Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams – 7/1/13 Cable VOD and Digital Release
In 2010 Stevie Nicks embarked on the recording of a new solo album, In Your Dreams, produced by former Eurythmics mastermind Dave Stewart. With cameras in tow, the two set up shop in her home studio to reveal their collaborative creative process.
The Girl – 7/2/13 DVD release
More than a decade after his acclaimed debut The City (La Ciudad) – a quartet of stories about Spanish-speaking immigrants in New York, director David Riker travels south of the border for his long-awaited follow-up, The Girl. In a performance of staggering power, Abbie Cornish (Bright Star, Limitless) stars as Ashley, a single mother trying to hold her life together after losing custody of her son. Desperate for cash, Ashley attempts to smuggle a Mexican family across the border. But when the crossing ends in tragedy, Ashley is stranded with a young girl desperate to find her family. The harrowing, moving and ultimately hopeful journey that ensues takes us deep into the heart of Mexico, and of a woman trying to make amends for her troubled past.
The House I Live In – 7/2/13 DVD Release
As America remains embroiled in conflict overseas, a less visible war is taking place at home, costing countless lives, destroying families, and inflicting untold damage up on future generations of Americans. In forty years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world’s largest jailer, and damaged poor communities at home and abroad. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before.
Loose Cannons – 7/23/13 DVD Release
Tommaso visits his family in Southern Italy, planning to announce his new plans to be a writer rather than take over the family’s pasta-making business – as well as tell his family that he’s gay. But his older brother, Antonio, beats him to the punch and unexpectedly comes out of the closet himself – and literally gives their father a heart attack! Now Tommaso is left with a distraught family and a business to run, and stuck playing the dutiful son – until the unexpected arrival of his boyfriend and their gay friends threatens to upend everything. Will Tommaso have to choose between family and true happiness?
IRIS: The Movie – 7/23/13 VOD/Digital Release
Korea, the last divided nation on earth, is constantly under political and military tension with the surrounding countries especially with the North Korean nuclear issue. To avoid the second Korean War, the secret service agency NSS exists for the national security on the Korean peninsula. NSS special agents are trained specialists who would use any means to fulfill their mission. They officially do not exist and are not acknowledged or protected by the government. Although they are trained to be cold-blooded killers, there is one taboo they cannot avoid: that is love.
Sandbar – 7/30/13 DVD/VOD and Digital Release
In the freewheeling dark comedy Sandbar, Rick Rossovich (Top Gun, Terminator) stars as Ronnie McCubbing, a haunted ex-Marine who spends the day with his estranged 22-year-old son (Mike Dwyer) in an attempt to salvage their splintered relationship. Together they are launched on a wild road to nowhere that will push the ties that bind them to the limit. Along for the ride is the father’s young and uninhibited girlfriend (Katie Keene), who threatens to unravel all his plans. In a series of wild misadventures they cross paths with a drug dealer, a dead man, and a vicious gang bent on violence. But will they go too far to ever come back?
Set against the stark backdrop of an Ohio winter, Sandbar is a one-of-a-kind approach to age-old stories of fathers and sons, the blurred line between civilian and military life, and the search for meaning in a cold world.
Breathless – 7/30/13 VOD/Digital Release
A film filled with hope, joy, shocking tragedy and despair. After witnessing the deaths of his mother and sister as a child, Sang-hoon (YANG Ik-june) grew up with rage and hatred towards his father, who was responsible for their deaths. The shadow of his past overrules his present as Sang-hoon, now a merciless debt collector, regularly beats his father who returned home after 15 years in prison. Though he hesitates to get any closer to his father, he often comes to see his half sister and nephew. One day, Sang-hoon meets a high school girl, Yeon-hee (KIM Kkobbi), who has also been trying to get by since her mother’s passing, four years before. Her violent younger brother, a high school dropout and her father, a former Vietnam War veteran, harass her endlessly and treat her like a slave. Without realizing how their lives may be connected, Sang-hoon and Yeon-hee share some moments of relief and escape from the brutal physical and emotional abuse and pain they face everyday.