Expert Committee supports distribution and exhibition of a further 22 films
Distribution and exhibition
The 6th Euromed Cinemas Expert Committee met in Locarno during the international film festival and resolved to support the distribution in the MEDA region and in Europe of 22 films for a total of 356,800 euro.
Out of 27 requests examined, 12 originated from the Mediterranean distributors and exhibitors (4 concerned Mediterranean films and 8 related to European films) while 15 applications originated from European distributors. Among the selected films 7 are European and will be exhibited in Lebanon, Turkey, Algeria and Israel through 117 copies. 4 Meda films will be shown in Egypt, Turkey and the Palestine with 13 copies, while 11 will be distributed in Belgium, Spain, France, Great Britain, Luxemburg, The Netherlands and Portugal through 58 copies.
The following 7 EU feature-length films are to be released in the MEDA region: Hallam Foe
, by David Mackenzie (GB), Molière
by Laurend Tirard (FR), Captain Alatriste
by Augustin Diaz Yanes (ES/FR/US), Bamako
by Abderahmane Sissako (FR/ML), L’avocat de la terreur
by Barbet Schroeder (FR), Persepolis
by M. Satrapi & V. Paronnaud (FR), Angel
by François Ozon (FR/GB/BE).
The following MEDA films will be distributed in the EU: Iklimler
by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (TR/FR) which will be exhibited in 3 countries, Caramel
by Nadine Labaki (LB/FR/EG) that will be seen in Belgium, Spain Luxemburg and Portugal, Falafel
by Michel Kammoun (LB/FR), The band’s visit
by Eran Kolirin (IL/FR), Tendresse du loup
by Jilani Saadi (TN), La chambre noire
by Hassan Benjelloun (MA), The Yacoubian Building
by Marwan Hamed (EG).
The following 4 MEDA films will be exhibited in the MEDA region: Rome rather than you
by Tariq Teguia (DZ/FR/DE), L’aquarium
by Yousri Nasrallah (EG/FR), Fumée sans feu
by Samir Habchi (LB/EG), Free zone
by Amos Gitai (IL/FR).
Euromed Cinemas is a project that supports distribution and exhibition of Mediterranean and European films within the framework of the EU-funded regional Euromed Audiovisual II Programme.