At the 30th American Film Market (AFM), 445 motion pictures will be screened in 27 languages to more than 8,000 buyers and industry professionals from 70-plus countries. The AFM takes place from 4 to 11 November in Santa Monica.
There are 73 films making their world premiere at the AFM in total.
Films which will premiere at the market include Get Low, starring Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek and Robert Duvall (K5 International); Mother and Child, starring Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Samuel L. Jackson and Kerry Washington (WestEnd Films); Unthinkable, starring Samuel L. Jackson (Sierra Pictures); Coach, starring Hugh Dancy, Liane Balaban and Mamie Gummer (Lightning Entertainment); The Last Flight, starring Marion Cotillard and Guillaume Canet (Gaumont); and The Meaning of the 21st Century, narrated by Michael Douglas (Worldwide Film Entertainment). Among the 311 films to make their market premieres are Chloe, starring Julianne Moore and Amanda Seyfried (StudioCanal);
Down for Life, starring Danny Glover, Snoop Dogg, Elizabeth Pena, Jessica Romero and Kate Del Castillo (Odin’s Eye Entertainment); Creation, starring Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Northam and Toby Jones (HanWay Films);
Dorian Gray, starring Colin Firth, Fiona Shaw, Rebecca Hall and Ben Barnes (Ealing Studios International); Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, starring Natalie Portman, Lisa Kudrow, Scott Cohen and Charlie Tahan, (Essential Entertainment); and Saint John of Las Vegas, starring Steve Buscemi, Romany Malco, Peter Dinklage and Sarah Silverman (E1 Entertainment).
Screen Africa will be marketed at the AFM with an advertisement in the market publication distributed to filmmakers attending the event.