NIGHT CATCHES US from Writer-Director Tanya Hamilton, is a drama set in 1976 Philadelphia during the aftermath of the black panther movement. Starring Anthony Mackie (THE HURT LOCKER); Kerry Washington (RAY); Wendell Pierce (TREME); and Jamie Hector (THE WIRE), with an original score by The Roots. The film premiered in competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
NIGHT CATCHES US is a co-production of Simon Says Entertainment and Gigantic Pictures.
NIGHT CATCHES US was picked up by Magnolia Pictures. Click here for the announcement in Variety.
NIGHT CATCHES US played to packed houses at Lincoln Center and MoMa's New Directors/New Films festival. Keep an eye out for it at the upcoming Minnesota, Maryland, and San Francisco film festivals - and many more to come.
UPDATE - PLASTIC BAG takes the web by storm! EW, Nat Geo, NY Magazine, and dozens of other film and environmental sites are all talking about Ramin Bahrani's tale following the life of a Plastic Bag. The short stars the legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog, and has a score by Kjartan Sveinsson of the band Sigur Ros. is now available online as part of the Futurestates series presented by ITVS. Visit www.futurestates.tv to check out PLASTIC BAG.
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DARE is from director Adam Salky, writer David Brind and was produced in partnership with Mary Jane Skalski and Next Wednesday. DARE premiered in Dramatic Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
It's the last semester of senior year for Alexa, the over-achieving good girl who longs to break out of her shell; her best friend Ben, the melancholy outsider; and the rich, alluring, and seemingly perfect Johnny. As all three will find out, even in a wealthy suburban prep school, no one is who they appear to be.