Unique: arthouse distro Circle Collective acquires worldwide rights to Luca Balsar̵7;s (uncut gemsnyc anthology film what doesn’t floatstarring and produced by Pauline Chalamet ,sex life of college girls), and shot by DP Sean Price Williams (happy times) and Hunter Zimney (happy times,
The film is set to make its world premiere at the Lighthouse Film Festival this month and will be theatrically released in the US from September with plans for an international festival tour in the fall/winter.
what doesn’t float Chalamet, genre filmmaker and actor Larry Fessenden (corrupt), And Keith Paulson ,Private talk) at their wit’s end as New Yorkers. The script comes from Shauna Fitzgerald and Rachel Walden (funny pages) also makes.
The project is the debut of Gummy Films, an NYC-based production company headed by Chalamet, Balcer and Walden, who attended the Cannes Film Festival last month with their short film. lemon Tree (directed by Walden) at Directors’ Fortnight.
“We are thrilled to join the list of independent films produced by Circle Collective,” Gummi Films said in a statement. “They have a real appreciation for new independent voices that don’t always fit the mainstream mold, and we couldn’t imagine a better home what doesn’t float,
“As we continue to grow Circle Collective’s distribution label, one would be hard-pressed to find a more accurate representation of everything we do than a film. what doesn’t floatOr Luca, Pauline and Rachel’s partners at Gummy Films,” commented Circle Collective President Kyle Greenberg.
“With nuanced direction and bold cinematography by recent collaborators like Sean and Hunter, as well as priceless performances from Pauline, Keith, Larry and other stars, the film represents a new wave of talent and showcases the city we love.” We do, even when it takes us to our wit’s end. These iconic voices from New York are driving American independent filmmaking forward and we can’t wait to share their vision with audiences.
Greenberg negotiated a direct distribution deal with the filmmakers.
Circle Collective, a sister/sub label of distributor Utopia, has released films including Project Space 13Chivas Davinc the great basinJay Cheel How to make time machine or beauty dayJeff Krulik and John Haynes heavy metal parking lotpeter vac idiots,