Beer Mogul Greg Koch’s New Documentary, ‘The Beer Jesus from America’

Now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video (here) and Vimeo on Demand The Beer Jesus from America chronicles Stoning Brewing’s rock n’ roll co-founder, Greg Koch’s  often tumultuous journey to becoming the first American independent craft brewery to build, own and operate its own brewery in Europe. Willing to risk millions on a dream […]

2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED Top Prizes Go To Minari, Boys State, Epicentro, and Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness Minari, Crip Camp, The Reason I Jump, and Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares) Win Audience Awards Park City, UT — After 10 days and 128 feature films, the 2020 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony took place […]

2020 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

Murmur receives Narrative Feature Grand Jury Prize while Higher Love takes Documentary Prize.  Audience Awards given to narrative feature Residue and documentary feature Bastards’ Road Shoot to Marry takes home Best of Breakouts Audience Award Carlota Pereda, director of Piggy, receives AGBO Fellowship, presented by Slamdance alumni Joe and Anthony Russo PARK CITY, UTAH (January […]

CHARACTERS FROM 2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL DOCUMENTARY THE COST OF SILENCE FILE LAWSUIT THAT CHALLENGES EPA’S DANGEROUSLY OUTDATED PLAN FOR OFFSHORE OIL SPILLS

CHARACTERS FROM 2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL DOCUMENTARY THE COST OF SILENCE File Lawsuit that Challenges EPA’s Dangerously Outdated Plan for Offshore Oil Spills DR. RIKI OTT AND FISHERMAN KINDRA ARNESEN TOGETHER WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY AND THE BIOLOGICAL CENTER FOR DIVERSITY SEEK URGENT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA) ACTION AGAINST HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL DISPERSANTS. In […]

Announcing the 5th Annual Edition of Neighboring Scenes: February 14 – 18 at Film at Lincoln Center

FILM AT LINCOLN CENTER AND CINEMA TROPICAL ANNOUNCE NEIGHBORING SCENES, FEBRUARY 14-18 Opening Night: Joanna Reposi Garibaldi’s LEMEBEL with filmmaker in person Annual festival includes 7 North American premieres and 5 U.S. premieres, with four filmmakers in person Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical announce the fifth edition of Neighboring Scenes, the annual wide-ranging showcase of contemporary Latin American […]

2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: 118 FEATURE FILMS ANNOUNCED

Once Upon A Time in Venezuela, photo by John Marquez; The Mountains Are a Dream That Call to Me, photo by Jake Magee; Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets, courtesy of Sundance Institute; Beast Beast, photo by Kristian Zuniga; I Carry You With Me, photo by Alejandro López; Ema, courtesy of Sundance Institute. 2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: […]

SLAMDANCE ANNOUNCES 2020 FEATURE FILM COMPETITION LINEUP

SLAMDANCE ANNOUNCES 2020 FEATURE FILM COMPETITION LINEUP  11 Narrative and 9 Documentary Features to be Showcased in Competition During 26th Annual Festival, Including 16 World, North American, and U.S. Premieres Festival Also Announces Breakouts Section Lineup December 2, 2019 (Los Angeles, CA) – The Slamdance Film Festival today announced the Narrative and Documentary Feature Film […]

COLLEGE BEHIND BARS TO AIR ON PBS NOVEMBER 25

Today, the debate team from the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) – made up of incarcerated college students – beat the debate team of Duke University in a unanimous decision, bringing their overall record to 10-2. In 2015, the BPI debate team made international headlines when it beat the debate team from Harvard. Video of that […]

Dramatic comedy AFTER CLASS, starring Justin Long and Fran Drescher, opens in LA on December 6

DRAMA/COMEDY AFTER CLASS (Formerly SAFE SPACES) OPENS IN THEATERS & VOD ON DECEMBER 6, 2019 Starring Justin Long, Fran Drescher, Richard Schiff and Kate Berlant **Official Selection – Tribeca Film Festival** **Official Selection – Rome Film Festival** **Official Selection – Traverse City Film Festival** **Official Selection – Fort Lauderdale Film Festival** **Official Selection – Greenwich Film Festival** **Official Selection – San Francisco […]

Night Sweats Premiere

NIGHT SWEATS Opening In New York and on All Major VOD Digital Platforms on November 14  Written & Directed by Andrew Lyman-Clarke Story by Andrew Lyman-Clarke and Seth Panman Starring John Wesley Shipp, Kyle DeSpiegler and Mary Elaine Ramsey A chilling and suspenseful drama set in New York City, NIGHT SWEATS tells the story of a […]

63 UP – Latest Installment in Michael Apted’s Acclaimed “Up Series”

63 UP The Latest Installment In Michael Apted’s Acclaimed “Up Series” Opens November 27th at Film Forum in NYC Opens December 6th at Landmark Nuart in LA Opens Nationwide December 13th Led by Emmy nominated, DGA and BAFTA® award-winning director Michael Apted (Chronicles of Narnia, Amazing Grace) throughout the decades, this groundbreaking documentary anthology has […]

New Teaser Trailer: DOC NYC 2019- HEALING FROM HATE (World Premiere)

HEALING FROM HATE: NEW TEASER TRAILER: HEALING FROM HATE examines the root causes of hate group activity through the bold work of those battling intolerance on the front lines, featuring Life After Hate, an organization founded by former Skinheads and neo-Nazis to help others exit hate groups. Documenting a stunning era of hatred in America – […]

Out Today: “UNSEEN” – A CAUTIONARY TALE THAT THE FILMMAKERS HOPE WILL BE A CONVERSATION STARTER ABOUT SAFETY ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Out Today! UNSEEN – Starring Rhyon Nicole Brown (Empire) and Isabella Blake-Thomas (Disney’s Secret Society of Second Born Royals), now available FREE online. A CAUTIONARY TALE THAT THE FILMMAKERS HOPE WILL BE A CONVERSATION STARTER ABOUT SAFETY ON SOCIAL MEDIA, “UNSEEN” STARRING RHYON NICOLE BROWN AND ISABELLA BLAKE-THOMAS NOW AVAILABLE FROM LEOMARK ON AMAZON.COM & AMAZON […]

Kartemquin announces $90K of funding to emerging filmmakers

Kartemquin Films Announces Diverse Voices Accelerator Fund and Emerging Storyteller Fund Grantees $90,000 of funding to be shared among 12 projects Chicago, IL – Kartemquin Films today announced the 12 documentary projects that will receive their 2019 Diverse Voices Accelerator Fund and Emerging Storyteller Fund grants. Kartemquin will celebrate the grantees and provide previews of […]

VIDIOTS RELAUNCHING WITH THEATER, COMMUNITY SPACE IN EAGLE ROCK, CA

VIDIOTS RELAUNCHING WITH THEATER, COMMUNITY SPACE AND FULL COLLECTION IN EAGLE ROCK NEIGHBORHOOD OF LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles, September 30, 2019) – Vidiots, the iconic L.A. video store-turned-film nonprofit, will relaunch in Fall of 2020 as an expanded entertainment, social, and community space at its new home, the historic Eagle Theatre in Los Angeles’ beautiful […]

Are You a Bird Without Feathers? Award Winning Black Comedy Hits Los Angeles Next Week

Premiere Engagement of BIRDS WITHOUT FEATHERS Wendy McColm’s Quirky, Austere Drama Showcases Lives of Six Peculiar Characters in Emotional Crisis Downtown Independent Cinema, September 19th-25th www.birdswithoutfeathers.com “…there’s a universal truth behind its eccentricities that makes it a compelling watch…McColm has something to say, and she says it clearly.” – Screen Anarchy Premiere of BIRDS WITHOUT […]

Beyond Fest 2019 at the Egyptian Theatre

BEYOND FEST 2019 Egyptian Theatre | September 25 – October 8, 2019 Presented by Hulu Beyond Fest returns to the Egyptian Theatre with 39 features including West Coast premieres of PARASITE, JOJO RABBIT, DOLEMITE IS MY NAME, COLOR OUT OF SPACE, THE LODGE, the world premiere of MISTER AMERICA, and reunion anniversary screenings of NATURAL […]

August on the Criterion Channel – Includes Barbara Stanwyck, Frank Borzage, Jonas Mekas, Jackie Chan’s Police Story and Police Story 2 and more!

AUGUST PROGRAMMING ON THE CRITERION CHANNEL Includes the Pre-Code films of Barbara Stanwyck, Jackie Chan’s Police Story and Police Story 2, directed by Frank Borzage, a tribute to Jonas Mekas and more Wednesday, August 14 Heart of a Dog: Criterion Collection Edition #846 Heart of a Dog marks the first feature film in thirty years by multimedia artist Laurie Anderson. […]

Indie Film JAY MYSELF Record Breaking Weekend in New York

OPENING IN LOS ANGELES ON AUGUST 16 AT LAEMMLE’S ROYAL THEATRE  THE FILM WILL EXPAND TO TOP MARKETS THROUGHOUT AUGUST + SEPTEMBER WSJ Review New York Times Review August 4th 2019 – Oscilloscope’s JAY MYSELF directed by Stephen Wilkes had a record breaking opening in New York last week with an estimated weekend per screen total of […]

Q&A Interview with “Tinsel’s Town” creator David C. Barry

Arthur Glover: So what were your earlier experiences like when you first were making projects and hustling the entertainment world? David C. Barry: In a word: “unpaid”. Which is maddeningly customary out here, or at least was. I came to LA to study film as a graduate student at USC in their Critical Studies Department, […]

Trans Rights Documentary THE MOST DANGEROUS YEAR Just Released on VOD+DVD

100% on ROTTEN TOMATOES “What makes The Most Dangerous Year so beautifully effective is its representation of these loving, proud families who choose to stand up for the humanity and humane treatment of their children — and the politicians who listen.”  ~ Los Angeles Times “Inspiring and infuriating at the same time.”  ~ The Hollywood […]

Binge it all: Season 3 of The Feels Out Now on YouTube

Binge it all: Season 3 of The Feels Available in Full On YouTube Featuring Sara Ramirez (Madam Secretary, Grey’s Anatomy) Ianne Fields Stewart (Performer, Activist) Shantira Jackson (Busy Tonight) Adepero Oduye (When They See Us) Tim Manley (GIRLS) Tim Manley, Naje Lataillade, Camden Elizabeth and Suitcase Productions bring you 30 new short-form episodes of fan-favorite series, The Feels on their YouTube Channel, starring Tim Manley and Sara Ramirez. Full of […]

WHERE WE DISAPPEAR, a powerful story of a women’s imprisonment in the Gulag – Premiering at Dances With Films June 21

WHERE WE DISAPPEAR is a survival story about a woman’s first night in a Soviet prison camp. Directed by SIMON FINK and executive produced by BONNIE BRUCKHEIMER (Beaches), multiple award-winning GERALYN WHITE DREYFOUS, and produced by VANESSA PANTLEY (Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha). The film will WORLD PREMIERE at DANCES WITH FILMS on Friday, June 21st at 7:00 pm at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Inspired […]