Charlotte Rampling: The Look Release Date: November 4, 2011 (NY) Studio: Kino Lorber Director: Angelina Maccarone Screenwriter: Angelina Maccarone Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Cynthia Fleury, Joy Fleury, Barnaby Southcombe, Juergen Teller, Anthony Palliser, Franckie Diago, Frederick Seidel, Peter Lindbergh, Paul Auster Genre: Biography, Documentary
A biographical study of legendary actress Charlotte Rampling, told through her own conversations with artist friends and collaborators, including Peter Lindbergh, Paul Auster, and Juergen Teller. Intercut with footage from some of Rampling’s most famous films, this “self-portrait through others” is a revealing look at one of our most iconic screen stars.
Young Goethe in Love Release Date: November 4, 2011 (NY, LA) Studio: Music Box Films Director: Philipp Stolzl Screenwriter: Alexander Dydyna, Christoph Muller, Philipp Stolzl Starring: Alexander Fehling, Miriam Stein, Moritz Bleibtreu, Volker Bruch Genre: Drama
Germany 1772 – the young, dashing Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Alexander Fehling) aspires to be a poet, but, after failing his law exams, is sent by his father (Henry Huebchen) to a provincial court to mend his ways. Unsure of his talent and eager to prove himself, Goethe soon wins the praise and friendship of his superior, Kestner (Moritz Bleibtreu). Goethe soon falls madly in More >
Inspired by Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” this is a dreamlike examination of art, commerce, power, desire, fame and despair.
Beautiful young actress Claire (Kate Lyn Shiel of “Autoerotic” and “The Color Wheel”) is in a comfortable relationship with Ethan (Swanberg), a filmmaker who aspires to make meaningful films. She is his muse, and they are finishing a project together. After she accepts the lead role in a werewolf movie to be directed by a talented horror More >
My Reincarnation Release Date: October 28, 2011 (NY, LA) Studio: Long Shot Factory Director: Jennifer Fox Screenwriter: Not Available Starring: Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, Yeshi Silvano Namkhai Genre: Documentary
Filmed over twenty years by acclaimed documentarian Jennifer Fox (“Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman”), “My Reincarnation” chronicles the epic story of the high Tibetan Buddhist Master, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, and his western-born son, Yeshi. The film follows Namkhai Norbu’s rise to greatness as a Buddhist teacher in the West, while his son, Yeshi, recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master, breaks away from his father’s tradition to embrace More >
Norman Long is a high school loner, a self-aware and darkly funny teen who’s just trying to handle his daily existence. In the wake of his mother’s sudden death, Norman must now also deal with the reality that his father is starting to lose his battle with stomach cancer.
Norman, depressed and angry, unintentionally gets caught in a lie that he, in fact, has stomach cancer. Soon his complete distortion of the facts spirals out of control. More >
From a basketball academy in West Africa to the high-pressure world of American prep schools, “Elevate” documents the extraordinary personal journeys of four particularly tall West African teenagers with big hearts, open minds, and NBA dreams. The SEEDS Academy in Dakar, Senegal, sits on a small plot of land leased from the government. There, the best young basketball players from across West Africa gather to take part in a strenuous program of academics and athletic training. For More >
The Catechism Cataclysm Release Date: October 19, 2011 (NY; LA release: Nov. 4) Studio: IFC Midnight Director: Todd Rohal Screenwriter: Todd Rohal Starring: Steve Little, Robert Longstreet, Wally Dalton Genre: Comedy
Storytelling in all its forms is skewered in “The Catechism Cataclysm.” In this divinely bizarre and funny tale, wild characters infuse stories within stories until the lines between the Bible, Mark Twain, and campfire tales are hilariously blurred. Father Billy (Steve Little), an eccentric young priest, is forced to take a sabbatical by his superiors when he is discovered telling inappropriate parables to his flock. Billy tracks down his high-school More >