Successful festival week for “Nico” with awards in Braunschweig, Biberach, Mainz and Radstadt

The movie “Nico” by Eline Gehring was awarded prizes at four festivals last week: At the Braunschweig International Film Festival, Sara Fazilat won the Braunschweig Film Award for Best Young Actor. Here is an excerpt from the jury’s statement: “With a power that captivates us and with your presence, you, Sara Fazilat, convince us in every phase of…

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“Nico” is awarded with the QueerScope Debut Film Award

Eline Gehring’s feature-length debut “Nico”, which will be released in spring 2021 by UCM.ONE on the Darling Berlin label, will be awarded this year’s QueerScope Debut Film Award. QueerScope e.V. is the umbrella organization of independent queer film festivals in German-speaking countries. A total of 19 larger and smaller queer film festivals are represented by…

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The 17th achtung berlin film festival starts today and has two films from “Darling Berlin” in its program

The achtung berlin Filmfestival starts today in the 17th edition and will show many new films until September 12th, all of which have something to do with or around Berlin. Our film label Darling Berlin also features two films in the program: “Notes of Berlin”” by Mariejosephin Schneider and “Nico” by Eline Gehring. The film…

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“Nico” is the opening film and is in competition at the 17th achtung berlin film festival

The film “Nico” by director Eline Gehring will open the 17th achtung berlin film festival at Kino International on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. “Nico” will also be shown in the feature film competition at the festival with ten other films. The film team will be on site and available for interviews. There…

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Sara Fazilat wins “No Fear Award” for “Nico” at First Steps 2021

Tonight the First Steps winners were announced, and we are thrilled to announce that Sara Fazilat won the “No Fear Award” for the movie “Nico”! We congratulate her – and her companions – most sincerely! Here is the jury’s statement: “Nico focuses on a young German-Persian woman who, after a xenophobic attack, decides never to…

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Sara Fazilat nominated for the “No Fear Award” at “First Steps”

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Sara Fazilat, producer, lead actress and co-writer of “Nico”, has been nominated for the “No Fear Award” at First Steps. Congratulations, and we‘ll keep our fingers crossed for Sara! The award ceremony will take place on 21 June 2021. “Nico”, a captivating yet humorous drama,…

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UCM.ONE will be present at the European Film Market (EFM) Online 2021 from March 1st to 5th

The UCM.ONE team is represented this year from March 1st to 5th at the European Film Market (EFM) Online with 3 people. Almost 3,500 producers, buyers, sales agents and distributors from 110 countries are taking part in the film fair, which is only taking place online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The EFM is the…

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