The Armor of Lighthttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/thearmoroflight.phpTFC is handling worldwide Festival Distribution for Abigail Disney's new doc, which premiered at Tribeca earlier this year.
(T)ERRORhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/terror.phpTFC is proud to be handling festival distribution for the Sundance 2015 U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award - Break Out First Feature winner, (T)ERROR.
Harold and Lillian A Hollywood Love Storyhttp://danielraim.com/harold-and-lillian/TFC congratulates longtime member Daniel Raim on his Cannes Film Festival premiere! TFC is advising on Sales and Festival Distribution.
Tab Hunter Confidentialhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/tabhunterconfidential.phpTFC continues its partnership with Jeffrey Schwarz as he premieres his latest documentary on Tab Hunter at SXSW. TFC is handling worldwide Festival Distribution and worldwide Sales.
Naz & Maalikhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/nazandmaalik.phpTFC is handling international Festival Distribution for Jay Dockendorf’s new feature, which premiered at SXSW earlier this year.
Those Peoplehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/thosepeople.phpTFC is handling worldwide festivals for Joey Kuhn’s new feature. World Premiere at Seattle International Film Festival.
The Hunting Groundhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/thehuntingground.phpTFC is handling international festival distribution for Kirby Dick's timely follow up to his Emmy award-wining and Academy Award-nominated film, The Invisible War. The film, which examines the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses in the U.S., premiered at Sundance 2015.
The New Man El Hombre Nuevohttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/thenewman.phpTFC is handling worldwide Festivals for the winner of this year's Teddy Award at Berlinale.
The Year We Thought About Lovehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/theyearwethoughtaboutlove.phpTFC is handling festival distribution for this heartwarming doc about an LGBT theater troupe for inner city Boston youth ages 14-22 that performs plays about their lives to packed high school auditoriums.
Regarding Susan Sontaghttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/regardingsusansontag.phpTFC is handling worldwide festivals for this Tribeca Film Festival Special Jury Prize-winning documentary, which premiered on HBO on December 8.
The Royal Roadhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/theroyalroad.phpTFC is handling worldwide festival distribution for acclaimed filmmaker Jenni Olson’s THE ROYAL ROAD, which continues to receive rave reviews ever since recent Sundance 2015 premiere.
Appropriate Behaviorhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/appropriatebehavior.phpTFC is handling Festival Distribution for Desiree Akhavan’s new feature, which premiered at Sundance 2014. Look for it in theaters and on VOD January 16, 2015. Desiree Akhavan has also been nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay.
Evolution of a Criminalhttp://www.evolutionofacriminal.comTFC-Direct is servicing the U.S. Theatrical Release of this crticially-acclaimed film, which just earned director Darius Clark Monroean Independent Spirit Award nomination for the Truer than Fiction Award.
Out in the Nighthttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/outinthenight.phpTFC is proud to be handling festivals for Blair Dorosh-Walther’s riveting new documentary that reveals the power of film to combat violence and discrimination in the U.S. criminal justice system.
The Invisible Warhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/theinvisiblewar.phpTFC handled North American sales and festival distribution for Kirby Dick's shocking expose about the US military. Sundance Audience Award Winner, Academy Award Nominated and Emmy Nominated for Best Documentary and Outstanding Investigative Journalism—Long-Form.
Valentine Roadhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/valentineroad.phpTFC is handling festivals for this powerful HBO documentary, which premiered at Sundance. Emmy Nominated for Best Documentary and Outstanding Coverage a Current News Story—Long Form.
Cesar’s Last Fasthttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/cesarslastfast.phpTFC is handling Festival Distribution for this official Sundance 2014 selection, which weaves together the larger story of Chavez’s life, vision, and legacy using never-before-seen footage of Chavez during his fast and testimony from those closest to him.
Selling Your Film Outside the U.S.http://www.sellingyourfilm.comVolume 2 in our Cast Study book series, Selling Your Film Outside the U.S., is now available for FREE in a variety of digital formats. This volume focuses on distribution in Europe.
The Doghttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/thedog.phpTFC is handling Festival Distribution for this intimate portrait of John Wojtowicz, the man who inspired Al Pacino’s character in Sidney Lumet’s Dog Day Afternoon. The film premiered last year in the Toronto International Film Festival and will play at Berlin this year.
To Be Takeihttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/tobetakei.phpTFC is thrilled to be handling festival distribution for Jennifer Kroot’s new Sundance doc about the remarkable career of George Takei—from a child forced into Japanese-American internment camps, to his iconic role in the original Star Trek series, to a witty and sharp-tongued social media activist.
Born to Fly Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravityhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/borntofly.phpTFC is handling Festival Distribution for Catherine Gund's SXSW doc, choreographer Elizabeth Streb, whose Extreme Action Company crafts a unique style of high-flying, high-impact, dare-all contemporary dance.
Song From the Foresthttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/songfromtheforest.phpTFC is handling Festival Distribution for Michael Obert new feature that won Best Feature-Length Documentary at IDFA and recently played Thessaloniki and SXSW.
The Amina Profilehttp://www.theaminaprofile.comThe Film Collaborative is handled U.S. Festivals for Sophie Deraspe’s new feature, which premiered at Sundance 2015.
The Immortalistshttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/theimmortalists.phpTwo eccentric scientists struggle to create eternal youth in this new SXSW doc by David Alvarado & Jason Sussberg. TFC is handling worldwide festival distribution.
Kidnapped For Christhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/kidnappedforchrist.phpTFC is handling festivals for this fascinating doc by Kate S. Logan, premiering at Slamdance.
The Big Askhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/sales/thebigaskTFC is proud to be handling for North American sales, this new dark comedy, formerly known as Teddy Bears, starring Gillian Jacobs, Zachary Knighton, David Krumholtz, Melanie Lynskey, Ahna O'Reilly, and Jason Ritter. Tribeca Films will release on digital and VOD May 20 and theatrically at Laemmle NoHo 7 in Los Angeles on May 30.
How to Start Your Own Countryhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/howtostartyourowncountry.phpTFC is handling World Sales and Film Festival Distribution for this amazing documentary by Jody Shapiro, which premiered at TIFF played IDFA and is now available on iTunes.
I Am Divinehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/iamdivine.phpTFC is handling festivals, foreign sales and the U.S. theatrical for Jeffrey Schwartz' new documetary about the one and only Divine, which premiered at SXSW and played at Sheffield earlier this year. TFC also handled the theatrical release in the fall of 2014.
A River Changes Coursehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/ariverchangescourse.phpTFC is handling North American festivals for Kalyanee Mam's new documentary, which just received the World Cinema Jury Prize, Documentary at Sundance. Theatrical begins Oct. 4 in New York at IFC.
The New Blackhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/thenewblack.phpTFC is handling Festival Distribution for Yoruba Richen's new documentary on the intersection between the African American community and marriage equality. Audience Award winner at AFI Docs and Frameline37.
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventurehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/shutuplittleman.phpThis offbeat doc world premiered at Sundance and New Directors/New Films. TFC represented US sales (along with David Koh and Josh Braun) and distribution consultation. Now available on Netflix and iTunes.
G.B.F.http://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/gbf.phpTFC is handling worldwide fests for G.B.F. (Gay Best Friend), which premiered at Tribeca.
Gore Vidal The United States of Amnesiahttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/gorevidal.phpTFC is thrilled to be handling festivals for Nicholas Wrathall's fascinating Tribeca Film Festival documentary on Gore Vidal.
The Happy Sadhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/thehappysad.phpTFC is handling festivlals for Rodney Evans’ latest film, which is currently in theatrical in New York & Los Angeles.
Alunahttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/aluna.phpTFC is handling festivals and niche marketing for this unique doc about a genuine lost civilization that emerges from the Colombian rainforest to warn about the dangers of environmental degradation. ALUNA will world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in September.
Pit Stophttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/pitstop.phpTFC is handling Festivals for Yen Tan's latest film, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year. Nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards.
Leave It on the Floorhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/leaveitonthefloor.phpSheldon Larry's narrative feature set in Los Angeles' vogueing and ball culture premiered at the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival, TIFF and Berlin 2012. TFC is handling worldwide sales and festival distribution.
A Fierce Green Firehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/afiercegreenfire.phpMark Kitchell’s big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, which premiered at Sundance this year, now featuring narration by Robert Redford, Meryl Steep, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, and Isabel Allende. Now on Digital.
Born This Wayhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/bornthisway.phpTFC is handling worldwide fests for the Berlinale doc, about the efforts of a human rights activist who is fighting to protect the rights of gays and lesbians in Cameroon.
Some Guy Who Kills Peoplehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/someguywhokillspeople.phpTFC is consulting on distribution and handling sales in the US and English-speaking Canada for this new comedic horror-thriller starring Kevin Corrigan, Barry Bostwick and Karen Black.
Gaybyhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/gayby.phpTFC handling sales and advising on distribution for Jonathan Lisecki's new feature that premiered at SXSW. TFC handled the theatrical, and it is now available on DVD & Digital.
Revenge of the Electric Carhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/revengeoftheelectriccar.phpWorld Premiere at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. TFC advised on distribution. Now available on DVD and Digital.
Red Hook Summer A Spike Lee Filmhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/redhooksummer.phpTFC is handling international festivals for Spike Lee’s RED HOOK SUMMER, which played at Sundance last year and opened theatrically in the U.S. last August.
Keep the Lights Onhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/keepthelightson.phpTFC is handling Festival Distribution in North America for Ira Sach's remarkable film that played Sundance, Berlinale and Tribeca. The film just picked up two Jury Prizes at Outfest: Best Feature and Best Screenwriting. In theatres September 7th.
Weekendhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/weekend.phpTFC handling world sales and festival distribution. Winner of SXSW Emerging Visions Audience Award and Outfest 2011 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding International Dramatic Feature. Now available on Netflix Watch Instantly in the US. The Criterion Collection to release Blu-Ray/DVD on August 21, 2012.
Facing Mirrorshttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/facingmirrors.phpTFC is advising on worldwide distribution strategy for this powerful new film from Iran, which has won Jury awards at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and at Frameline36.
An African Electionhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/anafricanelection.phpTFC is handling worldwide festivals and US theatrical for this Sundance 2011 Official Selection and 2012 Spirit Award nominee.
Vitohttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/vito.phpTFC is handling worldwide film festivals for this important doc about 'The Celluloid Closet' author and LGBT activist Vito Russo. Now an Emmy™ winnter!
Elementalhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/elemental.phpTFC is handling theatrical distribution for Elemental, which opens in May in New York and San Francisco.
Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Samehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/codependentlesbianspacealienseekssame.phpThis uproarious Sundance comedy hit is now available on DVD & Digital
Joshua Tree, 1951 A Portrait of James Dean: Joshua Tree, 1951http://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/joshuatree1951.phpTFC is handing festivals and sales for this innovative look at James Dean's early years in Hollywood. Premiering at Seattle International Film Festival in May.
Valley of Saintshttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/valleyofsaints.phpTFC is handing sales for this multiple Sundance 2012 award-winning film set in Kashmir.
Jobriath A.D.http://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/jobriath.phpTFC is handling sales and festivals for this fascinating look at the rise and fall of a unique rock artist.
The Wise Kidshttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/thewisekids.phpTFC is handling festivals for Stephen Cone's coming-of-age story set in a Baptist church community. Winner of Jury awards for both US Dramatic Feature and Screenwriting at Outfest and Jury/Audience awards at Birmingham's Sidewalk/Shout. Also a New York Times Critics' Pick.
Transhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/trans.phpTFC is handling Festivals and advising on Sales for this fantastic new documentary that has won Best Documentary at Philadelphia QFest and the Torino GLBT Film Festival.
We Were Herehttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/wewerehere.phpTFC advised on distribution and worked in association with Producer's Rep Jonathan Dana for this Official Sundance 2011 Selection. One of indieWIRE's top 10 Indie Documentaries of 2011. Outfest 2011 Outstanding Documentary Feature winner. Now an Emmy™ nominee!
Hit So Hardhttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/hitsohard.phpFeatured at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival as well as Film Society of Lincoln Center's New Directors/New Films, TFC is proud to handle worldwide festivals for his hard hitting rock doc about Courtney Love's Hole drummer Patty Schemel.
Mosquita y Marihttp://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/mosquitaymari.phpTFC is handling sales and festival distribution for Aurora Guerrero's first feature, which just won Best First Feature and Best Actress at Outfest.
Undertow (Contracorriente)http://www.thefilmcollaborative.org/films/undertow.phpWorld Cinema Dramatic Audience Award winner at Sundance 2010 and worldwide Festival hit. TFC released theatrically. Now available on DVD, Blu-ray and digital.
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