- Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016
- LOS ANGELES
The American Film Market (AFM®) has announced its list of films screening, including 71 world and 250-plus market premieres, for the upcoming edition running November 2-9 in Santa Monica. Over 300 films are scheduled to be screened with more titles to be confirmed as the market approaches.
World Premieres will include: sci-fi thriller What Happened to Monday (SND M6 Group) with Noomi Rapace, Glenn Close, and Willem Dafoe; the animated musical Charming 3D (SC Films International) with voices by Demi Lovato, Ashley Tisdale, and Avril Lavigne; Oren Uziel’s directorial debut, Shimmer Lake (The Exchange) starring Benjamin Walker, Stephanie Sigman, Wyatt Russell and Rainn Wilson; animated feature Ballerina (Gaumont) with voices by Elle Fanning and Dane DeHaan; and Swing State (VMI Worldwide) starring Taryn Manning, Billy Zane, Sean Astin, Angela Kinsey.
Films making their market debut at the AFM include: coming-of-age drama Coming Through The Rye (Bleiberg Entertainment), starring Alex Wolff and Chris Cooper; Lady MacBeth (Protagonist Pictures) starring Florence Pugh; Rod Smith’s Eat Local (GFM Films) starring Charlie Cox, Mackenzie Crook, and Dexter Fletcher; James Franco’s In Dubious Battle (AMBI Distribution); And Punching The Clown (Octane Entertainment) starring Henry Phillips, J.K. Simmons, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman; Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest (HanWay Films) starring Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, and Bill Nighy; fall-festival favorite, Brimstone (Embankment Films) starring Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, and Kit Harrington; Anne Hathaway-starrer Colossal (Voltage Pictures); The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One (XYZ Films) starring Kellan Lutz; Academy Award-nominated Fernando Trueba’s The Queen of Spain (Myriad Pictures) starring Penelope Cruz; and hand-drawn animation feature Ethel & Ernest (Little Film Company), with voices by Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn and Luke Treadaway.