This holiday season, New York-based distributor Film Movement, who has been delivering some of the world’s best indie and foreign films for nearly 20 years, will help movie lovers travel far beyond the multiplex with two upcoming exclusive sales timed to holiday gift giving:
BLACK FRIDAY: FILMMOVEMENT.COM 50% SALE
Beginning Black Friday (November 26), cinema aficionados will have the opportunity to fill their home entertainment libraries to the brim with a special 50% discount on hundreds of catalog Blu-rays and DVDs from filmmovement.com. For a limited time, fans of award-winning film will have the opportunity to fill their virtual shopping carts with offerings from the acclaimed Film Movement Classics reissue label which features new restorations of important cinema around the world. From Sergio Corbucci’s landmark spaghetti western THE GREAT SILENCE and Fritz Lang’s two-part INDIAN EPIC to British classics such as THEIR FINEST HOUR set, which brings together five restored WWII epics and ALASTAIR SIM’S SCHOOL FOR LAUGHTER, a collection of four hilarious comedies including The Belles of St. Trinians and School for Scoundrels and fromclassics of Asian cinema such as King Hu’s legendary Wuxia masterpiece, THE FATE OF LEE KHAN to high-octane, modern-era films such as Takeshi Kitano’s TKO COLLECTION featuring Violent Cop, Boiling Point and Hana-bi (Fireworks) and John Woo’s HEROES SHED NO TEARS, there is, quite literally, something for everyone.
Also available are DVDs for recent theatrical releases including Switzerland’s 2020 Oscar entry, MY LITTLE SISTER, starring Nina Hoss, SWEET THING from Sundance Award-winning director Alexandre Rockwell, TRUE MOTHERS, Naomi Kawase’s acclaimed drama that was Japan’s official Oscar submission in 2020, and acclaimed genre films ROSE PLAYS JULIE, starring The Nevers Ann Skelly, Orla Brady and Aidan Gillen and THE COLUMNIST with Evil’s Katja Herbers.
CYBER MONDAY: 25% OFF ANNUAL FILM MOVEMENT PLUS SUB
On Cyber Monday (November 29), Film Movement will offer movie lovers a 25% discount off the price of an annual subscription to FILM MOVEMENT PLUS (originally $59.99), a streaming service for fans of independent film. For $45 a year – or $3.75 per month – you can unlock a world of award-winning entertainment, including some of the best movies from prestigious festivals around the globe including prizewinners from Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Locarno, Sundance, SXSW and other major festivals. Among the hundreds of titles waiting for you to discover 24/7 across any device are acclaimed films you won't find anywhere else, plus newly-restored classics and award-winning shorts - with new films added every week! Simply use the promo code CYBER at check out and begin your subscription.
Movie lovers seeking a deep catalog of movies from around the globe will immediately have access to 450 festival favorite feature films and 150 short films, including dozens of platform exclusives such as CLAIRE DARLING starring Catherine Deneuve, HOLY BEASTS with Geraldine Chaplin and Udo Kier and the acclaimed second feature from Rwandan filmmaker Joel Karekezi, THE MERCY OF THE JUNGLE, THEEB and CORPUS CHRISTI, respectively the 2016 and 2020 Academy Award® nominees for Best Foreign Film; AFTER THE STORM, a powerful family drama from 2018 Palme d’Or winner Hirokazu Kore-Eda, as well as his crime procedural THE THIRD MURDER; BREATHE the sophomore outing from actor/director Mélanie Laurent (Operation Finale, Inglorious Basterds); HARMONIUM, Koji Fukada’s masterful family drama, MY LOVE, DON’T CROSS THAT RIVER, an unforgettable documentary about true love that transcends generations and cultures and is South Korea’s most successful film of all time and DEAD PIGS, Cathy Yan’s feature film debut. And Classics from the Film Movement catalog includes Academy Award® winner for Best Foreign Language Film, ANTONIA’S LINE (1996), Stanely Kwan’s landmark film, CENTER STAGE, starring Maggie Cheung, sci-fi cult classic THE QUIET EARTH and GREGORY’S GIRL, Bill Forsyth’s Scottish coming-of-age drama.