Premiereing at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend Jody Shapiro's Burt's Buzz has been selected by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the 5 Must see Documentaries of the festival. Read more here.
The Film Sales Company is headed to TIFF. Check out our films and official synopsis below:
Burt's Buzz: In the backwoods of Maine, Burt Shavitz, the face of the all-natural personal care brand Burt’s Bees, tries to retain his low key lifestyle while promoting the company he founded around the world. This is a charming and intimate portrait of a highly eccentric pioneer and cultural icon. For complete showtimes and more information, click here.
When Jews Were Funny: A documentary directed by Alan Zweig and produced by Jesse Ikeman and Jeff Glickman that explores Jewish comedians doing their ‘schtick’. This comedic and insightful film attempts to answer why Jewish humor is unique and why Jews make great storytellers. Featuring: Howie Mandel, Shelley Berman, Norm Crosby, Shecky Greene, Jack Carter, David Steinberg, Andy Kindler, Elon Gold, Gilbert Gottfried, David Brenner, Bob Einstein, Judy Gold and Marc Maron. For complete showtimes, click here.
White Lies: A Maori medicine woman, a posh Englishwoman who comes to see her as her last hope, and the lady’s maid who acts as go-between are bonded by a scandalous secret in this drama based on a novella by Whale Rider author Witi Ihimaera. Starring: Whirimako Black, Rachel House and Antonia Prebble. For more information, click here.
New York Magazine's David Edelstein Ranks LET THE FIRE BURN As The Most Anticipated Movie of The Fall
New York Magazine's David Edelstein calls Jason Osder's searing Tribeca Film Festival award winning LET THE FIRE BURN, the most antcipated movie of the fall, calling it "electrifyingly present-tense." Check out the full article here.
LET THE FIRE BURN opens on October 2nd in New York at the Film Forum. For more information click here.
For more playdates visit the film's site.