Cinema Guild Acquires U.S. On ‘Stray Dogs’

By | Friday January 10, 2014 @ 8:11am PST

venice_stray_dogsCinema Guild acquired U.S. rights to Stray Dogs, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 Venice Film Festival and official selection at both New York and Toronto. Directed by Tsai Ming Liang Stray Dogs follows a poor father and his two children as they wander modern-day Taipai. By day, the father makes what little money he can as a human billboard for luxury apartments, while his young son and daughter roam supermarkets surviving off free food samples. They take shelter in an abandoned building, with no water, light or electricity. Then one stormy night, the father decides to take his children on a sailing trip. The rights deal was negotiated by Cinema Guild’s Ryan Krivoshey with Eric Schnedecker of Urban Distribution International. Stray Dogs will open theatrically in 2014, followed by non-theatrical, home video and digital releases. Read More »

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Cinema Guild Acquires Corneliu Porumboiu’s ‘When Evening Falls On Bucharest Or Metabolism’

By | Wednesday October 23, 2013 @ 8:17am PDT

Corneliu Porumboiu’s When Evening Falls On Bucharest Or Metabolism is the Romanian writer-director’s third feature after Police, Adjective (2009) and 12:08 East Of Bucharest (2006). The Cinema Guild has acquired U.S. distribution rights and plans a 2014 theatrical … Read More »

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Cinema Guild Acquires Gotham Winner ‘An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty’

By | Monday December 10, 2012 @ 8:23am PST

Artist Terence Nance’s debut feature premiered in the New Frontiers section of this year’s Sundance Film Festival and won the Best Film Not Playing At A Theater Near You prize last month at the Gotham Awards. Cinema Read More »

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Cinema Guild Acquires ‘The Last Time I Saw Macao’

By | Tuesday December 4, 2012 @ 11:19am PST

NEW YORK, NY—The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to “The Last Time I Saw Macao,” the critically-acclaimed new film from João Pedro Rodrigues (“To Die Like a Man”) and João Rui Guerra Da Mata.

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Cinema Guild Acquires Matias Pineiro’s ‘Viola’

By | Tuesday November 13, 2012 @ 9:29am PST

NEW YORK, NY—The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to “Viola,” Matías Piñeiro’s dazzling riff on Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ that premiered in the Wavelengths Section of the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. “Viola” will receive a limited theatrical rollout next year followed by a DVD/VOD and Non-Theatrical release.

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Toronto: ‘Leviathan’ Doc Acquired By Cinema Guild

By | Friday September 7, 2012 @ 8:15am PDT

TORONTO—The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to “Leviathan,” the acclaimed new documentary from Lucien Castaing-Taylor (“Sweetgrass,” also released by Cinema Guild) and Véréna Paravel (“Foreign Parts”). “Leviathan” will screen next week at the Toronto Film Festival and will have its US premiere as an Official Selection of the New York Film Festival. It will open theatrically in early 2013.

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Cinema Guild Acquires ‘Our Beloved Month Of August’

By | Friday August 17, 2012 @ 8:06am PDT

New York, NY —The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to “Our Beloved Month of August” the critically-acclaimed 2008 film from Miguel Gomes, whose new film “Tabu” was the hit of the 2012 Berlin Film Festival and will open in theaters later this year. “Our Beloved Month of August” will be available for screenings to the non-theatrical market and will be available to own on DVD in a comprehensive bonus-packed edition and VOD on December 18, 2012.

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Cinema Guild Picks Up Rights To Rotterdam Winner ‘Neighboring Sounds’

By | Monday March 5, 2012 @ 9:11am PST

New York, NY —The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of all U.S. distribution rights to Kleber Mendonça Filho’s astounding debut “Neighboring Sounds,” a tense and gripping film about the secrets, fears and desires that lie beneath the surface of a quiet seaside community. “Neighboring Sounds” will receive its US premiere at New Directors / New Films next month and will open theatrically this summer.

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Cinema Guild Sparks New DVD/VOD Art Film Label

By | Tuesday January 17, 2012 @ 10:01am PST
Mike Fleming

New York, NY — The Cinema Guild is pleased to introduce SPARK, a new label dedicated to releasing quality documentaries on the arts. SPARK titles will be released on home video and/or digital and will cover a broad range of topics within the arts, including film, music, photography, painting,

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Cannes Grand Prix Co-Winner ‘Once Upon A Time In Anatolia’ Acquired By Cinema Guild

New York, NY (June 14, 2011) — The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia,” co-winner of the Grand Prix at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. The deal was negotiated by Ryan Krivoshey of The Cinema

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Sundance Documentary ‘The Interrupters’ Acquired By Cinema Guild

By | Monday March 28, 2011 @ 10:11am PDT
Mike Fleming

Those 2011 Sundance Film Festival entries keep finding distribution deals. The Cinema Guild acquired U.S. rights to The Interrupters, a documentary about former gang members who disrupt and defuse violent situations as they happen. Pic was directed by Hoop Dreams‘ Steve James and author Alex Kotlowitz. The plan is to … Read More »

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