BFI FAN New Releases

Explore the list of titles with films from across the globe.

Between 2016-23 BFI FAN supported four new releases each year that deserved to be seen on the big screen. Explore the list of titles with films from across the globe.

The Pearl Button (18 March, New Wave)
Chile 2015 / Dir Patricio Guzmán / 82min

Support given:

  • Magic Lantern for a film introduction, music, food and advertising.

Mustang (13 May, Curzon)
Turkey 2015 / Dir Deniz Gamze Ergüven / 94min

Support given:

Chevalier (22 July, Optimum Releasing)
Greece 2015 / Dir Athina Rachel Tsangari

Support given:

  • Galeri towards running competitions for local rugby and football clubs, and advertising
  • Pontio towards Facebook advertising and bilingual programme notes

Sonita (21 October, New Wave)
Germany/Switzerland/Iran 2015 / Dir Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

Support given:

  • Wow Women’s Film Club for guest speakers, print drive of A5 flyers, marketing outreach, social media and newsletter promotion and catering.

Daphne (September 29, 2017, Altitude)
UK/2017/ Dir Peter Mackie Burns

Support given:

  • Brecon Film Society: Screenings of Daphne and I am Not a Witch as part of a special International Women’s Day programme coinciding with Brecon Women’s Festival. 

God’s Own Country (September 1, 2017, Picturehouse)
UK/2017/ Dir Francis Lee

Support given:

  • Savoy Theatre for marketing via Facebook and Twitter adverts and local press.

The Prince Of Nothingwood (December 15, 2017, Vertigo)
France/Germany/ Dir Sonia Kronlund

Support given:

A Fantastic Woman (March 2, 2018, Curzon Artificial Eye)
Spain, Chile, Germany, USA

Support given:

  • Pontio, Bangor for the creation of a bespoke flyer, linking publicity to ‘120BPM’ screenings at Pontio and use of Facebook adverts.
  • Magic Lantern for marketing and outreach support to targeted audience networks, both locally and further afield.
  • Theatr Gwaun for supported marketing materials across print, posters and Facebook adverts.

New Release Preview Day

On January 19, 2017, we ran a New Release Previews Day at Chapter, Cardiff, which included a screening of The Fits, and Oscar winning film Moonlight, with an introduction from Altitude Films, followed by group discussions.