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FiGa Films New Acquisitions for AFM

November 2, 2011 10:00 AM
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North American sales agency and distributor FiGa Films has recently acquired several new Ibero American titles just in time for the American Film Market.

From Mexico, The Last Christeros (Los ultimos cristeros) by Matias Meyer, photo below, which had its world premiere in Toronto Film Festival, and Machete Language, directed by Kyzza Terrazas, which had its world premiere in Venice.

Further south of the equator, Zoo (Zoológico), directed by Rodrigo Marin, and Thursday Till Sunday (De jueves a domingo), directed by Dominga Sotomayor, both from Chile.

From Argentina, winner of the Teddy Award at the 2011 Berlinale, Absent (Ausente) by Marco Berger. The Parents (Los viejos) by Bolivian Martin Boulocq, which had its world premiere at the 2011 Busan International Film Festival.

Europe is also represented in FiGa’s catalogue with Joao Canijo’s Blood of My Blood (Sangue do Meu Sangue), from Portugal, the FIPRESCI Award winner at the 2011 San Sebastian International Film Festival.

Two documentaries from Brazil, Look At Me Again (Olhe Pra Mim de Novo), directed Claudia Priscilla & Kiko Goifman, winner of the Audience Award at the Rio International Film Festival; and The Sky Above (O Céu Sobre os Ombros), directed by Sergio Borges, winner of Best Documentary at the Uruguay International Film Festival. Also from Brazil is the short GISELA, by Felipe Sholl (Cinefondation Cannes’ Residence).

For further details, please contact: alex (at) figafilms.com

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