Monday, April 7, 2014

April 2014 Highlights


   
April 2014 Highlights

Night Tide (1961)
Available on Fandor: April 4 | Director: Curtis Harrington
Starring Dennis Hopper as a sailor who falls for a girl who poses as a mermaid in a sideshow, only to realize she's more of a poseur than he originally realized. 

Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Available on Fandor: April 10 | Director: Werner Herzog
Based on the journals of Brother Gaspar de Carvajal, Aguirre, The Wrath Of God is director Werner Herzog's hallucinatory tale of Spanish colonialists searching for El Dorado, the legendary city of gold, in 16th-century Peru. As they attempt to forge their way through the dense jungle, more and more of the party falls ill while their ruthless leader, Don Lope de Aguirre (Klaus Kinski), grows increasingly insane.

All the Light in the Sky (2012)
Available on Fandor: April 18 | Director: Joe Swanberg
Jane Adams stars as an actress living in Malibu who faces harsh realities of the industry as her age exempts her from more and more acting opportunities. Amidst this career and life crisis enters the actress’s niece, played by Sophia Takal, who arrives for a weekend stay and ushers in a complicated prism of emotional insecurities. Can the actress confront her fears, navigate complicated relationships, and figure out how to navigate mid-life in Hollywood?

You, the Living (2009)
Available on Fandor: April 25 | Director: Roy Andersson
Acclaimed Swedish director Roy Andersson takes an amusing look at a delightfully eccentric assortment of characters. Through a series of brilliantly entertaining sketches, Andersson observes with empathy and wry humor the highs, lows and tragicomic happenings that affect their everyday lives. Shot with distinctive visual flair, this snapshot of modern life is both touching and laugh-out-loud hilarious.

Fandor Updates and Information
Fandor Indie Mixer at Cinefamily in Los Angeles, Monday, April 7, 7:30 p.m. 
Joe, directed by David Gordon Green.
Sneak preview with director in person following the screening.

Ebertfest, Saturday, April 24, 9:00 a.m. 
"In Conversation" with Fandor CEO Ted Hope & Sony Pictures Classic’s Co-President Michael Barker

Additional Curtis Harrington Film Titles: 
The Fall of the House of Usher (1942); Fragment of Seeking (1946); Picnic (1948); On the Edge (1949); The Assignation (1953); The Wormwood Star (1955); The Four Elements (1966); Usher (2002)

Fandor is Excited to Present: 
Frank V. Ross’ Tiger Tail in Blue, which is screening in theaters by demand and available on Fandor simultaneously. For more information, visit www.frankvross.com.

Press Opportunities
The following filmmakers are available for interviews; please reach out to Morgan Ressa at morgan@brigademarketing.com with your coverage interest:
Joe SwanbergAll the Light in the Sky
Jane AdamsAll the Light in the Sky
Frank V. Ross
Tiger Tail in Blue

Brent GreenGravity Was Everywhere Back Then

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