FilmBuff has partnered with Red Prods. for the digital release of Andrew Disney’s directorial debut, “Searching For Sonny.” The film stars Jason Dohring, MInka Kelly (of “Friday Night Lights” and “The Roomate” fame), Michael Hogan (“Battlestar Galactica”), and Emmy and Golden Globe Nominee, Masi Oka (“Hawaii Five-O” and “Heroes”). Rounding out the principal cast are NIck Kocher and Brian McElhaney, known for their outlandish short “Eagles Are Turning People Into Horses,, which screened at the 2010 Slamdance Film Festival.
In “Searching For Sonny,” a group of friends convene at their 10-year high school reunion, only to find themselves at the center of a murder mystery involving the disappearance of a mutual friend, Sonny (Misa Oka). Crime-solving shenanigans ensue as the friends uncover a scandal involving shady businessmen and crooked school officials.
“Searching For Sonny” premiered at the 2011 Austin Film Festival, and has since played at over 30 festivals nationwide, winning 15 awards in a number of categories. “Searching For Sonny” will be available on VOD, DVD and Blu-Ray beginning August 28, and will be in theaters in limited engagement screenings nationwide from August 7.