Jonas Carpignano’s “A Ciambra,” which is executive produced by Martin Scorsese, has actually won the Europa Cinemas Label Award, the first prize it be revealed at the Cannes Celebration’s 2017 Directors’ Fortnight.
World premiering previously today and offered by WME Worldwide, “A Ciambra” was gotten for The United States and Canada by Sundance Picks.
Carpignano’s follow-up and semi-sequel to “Mediterranea,” Ciambra stars Pio Amato, who played a secondary character in “Mediterranea,” as a 14-year-old maturing in a Romani neighborhood in Calabria.
Offered globally by Paris-based Luxbox, “A Ciambra” marks the very first title to emerge from a movie fund established to support emerging filmmakers through the production collaboration of Scorsese and Emma Tillinger Koskoff’s Sikelia Productions and Rodrigo Teixeira’s Sao Paulo-based RT Functions.
The Directors’ Fortnight kudo follows ‘Mediterranea,’ likewise obtained by Sundance Chooses, won the Critics Week Grand Reward in 2015.
” Jonas Carpignano’s ‘A Ciambra’ is an engaging and accomplished movie,” stated Scorsese.
He included: “The world is so understood, so intimate, that I felt as if I was living along with its characters and Carpignano himself. Exactly what he finishes with his young lead, drawing from him a fully grown and intricate efficiency, is genuinely exceptional. A moving and stunning image.”
“A Ciambra” will now get the assistance of the Europa Cinemas Network, with extra promo and rewards for exhibitors to extend the movie’s screen-run.