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Christoph Thoke with his production company Mogador Film is known for being connected with highly awarded movies like “Tropical Malady”, “Twenty-Nine Palms”, “Lorna’s Silence”, “Little Senegal”, “Tears of April” or “Bedways”. Two of his recent co-productions have been selected as national entry for the Oscar® race 2014. “To have two titles in the race, is truely a once-in-a-lifetime experience”, says Mogador’s principal Christoph Thoke.

The selected films for Foreign-Language Oscar® 2014 are:

No. 1 for Iceland
“Of Horses and Men”, directed by Benedikt Erlingsson and starring Helgi Björnsson, Charlotte Bøving, Sigríður María Egilsdóttir, Maria Ellingse is produced by Island production company Icecorp and the German Mogador Film (Frankfurt).

No. 2 for Bangladesh:
“Television”, directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farook is a collaborative venture of Chabial Film and Star Cineplex (Bangladesh) in coproduction with German production house Mogador Film (Frankfurt). The film has Shaheer Huda, Mosharraf Karim, Nusrat Imroz Tisha and Chanchal Chowdhury in starring roles.