Greenwich Entertainment Acquires D.L. Anderson And Matt Durning’s ‘Stay Prayed Up’

Greenwich Entertainment Announces acquisition of North American distribution rights be in prayer, Co-director’s feature directorial debut matt darning and another feature of co-director DL Anderson ,Farmer / Veteran) Vitels Films and Interlocking Pictures The documentary premiered at the Telluride Film Festival and its world premiere at DOC NYC to rave reviews. Greenwich will release the film in theaters on June 17.

The only thing paler than Lena May Perry’s loud voice is her confidence. She has spent the past 50 years sharing and accelerating, as the steadfast bandleader of The Branches, a renowned North Carolina gospel group that has packed churches across the South and lifted hearts as far away as Ireland. . be in prayer There’s a spirited celebration, which invites viewers into the intimate community of “Mother” Perry as the 83-year-old attempts to advance The Branchets’ sacred song ministry. The film follows The Branches as they record their first live album, a hallmark in the canon of Black Gospel groups. Through shared prayer, laughter and praise, this “church gospel noisy troupe” demonstrates that music, like faith, is nothing but some fire.

“we believe be in prayer Provides a well-welcomed dose of spiritual and communal upliftment,” said co-director Anderson. Co-director Matt Durning said, “We are thrilled to partner with Greenwich to bring this soul-stirring approach to a range of theatrical audiences seeking healing and renewal, regardless of their faith practice or background. the experience they offer.”

be in prayer Produced by Mikel Barton, Phil Cook, Lena C. Williams and Leslie Raymond. Andy Bonn of Greenwich talks acquisitions on behalf of the filmmakers with Jason Ishikawa of Cinetic Media.