Seven Films from CEE Supported by EFP Film Sales at Toronto IFF 2018

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TORONTO: Seven films from CEE countries are among the 27 European films selected for the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival which have been granted Film Sales Support (FSS) by the European Film Promotion (EFP).

FSS backed 27 European world sales companies by reserving 83,000 EUR to promote 27 films from 17 different European countries. Sixteen titles from the lineup will have their world premieres at the 2018 Toronto IFF.

Films from CEE Supported by EFP and Selected for the 2018 TIFF:

High Life (Germany, France, USA, UK, Poland), Gala section
Directed by Claire Denis
Produced by Pandora Film
Coproduced by Alcatraz Films, Apocalypse Films, Andrew Lauren Productions, Arte France Cinéma, Madants
Supported by the Polish Film Institute
Sales agent: Wild Bunch

Her Job (Greece, France, Serbia), Discovery section
Directed by Nikos Labôt
Produced by Homemade Films
Coproduced by Sisters Production, SENSE Production
Supported by Film Center Serbia
Sales agent: Jour2fête

Putin’s Witnesses (Latvia, Switzerland, Czech Republic), TIFF Docs
Directed by Vitaly Mansky,
Produced by GoldenEgg Production, Hypermarket Film, Vertov Studio
Coproduced by ZDF, RTS – SRG SSR, Czech Television in association with Arte, Current Time TV, Latvian TV
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the National Film Center of Latvia
Sales agent: Deckert Distribu-tion GmbH

Summer Survivors (Lithuania), Discovery section
Directed by Marija Kavtaradze
Produced by M-films
Coproduced by After School
Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre
Sales agent: Heretic - Heretic Outreach

Touch Me Not (Romania, Germany, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, France)
Directed by Adina Pintilie
Produced by Manekino Film
Coproduced by RohFilm Productions, PINK,  Agitprop Ltd and Les Films de l'Étranger
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, EURIMAGES, Torino Film Lab, MDM (Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung) Germany, the Bulgarian National Film Center, the Czech Film Fund, Strasbourg Urban Community, MEDIA , Sales agent: Doc & Film International

The Load (Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar), Discovery section
Directed by Ognjen Glavonić
Produced by Non-Aligned Films
Coproduced by Cinéma Defacto, Kinorama,Three Gardens Film
Supported by Aide aux cinémas du monde — CNC, Eurimages, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Visions Sud Est, Film Center Serbia, Hubert Bals Fund, Doha Film Institute, Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Sales agent: New Europe Film Sales

Consequences (Slovenia), Discovery section
Directed by Darko Štante
Produced by Filmsko društvo Temporama
Coproduced by Zwinger film, NuFrame, 100
Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, Sales agent: Wide

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