MEDIA films on UK screens: March
MEDIA supported releases on cinema screens
The Nile Hilton Incident (Sweden/Denmark/Germany)
In Cairo, weeks before the 2011 revolution, Police Detective Noredin is working in the infamous Kasr el-Nil Police Station when he is handed the case of a murdered singer. Upon realizing the involvement of Egypt’s powerful elite in the case, Noredin slowly changes sides to those who are defenceless against it.
The Square (France, Denmark, Sweden, USA, Germany)
A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.
Ruben Östlund's Palme d'Or winner The Square received €1million to support its release in 30 European countries including the UK. It is released by Curzon Artificial Eye on 16 March.
The Islands and the Whales (United Kingdom, Denmark)
The whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life but, when a local professor makes a grim discovery about the effects of marine pollution, environmental changes threaten their way of life forever.
Journeyman (United Kingdom)
Boxer Matty Burton suffers a serious head injury during a fight. It is about the impact this has on his marriage, his life and his family.
MEDIA supported releases on VOD services
The second series of Norwegian political and environmental drama.
In the near future, Russia initiates a "silk glove" invasion of Norway to restart oil production, but soon uncertainty, chaos and danger erupt.
Norwegian production company Yellow Bird Norge received a TV Programming grant of €380,000 for the production of the series.
Available now on Netflix.
Image: Ruben Östlund's Palme d'Or winner The Square received €1million of Creative Europe funding to support its release in 30 European countries including the UK.
11 Mar 2018