• First Hand picks up Finnish documentary HOBBYHORSE REVOLUTION

    Academy Award-nominated Selma Vilhunen‘s new documentary Hobbyhorse Revolution has found an international distributor in First Hand Films. HobbyHorse Revolution tells the story of a group of teenage girls who ‘hobbyhorse’, that is, compete in competitions where they perform jumps similar to real horses, but use stuffed toy horses. We spoke to Selma Vilhunen about the documentary here

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  • Danish documentary BOBBI JENE sold to the US

    The Danish documentary Bobbi Jene will head to the US with Oscilloscope Laboratories, who acquired the US rights in Cannes. The documentary is about American born Bobbi Jene, who spent a decade with Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company and the documentary follows her as she returns to the United States. Bobbi Jene was named Best Documentary Feature at this

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  • Stay Behind: My Grandfathers Secret War

    What may seem like a never-ending fascination with and focus on the Cold War era and appropriate spy networks also serves an educational purpose. Through literature, film and TV we seek to understand more about this era and it makes for exciting, all-consuming storytelling about people and day to day living conditions. The nature of

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  • Ingmar Bergman documentary to shoot in the summer

    A documentary about Ingmar Bergman is about to head into production, with a more personal take on the director’s life. Directed by German director Margarethe von Trotta,  Ingmar Bergman: Legacy of a Defining Genius Through a series of interviews with close collaborates and younger filmmakers, the documentary aims to paint a picture of Bergman’s legacy.

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