Strand Releasing has announced that the company is acquiring North American rights to Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles’ critically acclaimed documentary Mala Mala, executive produced by Killer Films’ Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler and produced by Santini and Sickles’ El Peligro Productions. A celebration of the trans and drag communities in Puerto Rico, the film made its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and will have its highly anticipated debut in theaters on July 1st at the IFC Center.
The 13th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the festival which takes place in Missoula, Montana February 19-28, 2016. The festival is now offering cash awards to winners.
Cinedigm has acquired North American theatrical, digital and home entertainment distribution rights to A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story. The highly acclaimed documentary premiered last month at SXSW, received multiple standing ovations and won the prestigious festival’s Audience Award in its category.
Those who serve our country do so by choice and with courage and honor. When wounded servicemen and women are forced to return home long before they are ready, many end up feeling like they no longer serve a purpose and struggle with day-to-day living. When Marine Corporal Kionte Storey lost his leg and suffered other injuries during his second tour of duty in Afghanistan, he made a conscious choice upon his return home that he would not only overcome his injuries, but also help and inspire other soldiers to overcome theirs as well.
This spring, National Geographic Studios presents an immersive new giant screen film experience that offers a fresh perspective on a modern-day miracle that many of us take for granted: flying. Using spectacular aerial and nature photography, Living in the Age of Airplanes carries audiences across 200,000 years of history and around the globe on an epic journey to 95 locations in 18 countries spanning seven continents to remind us how, in a single century, aviation has changed our world forever.
Referred to as the Blue Heart of Siberia, Lake Baikal is the deepest lake on earth and magically lures different cultures to coexist and fuse peacefully within its realm of mind-blowing beauty. Moscow-based RSS Production set out to capture the essence of this unique area in the exquisite new documentary film Baikal directed by Alexander Dukhon.
Even on the shortest day of the year, the owners of Ford hybrid and electric cars are able to draw enough energy from the sun to power their vehicles according to an uplifting new ad for the automaker.
Florida-based cinematographer Michael Minock’s new film, Don’t Look Away, tells the story of the growing tragedy that is human trafficking. The 25-minute film will be submitted to film festivals and provided free of charge to organizations that specialize in caring for and rehabilitating victims of the crime.
Life After Death From Above 1979, director Eva Michon’s documentary about the Canadian punk/dance duo, is now available for theatrical screening through the web-based distribution platform Tugg.
Cinedigm has acquired North American home entertainment rights to It Happened Here, the compelling new documentary from director Lisa F. Jackson and producer Marjorie Schwartz Nielsen that explores sexual assault on campuses through the personal testimonials of five survivors who transform their experiences into a springboard for change.