Independent Film

Award Winning Film CHAPMAN Sets Release Date

Award Winning Film CHAPMAN Sets Release Date

Candy Factory Films will release award-winning film CHAPMAN on iTunes and everywhere on May 8th, 2015.  Screenwriter Justin Owensby brings us his feature film directorial debut, Chapman, described as an atmospheric and visually stunning character study enlivened with a strong dose of crude humor following a young man’s journey back home while haunted by images of his past. Alex Fletcher (Killing Lincoln’s Jesse Johnson), a locksmith trapped inside the wreckage of a life numbed by drugs and regret, receives an unexpected and troubling […]

Pharrell Williams Reveals DOPE Movie Official Poster on Instagram

Pharrell Williams Reveals DOPE Movie Official Poster on Instagram

DOPE’s executive producer, Pharrell Williams revealed the film’s official poster on Instagram. DOPE, a break out hit from this year’s Sundance Film Festival,directed by Rick Famuyiwa, tells the story of Malcolm (Shameik Moore) who is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles.  A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself. It’s hard […]

‘BLACKBIRD’ New York Premiere; Opens in Theaters Today Friday 24th

‘BLACKBIRD’ New York Premiere; Opens in Theaters Today Friday 24th

On Wednesday night, Harlem Pride and DBQ Magazine hosted a red carpet premiere for ‘BLACKBIRD’ at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. The ‘BLACKBIRD’ cast was in attendance, including Academy Award winner Mo’Nique, Isaiah Washington, Julian Walker and D. Woods; ‘BLACKBIRD’ director Patrik-Ian Polk and producers Keith Brown and Carol Ann Shine. Additional attendees included RLJ Entertainment chairman and founder Bob Johnson, model Tyson Beckford, actor Leon Robinson, Monifah, celeb stylist Ty […]

“Pucker Up” New Teaser Poster + Trailer for Patrick Brice’s THE OVERNIGHT from 2015 Sundance

“Pucker Up” New Teaser Poster + Trailer for Patrick Brice’s THE OVERNIGHT from 2015 Sundance

The Orchard has released a new teaser poster for Patrick Brice’s THE OVERNIGHT which premiered earlier this year at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and will open in theater on June 19, 2015. Writer/director Patrick Brice’s second feature is described as a painfully funny take on thirty-something sexual frustration and parenthood. Featuring lead performances by Taylor Schilling, Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, and Judith Godrèche, each actor “nimbly balances the script’s sudden emotional turns from surprising honesty to […]

The Film Arcade to Release Sundance Hit, JAMES WHITE

The Film Arcade to Release Sundance Hit, JAMES WHITE

The Film Arcade has acquired U.S. distribution rights to JAMES WHITE, the first feature film from Borderline Films writer/director Josh Mond, for Fall 2015 release.   A coming-of-age story about a young New Yorker struggling to take control of his self-destructive behavior in the face of momentous family changes, JAMES WHITE stars Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi.  The film had its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it was […]

Sidney Hicks, Mo'Nique Hicks, Torrey Laamar, D. Woods, Nikki Jane

Mo’Nique and Cast Attends ‘BLACKBIRD’ Screening in Atlanta

On Wednesday night in Atlanta, RLJ Entertainment and Urban Movie Channel (UMC) hosted a private screening of the upcoming film ‘BLACKBIRD,’ directed by Patrik-Ian Polk and starring Academy Award winner Mo’Nique, Isaiah Washington and Julian Walker. A mix of VIP’s, press and influencers,  including pictured above, Sidney Hicks, MoNique Hicks, Torrey Laamar, D. Woods, and Nikki Jane, packed the theater at Midtown Art Cinema to preview the much talked about film and sit in on a Q&A […]

Official Trailer and Poster for THE D TRAIN Starring Jack Black

Official Trailer and Poster for THE D TRAIN Starring Jack Black

IFC Films has released the Official Trailer and Poster from the Sundance hit comedy starring Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn and Jeffrey Tambo.  THE D TRAIN opens in US theaters on May 8th, 2015. All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That’s about to change – if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who’s now the face of a national Banana Boat ad […]

THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT Sets July 17th Release Date

THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT Sets July 17th Release Date

THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez, based on the real-life research of Dr. Zimbardo, on the psychology of imprisonment, will open in theaters via IFC Films on July 17th. It is the summer of 1971. Dr. Philip Zimbardo launches a study on the psychology of imprisonment. Twenty-four male undergraduates are randomly assigned to be either a guard or a prisoner. Set in a simulated jail, the project unfolds. The participants rapidly embody their roles—the […]

New Trailer for 2015 Sundance Hit DOPE

New Trailer for 2015 Sundance Hit DOPE

Check out the new official teaser trailer for DOPE, the hit movie out of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which opens in theaters on June 19, 2015.  With a #dope soundtrack featuring four new original songs by Pharrell Williams,DOPE  tells the story of Malcolm (Shameik Moore) who is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles.  A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go […]