AMERICAN FILM MARKET REVEALS COMPLETE SCREENING GUIDE INCLUDING WORLD AND MARKET PREMIERES
Los Angeles – October 16, 2014 – The American Film Market (AFM) has announced their full list of screenings, including world and market premieres, for the upcoming edition, running November 5-12 in Santa Monica. Over 415 films will screen at the market, including 331 market premieres and 91 world premieres.
Saul Dibb’s wartime romance SUITE FRANCAISE (TF1 International), starring Michelle Williams and Matthias Schoenaerts, is amongst the most eagerly anticipated world premieres at the market, along with the Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek and Jessica Alba starrer HOW TO MAKE LOVE LIKE AN ENGLISHMAN (The Solution Entertainment Group), RIDE (6 Sales) starring and directed by Helen Hunt, THE LAST KNIGHTS (Arclight Films) starring Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman and ANY DAY (VMI Worldwide) starring Sean Bean, Kate Walsh, and Eva Longoria. Additional titles featuring such notables as Octavia Spencer, Marcia Gay Harden and Chevy Chase are also set to debut.
A number of acclaimed projects will be making their market debut at AFM, including: 99 HOMES (Hyde Park International), starring Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver’s HUNGRY HEARTS (Radiant Films International); Michael Winterbottom’s THE FACE OF AN ANGEL (WestEnd Films) starring Daniel Bruhl, Kate Beckinsale and Cara Delevingne; Hal Hartley’s NED RIFLE (Fortissimo Films) and the Gemma Arterton starrer GEMMA BOVARY (Gaumont), all making their way to Santa Monica following their recent successful festival play.
Additional market premieres include: MY OLD LADY (Protagonist Pictures) starring Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Kevin Kline; SET FIRE TO THE STARS (The Works) starring Elijah Wood; ALEX OF VENICE (Screen Media) from director/actor Chris Messina; KUNG FU JUNGLE (Emperor Motion Pictures) starring Donnie Yen, Baoqiang Wang, Charlie Young, and Michelle Bai; THE ROAD WITHIN (Annapurna) starring Robert Sheehan, Dev Patel, Zoe Kravitz, Robert Patrick and Kyra Sedgwick; BARELY LETHAL (Highland Film Group) starring Hailee Steinfeld, Jessica Alba and Samuel L. Jackson; MATCH (Premiere Entertainment Group) starring Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard; ROBOT OVERLORDS (Embankment Films) starring Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson; FAR FROM MEN (Pathe) starring Viggo Mortensen; WALTER (Beta Cinema) starring William H. Macy, Virginia Madsen, Peter Facinelli and Milo Ventimiglia; BEYOND THE LIGHTS (Relativity International) starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Minnie Driver and Danny Glover; RUTH & ALEX (Myriad Pictures) starring Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton; COMET (Content) starring Emmy Rossum and Justin Long; THE SOUND AND THE FURY (New Films) from director/actor James Franco and JACKIE & RYAN (Highland Film Group) starring Katherine Heigl.
Visit http://www.thefilmcatalogue.com/catalog/index.php to view the entire screening program.
About the American Film Market
The business of independent motion picture production and distribution reaches its peak every year at the American Film Market. The global film industry converges in Santa Monica for eight days of deal-making on films in every stage of development and production, as well as screenings, conferences, networking and parties.
With 8,000 industry leaders from more than 80 countries, 700 screenings and the industry’s largest Conference Series, AFM is the pivotal destination for filmmakers, producers, writers, directors, distributors, financiers, industry executives, talent, the international media and all those who provide services to the worldwide motion picture industry.
The AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance® the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry.
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About The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) is the global trade association for the independent motion picture and television industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the organization represents more than 145 member companies from 21 countries, consisting of independent production and distribution companies, sales agents, television companies and financial institutions engaged in film finance. IFTA is dedicated to protecting and strengthening its Members’ ability to finance, produce, market and distribute independent films and television programs in an ever-changing and challenging global marketplace.
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The World Animation & VFX Summit – November 2 – 5
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US-China Film Summit – November 5
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The Britannia Awards – October 30
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