The two feature films supported by the Breizh Film Fund selected
At the beginning of August 2015, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) revealed the films selected for its 40th edition.
Eva no duerme – Breizh Film Fund 2015 – Pablo Agüero third feature film is selected within the Wavelengths section.
In regards to Dégradé – Breizh Film Fund 2014 – Arab and Tarzan Abu Nasser first feature film, after having been selected to participate in the competition the Critics’ Week – Cannes, it will be screened for the first time in North America, as part of the TIFF selection also (Discovery section).
TIFF 40th edition will be held from September 10 to 20 and is one of the most prestigious events of its kind in the world.
A long-time support
Pablo was part of Groupe Ouest Yearly Selection in 2012 and of the Cross Channel Film Lab in 2013. He also came to Brignogan in 2009 for the Script&Pitch workshop with the TorinoFilmLab and in 2010 for the writing of Eva no duerme. Tita B Productions, a new production company settled in Douarnenez, received Breizh Film Fund support for the coproduction of Eva no duerme.
The Palestinian phenomena Tarzan and Arab Abu Nasser were coached by Antoine Le Bos, consultant at Groupe Ouest, and Dégradé is one of the first films about which Breizh Film Fund invested in January 2015, beside Brittany Region, supporting the Breton producer Gilles Padovani from Mille et Une. Films: the post-production of the film was made for the main part in Rennes.
EVA NO DUERME
Other selections in 2015:
San Sebastian Festival – official selection – September 18 to 26
Evita Perón has died. She is the most loved, but also the most hated political figure of Argentina. A leading expert is given the task of embalming her. After months of hard work, the result is perfect. Meanwhile in Argentina, the coups come one after the other and some dictators want to delete Evita’s legacy from the people’s memory. Her body therefore becomes the focal point of clashes lasting for 25 years. 25 years during which Evita was a more powerful figure than any other living politician.
Eva no duerme is produced by JBA production – Jacques Bidou & Marianne Dumoulin (France), Haddock Films – Vanessa Ragone (Argentina) in association with PYRAMIDE, and in coproduction with Tornasol and Tita B Productions.
Thirteen women find themselves trapped in a Gaza hair salon during a stand-off between police and a local gangster, in this audacious and incisive feature debut from twin brothers Tarzan and Arab Nasser.
Dégradé is produced by Les Films du Tambour (Marie Legrand, Rani Massalha), Made In Palestine Project (Rashid Abdelhamid), and coproduced by Full House (Laurent Baudens), .Mille et Une. Films (Gilles Padovani) and Abbout Productions (Georges Schoucair).