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Pawel Pawlikowski’s IDA Receives Academy Award

 ACADEMY AWARDS® WINNER

 Music Box Films Congratulates IDA

‘BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM’ Poland; Pawel Pawlikowski

 

Available Now on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD (Amazon Instant Video, Google Play and iTunes)

                     

Following the Academy Award win, Music Box Films would like to congratulate Pawel Pawlikowski on his latest accomplishments for his highly acclaimed film IDA. The film received two Academy Awards®  nominations and took home ‘Best Foreign Language Film.’

 

IDA was #1 on the 2014 Best Film lists by David Denby of The New Yorker and Jake Coyle of The Associated Press and has topped numerous 2014 Best Film lists including: The New York Times, Art Forum, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Star-Ledger, Los Angeles Daily News, Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, The Atlantic, Filmmaker Magazine and IndieWire.

 

The film also won: Best Foreign Language Film and Best Supporting Actress Awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Best Foreign Language Film from New York Film Critics Circle, as well as Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography from San Francisco Film Critics Circle.

 

“IDA is an absolutely stunning and emotional film, and we expect these accolades to bring new and appreciative audiences to the film.” says Ed Arentz of Music Box Films.

 

With a 95% Fresh rating and over 132 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, IDA, along with its director and cast, has been lauded by critics and audiences worldwide. Thompson on Hollywood’s Ryan Lattanzio raved, “best screen performances, well, ever. Female or otherwise.”

Best Doc Feature at LA Film Fest and Hamptons International Film Fest Must Be Seen On Demand

CODE BLACK

AN UP CLOSE LOOK INSIDE OUR BUSIEST EMERGENCY ROOM THROUGH THE EYES OF YOUNG DOCTORS-IN-TRAINING

Code Black (courtesy of Music Box Films)
Code Black (courtesy of Music Box Films)

“Electrifying. A remarkably candid and kinetic documentary about emergency medicine that could probably only have been made by an ER doctor.” – John Anderson, WALL STREET JOURNAL

“Riveting! McGarry has created something that feels personal, vital and revelatory.” – Los Angeles Times

“Very moving! An absorbing documentary.” – Village Voice

 

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WATCHERS OF THE SKY examines the life and legacy of human rights pioneer Raphael Lemkin

WATCHERS OF THE SKY

 

A PASSIONATE DOCUMENTARY ILLUMINATING THE POWERS OF GLOBAL ACTIVISM AND LOBBYING EFFORTS TO END TO GENOCIDE

 

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We Are The Giant, an insightful portrait of six young activists determined to crush popular uprisings

 MUSIC BOX FILMS HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES 

We Are The Giant

  A REMARKABLE CHRONICLE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ARAB SPRING AND THE EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE AT ITS HEART WHO STRUGGLED FOR JUSTICE AND FREEDOM …BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY

 Coming to VOD on February 10, 2015

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THE GREEN PRINCE, a documentary based on best-selling novel Son of Hamas

Music Box Films
Music Box Films

 

The Green Prince

 

THE HARROWING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE SON OF A PALESTINIAN HAMAS LEADER WHO WAS RECRUITED AS A SPY FOR ISRAEL, AND THE ISRAELI AGENT WHO RISKED IT ALL TO PROTECT HIM

 

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MEDEAS starring Academy Award Nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno

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MEDEAS

 

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE CATALINA SANDINO MORENO STARS IN ANDREA PALLAORO’S ACCLAIMED DEBUT FEATURE, AN UNFORGETTABLE CONTEMPORARY TAKE ON A CLASSIC TRAGEDY

 

Opens in New York City on January 16, 2015

 

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The Healing Powers of Heavy Metal Music in Death Metal Angola

A FASCINATING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE WEST AFRICAN COUNTRY’S THRIVING EXTREME MUSIC SCENE AND ITS POWER TO HEAL AND INSPIRE A GENERATION SCARRED BY CONFLICT

Death Metal Angola

 

Opening Theatrically in Los Angeles on Nov 7, 2014

 Opening Theatrically in New York City, Nov 21, 2014

Day-and-Date Digital on iTunes Nov 21st 

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A Five Star Life Starring Margherita Buy Boldly Shines as Career Woman Without Children

MARGHERITA BUY STARS IN THE SOPHISTICATED ITALIAN DRAMEDY OF A 40-SOMETHING SINGLE CAREER WOMAN FORCED TO EXAMINE HER LUXURIOUS LIFESTYLE CHOICES

 

A FIVE STAR LIFE

   

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The exquisite comedy drama A FIVE STAR LIFE stars Italy’s incomparable Margherita Buy in an unforgettable story about one woman’s quest for personal and professional fulfillment. Set in some of the most stunning cities and opulent hotels in the world, A FIVE STAR LIFE is directed and co-written by Italian filmmaker Maria Sole Tognazzi.

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Psychological thriller PENANCE Arrives in Theaters, iTunes and Blu-ray

PENANCE



KIYOSHI KUROSAWA’S ACCLAIMED TALE OF MURDER, MYSTERY AND ATONEMENT ARRIVES IN THE U.S. ON MULTI-PLATFORM RELEASE THEATRICAL FILM AND A FIVE-PART MINISERIES

 

THEATRICAL VERSION OPENS IN NEW YORK CITY CINEMA VILLAGE, October 31st

FIVE-PART TV MINISERIES VERSION
BLU-RAY, DVD AND STREAMING VOD ON November 18th

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