Film & TV Distribution
Exile acquires and releases feature films for theatrical distribution in the international and Aus/NZ markets. Exile focuses on director driven and foreign language titles.
WEST OF SUNSHINE (2017) - directed by jason raftopoulos
A father has less than a day to pay back a debt to a violent loan shark, while looking after his young son.
Festivals: 74th Venice Film Festival (Orizzonti) (2017), Tallinn Black Nights (2017), Thessaloniki IFF (2017), Bratislava IFF (2017), Sedona IFF (2018), Cleveland IFF (2018), East End Film Festival (2018), BAFICI (2018).
STRANGE COLOURS (2017) - Directed by ALENA LOdkina
Milena travels to a remote opal mining community to see her estranged, ill father. Lost and alone, she falls into his bewildering world, where men escape society and share ideals of freedom. Soon, he doesn't want her to leave. Stuck in time, father and daughter try to mend their fractured bond, but their connection is fragile, like the strange, colourful gems he digs up from the earth.
Festivals: 74th Venice Film Festival (Biennale College Cinema) (2017), Göteborg Film Festival (2018), Atlanta IFF (2018), Gold Coast IFF (2018)
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Love (2015) - Directed by gaspar noe
Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
Festivals: Cannes Film Festival (2015): Out of Competition; Torronto International Film Festival (2015); MIFF (2015); NZIFF (2015)
clash (2016) - directed by mohamed diab
Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by their inevitable fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.
Festivals: Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) (2016); MIFF (2016).
park (2016) - sofia exarchou
Athens Olympic Village, ten years after the Games: wilding youths, injured retired athletes and stray dogs among ruins and decaying sports venues.
BFI London Film Festival (2016); Rotterdam International Film Festival (2016); Greek Film Festival Australia (2016); Sydney International Film Festival (2017).
black (2015) - adil el arbi, bilall fallah
A 15-year-old girl in a black gang in Brussels must choose between loyalty and love when she falls for a Moroccan boy from a rival gang.
ma (2015) - celia rowlson-hall
MA is a striking modern-day vision of Mother Mary's pilgrimage through the eyes of Ma (played by Celia Rowlson-Hall), a woman who must venture across the scorched landscape of the American Southwest to fulfill her destiny.
Sundance (2016); MIFF (2016).
CHEMSEX (2015) - william fairman, max gogarty
In hidden basements, bedrooms and bars across London, "Chemsex" is a documentary that exposes frankly and intimately a dark side to modern gay life. Traversing an underworld of intravenous drug use and weekend-long sex parties, "Chemsex" tells the story of several men struggling to make it out of 'the scene' alive - and one health worker who has made it his mission to save them.
BFI London Film Festival (2015); Melbourne Queer Film Festival (2016); Mardi Gras FF (2016)