QUINZAINE GOES ONLINE AT MUBI

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THE QUINZAINE des Réal­isa­teurs (Directors’ Fort­night) and the film stream­ing ser­vice Mubi, have joined forces on a year-long show­case of Quinzaine films. Quinzaine directors like Michael Haneke, Ken Loach, the Dar­denne Brothers, Alain Guiraudie, Wil­liam Fried­kin and Fran­cis Ford Cop­pola are all set to screen on Mubi, as part of the deal. The part­ner­ship will launch on May 14 (France) and May 16 (world­wide, in­clud­ing the USA and UK) with the film by Pablo Lar­raín. was the win­ner of the Art Cin­ema award at the Quinzaine in 2012 and later Os­car-nom­i­nated. Lar­raín’s lat­est work, will also pre­miere in this year’s Cannes Directors’ Fort­night sec­tion. One film will then be added to the ser­vice each month, high­light­ing past Quinzaine-se­lected and award-win­ning film­mak­ers. The col­lec­tion of 12 films will be shown to Mubi sub­scribers un­der the Quinzaine ban­ner. “Our col­lab­o­ra­tion with Mubi will en­cour­age a wide-reach­ing ap­pre­ci­a­tion and ex­plo­ration of the rich her­itage of the Quinzaine des Réal­isa­teurs, which has been cel­e­brat­ing film in its most ex­cit­ing forms since 1969,” said the Quinzaine’s Artis­tic Di­rec­tor, Edouard Wain­trop. Efe Cakarel, Mubi’s founder and CEO said: “This is a great op­por­tu­nity to bring au­di­ences closer to the con­tent that most in­spires us.” Other ti­tles in­cluded in the deal com­prise Peter Tscherkassky’s Bruno Du­mont’s Jac­ques Rivette’s 1976 Quinzaine clas­sic as well as Martin Scors­ese’s Mubi is avail­able in 200 ter­ri­to­ries, with a launch in China planned for later this year.

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