New York, NY (July 13, 2011) – IFC Midnight announced today that the company is acquiring all North American rights to director Chris Peckover’s feature debut UNDOCUMENTED. The film, which was also penned by Peckover along with Joe Peterson, stars Scott Mechlowicz (WAITING FOR FOREVER, EUROTRIP), Alona Tal (COLLEGE), Yancey Arias (KNIGHT RIDER), Greg Serano, and Kevin Weisman. Snoot Entertainment’s Keith Calder and Jessica Wu alongside Josh Finn produced the project, which world premiered at Fantastic Fest in 2010.
In UNDOCUMENTED, a small group of documentary filmmakers chronicle the trials and inequities faced by Mexican illegal immigrants. When they join a group of families illegally crossing the border to record the experience firsthand, their truck is pulled over and detained. What happens next plunges their group into unimaginable horror.
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