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THE KID

After watching the murder of his mother by his father, Rio flees across the American Southwest in a desperate attempt to save his sister from his villainous uncle. Along the way, he encounters Sheriff Pat Garrett, who is hunting infamous outlaw Billy the Kid.

Rio finds himself increasingly entwined in the lives of these two legendary figures as the cat and mouse game of Billy the Kid’s final year of life plays out. In a desperate attempt to rescue his sister, Rio faces a choice of life paths: the outlaw or the man of valor — highlighting the conflicts that span the gulf between youth and adulthood.

Starring: Dane DeHaan, Ethan Hawke, Chris Pratt
Directed By: Vincent D’Onofrio
Written By: Andrew Lanham
Produced by: Nick Thurlow
Executive Producer: Dillon D Jordan
Distribution: Lionsgate

THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Forty years old, stuck in Staten Island and married to a sweet but oblivious husband with kids that largely ignore her, Lisa Spinelli spends her days teaching Kindergarten with growing numbness. Her one reprieve is a nighttime poetry class across the bay in Lower Manhattan. When she discovers that a five-year-old in her class may be a poetic prodigy, Lisa becomes fascinated — then obsessed, as she struggles to protect him from neglectful parents and a plagiarizing babysitter. She soon finds herself risking her career, family and freedom to nurture his artistic promise.

Starring: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gael Garcia Bernal, Rosa Salazar
Directed By: Sara Colangelo
Written By: Sara Colangelo
Produced By: Celine Rattray, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Osnat Handelsman-Keren
Executive Producer: Dillon D Jordan
Production Companies: Maven Pictures, Pie Films, PaperChase Films
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BOARDING SCHOOL

Boarding School is an ingenious and terrifying horror story centered on an eleven-year-old boy who believes he is being haunted by his recently deceased grandmother. Fed up with his erratic behavior, his parents send him away to a harsh, remote boarding school where he comes under the dire scrutiny of the merciless headmaster, Doctor Sherman. His survival instincts are triggered by increasingly bizarre hauntings and he slowly begins to suspect that the school elders aren’t what they seem.

Starring: Will Patton, Samantha Mathis, Luke Prael
Directed By: Boaz Yakin
Written By: Boaz Yakin
Produced By: Celine Ratray, Jonathan Gray, Jason Orans
Executive Producer: Dillon D Jordan
Production Companies: Maven Pictures, Gigantic Pictures, Storyland Pictures
Distribution: Momentum Pictures

SWING STATE

Seattle-based rock DJ, Ethan Smith hosts a popular radio program called Ears Wide Shut that appeals to his passion for music, but unfortunately pays a very low wage. When the conservative host of a right-wing program featured on the same radio station goes missing, Ethan is called in to cover his absence. Ethan invents a new persona, Charles Fern, and brands himself “the new voice of the Right”. When the talk show enjoys a huge spike in ratings following Fern’s debut, he is asked to take over the high-paying host job full-time and pushed onto the national stage. Soon, someone begins asking questions about Fern and his origins, leading to hilarious and unexpected results. Watch the trailer for Swig State here.

Starring: Alex Beh, Taryn Manning, Sean Astin
Directed By: Jonathon Sheldon
Written By: Jonathon Sheldon
Produced By: Jonathan Sheldon, Dillon D Jordan, Diego Espana
Production Companies: Thunk Enterprises, Circle 4 Entertainment
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