A wide range of films are debuting this week, from the self-distributed indie "LOL" by Chicago filmmaker Joe Swanberg to "The Quiet," established director Jamie Babbit's latest feature, produced by Burnt Orange Productions in Texas (a division of the University of Texas at Austin's film program_. Background on both films, and their filmmakers is available in indieWIRE interviews linked below. Also on tap is the latest film from IFC Films' First Take label that releases movies in theaters and via VOD on cable television at the same time.
THE LIST FOR THIS WEEK:
"LOL" (August 23), directed by Joe Swanberg. Self-distributed. Official website
"Princesas" (August 23), directed by Fernando Leon de Aranoa. Distributor: IFC First Take. Official website
""Looking For Kitty"" (August 25), directed by Edward Burns. Distributor: ThinkFilm. Official website
"Queens" (August 25), directed by Manuel Gomez Pereira. Distributor: Regent Releasing. Official website
"The Quiet" (August 25), directed by Jamie Babbit. Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics. Official website
"Surviving Eden" (August 25), directed by Greg Pritikin. Distributor: Cineville. Official website