“La Barbarie”, by Andrew Sala, takes part in the Marché du Film Va in Cannes

Argentinian manufacturing barbarism, directed by Andrew Sala, follows a young man who leaves an environment of violence in Buenos Aires and flees to his father’s ranch, where dead cows begin to appear without explanation. The film arrives at the Marché du Film Goes after its recognition in the last edition of SANFIC; It had previously received the Cinema in Progress award for post-production at the 39th Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse and won the Málaga WIP. In addition, he participated in several development instances: in 2020 he was in the Copia Final section of Ventana Sur, where he had already been in 2018 when he was part of Proyecta. That year he was also at the TIFF Filmmaker Lab; in 2017, he participated in the EAVE producers’ workshop; in 2016, he went through the Guadalajara Festival Coproduction Meeting, the Havana Festival Unpublished Scenarios Competition and Produire au Sud at the 3 Continentes Festival. In 2015, he was part of the 13th Ibero-American Film Project Development Course and the Cine Qua Non Lab Script Lab.

This year, five international festivals and markets from Europe, Asia and South America will present their selections of projects currently in various stages of post-production and still looking for a sales agent, a distributor or a selection of festivals.

The Goes to Cannes sessions will take place from May 20-23, and these carefully chosen selections will be presented in two-hour screening sessions alongside talented teams presenting their films in front of an audience of industry professionals.

Among the festivals joining this edition are the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia, Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Greece, Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF), NFDC Film Bazaar in India and SANFIC Industria – International Film Festival of cinema in Santiago.

Notably, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has decided to dedicate its entire selection to current Ukrainian works that have yet to find commercial representation.

Go to Cannes

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF)

chrysanthemum day – Simon Mozgovyi (Ukraine/Macedonia)
Producers: Alex Chepiga, Artem Koliubaiev, Daryna Zakharova, Kateryna Lachyna (Mainstream Pictures LLC)

demons – Natalka Vorozhbyt (Ukraine)
Producers: Dmytro Minzianov (Kristi Film), Denis Ivanov (Arthouse Traffic)

Do you love me? -Tonia Noyabrova (Ukraine)
Producers: Anastasiia Bukovska, Danylo Kaptyukh (Family Production)

Editorial office – Roman Bondarchuk (Ukraine/Germany)
Producers: Darya Bassel (Moon Man), Darya Averchenko (South Films), Tanja Georgieva-Waldhauer (Elemag footage)

The glass house – Taras Dron (Ukraine/Romania)
Producers: Igor Savychenko (Directory Films), Valeria Sochyvets (Contemporary Ukrainian Cinema), Rodrigo Ruiz Tarazona (Сіnelab), Taras Dron (Nord Production)

Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Guest Star – Vasilis Christofilakis (Greece)
Producers: Vasilis Christofilakis, Teta Apostolaki (Atmosphere People), Greek Film Center, ERT

Lesvia, the story of Eressos – Tzeli Hadjidimitriou (Greece)
Producers: Tzeli Hadjidimitriou (Anemos Dimiourgias)

new continent – Pandelis Pagoulatos (Greece/France/Serbia)
Producers: Nikos Moustakas (Bad Crowd), Bandur Films, Arizona Productions

octopus skin – Ana Christina Barragan Carrion (Ecuador/Greece/Mexico/Germany/France)
Producers: Isabella Parra (Kaleidoscope Cinema), Konstantina Stavrianou, Rena Vougioukalou (Graal Films), Santiago Ortiz Monasterio (Denouement), Titus Kreyenberg (Unafilm)

panellinion – Spyros Mantzavinos, Kostas Antarachas (Greece)
Producers: Leonidas Konstantarakos (Alaska Films)

Hong Kong – Asian Film Funding Forum

A room of his own – Matan Yair (Israel/Italy)
Producers: Maya Fischer (Green Productions)

silent ghosts -Yang Heng (Hong Kong)
Producers: Yan Ni (Not Chopsticks Pictures Limited)

Spark – Rejesh S Jala (India)
Producers: Rejesh S Jala (The Elements), Prayas Deepti (Inquilab Studio)

The sunny side of the street – Lau Kok Rui (Hong Kong)
Producers: Peter Yam (70 Plus Production Company Limited), Vinod Sekhar, Winnie Tsang, Soi Cheang

ship island – Wang Di (Chinese)
Producers: Xu Ruijing

SANFIC Industrie – Santiago International Film Festival

I return to the sea of ​​my dead – Esteban Garcia Garzon (Mexico/Colombia)
Producers: Ivette Liang (Galaxia 311), Marco Antonio Salgado (Cinema226)

barbarism -Andrew Sala (Argentina)
Producers: Nicolás Grosso (Le Tiro), Sebastián Muro (Nevada Cine), Claire Lajoumard (Acrobates Films)

intrusion – Tomas Gonzalez Matos (Chile)
Producer: Camila Rodo Carvallo (Pira Films)

History and Geography – Bernardo Quesney (Chile)
Producers: Pablo Calisto, Tomás Alzamora (Equeco)

The projects selected by the NFDC Film Bazaar, the largest film market in South Asia, will be announced soon.

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