ANIMA - MY FATHER'S DRESSES is the feature film debut of director Uli Decker. The film celebrated its world premiere at the 43rd Max-Ophüls Film Festival where it was screened in the documentary competition. We are happy with the whole team about this big step! More news to come soon.
GERMANY PREMIERE at the Max-Ophüls-Award
On the occasion of the opening of the 43rd Max Ophüls Prize on 16.1.2022, Marten Persiel's species extinction road movie EVERYTHING WILL CHANGE celebrated its German premiere. 9 cinemas in Saarland were completely sold out and the online streaming tickets were also sold out days before. After the overwhelmingly positive reactions of the audience, we are now even more looking forward to the cinema release, probably in MAY 2022!
Two Flare films running at 43rd Max-Ophüls-Award
EVERYTHING WILL CHANGE by Marten Persiel opens the film festival on Jan 16th, 2022 and runs in feature film competition. It is the German premiere of the film!
The 43rd Max Ophüls Prize will take place in Saarbrücken from 16 to 26 January 2022. It will be a hybrid edition and therefore there will also be a chance for everyone who is not in Saarbrücken to see the films.
German cinema release of WALCHENSEE FOREVER
On Thursday October 21st, 2021 Janna Ji Wonders' award-winning documentary will be released in German cinemas with the distributor Farbfilm Verleih.
HERE you can find cinemas close to you in Germany.
BEST DIRECTOR AT FESTIVAL OF GERMAN FILMS
Bastian Günther wins the "Filmkunstpreis" for best directing at the Festival des deutschen Films in Ludwigshafen for ONE OF THESE DAYS!
EVERYTHING WILL CHANGE world premiere
Big joy: Marten Persiel's road movie EVERYTHING WILL CHANGE will premiere at the 17th Zurich Film Festival in the Focus Competition. The film is nominated for the Science Film Award. The premiere is on 24 September 2021 at Kosmos Kino.
Last shooting day for FOLLOW ME
The new cinema documentary FOLLOW ME by director Joya Thome and her team has been shot. In March we had the last day of shooting with protagonist Whitney in Georgia (USA) and in August we finished filming with Yara from Neumünster in Schleswig-Hostein.
On the picture from left to right: Katharina Bergfeld (producer Flare Film), Lydia Richter (author, DOP), Arne Sommer (MOIN Filmförderung), Yara (protagonist from Neumünster), Timo Großpietsch (commissioning editor NDR), Philipp Wunderlich (author, sound), Joya Thome (author, director).
Three nominations for the German Film Award 2021
WALCHENSEE FOREVER received a nomination for BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM and editor Anja Pohl was nominated for BEST EDIT. Cinematographer Michael Kotschi was nominated for BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY in ONE OF THESE DAYS. The Lolas will be awarded on Oct 1st.
Thank you to all members of the Film Academy for your vote! Plus a big thank you and bravo to all the team members of these two, but also the other pre-selected films!
Award for AMPARO
Main actress Sandra Melissa Torres wins the "Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award" at the Semaine de la Critique for her role in AMPARO in Cannes!
AMPARO in Cannes
We are delighted that our co-produktion AMPARO directed by Simón Mesa Soto will have its premiere in Cannes at the Semaine de la Critique!