MY CINEMA EUROPE CHANNEL
My Cinema Europe (MCE) is Asia’s first dedicated movie channel for European films. MCE is showcasing the best of the European movie world: top-notch films with impact, variety, passion, character, and so much more. MCE is a Premium movie service, covering new releases, box-office hits, award winners, festival hits, classics, entertainment movie magazines and provides live coverage of top European film festivals: MCE is the home of European Cinema.
MY CINEMA EUROPE SEPTEMBER 2020 CHANNEL SCHEDULE & HIGHLIGHTS
ONE NIGHT IN ISTANBUL
04 September 2020 | Monday | 7:30pm (PH)
The film is a must for all Liverpool fans, all football fans in general and anyone who loves a good comedy. Two down on their luck Liverpool cabbies, Tommy and Gerry, strike an unusual deal with a local gangster to take their sons on a trip of a lifetime, to watch their beloved football team play in the European Cup Final in Istanbul. Hoping to use the trip as a chance to bond with their sons, big trouble awaits them in the form of a sexy hotel chambermaid, two ruthless crooks on a mission and a bag of counterfeit cash.
A SOMEWHAT GENTLE MAN
12 September 2020 | Saturday | 9:15pm (PH)
After serving 12 years for murder, Ulrik is now a freeman. But is he really free from the past and the prison of life? All he wants is to unite with his well-educated son, but his former boss is expecting Ulrik to kill a snitch, his landlord is treating him like a sex-toy, and worst of all, he is starting to lose hair…Is it really possible for Ulrik to say goodbye to the past and embrace the future? Critics say, “Only an actor of Skarsgard’s resources could make such a big impression.” “A Somewhat Gentle Man is a slow, dark, somewhat gentle comedy. Just when you think you’re bored, you notice it’s under your skin.”
EVERY FACE HAS A NAME
17 September 2020 | Thursday | 9:05pm
In the fascinating Swedish documentary “Every Face Has A Name,” Magnus Gertten tracks down and interviews survivors from German concentration camps seen in a 35mm archival film reel showing their arrival a the harbour of Malmo, Sweden, on April 28, 1945. The group includes Jews from all over Europe, Norwegian prisoners of war, Polish mothers and children, members of the French resistance and British spies – and perhaps unique among them, a young Italian-American who was accused of being a spy while visiting her grandparents and deported to Auschwitz.
CHILDREN OF THE SUN
24 September 2020 | Thursday | 10:30pm
As the Mob destroys the life of a big family and leaves them on the brink of survival, a powerful, yet secret love, burns between Marko (gangster) and Angela – two high school sweethearts. Good fortune smiles on the family (a Bohemian collective of lovable eccentrics) as they find a long-lost treasure, but Angela betrays them in the name of love by stealing it in order to save Marko’s life from the Mob. In the end, everyone reaps what they sow, and their love ends inauspiciously.
MY CINEMA EUROPE OCTOBER 2020 CHANNEL SCHEDULE & HIGHLIGHTS
DIE MAUER BERLIN ’61
07 October 2020 | Wednesday | 7:30pm (PH)
Caught on the wrong side of the new East Berlin border, one divided family fights to reunite. – Berlin, August 12, 1961: Every afternoon, East Berlin construction worker Hans Kuhlke (Heino Ferch) takes the train home from work. When two police officer want to control him, he gets nervous – not because he wants to settle in the West, but because he smuggles copper in his suitcase, that he has “diverted” on the site and now wants to make money in the West – the border is still quite open at this time. Hans becomes extremely nervous, leaves the suitcase and escapes. At first he does not tell his wife Katharina (Inka Friedrich) – as their 14-year-old son Paul (Frederick Lau) has just been “chosen” to give a speech on the “Ernst-Thälmann-Tag” – and the same evening they want to mmet their “West Friends” Renate (Johanna Gastdorf) and Erwin Sawatzke (Axel Prahl). But on the way through the border controls Hans is getting nervous again: In the suitcase there was also a shirt, embroidered with his name. He fears that he is already looked for by the East German police …
MY FATHER’S GUESTS
13 October 2020 | Tuesday | 9:10pm (PH)
Lucien Paumelle has been a human rights activist for decades and his relatives are not astonished when he announces that he is determined to help illegal immigrants by giving them shelter in his apartment. But they are downright appalled when they meet the undocumented aliens for the fist time, a little girl named Sorina and, mostly her mother, Tatiana, a twenty-eight-year old sex bomb. To make matters worse, Lucien offhandedly tells his next of kin that he has just … married Tatiana. How will Arnaud, his son, and Babette, his daughter, react?
24 October 2020 | Saturday | 9:15pm (PH)
Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad, where he also teams up with his older sister Jackie. But an accident turns his life upside down and forced by the people around him, he desperately seeks a way out.
GET THE PICTURE
29 October 2020 | Thursday | 9:05pm (PH)
The remarkable life and work of John G Morris, the revered journalist, picture editor of Life Magazine and one of the last living journalists involved in the D-Day Normandy landings. He worked alongside many of the greatest names in 20th Century photography including Magnum founders Henri-Cartier Bresson and Robert Capa and many of the great war photographers. John worked at Life magazine during some of the most turbulent and pivotal moments in the course of 20th Century history, including the Spanish Civil War and World War II, and provides a distinct insight into the power of photography.
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