7/25 Indie Movie News

By Jordan July 25, 2016

Breaking Glass Acquires Rights to ‘The Suffering’

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired the U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to “The Suffering.”

It won the Audience Award at the Skyway Film Festival where it premiered in 2015.

It will star Nick Apostolides, Regen Wilson, Phil Amico and Chad Eric Smith.

“The Suffering” is a horror film about Henry Dawles whose personal life is in shambles along with a dwindling bank account. An elderly shut in (Mr. Remiel)  offers Dawles a lucrative amount of money to appraise his rural estate, but soon after Dawles begin closing in on the land’s dark truth.

The film will be released in Los Angeles theaters July 29 and DVD and On Demand August 2.

Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Paterson’ Gets Timely Release For Award Season

“Paterson,” which premiered at Cannes, will be released just in time to barely qualify for this year’s awards season—December 28.

The film follows a bus driver and poet who follows the same routine every day.

Amazon will release the film in collaboration with Bleecker Street, Variety reported. 

The Orchard Picks Up “Junction 48”

The Orchard has acquired the North American rights to Udi Aloni’s “Junction 48,” the company announced Friday morning.

The film won the award for Best International Narrative Feature at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and the Panorama Audience Award at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival.

“Junction 48” is based on Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar’s life. The film follows rapper, Kareem (so named in the film) as he is given the opportunity to perform in a Tel Aviv hip-hop club after leading an aimless life. Kareem and his group use music to express their tough life as Palestinian youth.

"We couldn't be more excited and honored to be partnering with Udi Aloni, Tamer Nafer, and the stellar team who made JUNCTION 48 happen,” said Danielle DiGiacomo, VP of acquisitions for The Orchard. 

The film will be theatrically released in early 2017. 

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