Waterlilies Wins Best Short at Melbourne

Waterlilies has won Best International Short Documentary at the inaugural Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, 2016.

Having been selected in competition at the festival, which delivers a diverse and challenging slate of films to entertain, educate and inform, creating a memorable, world class festival experience, Waterlilies stood out from a strong selection of international short documentaries to win the coveted Best International Short award.

Speaking about the strength of the official shorts selection at this year’s festival Betty Milonas, Senior Curator at the festival said

“This year’s short documentaries take the viewer on a journey, prompting us to consider and debate upon social and political issues from around the world. Through a series of in-depth interviews, creative narrating, and cinematic vision the documentaries provide an authentic and intelligent voice. Overall, this year’s documentaries have depicted the power of visual aesthetics and narration that highlights some of the world’s best filmmakers’ innate creativity and talent.“

Australian Premiere for Waterlilies

Melbourne is finally getting a dedicated Documentary Film Festival and Waterlilies is finally getting it’s Australian premiere!

We are delighted to say that Waterlilies will screen at the inaugural Melbourne Documentary Film Festival  on Sunday July 10th.

Tickets for the screening are available here: http://www.moshtix.com.au/…/mdff-andre-villers-waterl…/86700 and more information on this great festival can be found here: http://mdff.org.au/news-events/

Waterlilies In-Competition at BCN Sports Film Festival

 

We’re thrilled to announce that Waterlilies will screen in competition at the BCN Sports Film Festival, Barcelona on Saturday 7th of May.

Now in it’s seventh year, BCN Sports Film Festival was established by the The Barcelona Olympic Foundation to showcase and share sport-related films and the values they represent. Waterlilies is one of 100 films from 40 countries that have been selected to take part in this year’s festival from the 3rd to 7th of May, showcasing stories involving both professional and amateur sports.

You can find more information on the festival and screening times for Waterlilies here at the festival’s website.

Italian Premiere for Waterlilies

Waterlilies will have it’s Italian premiere at this year’s Irish Film Festa, Roma taking place at the Casa del Cinema in Rome.

The festival will run from April 7th to 10th with screening dates for Waterlilies to be annouced.

For more information on the festival, check out their website here.

We’ll post screening times & venues on our facbook page as they become available or follow us on Twitter for more updates.

Ci vediamo a Roma!

Hot Springs Screening for Waterlilies

We’re delighted to announce that Waterlilies has been selected for the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the oldest non-fiction festival in North America and an Academy-qualifying festival in the Documentary Short Subject.
The festival takes place from October 9-18th in the beautiful spa city of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

For more information on the festival you can check out their website here.

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You can check out the trailer for Waterlilies on Vimeo here.

Waterlilies Selected for AFI Docs 2015

We are extreamly proud to announce that Waterlilies will have it’s US premiere at the prestigoeus AFI Docs 2015, Washington D.C.

Described as the “Pre-eminent US Documentary Fest” by Screen International, the “premier showcase for documentary films” by The Hollywood Reporter, and “Non-fiction Nirvana” by Variety, AFI Docs (formerly SilverDocs) serves as a launch pad for independent documentaries, and affords international filmmakers access to US audiences.

This year’s five day festival runs from the 17th-21st of June 2015 and includes 81 films from 25 countries around the world.

For further updates on screening times & venues like Waterlilies on facebook or follow us on Twitter. You can check out the trailer for Waterlilies on Vimeo here.

Waterlilies Shortlisted for 2015 Grierson Awards

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Waterlilies has been shortlisted for the 43rd Annual Grierson British Documentary Awards 2015.

Established in 1972, the Grierson Awards recognise and celebrate documentaries from Britain and abroad that have made a significant contribution to the genre and that demonstrate quality, integrity, creativity, originality and overall excellence.

Speaking about being shortlisted Director Tanya Doyle said, “I’m delighted that Waterlilies has been shortlisted by the Grierson Trust. Some of my favorite filmmakers have been shortlisted for Grierson Awards in the past, so it’s a huge honor. It’s great news for all here in Marmalade Films and also for the women who participated in the film”.

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Waterlilies Selected for 2015 Ethnografilm Festival, Paris

We are delighted to announce that Waterlilies has been selected for the documentary short film programme at this year’s Ethnografilm Fesitval, Paris, which will take place from the 8-12th of April 2015 in the historic Montmartre district of The City of Light. For more information on the Ethnografilm Festival 2015, Check out their website here. Screening dates and times are yet to be confirmed but like Waterlilies on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for more details and updates.

You can check out the trailer for Waterlilies on Vimeo here

Waterlilies Selected for 2015 Toronto Irish Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce that Waterlilies has been selected for the documentary short film programme at this year’s Toronto Irish Film Festival which will take place from the 6th to the 8th of March at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto.

Waterlilies will be screened on Sunday the 8th of March at 4:00pm. For a full list of films included in this years schedule, check out their website here.

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You can check out the trailer for Waterlilies on Vimeo here

Bia Duchais-Second Broadcast on TG4

Bia Duchais will return to our screens starting from the 8th April at 8.30pm on TG4.
Bia Duchais is a cookumentary series which explores our Irish culinary heritage. Each episode tells the story of one of six of our best loved staples; Pork, Salmon, Potatoe, Grains, Cheese and Honey and traces how these foods have remained a standard in Irish food culture.

Watch the trailer for Bia Duchais on Vimeo here
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Bia Duchais is produced by Marmalade FIlms for TG4 with the support of the BAI Sound & Vision fund.