20-02-2020

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Party and Screening Alert Thursday 20 February and Friday 21 February

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Thursday 20 February

Party and Event Alert

All parties and events require invitations from the organisers

19:30 Opening Ceremony at Berlinale Palast followed by opening party
Berlinale Palast
Parallel transmission of Ceremony and film
CinemaxX 3

20:30 time delayed transmission of Opening Ceremony and film at Friedrichstadt Palast.

Screening Alert

10:15 Adventures of a Mathematician / Przygody matematyka (Germany, Poland, UK)
Directed by Thor Klein
Produced by Germany’s Dragonfly Films in coproduction with Poland’s Shipsboy
Supported by the Polish Film Institute within the Polish-German Film Fund
Sales: Indie Sales
Market Screening
CinemaxX 9

13:10 Motherland / Gimtinė (Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Greece)
Directed by Tomas Vengris
Produced by Lithuania’s Studio Uljana Kim, Latvia‘s Locomotive Productions, German Heimathafen Film, Greek Faliro House
Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre, the National Film Centre of Latvia, Eurimages, Creative Europe Programme – Media
Sales: Alpha Violet
Market Screening
CinemaxX 12

13:10 Willow / Vrba (North Macedonia, Hungary, Albania, Belgium)
Directed by Milcho Manchevski
Produced by Banana Film in coproduction with Baba Film, Pioneer Pictures (Hungary), the Tirana Film Institute (Albania), and Belgian Saga Film and BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance
Sales: Reel Suspects
Market Screening
CinemaxX 16

14:30 Malmkrog (Romania, Serbia, Switzerland, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia) Encounters
Directed by Cristi Puiu
Produced by Mandragora (RO)
Coproduced by iadasarecasa (RO), SENSE Production (RS), Cinnamon Films (RS),  Film i Väst (SE), Doppelganger (SE), Bord Cadre Films (CH), Produkcija 2006 Sarajevo (BA), Sisters and Brothers Mitevski (MK)
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian Television (TVR), Studioul de Creație Cinematografică al Ministerului Culturii, Republic of Serbia - Ministry of Culture and Information, Film Center Serbia, Canton Sarajevo - Ministry of Culture and Sports, the North Macedonia Film Agency
Sales: Shellac
Press Screening
CinemaxX 3

16:15 Blizzard of Souls / Dvēseļu putenis (Latvia)
Directed by Dzintars Dreibergs
Produced by Kultfilma
Supported by the National Film Centre of Latvia
Sales: Eyewell AB
Market Screening
CinemaxX 13

17:00 Servants / Služobníci (Slovakia, Romania, Czech Republic, Ireland)
Directed by Ivan Ostrochovský
Produced by Punkchart films
Coproduced by Point Film (RO), Radio and Television of Slovakia (SK), Negativ (CZ), Film and Music Entertainment (IE), Libra Film Productions (RO), Hai Hui Entertainment (RO), sentimentalfilm (SK)
Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Romanian Film Centre
Sales: Loco Films
Market Screening
CinemaxX 10

17:20 The Earth Is Blue as an Orange (Ukraine, Lithuania)
Directed by Iryna Tsilyk
Produced by Albatros Communicos (Ukraine), Moonmakers (Lithuania) www.moonmakers.lt
Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre, the Ukrainian State Agency, IDFA Bertha Fund Classic and IDFA Bertha Fund Europe Co-production
Sales: CAT&Docs
Market Screening
Marriott 1

Friday 21 February

Party and Event Alert

All parties and events require invitations from the organisers

21:00 Jihlava Emerging Producers Cocktail
21:00-00:00 Party in honour of Malmkrog by Christi Puiu

Screening Alert

09:00 Acasă, My Home (Romania, Germany, Finland)
Directed by Radu Ciorniciuc
Produced by Manifest Film
Coproduced by HBO Europe, Corso Film, Kino Company
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian Television (TVR), Creative Europe, Cinelab, Beep Studio
Sales: Autlook Filmsales
Market Screening
CinemaxX 15

09:30 Motel Acacia (Philippines, Slovenia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand)
Directed by Bradley Liew
Serviced by Studio Virc
Sales: Picture Tree International GmbH
Market Screening
CinemaxX 12

10:50 Paradise (Italy, Slovenia)
Directed by David del Degan
Produced by Pilgrim Film, A Atalanta D.O.O.
Sales: Fandango
Market Screening
CinemaxX 17

11:30 Malmkrog (Romania, Serbia, Switzerland, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia) Encounters
Directed by Cristi Puiu
Produced by Mandragora (RO)
Coproduced by iadasarecasa (RO), SENSE Production (RS), Cinnamon Films (RS),  Film i Väst (SE), Doppelganger (SE), Bord Cadre Films (CH), Produkcija 2006 Sarajevo (BA), Sisters and Brothers Mitevski (MK)
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian Television (TVR), Studioul de Creație Cinematografică al Ministerului Culturii, Republic of Serbia - Ministry of Culture and Information, Film Center Serbia, Canton Sarajevo - Ministry of Culture and Sports, the North Macedonia Film Agency
Sales: Shellac
Photo Cal+ Premiere Screening
CinemaxX 7

12:00 Numbers/ Nomery (Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, France) Berlinale Special
Directed by Oleg Sentsov in collaboration with Akhtem Seitablaiev
Produced by 435 Films
Coproduced by Apple Film
Supported by the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture, the Polish Film Institute
Sales: Latido Films
Festival Screening
Haus der Berliner Festspiele

12:20 Pari (Greece, France, the Netherlands, Bulgaria)
Directed by Siamak Etemadi
Sales: Heretic Outreach
Market Screening
CinemaxX 13

13:10 Negative Numbers (Georgia, France, Italy)
Directed by Uta Beria
Produced by Magnet films in coproduction with Tbilisi-based Alief, France’s Wide Management and Italy’s 39Films
Supported by the Georgian National Film Center and Eurimages
Sales: WIDE
Market Screening
CinemaxX 14

16:15 Let There be Light / Nech je svetlo (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
Directed by Marko Škop
Produced by Artileria and Negativ
Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech Film Fund, Slovak Radio and TV, the Czech TV and Eurimages
Sales: Loco Films
Market Screening
CinemaxX 2

17:30 Father / Otac (Serbia, France, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Directed by Srdan Golubović
Produced by Baš Čelik
Coproduced by Propeler Film, Vertigo, SCCA/Pro.Ba
Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Slovenian Film Center, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Film Fund, France’s CNC - Cinéma du Monde, Germany’s MDM Fund, ZDF Arte, Eurimages and the MEDIA Creative Europe
Sales: The Match Factory
Market Screening
CinemaxX 10

18:40 Valley of the Gods (USA, Poland, Luxembourg)
Directed by Lech Majewski
Produced by Royal Road Entertainment (USA), Poland’s Angelus Silesius, in coproduction with the Luxembourg branch of the Royal Road Entertainment
Supported by the Polish Film Institute, Silesia Film and Odra Film
Sales: WIDE
Market Screening
CinemaxX 16

19:30 FREM (Czech Republic, Slovakia) Forum / International premiere
Directed by Viera Čákanyová
Produced by Hypermarket Film
Coproduced by Punkchart Films
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund
Festival Screening
Kino Arsenal 1

22:00 FREM (Czech Republic, Slovakia) Forum / International premiere
Directed by Viera Čákanyová
Produced by Hypermarket Film
Coproduced by Punkchart Films
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund
Festival Screening (press)
CinemaxX 6