Jean-Christophe Simon’s Berlin-based outfit Films Boutique has four world premieres at next week’s Berlin Film Festival:
Sudabeh Mortezai’s first feature Macondo after his acclaimed documentaries The Bazaar of Sexes and Children of the Prophet, in the Official Competition.
Brazilian Daniel Ribeiro’s coming of age comedy-drama The Way He Looks, in the Panorama.
Umut Dag’s stark drama Cracks In Concrete, in Panorama Special.
Canadian film-maker Denis Coté’s documentary Joy Of Man’s Desiring about the energies and rituals of the workplace, in the Berlinale’s Forum.
In addition, Films Boutique will have the market premiere of Michael Tully’s comedy Ping Pong Summer, starring Susan Sarandon, Amy Sedaris, Judah Friedlander and Lea Thompson, which premiered in Sundance and is screening at Rotterdam this week.