Summer shooting with “Princess” (WT)
While summer DEPARTURES Film shooted another cinematic debut around Leipzig and Halle: "Princess" (WT) is directed by Josephine Frydetzki, who also wrote the script together with Leipzig based screenwriter Gisela Wehrl. Director of photography is Conrad Lobst. Christoph Humnig (Daniel) and Kenda Hmeidan (Naadirah) leads in this lyric drama along with Katharina Bach (Jenny), Christian Kuchenbuch (Frank) and Mehmet Yilmaz (Cem).
PASSED BY CENSOR in Karlovy Vary
PASSED BY CENSOR premiers internationally at 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (June 28th to July 6th). Our Turkish-German-French coproduction is part of the prestigious "East of the West" competition.
PASSED BY CENSOR won “Best Screenplay” and “Best Editing” Awards
The successful national premiere of PASSED BY CENSOR at the 38th International Film Festival is followed by two awards:
Screenwriter and director Serhat Karaaslan received "Best Screenplay Award", presented by writer and screenwriter Gaye Boralıoğlu. Additionally "Best Editing Award" was given to Ali Aga. DEPARTURES Film's coproduction with Turkey and France won two of nine awards in the National Competition.
National Premiere of PASSED BY CENSOR
PASSED BY CENSOR by Serhat Karaaslan premieres at International Istanbul Film Festival's National Competition.
Sat, April 13, 7 pm, Atlas Cinema
Our coproduction with Turkey and France tells about censorship and the borders of perception.
A HEAVY HEART rewarded by public-broadcaster ARD
Starting in 2014 public-broadcaster ARD rewards high-class and successful movies and TV-programs a bonus based on a points system of awards and nominations. DEPARTURES Film's HERBERT (A HEAVY HEART) is one of this years's awardees in the section "Feature Film". The certificates were presented at a get-together during the Berlinale.
Bavarian Film Award for Marie Bäumer in 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON
Marie Bäumer wins the "Bavarian Film Award" as main actress in 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) Congratulations!
The jury stated: "In 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON Marie Bäumer steps into the shoes of Romy Schneider and grants a magnificent as well as a touching moment of outstanding actor's cinema."
EUROPEAN FILM AWARD for 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON
The Composers Christoph M. Kaiser and Julian Maas has been awarded as "European Composer 2018" for their work for 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON (3 TAGE IN QUIBERON). At the awards ceremony of the European Film Awards took place in Seville December 15th 2018. Congratulations!
Release on DVD and Blu-Ray of 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON
Our co-production 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON (3 DAYS IN QUIBERON) is released on DVD and Blu-Ray today.
This first release is a limited special-edition double disc offering lots of bonus. The booklet contains Romy Schneider's original interview with STERN and Robert Lebecks photographs from 1981.
100.000 attend IN DEN GÄNGEN in cinemas
IN DEN GÄNGEN (IN THE AISLES) hit 100.000 viewers. After the last weekend 100.292 viewers have watched DEPARTURES Film's coproduction. Many thanks to distributor Zorro Film.
IN DEN GÄNGEN wins Arthouse’s Charts
IN DEN GÄNGEN (IN THE AISLES) is this week's hit in arthouse cinema and leads the German Arthouse's Charts. Thomas Stuber's tragic-comedey captivated already the cinema's jury which honored it with the "Guild Film Price". Last weekend IN DEN GÄNGEN succeed at the arthouse box-office as well. ComScora and the association of German Art House Cinemas (AG Kino - Gilde e.V.) and ComScore research the Charts on a weekly basis to presents the most successful movies in it's member cinemas.