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Obit Screens NYC

Vanessa Gould’s Obit is 2 weeks away from it’s theatrical opening in NYC! You can catch it at Film Forum & Lincoln Plaza Cinemas starting on Wednesday, April 26th. Details here: Film Forum – http://bit.ly/2nbeL3F Lincoln Plaza – http://bit.ly/2p2Emjp

Obit at Chicago’s DOC10

A very big thank you to our friends at Boulder International Film Festival, Portland Film Festival, Northwest Film Center, and Sedona International Film Festival – so grateful to be part of these extraordinary programs and communities. And we are very excited to announce Obit‘s next screenings at Chicago’s DOC10,Wisconsin Film Festival, Fargo Film Festival – […]

Out of My Hand Screens in Liberia

With a help from the Liberia Movie Union and the Japanese Embassy in Liberia, we finally brought Out of My Hand back to Liberia! Three free screenings were held in a university and a restaurant in Morovia, and a high school in Margibi county where most of the movie was shot. outofmyhand.com

Obit at Boulder IFF

Encore screening in Portland! Third screening added in Sedona! Three screenings in Boulder with special in-person guests! Boulder International Film Festival, Northwest Film Center and Sedona International Film Festival. #PIFFXL

‘Earworm’ Now Streaming

Art Group 705‘s “Earworm” (12 mins, 2016), a short film by Assol Abdullina, Talgat Berikov and Josh Wick, shot on location in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in 24 hours with a budget of $20, is now available to stream! The film premiered as part of Art Group 705‘s Olgon-Khorkhon Experimental Film Festival 2016. A foreigner (Wick) comes […]

Washington Post Obit Article

Obit is highlighted in The Washington Post. “Obit,” Vanessa Gould’s lively documentary about the New York Times’s obituary section — which unfortunately doesn’t have a wide release date — is a timely look at, as obituarist Margalit Fox puts it in the film, “the precise point at which [a person] becomes history.” Full article

Short ‘Earworm’ at Olgon-Horhon Film Fest 2016

Art Group 705‘s “Earworm“, a short film collaboration between Talgat Berikov, Assol Abdullina and Josh Wick, will premiere at the Olgon-Horhon Film Festival* in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, this Saturday. ‘Is it possible to make independent, experimental films without a budget, having just a video camera, a tripod and a microphone? What will come of it? Is it […]

Obit Acquired by Kino Lorber for US Distribution

Good news! OBIT has been acquired by Kino Lorber for US distribution in early 2017. Stay tuned! And thanks to our October festivals, theaters & film societies: Philadelphia Film Society, New Hampshire Film Festival, Pickford Film Center, Tacoma Film Festival, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Brattle Theatre, Calgary International Film Festival and Milwaukee Film! obitdoc.com

Obit at Philly Film Fest

“If you think obituary writing sounds morbid, prepare to be blown away by this funny, moving, and downright lively exploration of one of journalism’s least appreciated art forms.” Philadelphia: OBIT will be at the Ritz Five as part of the Philadelphia Film Festival tonight (October 27 @7pm) and Sunday (October 30 @ 4:30pm) – join […]