Monument Releasing

Monument Releasing

Monument Releasing is a New York-based distribution company, specializing in the release of classic festival, foreign language, and American independent films.

As the North American distribution arena continues to evolve, Monument Releasing endeavors to bring the best in undistributed cinema from the festival circuit to the theatrical, festival, VOD, DVD, and digital markets.

Monument has three lines of focus: Festival Titles, American Indies, and Documentaries. Our mission is to introduce audiences to new and original cinema, while focusing our resources such that each title remains profitable across a variety of platforms.

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  • Alice

    Directed by Josephine Mackerras • Drama • 2019 • 103 minutes

    Alice (Emilie Piponnier) is the perfect wife and mother, living happily with her husband Francois and their son in an apartment in Paris. When her credit cards are declined one day while shopping, Alice discovers that Francois has been...

  • Another Country

    Directed by Molly Reynolds • Documentary • With David Gulpilil • 2015 • 75 minutes

    At the beginning of last century the Australian Government, along with entrepreneurs, opportunists and do-gooders, made a concerted effort to gain control of the lands of the Yolngu people across northern Arnhem L...

  • The Bomb

    Directed by Kevin Ford, Smriti Keshari, Eric Schlosser • Documentary • 2016 • 61 minutes

    Over seven decades have passed since a city was destroyed by a nuclear weapon. But the danger never went away. We are now confronted with a world in which nine nations possess about 15,000 nuclear weapons. M...

  • Charlie's Country

    Directed by Rolf De Heer • Drama • With David Gulpilil, Peter Djigirr, Luke Ford • 2014 • 108 minutes

    Living in a remote Aboriginal community in the northern part of Australia, Charlie is a warrior past his prime. As the government increases its stranglehold over the community’s traditional way ...

  • An Eye for Beauty

    Directed by Denys Arcand • Drama • With Éric Bruneau, Mélanie Thierry, Melanie Merkosky • 2014 • 102 minutes

    Luc is a brilliant young architect with a budding reputation. Opinionated, charming, and confident, he lives with his beautiful wife in the stunning countryside of Quebec. Luc’s seemingly...

  • Family Life

    Directed by Alicia Scherson, Cristián Jiménez • Drama • With Jorge Becker, Gabriela Aranciba, Cristían Carvajal, Blanca Lewin
    • 2017 • 81 minutes

    When a married couple decides to move to France with their young daughter for a few months, they ask a distant cousin, Martín, to housesit and take c...

  • Flesh and Blood

    Directed by Mark Webber • Drama • With Mark Webber, Cheri Honkala, Madeline Brewer • 2017 • 91 minutes

    Based on a real family, Flesh and Blood blurs the line between narrative and documentary, with characters played by their real-life counterparts. Writer and director Mark Webber (Green Room, Th...

  • A Family Submerged

    Directed by Maria Alche • Drama • 2018 • 91 minutes

    It’s summertime in Buenos Aires, and Marcela’s sister has suddenly passed away. As Marcela grieves, she must also face the painful process of purging her sister’s apartment of possessions, photographs, and family heirlooms. When Nacho, a young ...

  • Footnotes

    Directed by Paul Calori & Kostia Testut • Drama • With Pauline Etienne, Oliver Chantreau, François Morel, Loïc Corbery, Julie Victor • 2017 • 85 minutes

    Inspired by the films of Jacques Demy and Stanley Donen, Footnotes is a whimsical and original musical comedy about Julie, a young woman strugg...

  • History of Fear

    Directed by Benjamin Naishtat • Drama • With Jonathan Da Rosa • 2014 • 79 minutes

    When a heat wave grips the suburbs, black-outs and waves of pollution push the social order to the brink of collapse, forcing each in-habitant to confront his own motives, instincts and fears.

  • How He Fell in Love

    Directed by Marc Meyers • Drama • 2015 • 108 minutes

    Travis, a struggling young musician, crosses paths with Ellen, an older, married yoga instructor who is in the process of adopting a child. Travis and Ellen begin an affair that slowly deepens into something more intimate and profound. As thei...

  • If The Dancer Dances

    Directed by Maia Wechsler • Documentary • 2018 • 177 minutes

    IF THE DANCER DANCES invites viewers into the intimate world of the dance studio. Stephen Petronio, one of today’s leading dance-makers, is determined to help his dancers breathe new life into RainForest (1968), an iconic work by the l...

  • Metamorphoses

    Directed by Christophe Honoré • Drama • With Amira Akili, Sébastian Hirel, Mélodie Richard, Damien Chapelle, George Babluani
    • 2014 • 102 minutes

    When Europa skips class and meets a magnetic young man named Jupiter, she embarks on an unexpected and magical journey. Traveling on board Jupiter’s ...

  • My Friend from the Park

    Directed by Ana Katz • Drama • With Julieta Zylberberg, Maricel Álvarez, Ana Katz
    • 2015 • 84 minutes

    Liz is struggling to adjust to her new life as a mother. With her husband in a different country for work, Liz has left her job to stay at home and care for their baby, Nicanor. Making things w...

  • My Revolution

    Directed by Ramzi Ben Sliman • Drama • With Samuel Vincent, Anamaria Vartolomei, Lubna Azabal • 2016 • 80 minutes

    With the Arab Spring blossoming in the heart of Paris, people take to the streets to show their support. Everyone except 14-year old Marwann, that is. Despite his Tunisian roots, Ma...

  • The Queen of Fear

    Directed by Valeria Bertuccelli, Fabiana Tiscornia • Drama • With Valeria Bertuccelli • 2018 • 107 minutes

    Robertina, one of Argentina’s most acclaimed actresses, only has one month left until the premiere of her career-defining one-woman play. Instead of preparing and rehearsing, however, she s...

  • Our Time

    Directed by Carlos Reygadas • Drama • With Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers • 2018 • 87 minutes

    A family lives in the Mexican countryside raising fighting bulls. Esther is in charge of running the ranch, while her husband Juan, a world-renowned poet, raises and selects the beasts. Al...

  • She's Lost Control

    Directed by Anja Marquardt • Drama • With Brooke Bloom, Marc Menchaca • 2014 • 90 minutes

    Fiercely independent, Ronah works as a sexual surrogate in New York City, teaching her clients the very thing they fear most – to be intimate. Her life unravels when she starts working with a volatile new c...

  • Summer Pasture

    Directed by Lynn True & Nelson Walker III • Documentary • 2010 • 85 minutes

    Summer Pasture is a feature-length documentary that chronicles one summer with a young family amidst a period of great uncertainty. Locho, his wife Yama, and their infant daughter, nicknamed Jiatomah ('pale chubby girl')...

  • Vampire Clay

    Directed by Soichi Umezawa • Drama • With Ena Fujita, Yuyu Makihara, Momoka Sugimoto • 2017 • 81 minutes

    From Japanese special effects master Soichi Umezawa comes a singular horror experience in a wildly hilarious marriage of The Blob and The Evil Dead. After studying in Tokyo, Kaori returns to ...