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ORIGINAL COPY & THE DAY THE SUN FELL selected for Documentary Competition at Max Ophüls Preis

16.12.2015

We are happy to announce that ORIGINAL COPY by Florian Heinzen-Ziob & Georg Heinzen and THE DAY THE SUN FELL (ALS DIE SONNE VOM HIMMEL FIEL) by Aya Domenig have been selected for the Documentary Competiton at teh Max Ophüls Preis.
Both films will be shown as German premieres. The festival takes place between 18th and 24th of January in Saarbrücken.

More information at www.max-ophuels-preis.de

Congratulations to the filmmakers and finger's crossed!

ORIGINAL COPY also has been selected for the "Regained" Section of the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
The festival takes place January 27th - February 7th and the directors will be present.

(Film still from ORIGINAL COPY by Florian Heinzen-Ziob & Georg Heinzen)

Coming of Age wins at Porto/Post/Doc

16.12.2015

Congratulations again to Teboho Edkins!
Teboho still made the cut and won the Biberstein Gusmão Award at the POST/PORTO/DOC Festival in Portugal for emerging directors under 35.

Many thanks to the festival & juries and here's a happy Teboho at the awards ceremony:

(c) Renato Cruz Santos

MAGNETFILM Docs @ Festivals in December

04.12.2015

You can catch some of our recent documentaries at the following festivals in December 2015:

COMING OF AGE
Porto/Post/Doc, Int. Competiton, Portugal, Dec 1-8
Olympia IFF for Children & Young People, Int. Competiton, Greece, Nov 28 - Dec 5

THE DAY THE SUN FELL
this human world, Austria, Dec 3-11

THE GOOD LIFE - LA BUENA VIDA
International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, Doc. Competition, Cuba, Dec 3-13
EkoFILM - international film festival, Competition HERITAGE, Czech Republic, Dec 3-5

MY NAME IS SALT
BaNeFF doc:short 2015, Sweden, Dec 21

Enjoy all festival screenings!

 

COMING OF AGE wins

20.11.2015

Congratulations Tebhoho Edkins!
COMING OF AGE is having a very successful festival run so far and won several awards recently:

In October the film received the Jury award for Best Documentary at the10th Africa in Motion Documentary Competition, Edinburgh and Glasgow (UK), the Special Award Benedetto Senni at theTerra di Tutti Film Festival (Italy) and the Prix MONDE EN REGARDS at the 34th Jean Rouch International Film Festival (France).
In November it won the Prix du jury lycéen du documentaire at the Festival des Cinémas d'Afrique d'Apt (France).

Thanks to all the festivals and jurys for their dedicated work.

The film is also in the running of the IDFA Competition for Student Documentary in Amsterdam and the International Competitions of Porto/Post/Doc (Portugal) and Olympia International Film Festival (USA), so, finger's crossed!

 

MAGNETFILM Docs @ Festivals in November

30.10.2015

You can catch some of our recent documentaries at the following festivals in November 2015:

COMING OF AGE
IDFA Competition for Student Documentary, Netherlands, Nov 18-29
34th Festival International Jean Rouch, Int. Competition, France, Nov 6- Dec 6
Alpi Guilie Cinema, Italy, Nov - Dec
Festival des Nouveaux Cinémas Documentaires, France, Nov 19-26
Festival des Cinémas d'Afrique d'Apt, France, Nov 6-13
35th Amiens IFF, France Nov 13-21
Carthage Film Festival, Tunesia, Nov 21-28

THE DAY THE SUN FELL
Hiroshima IFF, Japan, Nov 21-23

GANGBÉ!
Visa for Music, Morrocco, Nov 11-14
Africadoc - Festival du film documentaire de Saint-Louis du Sénégal, France, Nov 23-28

THE GOOD LIFE - LA BUENA VIDA
Latinodocs Festival Toulouse, France, Nov 19

MY NAME IS SALT
Docs en Goguette, France, Nov 20-29

ORIGINAL COPY
17th Jio MAMI Mumbai FF, India, Oct 29 - Nov 5
Leeds IFF, UK, Nov 5-19

Enjoy all festival screenings!