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Angelina and Loung at the BAFTA Awards

Angelina and Loung at the BAFTA Awards

The queen has arrived at the BAFTA’s in London and we don’t have to keep saying how gorgeous she looks, do we? 🙂 She wears a beautiful black dress by “Ralph&Russo” and with her is friend and colleague Loung Ung.

And as you probably know by now is First They Killed My Father nominated in the category “Film not in the English Language” category – and soon we will know if they win!

Unfortunately didn’t First They Killed My Father win and the prize went to The Handmaiden, so congratulations to everyone involved in that film! View all the winners here and as a consolation, we have added 100s of HQ photos and several videos from the event, so enjoy!

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“Paris Match” & “Deadline” magazine scans

Here is magazine scans of Angelina from Paris Match and Deadline and you can also read the new IndieWire interview which was published today, in the press archive. Enjoy the read!

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To present at the BAFTAs and attend the ASC Awards

This Sunday, February 18th, our Angelina will be present at the 71th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs).

First They Killed My Father is nominated in the category “Film not in the English Language” category as well so we will keep our fingers crossed and hope the movie wins!

She will also attend the American Society Of Cinematographers Awards tonight in Los Angeles – we really can’t wait for all the new photos and videos!

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Scans from “Muse – February 2018”

Angelina is on the cover of the Australian magazine Muse and the February 2018 issue. Scans have been to the gallery so you can read the interview there. She’s also on the cover of the Pakistan version of OK! magazine for the January 2018 issue. If someone is able to scan it for us, please contact us!

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IndieWire video interview with Angelina and Loung

IndieWire video interview with Angelina and Loung

There has been some things posted online about Angelina not getting the Oscar nomination and all of us fans obviously thinks she/they deserved it and wished that they would had received it. But the movie is amazing and nomination or not doesn’t take way that! 🙂

Loung Ung also posted this online:

The Oscars nominations were announced on Tuesday and FTKMF did not make this list. That’s okay. We are still proud and thrilled. We made the film we wanted and made it with love and integrity. And I wanted to honor my parents and believe I did this. Thank you everyone for your support.
Loung Ung

Below is an interview from IndieWire with Angelina and Loung Ung.

Angelina Jolie on Catharsis in ‘First They Killed My Father,’ and Working With Her Son: Awards Season Spotlight Profile

“It could be traumatic, or it could be cathartic. And we insisted it would be cathartic,” Jolie said of directing the Cambodian Genocide drama.

First They Killed My Father,” Angelina Jolie’s gripping drama about a child surviving the Khmer Rouge, is the actress-turned-director’s finest film to date. The movie was rejected by the Oscars, receiving no nominations, though it was Cambodia’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film — a fact that in no way diminishes the artistry and power of the film Jolie crafted from Cambodian author and activist’s Loung Ung’s best-selling memoir of the same name. The story had deep personal resonance; Jolie’s son, Maddox, is Cambodian by birth. The director said she felt a great responsibility to get the story right — not just for her son, but for all Cambodians.

“When you’re a director, you don’t wanna feel you’ve let down your team, or you’ve let down the country, or you’ve let down the family,” Jolie said in an interview for IndieWire’s Spotlight Awards series. It was her son Maddox, who at 16 years old now has his first producer credit for the movie, who suggested she make “First They Killed My Father.” “[He] was the reason we finally did it,” she added.

“The majority of our crew were survivors… So everybody was affected,” Jolie said. “It could be traumatic, or it could be cathartic, and we insisted it would be cathartic. It had to not be easy. Because we were fighting to make something that mattered, so it had to be a little difficult.”

The story follows Ung’s brutal childhood surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge in 1970s Cambodia; Ung adapted the script from her memoir. “[She] made it safe…for everybody to have their moments,” said Ung. “There were times we had to stop shooting, because people were suffering from post-traumatic stress, and Angie was great.”

Even if Jolie did not get the Oscar nod she was hoping for, “First They Killed My Father” was warmly received, and went a long way toward marking Jolie as a director with vision and skill. Not only is the movie an enormous accomplishment for a woman who wears many hats in Hollywood, but it’s a tale close to her heart. “This movie’s about family…It’s how warm it is, and what it means to have a family, and how that forms us, and how that helps us heal and survive.”

Heal, survive, and hopefully flourish.

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