THE END OF THE SILENCE - US GOVERNMENT BEGINS DECLASSIFYING DOCUMENTS DETAILING ITS INVOLVEMENT IN THE INDONESIAN GENOCIDE by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

Newly declassified files have revealed details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians in the Indonesian genocide in 1965-1966.

The thousands of files from the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta covering 1963-66 were made public Tuesday October 17, 2017 after a declassification review that began under the Obama administration. 

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'LAND OF THE FREE', 'THAT SUMMER' & JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER AT TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2017 by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

We are pleased to announce that this year's Telluride Film Festival will include two films from Final Cut for Real in the official programme: Camilla Magid's Land of the Free will screen as part of the main program  and Göran Hugo Olsson's That Summer will screen as a part of the BACKLOT program (which features behind-the-scenes movies and portraits of artists, musicians and filmmakers). 

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'A DROWNING MAN' IN COMPETITION AT CANNES 2017 by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

We are immensely proud to announce that Mahdi Fleifel's A DROWNING MAN has been selected for the Short Film Competition at Cannes Film Festival 2017. The film will be  in the running for the 2017 Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by Cristian Mungiu, President of the Jury, at the official award ceremony of the 70th Festival de Cannes on 28th May.

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'STRONG ISLAND' AND 'NILE HILTON INCIDENT' BOTH WIN AT SUNDANCE by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

We are immensely happy that our two co-productions who premiered at Sundance 2017 both took home awards: Strong Island, directed by Yance Ford and edited by Janus Billeskov Jansen won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Storytelling and the Nile Hilton Incident, directed by Tarik Saleh and edited by Theis Schmidt won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic.

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