Dogwoof Global film line-up for MIPCOM 2016

Dogwoof Global are attending MIPCOM from Oct 17 - 20 and are based at UK Indies R8-D11  


NEW ACQUISITION - TORONTO 2016

GRINGO

A film by Nanette Burstein (The Kid Stays in the Picture)

The bizarre and scandalous life of tech millionaire John McAfee - famed inventor of anti-virus software - who goes off the grid to Belize where he fortifies himself in a compound surrounded by armed bodyguards and young girls all the while terrorising the local townspeople and fellow ex-pats.  Read More...

"An engrossing look at a tech titan undone by mogul-sized personality flaws." - The Hollywood Reporter
"You could not make up a character like John McAfee" - ScreenDaily

2016 I USA I 97' I HD
World excluding UK, North America


NEW ACQUISITION - TORONTO 2016

FOREVER PURE

A film by Maya Zinshtein

Beitar Jerusalem F.C. is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel, Forever Pure follows the team as two Muslim players join the team for the first time and send the club spiraling out of control. Read more..

"Amazing access to all parties in the story." - Alissa Simon, Variety
★★★★ NOW Toronto

2016 I Israel, UK, Ireland, Norway I 87' I HD
World excluding TV: UK, Israel, France, Norway, Denmark, Sweden


THE FALL

A film by Daniel Gordon

The remarkable story of a South African barefoot runner; an American track and field prodigy and a journey behind the events of one of the most memorable moments in sporting history at the 1984 Olympics. Read more...

 

"An intriguing look at the ugly, inglorious side to the Olympics." ★★★★
The Guardian

2016 I UK I 90' I HD
World excluding UK, Belgium


NEW ACQUISITION - TORONTO 2016

CITIZEN JANE

A film by Matt Tyrnauer

This inspiring film chronicles legendary writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs’ battle to save historic NYC neighbourhoods from the draconian redevelopment plans of ruthless power broker Robert Moses. Read More...
 

"Excellent" ★★★★
NOW Toront

2016 I USA I 92' I HD
World excluding USA


SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST

THE CONFESSION

A film by Ashish Ghadiali

This is his first-hand account, a chronicle of the rise of modern jihad, its descent into terror and the disastrous reaction of the West. Read more...
 

"A documentary of great clarity and gravitas" ★★★★  The Guardian
"A very significant film" ★★★★★ The Upcoming

 

2016 I UK I 90' I HD
World excluding UK


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HOTDOCS, BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL

CHASING ASYLUM

A film by Eva Orner

Chasing Asylum exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies through the personal accounts of people seeking asylum and whistleblowers who tried to work within the system. Read more...

'Vital and gutwrenching' ★★★★ The Guardian
'The revealing and frequently heartbreaking documentary is bound to create shockwaves' - Variety

 

2016 I AUSTRALIA I 96'/54' I HD
World excluding Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland (French), Israel, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Japan, CEE


LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL 2016

VERSUS: THE LIFE AND FILMS OF KEN LOACH

A film by Louise Osmond

Versus is a funny, provocative and revealing account of the life and career of one of Britain’s foremost filmmakers, Ken Loach. Read more...

"An insightful, surprising and moving portrait of a quiet man with a will of steel" ★★★★ Time Out
"A fitting and satisfying tribute"★★★★ The Guardian

2016 I UK I 93' I HD
World ex UK, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Aus & NZ, Turkey, Portugal, Switzerland, Spain, world in flight.


AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY

A film by Jeff Feuerzeig

The most explosive literary scandal of our time. Takes us down the infinitely fascinating rabbit hole of how Laura Albert breathed not only words, but life, into her avatar for a decade. Read More...


 "Endlessly riveting" ★★★★ The Guardian

"Extraordinary footage" ★★★★ The Telegraph

2016 I USA I 110' I HD
World excluding UK, North America, Japan, AUS/NZ and Scandinavia