New to Streaming: The Green Years, She Dies Tomorrow, I Used to Go Here & More

New to Streaming: The Green Years, She Dies Tomorrow, I Used to Go Here & More With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options—not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves–each week we highlight the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

Rúnar Rúnarsson Introduces His Film "Echo"

Rúnar Rúnarsson Introduces His Film Rúnar Rúnarsson's Echo is showing August 5 - September 3, 2020 on Mubi in the series Festival Focus: Locarno Film Festival.Echo is a film where reality was captured, initiated and staged. The timeline ...

Merged Jour2Fête and Doc & Film sales teams rebranded as The Party Film Sales

Parent company Jour2Fête will retain existing name for French distribution activities. Paris-based film company Jour2Fête is rebranding the merged sales operations of its recent acquisition Doc & ...

The Bergamo Film Meeting unveils its Europe Now! Film Industry Meetings - Bergamo 2020 – Film Industry Meetings

The 38th edition of the festival (7-15 March) will introduce a new and wholly European industry section, as well as welcoming special guests João Nicolau, Rúnar Rúnarsson and Danis Tanović. The ...

The Best Undistributed Films of 2019

After highlighting the most overlooked films of 2019 with our 50 favorite movies that made less than $100K at the U.S. box office, today we’re putting a spotlight on the truly overlooked: the 30 films ...

Iceland’s A White, White Day wins the Nordic Film Days in Lübeck - Festivals / Awards - Germany

Hlynur Pálmason’s second feature has claimed the competition’s main prize, while Rúnar Rúnarsson was the recipient of the prestigious Interfilm Church Prize for Echo. “The Ndr Film Prize jury honours ...

‘A White, White Day’ triumphs at Nordic Film Days in Lubeck

‘A White, White Day’ triumphs at Nordic Film Days in Lubeck The audience prize was won by Mika Kaurismäki’s Master Cheng. Hlynur Pálmason’s second feature A White, White Day has won the top prize at Nordic Film Days in Lubeck in Germany. The Ndr Film Prize ...

‘A White, White Day’ triumphs at Nordic Film Days

‘A White, White Day’ triumphs at Nordic Film Days Dok Leipzig’s International Golden Dove won by ‘Exemplary Behaviour’. Hlynur Pálmason’s second feature A White, White Day has won the top prize at Nordic Film Days in Lubeck in Germany. The Ndr Film ...

Ali Ozel’s ‘Steppe’ sweeps awards at Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival

Ali Ozel’s ‘Steppe’ sweeps awards at Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival Joe Odagiri’s drama They Say Nothing Stays the Same wins best film in international competition. Ali Ozel’s drama Steppe, about an elderly man who refuses to leave his home village after it is ...

‘Ondog,’ ‘The Invisible Life’ Top Spain’s 64th Valladolid Festival of Arthouse Cinema

‘Ondog,’ ‘The Invisible Life’ Top Spain’s 64th Valladolid Festival of Arthouse Cinema Valladolid, Spain – The Valladolid Intl. Film Festival (Seminci), the truest event dedicated to international arthouse cinema on Spain’s festival calendar, capped off eight days of screenings, press ...

Echo | 2019 Locarno Film Festival Review

The Last Word: Rúnarsson Sketches Mosaic of Modern Iceland in Varied Vignettes Had each of the 56 segments of Echo, the third film from Iceland’s Rúnar Rúnarsson, been helmed by a different director, ...

Locarno Review: The Unassuming, Charming Candor of Rúnar Rúnarsson’s ‘Echo’

A search and rescue mission wanders into an ice-covered landscape; a librarian tells his parents he will not have whale meat for dinner, and neither will his kids; an African American athlete pops out ...

Haugesund Unveils New Nordic Films Lineup

The 25th New Nordic Films, unspooling Aug. 20-23 parallel to the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, will kick off with the critically-lauded “A White, White Day” by Hlynur Pálmason. ...

Locarno Film Review: ‘Echo’

Locarno Film Review: ‘Echo’ There are numerous magical moments in Rúnar Rúnarsson’s moving mosaic “Echo,” though perhaps none more powerful than that instant when we as viewers allow ourselves to jettison expectations of ...

‘Echo’ Elegantly Explores Iceland’s Personal & Political Landscape At Christmas [Locarno Review]

In the opening stages of “Echo,” a farmhouse burns brilliantly against the beautifully bruised sky of Iceland at dusk. It’s a striking image that recalls the climax of Andrei Tarkovksy’s “The ...

First trailer for Damien Manivel’s Locarno Competition title ‘Isadora’s Children’ (exclusive)

Manivel’s fourth feature is a dance-themed drama. Screen can exclusively reveal the first trailer for Isadora’s Children, Damien Manivel’s dance-themed drama which premieres in the international ...

Promo Trailer for Rúnar Rúnarsson's 'Echo' Film Premiering in Locarno

"I heard your sister was going to repair it?" "Yes, that's true." "Dreams don't cost a dime." Screen Daily has debuted the first festival promo trailer for a new Icelandic drama from filmmaker Rúnar ...

First trailer for Rúnar Rúnarsson’s Locarno Competition title ‘Echo’ (exclusive)

First trailer for Rúnar Rúnarsson’s Locarno Competition title ‘Echo’ (exclusive) The film is set in Iceland at Christmas time as a strange atmosphere falls on the country. Screen can reveal the first trailer for Rúnar Rúnarsson’s third feature Echo, which has its world premiere ...

2019 Locarno Film Festival: Fabrice du Welz, Donzelli, Fukada, Ameur-Zaïmeche & Pedro Costa Selected

The first edition of the Locarno Film Festival under Lili Hinstin’s leadership will include the world premiere to Fabrice du Welz’s Adoration and Valérie Donzelli’s Notre Dame while the likes of Rúnar ...

Locarno 2019 Lineup Features New Films by Pedro Costa, Kiyoshi Kurosawa & More

Celebrating its 72nd edition this year, the Locarno Film Festival has been the birthplace for the finest in international arthouse cinema and this year’s lineup looks to continue the tradition. Ahead ...

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