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nordmedia in Cannes 2011

North Sea Screen Partners member nordmedia present at the 2011 Cannes International Film Festival in May.

nordmedia as a part of Focus Germany, the umbrella organization of the German regional film funds, is part of the German Pavilion at the Festival. It is situated in the International Village, a popular platform where accredited festival visitors from the German and international film world can develop personal contacts and exchange news and views. Several funding institutions from Germany are represented in the Pavilion. nordmedia uses the opportunity to promote the region of Niedersachsen and Bremen and to inform about co-production possibilites.

nordmedia-supported films at the Marché du Film


Alive and Ticking

ALIVE AND TICKING is an anarchistic and warm-hearted family comedy about love, tolerance and probably the most crazy illness on earth – the Tourette syndrome.

Alive and Ticking - Screening
Samstag, May 14th 2011
1.30 pm
Arcades



Skateistan

After their arrival in Kabul, three socially-engaged Australian skaters quickly realised that their skateboards have a magnetic attraction on children. After regular skate sessions, they decided in 2008 to launch SKATEISTAN, Afghanistan’s first skateboard school. The film also won the 2011 Cinema for Peace award for most outstanding documentary.

SKATEISTAN - Screening date
May, 16th
9.30 am
Arcades



The Big Eden

Rolf Eden is Germany’s last playboy. He is Germany’s discotheque king and a part of the history of Berlin. He organised the first Beauty Queen contest and made striptease popular in prudish West Germany. He partied with Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra and danced with Ella Fitzgerald − the film THE BIG EDEN documents his exiting life.

THE BIG EDEN - screening date
Tuesday, May 17th
1.30 pm
Riviera 2



GFC in Cannes 2010

As a member of the German Film Commissions network (GFC) nordmedia is co-host of the presentation of their work and services:
Friday, May 13th
6.30 - 8pm
German Pavillon

Follow the link for registration: GFC- Reception in Cannes 2011


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