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London — Picturehouse Entertainment is to handle sales, distribution and marketing of London’s Royal Opera House Live Cinema program from the 2016/17 season.
The program brings opera and ballet to movie theaters live and in high-definition direct from the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden to countries around the world, including U.S., France, Spain, Italy, German, Japan and Australia.
The 2016/17 Roh Live Cinema season will feature 12 live broadcasts, six operas and six ballets, including 2016 Olivier Award winner “Woolf Works,” Wayne McGregor’s critically acclaimed ballet inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf. Other productions include Peter Wright’s Royal Ballet classic “The Nutcracker”; the return of “The Sleeping Beauty” (the company’s first production on the Covent Garden stage in 1946); a new production of Bellini’s “Norma,” starring internationally renowned soprano Anna Netrebko in the title role; Jonas Kaufmann’s highly anticipated role debut in Verdi’s “Otello »
- Leo Barraclough
Visaaranai and Parched were awarded top feature film honours as the 14th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles came to a close at the weekend.
Visaaranai (Interrogation) was awarded the grand jury prize for best feature and the corresponding short film award went to Playgrounds.
Sanjay Mishra was presented with the best actor award for his performance in Masaan, and the best actress award honoured the cast of Parched, namely Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, and Lehar Khan.
Iffla Audience awards went to Parched, and Daaravtha (The Threshold). For more information click here.
FilmRise has acquired Us rights from CAA to Elizabeth Wood’s Sundance selection White Girl starring Morgan Saylor and Brian Marc. Killer Films’ Christine Vachon is executive producer and the film will open theatrically in late summer / early autumn.Italian opera promoter All’Opera has struck a Us distribution deal with »
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