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Brit films showing Stateside

The BAFTA nominated Black Pond plays SXSW

8 March 2012

Ann Arbor, South by Southwest and Tribeca unveil their line ups.

This month sees an incredible array of British films selected for Stateside screenings at the Ann Arbor Film Festival (Michigan), South by Southwest (Texas) and Tribeca (New York City).

The Ann Arbor Film Festival celebrates its 50th edition from March 27 – April 1, making it North America’s longest-running independent and experimental film festival.  They will be showing work by eleven UK based artists and filmmakers, including features by Luke Fowler and Ben Rivers.

South by Southwest continues to go from strength to strength as a launchpad for new creative talent across film, music and emerging technologies.  The programme runs from March 9 – 18 and boasts North American premieres of Black Pond, the BAFTA nominated directorial debut from Tom Kingsley and Will Sharpe and Marley, the new documentary from Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald.

The Tribeca Film Festival returns to New York City from April 18 - 29 with a diverse line up of Brit films including the BAFTA winning short film Pitch Black Heist and the world premiere of Cheerful Weather for the Wedding by Donald Rice.

Congratulations to all the filmmakers!

Brit line up at Ann Arbor:

20Hz (Semiconductor, 2011)
All Divided Selves (Luke Fowler, 2011)
The Arousing of Thought (Luciano Zubillaga, 2012)
Forms are not self-subsistent substances (Samantha Rebello, 2010)
In the Middle (I Met You There) (Morgan Beringer, 2012)
Maska (Quay Brothers, 2010)
Measures of Distance (Mona Hatoum, 1988)
Moxie (Stephen Irwin, 2011)
Sack Barrow (Ben Rivers, 2011)
This Our Still Life (Andrew Kotting, 2011)
Two Years at Sea (Ben Rivers, 2011)

Brit line up at South by Southwest:

Feature length:
Black Pond (Tom Kinglsey and Will Sharpe)
Citadel (Ciaran Foy)
Dreams Of A Life (Carol Morley)
Hunky Dory (Marc Evans)
The Imposter (Bart Layton)
Intruders (Juan Carlos Fresnadillo)
Lost and Sound (Lindsey Dryden)
Marley (Kevin Macdonald)
Mustafa's Sweet Dreams (Angelos Abazoglou)
Renga (Adam Russell and John Sear)
Rock N Roll Exposed:  The Photography of Bob Gruen (Don Letts)
Searching For Sugar Man (Malik Bendjelloul)
Shut Up And Play The Hits (Will Lovelace and Dylan Southern)
Wikileaks: Secrets and Lies (Patrick Forbes)

Aisha's Song (Orlando von Einsiedel)
Belly (Julia Pott)
Cutting Loose (Finlay Pretsell and Adrian McDowell)
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared (Rebecca Sloan and Joseph Pelling)
The Perfect Fit (Tali Yankelevich)
Pitch Black Heist (John Maclean)
Random Strangers (Alexis Dos Santos)
Tumult (Johnny Barrington)

Brit line up at Tribeca:

Cheerful Weather For The Wedding (Donald Rice)
Hysteria (Tanya Wexler)
Queen: Days Of Our Lives (Matt O'Casey)
Searching For Sugarman (Malik Bendjelloul)
Town Of Runners (Jerry Rothwell)
Trishna (Michael Winterbottom)
Una Noche (Lucy Malloy)
Whole Lotta Sole (Terry George)

All That Way For Love (Henry Mason)
Pitch Black Heist (John Maclean)
Sinews of Peace (Timo Franc)
Donkey (Keir Burrows)