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    Watch: 'Head Games' Trailer Wakes America Up To The Concussion Crisis (VIDEO)

    "Head Games," a new documentary from filmmaker Steve James ("Hoop Dreams"), revolves around one of the great public health issues of our time: the extreme risks of contact sports in America and the necessity for public awareness. Whether handling concussion or brain injury, ...

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    Q&A: Variance Films' Dylan Marchetti on Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' and Building a New United Artists

    For more than 20 years, the major studios and major specialty distributors — Fox Searchlight, Universal, Sony Pictures Classics, Disney and others — have distributed Spike Lee’s films. But for his most personal work in some time, “Red Hook Summer,” Lee has relative newcomer Variance Films doing the ...

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    Steve James' Sports Doc 'Head Games' Coming to Theaters this September [Trailer]

    Steve James' documentary "Head Games" has been acquired by Variance Films for a September 21 release. James ("Hoop Dreams," "The Interrupters") looks at the concussion crisis in American sports, and asks the question, “How much of you are you willing to lose f...

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    Gravitas Ventures Picks Up SXSW Raucous Rom-Com '3,2,1...Frankie Go Boom'

    Gravitas Ventures has acquired Jordan Roberts' SXSW romantic comedy "3,2,1... Frankie Go Boom," starring up-and-comers Charlie Hunnam, Chris O'Dowd and Lizzie Caplan, plus Whitney Cummings, Chris Noth and Ron Perlman.

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    Gravitas and Variance Team to Release SXSW Comedy '3,2,1... Frankie Go Boom' in the Fall

    Gravitas Ventures has acquired U.S. rights to the romantic comedy “3,2,1… Frankie go Boom,” written and directed by Jordan Roberts (“Around the Bend”). The SXSW Film Festival selection will open on VOD platforms in September, followed by a theatrical release in October...

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    Spike Lee’s ‘Red Hook Summer’ Set For August 10th Platform Release Via Variance Films

    Just outta Sundance, Spike Lee promised in February that his latest effort, "Red Hook Summer" would be arriving in August, and true to his word, it will be.

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    Gravitas and Variance Team for Theatrical & VOD Releasing; Hunting Titles at SXSW

    Gravitas Ventures and Variance Films announce their partnership to acquire and co-release seven to eight films per year with day and date theatrical and VOD releases throughout North America. Starting at SXSW, Gravitas and Variance will search for the best indies...

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    Variance Films to Release 'The Perfect Family,' Starring Kathleen Turner

    Variance Films has announced they will be releasing Anne Renton's "The Perfect Famiy," which stars Kathleen Turner in her first lead role in almost two decades.  Turner stars as a religious suburban matriarch who must contend with her unconvential family. 

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