An Unusual Spy

At the age of 97 Marthe Cohn is ready to share her extraordinary story with the world in this documentary. Join the making of "An Unusual Spy"!

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Geslaagd
122
Backers
18/07/2017
Einddatum
€10.593
Voor €10.000
105 %
Tuesday, April 14, 2020

<p>These days, a bit of Good News is well needed...So here it is! Celebrating 100 in the era of a pandemic. After fighting the Nazis, she is not going to let Cornavirus steal her 100th festivities!!! <img alt="100 Birthday" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/659157/Screenshot_2020-04-14_at_22.38.30-1586896762.png"> <strong>Check out the celebration drive-by-party of Marthe Cohn:</strong> <a href="https://vimeo.com/407460961?fbclid=IwAR0cpy1y5jD8dSU-cHjnIVg3_ZDaySv_LV0gxtqNj4v9GcY3xWP9RWQo5ks" target="_blank">https://vimeo.com/407460961?fbclid=IwAR0cpy1y5jD8dSU-cHjnIVg3_ZDaySv_LV0gxtqNj4v9GcY3xWP9RWQo5ks</a> <em>*Feel free to share the birthday video on your social&nbsp;media and press network!&nbsp;</em></p> <p>Film release update:</p> <p>Due to COVID-19, our US and German theatrical release had to change.&nbsp;</p> <p>This means that while we planned to release in Germany on March 19th, this is more likely to become September 2020 if all things remain as foreseen, and the cinemas will go back to activity by then. The US release had to go from cinemas to online and DVD. You can get more information on how to share the film with your networks here:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.kinolorber.com/product/chichinette-the-accidental-spy-dvd-1?fbclid=IwAR3SkpIy2CNsP1dUIfHiTo-GPCL-ujzwQhYRBUvLa8apUKf_M5fkUr19gys">https://www.kinolorber.com/product/chichinette-the-accidental-spy-dvd-1?fbclid=IwAR3SkpIy2CNsP1dUIfHiTo-GPCL-ujzwQhYRBUvLa8apUKf_M5fkUr19gys</a></p> <p><img alt="Chichinette cover dvd 1586896844" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/659158/Chichinette_Cover_DVD-1586896844.jpg"></p>
Tuesday, April 14, 2020

<p><img alt="760628937_640-1554120709" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/582777/760628937_640-1554120709.jpg"></p> You made it possible ! <p>We are glad to let you know, that the project originally called "<strong>an Unusual Spy</strong>" is now a finished film. It's been a long and challenging journey, but the <strong>result </strong>is beyond expectations. While we are now waiting on a first Festival selection to present our baby to the world, a <strong>sales agent</strong> (<a href="http://www.urbandistrib.com/films/chichinette-how-i-accidentally-became-a-spy/" target="_blank">Urban Distribution</a>) and a <strong>German distributor </strong>(<a href="https://www.missingfilms.de/index.php/filme/10-filme-neu/287-chichinette" target="_blank">Missing Films</a>) are already attached to the project.  We will now start sending <strong>rewards </strong>as promised in our KissKissBankBank crowdfunding campain.  Some of you already have their <strong>names </strong>on the end credits and on the <a href="http://chichinette-film.com/impressum-1.html." target="_blank">official Website</a>. Others will soon receive a <strong>digital postcard</strong>, a <strong>DVD</strong>, a <strong>printed picture</strong>or even an <strong>original image</strong> by Aline Helmcke, used in the film.  We take this opportunity to <strong>thank you </strong>again for your <strong>support</strong>. You have been great. For those who would want to see the film asap, we must say : <strong>remain patient ! </strong>Good things come to those who wait.  In the meantime, check out the <strong>trailer </strong><a href="https://vimeo.com/318247315" target="_blank">HERE</a> and follow the <strong>next steps</strong> on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/marthecohnchichinette/" target="_blank">Facebook</a> or subscribe for <a href="https://goo.gl/forms/6wlJf2wke31RhzUm1" target="_blank">Newsletter</a>.</p>
Wednesday, November 06, 2019

<p>Dear Kissbanker,</p> <p>There is a lot going on with the documentary you supported two years ago, so we thought we should give you a quick update.</p> <p>If you are following our Facebook page <a href="https://www.facebook.com/marthecohnchichinette/">https://www.facebook.com/marthecohnchichinette/</a> you might have already heard some of the news. But have you heard it all ?</p> <p><img alt="International-1573063951" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/629337/international-1573063951.jpg"></p> <p><a href="http://www.urbandistribution.fr/">URBAN DISTRIBUTION</a> is the sales agent in charge of international sales. Their mission is to get the film in many interesting festivals, to find national distributors who will be interested in releasing the film in their country and to sell the film to TVs and platforms.</p> <p><a href="https://www.haifaff.co.il/eng/Films/6207/Chichinette_-_How_I_Accidentally_Became_a_Spy_%7C_Chichinette_-_Wie_ich_zuf%C3%A4llig_Spionin_wurde">WORLD PREMIERE IN HAIFA</a> (ISRAEL) – 13/10/2019</p> <p><img alt="Marthe_haifa-1573061311" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/629327/marthe_haifa-1573061311.jpg"></p> <p>The film premiered at the 35th HAIFA International Film Festival, in the presence of Marthe Cohn and her husband, as well as the director Nicola Hens and the producer Amos Geva.</p> <p>The screening was sold out and the discussion following the film was very intense.</p> <p>“Chichinette” received a Special Mention from the Jury and the national news <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kan.news/videos/vb.220634478361516/2336880119960641/?type=2&amp;theater">broadcasted a report</a> on Marthe and the film.</p> <p><a href="https://www.screendaily.com/news/kino-lorber-takes-us-rights-to-doc-chichinette-how-i-accidentally-became-a-spy-exclusive/5144164.article">SCREEN INTERNATIONAL</a> revealed recently that the film has been sold to US (Kino Lorber), the UK (Signature), Hungary (Cirko) and France (Urban Distribution).&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="France-1573063978" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/629338/France-1573063978.jpg"></p> <p><a href="http://www.urbandistribution.fr/films/chichinette-ma-vie-despionne/">“Chichinette – ma vie d’espionne”</a>, that’s the title for the French release which started on Octobre the 30th. Marthe and Major were present for screenings in Metz, Paris and soon Poitiers, Blois, Bordeaux, Marseille, Toulouse, Strasbourg. To find a screening next to your place, check : <a href="http://www.allocine.fr/seance/film-273875/toutes/">http://www.allocine.fr/seance/film-273875/toutes/</a></p> <p><img alt="Espace_st_martin-1573061466" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/629329/espace_st_martin-1573061466.jpg"></p> <p>ARTE invited Marthe to talk about the film and about her life in their “28 Minutes” show.&nbsp; <a href="https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/093320-001-A/marthe-hoffnung-cohn-28-minutes/">https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/093320-001-A/marthe-hoffnung-cohn-28-minutes/</a></p> <p>The press is very positive about the film. Reviews are great so far.</p> <p><img alt="Marthe_presse_francaise-1573060897" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/629319/marthe_presse_francaise-1573060897.jpg"></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="Germany-1573064005" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/629339/Germany-1573064005.jpg"></p> <p>The Deutschland Premiere of the film took place last week at the <a href="https://hofer-filmtage.com/festival-2019/dokumentarfilme-2019/">Hofer Filmtage</a>. It was also shown in Frankfurt, at the Judische Kulturwochen. You have also a chance to see it :</p> <p>- <a href="https://www.jfsbr.com/">Judische Filmtage Saarbrücken am 09.11.2019 - mit Gast</a></p> <p>- <a href="http://www.kinobar-leipzig.de/cgi-bin/film.pl?filmId=2082">Filme gegen das Vergessen Leipzig am 10.11.2019</a></p> <p>- <a href="https://www.kasselerdokfest.de/">Kasseler DOKfest am 14.11.2019</a></p> <p>- <a href="https://filmfest.frauenrechte.de/2019/de/dokus.htm">Filmfest FrauenWelten Tübingen 24.11.2019</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://missingfilms.de/index.php/filme/10-filme-neu/287-chichinette">Missing Films</a> will then release the film in 2020 across German cinemas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

<p><img alt="100_goal_reachedb-1499767473" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/440300/100_goal_reachedB-1499767473.jpg"></p><p> </p><p><strong>We are so overwhelmed and excited to announce that today we have reached our 100% goal!</strong></p><p>This could not have happened without the amazing support of our backers and all this even with 7 days left on the campaign.</p><p> </p><p><img alt="Can_i_still_support-1499768065" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/440303/can_i_still_support-1499768065.jpg"> </p><p><strong>YES</strong>! Our campaign isn't just about money, it's about <u>building a community</u> and for this we need you with us.</p><p> </p><p><img alt="Now_what-1499768107" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/440304/now_what-1499768107.jpg"></p><p>Us reaching the 100% means that we can now focus on finishing the film about Marthe and make the animation depicting her memories of the past. However, you may still contribute and support the project in the upcoming week! No sum is too little and perhaps we can even make it to 120%!</p><p>We invite you to follow our news updates in the upcoming week as well as in the months ahead, as we will progress with the film and stay tuned for our film release in 2018 - Hopefully - Coming soon to a cinema near <strong>YOU</strong>!</p><p> </p><p><img alt="Rewards-1499768118" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/440305/rewards-1499768118.jpg"></p><p>The delivery of all rewards will begin as soon as possible in accordance with the date of delivery stated on each reward. We will keep you updated if any delays shall occur, however, we hope to deliver on time or sooner! </p><p>Much love,</p><p>Team "An Unusual Spy"</p><p><img alt="Heart-1499767762" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/440302/heart-1499767762.jpg">   </p>