nordic Film Days in Lübeck. More info

Competition in São Paulo

Sparrows by Runar Runarsson has been selected for the New Directors Competition of the 39th São Paulo International Film Festival that takes place between October 22nd and November 4th.

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Winner of 1-2 Competition in Warsaw

 The Jury members of 1-2 Competition at the 31st Warsaw Film Festival: Katarzyna Jungowska (Poland), Zornitsa Sophia (Bulgaria), Elad Keidan (Israel) gave the award to:

SPARROWS / WRÓBLE, dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson (Iceland, Denmark, Croatia)
"For it's masterfully and poetically crafted journey of an anti-hero, up to an unforgettable humanistic ending."

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Sparrows is a part of a Icelandic focus on the festival
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SPARROWS wins Best Film at San Sebastián

Sparrows, Rúnar Rúnarsson's most recent feature, has won the Golden Shell award for Best Film at the prestigious San Sebastián International Film Festival in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. Rúnarsson, along with producer Mikkel Jersin and co-producer Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir, accepted the award at the festival's closing ceremony on September 26.
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44th Festival du nouveau cinéma

Sparrows, an Icelandic-Danish-Croatian coproduction that recently awarded Best Film at the San Sebastian Film Festival, directed by Runar Runarsson, will be screened in the Panorama programme.

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