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Cannes doc Screeings: two-time oscar-nominated director's Cast The First Stone and The Last Safari

Cannes Market documentary screenings Cast The First Stone, by two-time oscar nominated director Jonathan Stack, and The Last Safari, an explosively visual film about Kenya's massai and other tribal ways of life.  

 

CAST THE FIRST STONE  USA  90 & 52 min Documentary HDCAM

 

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Winner Best Documentary and

Audience Award Best Feature documentary

Bahamas Intenational Film Festival 2013

  

  Directed by multiple Emmy Award-winning and two-time Academy Award® nominated documentary filmmaker Jonathan Stack takes us deep inside Louisiana’s Angola Prison and Correctional Institution for Women, where 75 inmates come together to perform the largest prison production of The Passion Play ever.

 

    View Cast The First Stone Teaser

 

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THE LAST SAFARI USA,  2013, 74 & 52 min., Documentary

 

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Los Angeles Wowen's Film Festival 2014- Charleston Film Festival 2014 - Hamptons Film Festival 2013 -  Bahamas International Film Festival 2013 - Tucson Film Festival 2013-

The Last Safari follows the story of a photojournalist's quest for meaning through the unforgiving landscape of remote Kenya as she sets out in search of the tribes-people she documented a decade earlier, dodging everything from bullets and floods, to heat strokes along the way.

 

The Last Safari Teaser

 

 

 

BOXING WITH HER  Tunisia  70 & 52 min Documentary HDCAM

 

Golden Hack Arab Film Festival Rotterdam - Doha Tribeca Film Festival Quatar - UNFPA Sun Valley - Cinem Africa Stockholm Film Festival

  

  This revealing documentary explores the world of female boxing in Tunisia, a society where the body of a woman is considered a sacred place for procreation. Through interviews with women boxers, and exciting competitions the film asks why a female body in the pugilistic arena is so confronting, even taboo, in Arab society, in the country which birthed the Arab Spring.

 

    View Boxing With Her trailer

 

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HAITI UNTOLD CANADA,  2012, 78 & 52 min., Documentary

 

Palm Beach International Film Festival 2013 - Monaco Film Festival 2013 - Bahamas International Film Festival 2012

Haiti Untold is the journey of Sean Penn and other notable humanitarians in their pursuit of a better Haiti, following the tragic earthquake of January 2010, where hundreds of thousands died. The film chronicles the untold story of the disaster, and a counter intuitive point-of-view on the role and limits of media in such disaters.

 

Haiti Untold Teaser

 

 

 

SWEET 16  Canada  76 & 52 min Documentary 

 

Palm Beach International Film Festival 2013 - Monaco Film Festival 2013 - Montreal World Film Festival 2012

 

  

 Filmed over 5 years, Sweet 16 is a documentary which takes  us into the inner world of Type 1 diabetes from a teen perspective.  The film is a frank human portrayal of rites-of-passage when dealing with common teen issues such as body image and peer pressure, in the context of a life threatening disease. 

 

    View Sweet 16 trailer

 

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NURSES: "IF Florence Could See Us Now" USA,  2010, 94 & 52 min, Documentary, HD


This film offers a rare look into the complex, exciting and challenging world of being a nurse. From bedside to boardroom, the joys and sorrows of this profession are shared by over 100 nurses, filmed from all across America. The film explores how the profession still evolves today, creating a concise showcase of the healthcare in action via the compassion and intimate connections taking place every second across the planet.

 

See Nurses trailer

 

 

 

SALAM RUGBY New-Zealand, 2011, 52 min, HD.

 

 

Salam Rugby is the story of women's rugby in Iran.

The sport is relatively new to the country, though it was played by British oil workers since the 1920's. Salam Rugby has been recognized by nearly a dozen documentary festivals around the world. 

 

 

See Salam Rugby Trailer

 

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MY JOAN OF ARC CANADA,  2010, 78 min, Documentary, HD

 

 

French-Canadian Director Dany Chiasson’s personal journey breathes new life into the myth of Joan of Arc, in this 600th aniversary of her birth.

 

 

See My Joan of Arc trailer

 

 

 

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THE WORLD'S FIRST TEMPLE (Gobeklitepe)

Turkey 80 & 52 min 2010 (English with some subtitles)

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12,000 years ago there already was a sacred place on Earth, 6,000 years before previously known sites such as Stonehenge.
See Trailer

 

 

 

YOURS TRULY MISS CHINATOWN  USA  2010      52 min (Completed)

 

-Official Selection New York City International Film Festival 2010

-Official Selection Inner City Los Angeles Film Festival 2010

 

Every year, two dozen women compete for the crown of Miss Los Angeles Chinatown, one of the oldest and best known ethnic pageants in the world. “Yours Truly, Miss Chinatown” uncovers the intimate stories of three young women who vie for the title Miss Los Angeles Chinatown, while struggling to navigate two cultures with conflicting values.

 

    Yours Truly Miss Chinatown trailer

 

 

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ONE ALCOHOLIC TO ANOTHER USA, 2011, 40 min, HD.

 

The heart of the film is its unique access to the testimony of AA members, their identities masked by hand-drawn animation. They openly discuss their experiences, and through their shared stories we glimpse the inner workings of an organization rarely depicted on film.

 

 

 

 

See One Alcoholic to Another trailer

 

 

 

 

FICTION

 

 

 

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HAMLET CANADA,  2011, 87 min., Drama

 

Directed by Bruce Ramsay, based on the play by William Shakespeare

 

Official Selection Vancouver International Film Festival

 

Treachery, Sex, Betrayal, Revenge and Murder are the hallmarks of this Shakespeare classic.

 

See Hamlet Trailer

 

 

 

 

THE MAIDEN DANCED TO DEATH  Canada-Hungary-Slovenia Co-production, Drama

Starring:

Deborah Kara Unger (Silent Hill, The Game)

Stephen McHattie (2012, 300, The Fountain)

Endre Hules (Angels and Demons, Zoolander, Apollo 13), Gil Bellows (Weather Man, The Shawshank Redemption)

 

 

Directed by Endre Hules, Cinematography by Vilmos Zigmond, and the Budapest Dance Ensemble.

    The maiden danced trailer

 

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GUNSLINGER AKA ECSTASY OF GOLD USA,  2009, 92 min., Western HD

 

Recently acquired for release through Lionsgate in USA

 

GUNSLINGER is a sharp shooting, gun slinging, stylized western exploring the sometimes hilarious intersection of lust, greed and money. Butch (John Elliot) is a bounty hunter who just wants to get paid an honest amount for an honest day's work; his chattel, morally corrupt Rattler Fenton just wants to cash in on his well hidden and – to hear him tell it – hard won gold. 

 

See new GUNSLIGNER Trailer

 

 Official Selection:Seattle True Independent Film Festival 2010

 Official Selection: Traildance Film Festival 2010

 Official Selection: Sunscreen Film Festival 2010

 

Lionsgate produced artwork and marketing materials will be available to Licensees

 

 

 

ANCHOR BABY Canada, 2011, 90min, drama.

 

 

Anchor Baby is a very emotional story of an Illegal immigrant couple living in the United States, on a daring journey to achieve the "American Dream" for their unborn child.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Anchor Baby Trailer

 

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LOVERS IN A DANGEROUSTIME CANADA,  2009, 96 min., Romance

 

"Lovers in a Dangerous Time" , “An undeniably lovely film: natural, gorgeously shot, haunting funny and practically oozing with Canadiana!” -- Eric Volmer, Calgary Herald

 

See Lovers in a Dangerous Time Trailer

 

 

 

 

THE ITALIAN WRITER  USA  2009 80 min (Completed)

Starring: Lucia Moniz, (Love Actually, Second Life) and Diego Morgado (upcoming role of Joseph in 2011 relase of "Mary Mother of Christ" with Al Pacino)

 

 A charming couple meet by accident in a Lisbon train station. They immediately connect.  But each harbors a deep secret that may stand in the way of their exploding attraction.  A postcard to Lisbon, and a handsome cast, and an excellent soundtrack, this film features two breakout actors full of latin flavor, in English.

 

    The Italian Writer trailer

 

 

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THROUGH THE GLASS  USA  2009 90 min

 

Starring: Stephanie Okereke, A-list NOLLYWOOD actress, presenting her USA directorial debut,a film which has hit no 1 Nigerian Box Office in fall of 2009, with over 10M Naira generated in first 3 weeks.

 

Synopsis:

 Jeffrey [Garret Mckechnie] lives the ultimate bachelor's life going through numerous non-committed relationships, until a baby is dropped on his doorstep, and he asks his Nigerian neighbor Ada (Stephanie Okereke)  to lend a hand...

 

    Through the Glass Trailer

 

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OTHER DOCUMENTARIES

 

 

 

THE CROSS AND THE TOWERS  USA,  2006, 54 min, HD.

 

In the middle of your worst nightmare, where do you find hope? 

The Cross and The Towers follows the lives of seven individuals that were changed forever, not only by the horrific day of September 11, but by the stunning symbol of hope they found buried beneath the rubble of ground zero.

 

 

    The cross and the Towers Trailer

 

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RED SHIRLEY USA 28 min 2010

 

Lou Reed's (Velvet Underground) directorial debut

screened at Sundance 2011

 

On the eve of her 100th birthday, Rock musician Lou Reed sat down with his cousin for a tête-à-tète...

 

 

 

 

Read more about film and Red Shirley trailer

 

 

 

OUR HOUSE  USA  2010, 52 min

 

WINNER

-Grand Jurly Doc Feature, deadCenter Film Festival

 

Official Selection

-Hotdocs 2010

-Brooklyn International Film Festival 2010

-Duke City Documentary Film Festival 2010

-Derby City Film Festival 2011

 

 

 ''Illegal Squatters...anarchist radicals, devout christians''

 

    Our House Trailer

 

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KIDS WITH CAMERAS: A Journey into Autism

52 Min.

A most unlikely band of young people attend an animation camp in the outskirts of Hollywood...only in this case all the students are youth with Autism.

 

Kids with Cameras trailer

 

 

 

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GIFTED

AUSTRALIA, 66 and 52 min.

 

Extreme waterskiing like you have never seen before set to a riveting sound track...well shot, unbelievalbe stunts.

 

You simply must watch this trailer...

 

(Note Canada not available)

 

 


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