• Berlin: Xinjiang-Set ‘Farewell' Charms Festivals and Buyers

    6 days ago - By Variety

    “A First Farewell,” which debuted this week in the Berlin Film Festival, has secured its first rights sale, to Italy's Mariposa Cinematografica. It looks set to have a promising festival career. Following its premiere in Berlin's Generation Kplus youth section, the Chinese-made film has secured ten additional festival invitations. Sales agent Flash Forward Entertainment says...
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  • Berlin: Films Boutique Picks Up Hikari's Festival Entry '37 Seconds'

    6 days ago - By Variety

    Berlin-based international sales company Films Boutique has picked up the world rights of “37 Seconds,” the debut film by female Japanese filmmaker Hikari following its Berlin Film Festival premiere in the Panorama section. The film centers on a wheelchair-bound 23-year-old woman, Yuma, who works in a manga studio. Yuma starts out on a journey of...
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