German Films Previews to include films by Glawogger, Fehlmann, Thalheim
75 international buyers from 33 countries will be attending the 11th edition of the German Films Previews which is being held in Hamburg for the second time from July 10-13.
Previews â€œregularsâ€ such as Norwegian distributor Frank L. Stavik of AS Fidalgo Film Distribution, Hungaryâ€™s Peter Bognar of Cinefil, the UKâ€™s Chris Oosterom of Yume Pictures, veteran Israeli distributors Ephraim and Nizhona Gilad and Thomas Chia of Singaporeâ€™s Lighthouse Pictures will be joined by around a dozen first-timers, including Marc AndrÃ© Grynbaum and Elisabeth Mariette of Paris-based producer-distributor Albany Films, Mariana Marx of Argentinaâ€™s Zeta Films, Bruna Sorrentino of Brazilian distributor Art Films, Julia Muravova of fledgling Russian buyer Exponenta, Jerome M Rougier of Wild Bunch Distribution, and two companies from Korea, TCast and Boomerang Motion Pictures (BMP) which are being represented by JiYe Park and June Hee Han, respectively.
The four-day event, which is organised by the promotion agency German Films and is supported by the regional film fund FilmfÃ¶rderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Studio Hamburg and Hamburg Marketing, will be staging market screenings at the CinemaxX multiplex of new German titles and international co-productions with German involvement.
The 17-title programme of ranges from debutant Tim Fehlmannâ€™s apocalyptic thriller hell (world sales: Beta Cinema) and Christian ZÃ¼bertâ€™s dramedy Three Quarter Moon (Dreiviertelmond, world sales: Cinepool) through Sebastian Dehnhardtâ€™s documentary Klitschko (world sales: Broadview Pictures) and Anna Justiceâ€™s Remembrance (Die verlorene Zeit, world sales: Atrix Pictures) to Robert Thalheimâ€™s Westwind, a melodrama and love story set in Hungary the year before the fall of the Berlin Wall (world sales: Beta Cinema).