Latest Acquisitions
"The Here After" by Magnus von Horn
"Isle of Seals" by Edmunds Jansons
"I am Belfast" by Mark Cousins

New Film: The Here After, dir. Magnus Von Horn October 12th, 2015 12:31

We are proud to anounce our most recent acquisition - a Lava Films / Zentropa International Sweden Polish-Swedish-French production THE HERE AFTER by the Swedish debut director Magnus Von Horn, with exquisite cinematography by Oscar nominated Łukasz Żal (IDA), which premiered in Cannes Director's Fortnight this year.

The film also played at Karlovy Vary IFF, EFF Palic (Award: Best Director), San Sebastian IFF, BFI London FF (Nominated: Best First Feature) and Gdynia FF (Award: Best Director, Best Script, Best Editing).

We also handled Magnus' award-winning short film ECHO and are delighted to have him back in the New Europe family.


RAMS win in Zurich, Hamptons and France October 12th, 2015 12:25

The Icelandic Academy Awards candidate from Iceland, Grimur Hakonarson’s Rams (Hrútar) has won the Golden Eye for Best International Feature Film at the 11Sth Zurich Film Festival. 

The film then won the Award for Best Narrative Feature at the prestigious Hamptons IFF.

Grimur also won Best Director Award at St Jean de Luz Film Festival in South of France focussing on 1st and 2nd movies.


Iceland submits RAMS for the Best Foreign Language Oscar race September 8th, 2015 12:55

Grímur Hákonarson's film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Un Certain Regard Prize. It has also won the Special Jury Award and the Audience Award at the Transilvania International Film Festival in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and  the Golden Tower for Best Film at the European Film Festival Palic in Serbia.

Furthermore, it was selected for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the Telluride Film Festival in Colarado, USA, and Toronto International Film Festival in Canada. Rams has also received a nomination for the European Parliament's LUX Prize and is among the 52 films on the European Film Academy's selection list for the European Film Awards.

The film has been sold to over 40 countries worldwide with most releases planned between November 2015 and February 2016. RAMS' U.S. distributor is Cohen Media Group.


New Europe picks up Mark Cousins’ I AM BELFAST September 8th, 2015 12:53

I Am Belfast  is a visual, poetic depiction of Belfast and its citizens, told with love and passion of someone, who has left the city many years ago but is still fascinated by it. Themes brought up in the film range from the landscapes surrounding the city, its changing architecture and social structure to the political and personal repercussions of the Northern Irish conflict. 

Directed by Mark Cousins, the acclaimed film curator and author of Story of Film, What Is This Film Called Love and The Story Of Children In Film, and shot by him and Christopher Doyle, I Am Belfast, features music by David Holmes and songs by Van Morrison, among others.  



​Rams by Grimur Hákonarson wins in Cannes, Transilvania and Palić May 23rd, 2015 20:23

​Rams by Grimur Hákonarson, after winning the Prix Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival and two prizes at the Transilvania IFF (Audience Award, Special Jury Prize) added another one from the European Film Festival Palić - Golden Tower for Best Film.

RAMS is a film about two brothers from a remote Icelandic farming valley, who haven't spoken in 40 years and now have to come together in order to save what’s dearest to them – their sheep.

It is a moving story about passion, the connection between man and nature, and the importance of family told against the backdrop of breathtaking Icelandic landscapes.

New Europe sold the film to over 30 countries around the world. Please, contact us to find out if your territory is still open.


RAMONA wins Canal+ Prize in Semaine de la Critique! May 22nd, 2015 20:20 We are proud to announce that New Europe represents the short film Ramona by Andrei Cretulescu, which won the Canal+ Award in the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes.

Bridgend by Jeppe Rønde wins 3 awards@Tribeca FF April 24th, 2015 19:45 Danish-produced, Wales-set thriller starring Hannah Murray (Skins, God Help the Girl, Game of Thrones), Steven Waddington (The Imitation Game, Sleepy Hollow) and Josh O’Connor (The Riot Club) world-premiered in competition in Rotterdam FF.

After its U.S. premiere in World Narrative Competition at Tribeca FF the film won awards for Best Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Editing.

The film follows Sara and her dad Dave, who move to a village haunted by suicides among its young inhabitants. Sara falls dangerously in love with one of the teenagers, Jamie, while Dave, as the town’s new police officer, tries to stop the mysterious chain of suicides.

Cannes Market Scrrening: 16 MAY SAT 14:00 Palais E

My Father's Truck on the academy awards® shortlist! January 18th, 2015 17:39 We are proud to announce that the film ​My Father's Truck by Maurico Osaki is one of the 10 live action short films that have advanced in the voting process for the 87th Academy Awards® in the Best Short Film Live Action Category.

Brasil-born Mauricio studies Filmmaking at NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia in Singapore and shot My Father's Truck in Vietnam.

The film played at 63. Berlinale Generation, 30th Busan International Short Film Festival (Best Picture Award), Palm Springs Short (Best Student Film of US School), Huesca, Rio Film Festival, 36th Clermont-Ferrand IFF, Tampere IFF, Cinequest FF (Best Narrative Short Film), Brussels Short Film Fest (International Grand Prix Best Film), Brooklyn Film Festival (Best Short Film), among others.

Our new youth film - ONE NIGHT IN OSLO by Eirik Svensson (Norway) January 18th, 2015 17:39 We are pround to announce that we picked up the Norwegian youth film One Night in Oslo (Natt till 17) by Eirik Svensson from the producers Maipo Film AS (Elling, Happy Happy, Miss Julie).
One Night in Oslo is a story of 15 year-olds Sam and Amir, who have their friendship tested on the night before the Norwegian Day of Liberation. The film premiered at this year’s Giffoni Film Festival and had a box office of over 900.000 USD in Norway in 2014.
The acquisition is part of our company’s strategy to build a strong catalogue of smart films for children and youth audiences after the successful runs with Berlinale Generation winners: Latvian Mother I Love You by Janis Nords and Belgian Violet by Bas Devos.

Farewell Krzysztof Krauze (1953-2014) January 18th, 2015 17:39 We were very saddened by the news that Krzysztof Krauze, the co-director of Papusza passed away on 24th December after a long struggle with cancer. This is sad news for the Polish film industry and film culture. Krzysztof was one of the leading auteurs of Polish cinema and his films Debt, Saviour’s Square and My Nikifor are milestones of Polish cinematography.