Category Archives: Releases

On TV & Streaming: DIAMOND HANDS: THE LEGEND OF WALLSTREETBETS

Coming to MSNBC this coming Sunday, May 15 and to Peacock Monday, May 16:
DIAMOND HANDS: THE LEGEND OF WALLSTREETBETS

Director:
Drea Cooper, Zackary Canepari

World Premiere:
SXSW 2022

About:
When the smart money was betting GameStop would go under, an army of irreverent traders tried to take Wall Street down instead

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In Theatres: MAU

Coming to theatres today, Friday, May 13:
MAU

Director:
Benji Bergmann, Jono Bergmann

World Premiere:
SXSW 2021

Select Festivals:
CPH:DOX, Hot Docs, Tallinn Black Nights

About:
The unlikely story of design visionary Bruce Mau and his ever-optimistic push for massive change.

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In Theatres: IL BUCO

Coming to NYC’s Film Forum today, Friday, May 13:
IL BUCO

Director:
Michelangelo Frammartino

World Premiere:
D’A Film Festival 2021

Select Festivals:
Venice, New York, Busan, Beijing, Tokyo, BFI London, Thessaloniki, Mar del Plata, Vienna,

About:
A hybrid docufiction recreation of a 1961 speleological expedition to measure Europe’s deepest cave in Italy’s Calabria region.

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Streaming: OUR FATHER

New to Netflix this week:
OUR FATHER

Director:
Lucie Jourdan

World Premiere:
Netflix release (May 2022)

About:
Genetics gave them blond hair, blue eyes, and a place on a fertility doctor’s family tree that was planted without their mothers’ knowledge or consent.

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In Theatres: JONATHAN AGASSI SAVED MY LIFE

Coming to theatres tomorrow, Friday, May 13:
JONATHAN AGASSI SAVED MY LIFE

Director:
Tomer Heymann

World Premiere:
Jerusalem 2018

Select Festivals:
IDFA, CPH:DOX, Thessaloniki Doc, Vilnius, Docs Against Gravity, MIX Brasil, Biografilm

About:
An intimate look at the world of porn and escorting through the story of a gay Israeli porn star.

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In Theatres: JAZZ FEST: A NEW ORLEANS STORY

Coming to theatres tomorrow, Friday, May 13:
JAZZ FEST: A NEW ORLEANS STORY

Director:
Frank Marshall, Ryan Suffern

World Premiere:
SXSW 2021

About:
A soulful and heartfelt celebration of 50 years of the funky and fabulous New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and the unique culture of the southern city.

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In Theatres: BLACK GOLD

Coming to theatres today, Wednesday, May 11:
BLACK GOLD

Director:
Gabrielle Schonder, Zach Heinzerling

World Premiere:
Theatrical release (May 2022)

About:
The story of the cover-up of the century, in which a boss atop the trillion-dollar oil industry discovered a shocking truth 40 years ago, created a black ops conspiracy to hide the evidence, and stopped at nothing to keep the money flowing as the world burned.

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In Theatres: NORTH BY CURRENT

Coming to NYC’s Anthology Film Archives tomorrow, Thursday, May 12:
NORTH BY CURRENT

Director:
Angelo Madsen Minax

World Premiere:
Berlin 2021

Select Festivals:
Tribeca, Sheffield, Krakow, Melbourne, AFI Docs, Camden, Frameline, Outfest, Sidewalk, Freep, Doclisboa, Montclair

About:
In this personal essay about motherhood, grieving, and transgender masculinity, the unexplained death of his niece leads the director back to his family.

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In Theatres: THIS MUCH I KNOW TO BE TRUE

Coming to theatres today, Wednesday, May 11:
THIS MUCH I KNOW TO BE TRUE

Director:
Andrew Dominik

World Premiere:
Berlin 2022

Select Festivals:
SXSW, CPH:DOX

About:
A portrait of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’ exceptional creative relationship as they bring to life songs from albums Ghosteen and Carnage.

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On DVD/VOD: STRAIGHT TO VHS

Coming to DVD and VOD today, Tuesday, May 10:
STRAIGHT TO VHS

Director:
Emilio Silva Torres

World Premiere:
BAFICI 2021

Select Festivals:
Fantasia, Sitges, Thessaloniki Doc

About:
A deep dive into the mystery behind the making of the quirky, low-budget Uruguayan thriller ACT OF VIOLENCE ON A YOUNG JOURNALIST, released straight to video in 1989 to cult success, and its even more enigmatic filmmaker, Manuel Lamas.

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