A second award for Despite The Falling Snow

As we countdown to the UK release of Despite The Falling Snow next month, we have been awarded another wonderful laurel from the Canadian Film Festival, this time for Best Feature Film. If you're in the UK and want to find out when it comes to a cinema near you,...

Obstacles? What Obstacles?

Henry Ford might have been talking about independent movie making when he said that obstacles are those frightful things that you see when you take your eye off the goal. Amongst the PR work for our new release, Despite the Falling Snow, we've had a long week of...

Despite the Falling Snow wins at Manchester Film Festival

Delighted to say that Despite the Falling Snow has won the award for Best Production at  Manchester Independent Film Festival this weekend. If you managed to catch one of the showings over the weekend, we'd love to hear what you thought! Please comment to let us...

City of Lights

We arrived in Paris yesterday for Fashion Week. I wanted to write that line because, really, it’s up there in the list of least likely lines I would ever write. Along with ‘I don’t like french fries’  and ‘do you have a spare lipstick?’ Our good friends Tamara...

Despite the Falling Snow in Manchester

Delighted to announce that Despite the Falling Snow will have it's UK premiere at the Manchester Int Film Festival in early March ahead of the UK release in April. The Cold War love story stars Rebecca Ferguson, Sam Reid and Charles Dance. Stay tuned for final...

Women in Film Producer Panel

Enlightenment's Hanan Kattan was a guest speaker at the Hospital Club on 1st December. On the panel of a Creative England and Women in Hollywood event, Hanan discussed the financial implications of women in front of and behind the camera...

Shamim and Hanan at the INK Conference

Shamim Sarif was invited to the INK conference in Mumbai last week where she spoke about the power of stories to influence our lives daily. Her talk was voted one of the most inspirational by Verve Magazine. Stay tuned, or sign up to our newsletter, for the link to...

Despite the Falling Snow at Film by the Sea Festival

Director Shamim Sarif and producer Hanan Kattan will be in Vlissingen this week for the prestigious film and literature festival with Despite the Falling Snow. Screenings are on Wednesday 16th at 9.30pm and Friday afternoon. Keep track of the Enlightenment team's...

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