Random Media Unveils Early 2017 Slate1 Feb, 2017 By: John Latchem
Indie film distributor Random Media has announced its acquisition and release slate from February through April 2017 is the largest in its history.
“We’re excited and proud to launch the most impressive line-up of films in the history of our company,” said Random Media CEO Eric Doctorow. “Releasing a brand new indie film every week on multiple platforms gives us the opportunity to film fans everywhere by providing them terrific films to discover on a consistent basis.”
The 12 films, including three documentaries, will have worldwide debuts on a variety of platforms, including DVD and VOD.
The line-up includes:
Feb. 7: Nocturne — a dark urban fairytale about an over-medicated insomniac who becomes romantically fascinated with a sleepwalking co-worker.
Feb. 21: Fare — a thriller, filmed entirely inside a moving car in just three days, that follows a ride-share driver and an unexpected passenger whose actions threaten everyone who gets in the car.
Feb. 28: Us, Naked — a documentary showcasing the artistic perseverance of a young circus-burlesque couple; and Sidewalk Traffic — a coming-of-age-story featuring a cast of indie film veterans about a new father struggling with unemployment and depression.
March 7: Frank vs. God — a comedy about a man who sues God after his home is destroyed and insurance deems it an ‘Act of God.’
March 14: Coming Back to the Hoop — a documentary about a senior woman’s journey back to basketball.
March 21: 3 Days — to determine is place in the afterlife, a man must re-live his last three days on Earth following his tragic death.
March 28: Raised by Wolves — a horror movie about teenage skateboarders who stumble upon a house where they are possessed by spirits looking to re-create a 1973 mass suicide.
April 4: The World’s Largest Ball of Twine — a documentary showcasing two competing Midwest farm towns.
April 11: Ovum — a struggling New York actress who will do anything for a role discovers the mysterious world of egg donation clinics and ponders the true worth of a human egg.
April 18: Behind the Mirror — a writer’s life spirals out of control when he moves to upstate New York and encounters hostile townspeople and a manipulative shaman.
April 25: Those Left Behind — a drama about a family coming to terms with the grief over their son's suicide 25 years earlier.