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'THE INFILTRATORS', DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY ALEX RIVERA AND CRISTINA IBARRA, IS PICKED UP FOR SUNDANCE!

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Directed and produced by Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra, “The Infiltrators” centers on a small group of young undocumented immigrants who embark on a high-risk mission inside America’s for-profit detention system in order to set people free. The film, which mixes documentary with narrative dramatization, stars Chelsea Rendon, Vik Sahay, Maynor Alvarado, and Manuel Uriza.

It will compete in the NEXT category which is described as "Pure, bold works distinguished by an innovative, forward-thinking approach to storytelling populate this program. Digital technology paired with unfettered creativity promises that the films in this section will shape a "greater" next wave in American cinema. Films that have premiered in this category in recent years include SearchingSkate KitchenA Ghost Story and Tangerine. NEXT presented by Adobe."

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BRAVEN FILMS ANNOUNCES 'VISCERAL' STARRING GEORGINA CAMPBELL AND FAYE DUNAWAY

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Georgina Campbell (“Black Mirror”) and Faye Dunaway are set to star in “Visceral,” a female-driven action thriller that will mark the English-language debut of Frederic Jardin (“Sleepless Night”). Bac Films has come on board to handle international sales and distribution in France.

Marco Cherqui at CPB Films (“A Prophet”) is producing the thriller with Frida Torresblanco at Braven Films (“Disobedience”) and Bac Films which is co-producing. Jeff Elliott, David Grumbach (“The Leisure Seeker”), Eric Laufer and Giovanna Randall will serve as executive producers.

Read more at variety.com

'DISOBEDIENCE' NOMINATED FOR FIVE BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS


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They include Best British Independent Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actress (Rachel Weisz), Best Supporting Actress (Rachel McAdams), Best Supporting Actor (Alessandro Nivola). We will keep our fingers crossed for the awards.

YOU'RE INVITED! SCREENING OF 'LOS COMANDOS'

With screenings on both the east and west coast, you are invited to a screening of LOS COMANDOS, nominated for an IDA Best Documentary Short award! Details below:

WEST COAST:
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30th
5:30 pm 
The Little Roxie Theater
3125 16th Street
San Francisco, CA
 
Co-hosted by Neda Nobari and Jon Shenk
Informal Reception to follow at
The Bond Bar and Lounge
3079 16th Street, San Francisco, CA

RSVP HERE

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1st
6:00 pm
The Home of Ben & Jaclyn Harper
Santa Monica, CA (Address upon RSVP)

Directors/Producers Joshua Bennett and Juliana Schatz-Preston
will be in attendance. Reception to proceed screening and Q&A.

RSVP HERE

EAST COAST:
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5th  
5:00 pm
Columbia University
Stabile Student Center
2950 Broadway, New York, NY

Directors/Producers Joshua Bennett and Juliana Schatz-Preston
will be in attendance.

RSVP HERE

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