Kaori Oda debuts new documentary feature 'Cenote' debuts at The Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

Directed by our Kaori Oda and Co-produced by our Marta Hernaiz Pidal - a Japanese-Mexican co-production.

Details:

Cenote

JAPAN, MEXICO / 2019 / 75 min
Director: Oda Kaori
Cenotes—sources of water that in ancient Mayan civilization were said to connect the real world and the afterlife. The past and present of the people living in and around them intersect, and distant memories echo throughout immersive scenes of light and darkness. The latest film from the director of Aragane (YIDFF 2015).

Festival website: http://www.fivafestival.com.ar/#participar

Rozanski's debut feature, Papagajka, at Chicago's Nightingale Cinema

On Monday 25th Feb at the lovely and quaint cinema The Nightingale, Emma Rozanski's striking and weird debut feature film PAPAGAJKA (accompanied by two lovely shorts by up and coming directors) screened to a full room, followed by a robust and interesting Q&A with the director following the screening - @NightCine http://nightingalecinema.org/ #SupportIndieFilm #womeninfilm

Stefan Malešević at Karlovy Vary and Film Festival della Lessinia

Stefan Malešević has been busy with two films - his upcoming debut feature film, MAMONGA, was presented at the Karlovy Vary Works in Progress:
http://www.kviff.com/en/film-professionals/book-of-projects/works-in-progress/2018

And his documentary, GORA, screened at 24. Film Festival della Lessinia, a festival dedicated to mountain films: https://www.ffdl.it/en/film/scheda/1142/gora

Emma Rozanski's feature, PAPAGAJKA available to watch on @SeedandSpark

As of today, the wonderful new USA-based streaming site, Seed and Spark (who are also a great crowdfunding platform for films with a unique twist on this service), have our Emma Rozanki’s (@aparticularfilm) debut feature film, Papagajka (The Parrot) available to watch online.

Their platform is very inclusive as they offer a pay what you can model, so they are accessible for those with lower incomes. So we’re very happy that Rozanki’s film is now in their online catalogue for an ever-growing audience to watch.

WATCH THE FILM HERE: https://www.seedandspark.com/watch/papagajka

Every viewing the film gets supports the filmmaker and will help her continue to make films!

Enjoy!

-Bistrik7 x

Berlinale Premieres for films by Marta Hernaiz Pidal and Andre Gil Mata

Congratulations to our Bistrik7 colleagues Marta Hernaiz Pidal and André Gil Mata ! Both are premiering feature films at Berlinale this year, along with our teacher Guy Maddin. Viva la família de Sarajevo and Bistrik7! 
Here is the Press Release from The Berlinale:
https://www.berlinale.de/…/pres…/alle/Alle-Detail_41108.html

Emma Rozanski's debut feature, Papagajka, now available to watch online

After its premiere at SXSW Film Festival a couple of years ago and subsequent festival screenings around the globe, you can now watch Emma Rozanski's debut feature film PAPAGAJKA (aka The Parrot) online.

UK/Europe - Watch here on Amazon: http://amzn.eu/1GdeXh7 (Amazon On Demand and Prime)

USA - Watch here: http://a.co/bxM8WgR (Via Amazon.com Prime and Amazon Video on Demand)

Canada/USA - also Watch here: https://www.fandor.com/films/parrot_papagajka
(Subscription based, but free trials are available)

Rest of the world - If you have an Amazon.com or an  account you can watch via the links above in many countries not just UK/USA (Sadly not her home country of Australia just yet).

Keep up to date on other availability here:

https://www.facebook.com/PapagajkaFilm/

Go forth, watch and enjoy!

Emma Rozanski's PAPAGAJKA awarded at The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

Congratulations to Emma Rozanski, whose debut feature film, PAPAGAJKA, has been awarded several prizes at The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival:

Best Narrative Feature Film

Best Director, Emma Rozanski

Best Cinematography, Malte Rosenfeld

Best Actress, Susanna Cappellaro

http://www.massiff.org/

STEFAN MALEŠEVIĆ set to shoot this winter in Bosnia and Herzegovina

-Mamonga, Stefan's first fiction feature, is in pre-production - A three-part film, set in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro. Shooting starts on winter in Tuzla, Bosnia. The project was selected for Kino Der Kunst Project Pitch in Munich, part of the film festival by the same name, held this April, where 8 alumni of European film academies have been selected to compete for the main prize (post-production funding by ARRI), awarded by the jury presided by Doryun Chong, main curator of M+ museum in Hong Kong.

The festival will also screen his short film "The Bucket Rider" as a part of their official program. 

Stefan Malešević NEWS - screenings and development

STEFAN MALEŠEVIĆ's feature-length documentary, GORA, will be screened at the BelDocs festival in Belgrade in May.

Stefan is also developing his next two documentary projects - 'Gone with the Southern Wind', about the rise and fall of the most popular Yugoslav band, called the Southern Wind (Južni Vetar) - and a film about the peculiar Bektashi Islamic sect in Macedonia and Albania.

Mostra Internacional de Cinema em São Paulo selects 'How I fell in love with Eva Ras'

Andre Gil Mata's feature film 'How I fell in love with Eva Ras' (KAKO SAM SE ZALJUBIO U EVU RAS) will have its South American Premiere at the Mostra Internacional de Cinema em São Paulo

Programme: http://40.mostra.org/br/filme/8790-COMO-ME-APAIXONEI-POR-EVA-RAS

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/170933567

Production Company: http://www.crim-productions.com/fiction/kako-sam-se-zaljubio-u-evu-ras/

Sarajevo Film Festival - Bistrik7 Film listings and ticket sales

A few of us @Bistrik7 have film premieres at the upcoming Sarajevo Film Festival (@22ndSFF - Aug 12th-20th).

Tickets and screening details are now online so here's a guide to seek out and see our films there. 

Many of us will be attending so come and say hi if you go see our films...goes without saying we thoroughly recommend them all!

PAPAGAJKA (The Parrot) / 82mins / dir: Emma Rozanski / Drama-Thriller / English and Bosnian language / 2016

BABA VANGA / 77mins / dir: Aleksandra Niemczyk / Drama / English and French language / 2016

POOL VERSION / 21mins dir: Gonzalo Escobar Mora / Drama / Bosnian language / 2016

GORA / 76mins / dir: Stefan Malesevic/ Documentary / 2016

DOBRO / 10mins / dir: Marta Hernaiz Pidal / Bosnian language / 2016

NOĆ / 10mins / dir: Pilar Palomero / 2016

 

 

HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH EVA RAS to screen at FID Marseille

André Gil Mata's feature film, HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH EVA RAS, will have its World Premiere at FIC Marseille in July 2016.

festival Site: http://fidmarseille.org/

Original Title: KAKO SAM SE ZALJUBIO U EVU RAS
English: HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH EVA RAS
Dir: André Gil Mata
Portugal, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2016, 74'
World premiere

'Papagajka' to premiere at SXSW 2016

Emma Rozanski's debut feature film premieres at South by South West Film festival (SXSW), March 2016:

http://schedule.sxsw.com/2016/events/event_FS19485

Synopsis:

A stranger arrives in Sarajevo and barges into Damir's reclusive world. Little by little she takes over his apartment and colonizes his life. She manipulates his dreams. Finally she threatens his very existence.


Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Kingdom / Language: English and Bosnian
Year: 2016 / Runtime: 81min

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