Eurocinema launching a block on Sky

The Eurocinema movie net is launching as a branded block on Sky in the UK.

Love Vertigo  VertigesThe five-hour block rolls out today on the Showcase net and launch titles include Love Vertigo – Vertiges (left) and A Night in Versailles – Versailles Rive-Gauche.

In the 212 slot on the Sky EPG, the channel will carry movies from the global film festival circuit. Its line-up will span shorts as well as full-length films.

The service is already available in North America and the Sky block marks its entrance to the UK market.

“We are delighted to bring Eurocinema to the UK,” said Sébastien Perioche, the service’s president and founder.

“The country’s cultural diversity and interest in the arts is a natural fit for the Eurocinema brand. We believe the UK television audiences will enjoy our films, and find them enriching.”