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.
Directed by Josephine Mackerras • Drama • With Emilie Piponnier, Martin Swabey, Chloé Boreham • 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 ...
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...
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...
Directed by Fellipe Barbosa • Drama • With Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti • 2014 • 115 minutes
Jean Cavalcanti attends a well reguarded private boys' school. He lives a carefree life of moderate privilege in a gated, custom built house in an affluent neighborhood in suburban Ri...
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 ...
Dance Party USA
Directed by Aaron Katz • Drama • With Cole Pensinger, Anna Kavan, Brendan McFadden • 2006 • 66 minutes
Apathetic seventeen-year-old Gus hangs around doing nothing with his buddy Bill most of the time. Gus likes to tell half-true stories about all the girls he’s slept with and all the drugs he’s ...
The Days to Come
Directed by Carlos Marqués-Marcet • Drama • With Maria Rodríguez Soto, David Verdaguer • 2019 • 102 minutes
Vir and Lluis have been dating for just a year, when they find out they are "pregnant". During 9 months, we will follow the adventure of this young couple from Barcelona, the great truth i...
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...
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 • With Mercedes Morán, Laura López Moyano, Marcelo Subiotto • 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 possessi...
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...
A Game of Three Halves - Episode 1
Directed by Matthew Bate • Animation • 2021 • 4 minutes
Sports journalist, podcaster and week-end player Max Rushden, hilariously ruminates on the frustrastions, disasters and joys of spending his weekends organising and playing amateur Sunday league football. From surviving apocalyptic microcli...
Directed by Jean-Jacques Jauffret • Drama • With Adèle Haenel • 2011 • 92 minutes
On a sweltering day in the south of France; an alluring girl; her troubled boyfriend; her mysterious mother and a gruff neighbor collide in tragedy as their secrets lead to a series of shocking events. Stars Adèle ...
How He Fell in Love
Directed by Marc Meyers • Drama • With Matt McGorry, Amy Hargreaves, Mark Blum • 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 int...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Directed by Ole Schell, Sara Ziff • Documentary • With Sara Ziff, Caitríona Balfe • 2009 • 80 minutes
Filmmaker Ole Schell follows his girlfriend, model Sara Ziff, for several years documenting her rise from a fresh face to one that adorns billboards and magazines around the world. In the proces...
Directed by Aaron Katz • Drama • With Joe Swanberg, Cris Lankenau, Erin Fisher • 2007 • 78 minutes
Jamie is lost. She’s come to New York to visit her friend Samantha, but Samantha is nowhere to be found, and now Jamie is alone in the city. Charlie just quit his job, and isn’t sure where he’s goi...
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...