ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY MEDORA TO OPEN NOVEMBER 8
IN NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES
National Event Screenings set for Nov 12 along with VOD/iTunes
Los Angeles â€“ Beachside will release MEDORA in theaters on November 8 and on VOD, in partnership with FilmBuff, on November 12. The acclaimed documentary, which premiered at the 2013 SXSW Festival, focuses on the members of the Medora Hornets, a rural Indiana high school basketball team fighting to end their losing streak, as their dwindling town faces the threat of extinction.
MEDORA is directed by Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart, and produced by Rachel Dengiz, Davy Rothbart, Andrew Cohn and Rachael Counce. The film is executive produced by Olive Productions’ Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci and Wren Arthur, and Beachsideâ€™ s Michael B. Clark, Alex Turtletaub and Tim Foley.
The film will open on Friday November 8 at the Village East in New York City and in the Los Angeles area at the Laemmle Playhouse 7 in Pasadena.
In addition, in conjunction with Landmark theaters, Medora will play across the country on November 12 in a series of special screenings at top markets including Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, San Diego, Seattle, Washington DC.
FilmBuff will release MEDORA across all leading Video On Demand platforms in the U.S. and Canada on November 12 including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Xbox Video, Sony Playstation and Vudu.
The film will also be available to rent or download directly from the filmmakers at www.medorafilm.com.
Beachside, a Los Angeles based affiliate of Big Beach Films, was founded in 2012 as a place where for filmmakers working in the micro-to-low budget space to find both creative producing and financial backing for their projects. Though Beachside aims to deliver content across all media platforms, the goal for all projects large and small remains the same: to inspire, engage and entertain. MEDORA, made in conduction with Olive productions, is the first Beachside project.
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