HEMMA in Edinburgh International Film Festival

HEMMA takes part in New Perspectives at the International Film Festival in Edinburgh 18th – 29th of June 2014!

Established in 1947, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned around the world for discovering and promoting the very best in international cinema. Intimate in its scale, ambitious in its scope, and fuelled by pure passion for cinema in all its manifestations, EIFF seeks to spotlight the  most exciting and innovative new international film talent.

HEMMA in Edinburgh International Film Festival

HEMMA takes part in New Perspectives at the International Film Festival in Edinburgh 18th – 29th of June 2014!

Established in 1947, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned around the world for discovering and promoting the very best in international cinema. Intimate in its scale, ambitious in its scope, and fuelled by pure passion for cinema in all its manifestations, EIFF seeks to spotlight the  most exciting and innovative new international film talent.

Of Horses and Men to Sweden

Movieboosters AB accquires Icelandic country romance Of Horses and Men (Hross í oss) about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Directed by debuting Benedikt Erlingsson and produced by veteran Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, the film has been selected for festivals alla over the world and is laden with international awards. Swedish audiences can expect to see this amazingly popular film in the fall 2014.

American Burger part of Nordic Genre Invasion in Cannes

American Burger is completed and ready to be served to hungry audiences! Let’s get together in Cannes and feast!

Once more we, as one of the founders of new platform, Nordic Genre Invasion are opening shop in Cannes and presenting the best of Nordic Genre Films! Following last years great success we’ll be open for business for five days at the best possible location right opposite the market!

Febiofest Grand Prix Award to HEMMA (Home)

From XXI Prague International Film Festival:

Ladies and gentlemen … The winner of the Grand Prix this year’s Febiofest is.. a Swedish-Icelandic film Home (Hemma)! Its director Maximilian Hult will receive the Grand Prix at the Closing Ceremony today (28th of March 2014) along with € 5,000 as a reward. Another € 5,000 will be given to promote the distribution of the film.

The prize will be handed to the Director by the honorary chairman of this year’s jury, Oscar-winning costume designer, Mr. Theodor Pištěk.

The jury praised the deeply human story, great acting and humor of the film. Among the views of jury evaluation, appeared these comments:

“Superbly rendered the characters that are very different and yet the director then connects them as a cure for loneliness.”

“Precise and metered work with conventions. The romantic comedy, which was sensitive and funny as the main heroine.”

“Great civilian performances and quirky humor.”

“Living film with an emphasis on the love between people and understanding the differences between people.”

HEMMA (Home) in FEBIOFEST 2014, Prague

HEMMA takes part in New Europe Competition at the  XXI International Film Festival Prague 20-28. March 2014.

International Film Festival Prague – FEBIOFEST was founded in 1993 and has grown during the past years into one of the largest film festivals in the Czech Republic, which nevertheless still maintains its original profile as an audience-friendly festival.

The festival is oriented to full length films, bringing to Czech audiences the best of the last year, distribution premieres, retrospectives and tributes. It also discovers new territories and unknown filmmakers, and features special sections dedicated to gay and lesbian cinema, children’s films (FEBIOFEST JUNIOR), and even experimental films.

In recent years, FEBIOFEST has hosted renowned directors and actors such as Nanni Moretti, Claude Lelouch, Peter Weir, Olivier Assayas Roman Polanski, Volker Schloendorff, Isztvan Szabo, Tsai Ming-Liang, Tom Tykwer, Hal Hartley, Andrey Konchalovski, Armin Mueller Stahl, Nikita Michalkov, Carlos Saura and Claudia Cardinale.