Claire Foy Edition: Bits & Pieces – The latest film from Luc Besson – the visionary filmmaker The Fifth Element, La Femme Nikita and the Transporter series – DOGMAN won the Graffetta d’Oro for Best Film at the 2023 Venice Film Festival. It’s extraordinary, intense and heartfelt – everything you’d expect from the unique and uncompromising mind of Besson.
THE PEASANTS tells the story of Jagna, a young woman determined to forge her own path within the confines of a late 19th century Polish village – a hotbed of gossip and on-going feuds, held together, rich and poor, by pride in their land, adherence to colourful traditions and a deep-rooted patriarchy. When Jagna finds herself caught between the conflicting desires of the village’s richest farmer, his eldest son and other leading men of the community, her resistance puts her on a tragic collision course with the community around her.
Dogwoof is thrilled to announce that BEYOND UTOPIA, the illuminating must-see documentary from Madeleine Gavin (City of Joy) that uses hidden camera footage to track the perilous, high-stake journey that North Korean defectors undertake to escape oppression, is releasing to on Digital and Dogwoof On Demand from 31st January 2024 after its initial release in cinemas on 27th October 2023. The film premiered at Sundance earlier this year where it received the US Documentary Audience Award.
In Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, the Spengler family returns to where it all started – the iconic New York City firehouse – to team up with the original Ghostbusters, who’ve developed a top-secret research lab to take busting ghosts to the next level. But when the discovery of an ancient artifact unleashes an evil force, Ghostbusters new and old must join forces to protect their home and save the world from a second Ice Age.
Aleksei, a young Belarusian, has his sights set on the nightclubs of Paris. After a painful journey through Europe, he enlists in the Foreign Legion, in pursuit of a French passport. Fate, however, takes an unexpected turn, propelling Aleksei into the heart of the Niger Delta where Jomo, a fearless and charismatic revolutionary is battling insidious oil conglomerates that threaten his community’s existence. While Aleksei seeks a new family in the Legion, Jomo dreams of being a disco dancer; a “disco boy”. In the jungle, their paths converge, intertwining their destinies across borders, bodies, life and death.
Alejandro is an aspiring toy designer from El Salvador, struggling to bring his unusual ideas to life in New York City. As time on his work visa runs out, a job assisting an erratic art-world outcast becomes his only hope to stay in the country and realize his dream. From writer/director Julio Torres comes a surreal adventure through the equally treacherous worlds of New York City and the U.S. Immigration system.
MUBI, the global distributor, streaming service and production company has announced the theatrical release date for Rodrigo Moreno’s (El Custodio) critically acclaimed The Delinquents, along with the full-length trailer and theatrical artwork. The film will be released in the UK and Ireland on 22 March 2024.
Told by the pioneering women who participated in it and built from archive unseen for fifty years, this is the extraordinary story of the 1971 Women’s Football World Cup, a tournament witnessed by record crowds that has been written out of sporting history – until now.
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