Peter Greenaway’s Golden Bear nominated Eisenstein In Guanajuato (Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti, Maya Zapata, Lisa Owen, Stelio Savante, Rasmus Slatis & Jakob Öhrman) will be released theatrically in the UK through independent British distributor Axiom Films on April 15th with the Blu-ray release scheduled for June 6th.
The film chronicles the journey of Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein when he traveled to Guanajuato in Mexico to shoot Que Viva Mexico in 1931, where he fell madly in love with his guide Canedo.
In addition to its Golden Bear nomination at the Berlin International Film Festival where it received its World Premiere, the film has been well received on the festival circuit, earning nominations and awards for Greenaway at the International Film Festival Of India, Nederlands Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival and Seville European Film Festival.
Eisenstein In Guanajuato will have its U.K. Premiere at the 2016 Glasgow Film Festival this month following its U.S theatrical release run which began through Strand Releasing on February 5th.