Like spaghetti and meatballs, The Orchard and the Duplass Brothers are a combo that just works. Today, we are thrilled to announce that we will be releasing another Duplass Bros production, Blue Jay, written by Mark Duplass and directed by Alex Lehmann. The film is another installment of a seven-film output partnership between The Orchard and the Duplass’.
A New Kind of Movie Theater: The Metrograph
This week I visited the Metrograph Theater in downtown NYC. The theater opened its doors in March after much fanfare from local cineasts and NYC tastemakers. The Metrograph is a movie theater first and foremost but it’s also an event space, a bar, a lounge and a restaurant. The theater focuses mostly on repertory programming but… Read more »
The Orchard Marches to the Beat of Udi Aloni’s “Junction 48″
Drop the beat: The Orchard is hyped to announce the acquisition of Udi Aloni‘s multi-film fest favorite, Junction 48, starring Tamer Nafar and Oren Moverman. Junction 48 follows the tumultuous rise of young hip-hopper Kareem, a character inspired by famous Palestinian rapper and the film’s cowriter/star, Tamer Nafar. The flick describes life growing up in the Israeli ghetto of Lyd,… Read more »
The Unexpected, Welcome Rise of Indie Horror
This winter will see the theatrical premiere of the late Polish director Marcin Wrona’s stunning new horror film, Demon. This work — the last one he completed before his suicide last September — depicts a wedding day gone terribly amiss, as the young bridegroom finds himself possessed by the ghost of a victim of the… Read more »
The Orchard Dials in on Logan Kibens’ “Operator”
Hello operator! We are pleased to announce another SXSW acquisition with the addition of Logan Kibens‘ directorial debut, Operator. The Orchard snagged UK and North American distribution rights to the dark and timely comedy which premiered at SXSW and stars Martin Starr and Mae Whitman. Look out for a digital and on-demand release this November.