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DECEMBER 2021

We just won the special jury award @Crime and Punishment Festival in Istanbul for Les Enfants Terribles . Super happy about the success journey of the film

NOVEMBER 2021

A handful of new festival confirmations that we are proud to share after 5 successful screenings at IDFA with sold out cinemas. Starting with Zurich HRFF as of the 2. of December until 7th of December. Cinemamed in Brussels with screen the film between the 2.-11. of December as well, so does Cinema Verité in Teheran from 9.-16. of December. 

NOVEMBER 2021

Happy to announce that RIDM Montréal will show Les Enfants Terribles in its Family topography section on the 14th of November. 

NOVEMBER 2021

Our new coproduction with Liman Film and Solis Film received the German-Turkish CoDevelopment Fund (MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Medienboard and IKVS Meetings on the Bridge Istanbul) and the Best Project Award @Ankara Film Festival 2021. What a great start for our new collaboration!

OCTOBER 2021

More Festivals for Les Enfants Terribles, Guangneung in South Korea last week of October, and Camerimage i Poland screens the film on the 14th of November!

OCTOBER 2021

Les Enfants Terribles will have its German Premiere at the 38.  Kasselerdokfest on the 21. of November @19:30h in Filmladen Kassel and online for

6 days throughout Germany. We will let you know shortly when and where to buy tickets!

OCTOBER 2021

More good news. Abo Zabaal Prison 1989 will be pitched at IDFA Forum in November. Hope to see you there!

OCTOBER 2021

Whoop Whoop! BFI London Film Festival for Les Enfants Terribles on the week-end of the 8./9.th of October, West Lake IDF in China and IDFA just announced that they will show the film in the Best of Fests Section during the Festival as a Dutch Premiere

SEPTEMBER 2021

A shower of prizes hit us at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival  in Turkey last weekend with Les Enfants Terribles honored Best Film, Best Editing and a prize created particularely for our main protagonist Zeynep Çupur - the special jury mention

SEPTEMBER 2021

Les Enfants Terribles will be shown @BFI London Film Festival. Who is around when the film will be screened on the 8th and 9th of October? Mail us, let's meet!

AUGUST 2021

Both our last coproductions Lift like a Girl and Les Enfants Terribles will be shown in Russia @Flahertiana FF. So great!

AUGUST 2021

more good news! Les Enfants Terribles is among the 15 selected projects for the #efa21 EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS. 

AUGUST 2021

LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES wins Human Rights Award #Sarajevo Film Festival.

JULY 2021

July seems to be a very productive month! LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES will be in the competion programme of #Sarajevo Film Festival mid August 

JULY 2021

Et voilà. .Lift Like a Girl won best documentary at the #CriticsAwards for Arab Cinema during the 74th Festival de Cannes #Cannes2021 #CannesFilmFestival #CriticsAwardsForArabFilms 

MAY 2021

Les Enfants Terribles will be shown @DocsBarcelona in the official section panorama from May 18 - May 30 online during the festival. 

If you are located in Spain don't miss to see the film online:

docsbarcelona.com

APRIL 2021

The Special Jury Award of the International Feature Competition was awarded to Les Enfants terribles by Ahmet Necdet Cupur. We are super happy and thankful for the jury's decision and the support of all friends and contributors.

Please see the review on variety.com

APRIL 2021

Our co-production project "Abo Zabaal Prison 1989" has just received the Sound Design award at Beirut cinema platform. Thank you @DB Studios Beirut, looking forward that @Rana Eid will be the sound designer of the film! @Kesmat El Sayed

APRIL 2021

Now it's official! Les Enfants Terribles will have it's World Premiere Visions du Réel in competition! So happy to be part of this amazing journey!

MARCH 2021

Our egyptian/german coproduction "Abo Zabaal Prison 1989" just received production funding from IDFA Bertha Fund. So happy for the support!

MARCH 2021

We're so thrilled that #LiftLikeAGirlFilm will be screened in Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2021 in Greece.23rd Thessaloniki Documentary FestivalFrom 4th until 14th of March 2021

MARCH 2021

We are very happy to announce that Lift Like A Girl will be shown on ZDF Kleines Fernsehspiel on the 8th of March on the occasion of the International Women’s Day and will be  be available to stream at the ZDFmediathek. Lift Like A Girl is a documentary about a teenage girl in Egypt who, against all odds, wants to become a world champion weightlifter.Link in Bio to watch the Film @zdfmediathek.

DECEMBER 2020

Lift like a girl wins three awards at the prestigious and oscar qualifying Cairo International Film Festival: Audience Award @CIFF 2020, Isis Award for Best Egyptian Film highlighting Women's Economic and Social Role @CIFF2020, Bronze Pyramid Award for Best First or Second Film @CIFF2020. It took place physically and we would have loved to be with our director and producer Mayye Zayed to embrace this special moment. Hopefully next time :-)

OCTOBER 2020

Lift like a girl wins the Golden Dove in german competition @DokLeipzig. We are over the moon and so grateful for this award!

OCTOBER 2020

Our french, turkish, german co-production Whitewash [WT] wins the Work in Progress prize @Antalya Film Forum, directed by Ahmet Necdet Cupur.

APRIL 2020

Daire Creative Key Art Design Award was presented to our film Whitewash [WT]. Jury’s deliberation: For the courage to face a personal story that tells of a strong and shocking social reality, having the ability to articulate reality in an intimate and always respectful language, the Daire Creative Key Art Design Award goes to Whitewash.

FEBRUARY 2019

Berlinale Talents Event: We just won Robert Bosch Prize 2019 with Abo Zabaal 1989, coproduction with Seemedia Egypt.