FilmRise has acquired exclusive distribution rights from The Global Film Initiative to the Global Lens collection of 96 award-winning foreign language feature films from 38 nations. The collection…
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Despite producing such auteurs as Ousmane Sembene, Souleymane Cisse and Djibril Diop Mambety, the slow growth of film in sub-Saharan Africa is largely a story of unrealized potential.
A remote island's military outpost serves as the location for intriguing existential drama in "Kalayaan."
A perversely fascinating drama about a man and a woman making their way through a war-torn, mountainous region, dispensing large sums of money in plastic bags from the back of their SUV, "Modest…
Ten years after the end of a decade-long war that left Sierra Leone in ruins, the small West African nation is stepping onto the global cinematic stage with its first international film festival.
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Global Film Initiative has acquired North American distribution rights to Iranian helmer Morteza Farshbaf's debut "Mourning."
Gotham-based foundation the Global Film Initiative has acquired five international titles that have gathered admirers on the festival circuit for its Distribution and Education Programs.