Saturday, July 15, 2017

"Broken Mile" to Cross North America Theatrically and on VOD/Digital/DVD

From our friends at Cinematic Red...

Riveting Thriller “Broken Mile” Begins North American Theatrical Run July 28th & VOD/Digital/DVD and Blu-Ray Release August 15th, 2017

Director Justin McConnell’s visceral single-take thriller “Broken Mile” will begin it’s international theatrical release in Toronto, Canada on July 28th, before expanding into USA cinemas August 4th in Portland, OR, followed by San Diego, CA, August 8th, among others throughout the summer. Indiecan Entertainment will release in director Justin McConnell’s native Canada and Gravitas Ventures will release it in the USA beginning August 15th on VOD/Digital/ DVD and Blu-Ray. “Broken Mile” world premiered at Whistler Film Festival, followed by Toronto’s Canadian Film Festival earlier this spring.

“Broken Mile,” told in pulse pounding real-time and presented as a single unbroken take, follows a drug-addict (Francesco Filice) who awakens to find the woman he is with dead, and must rush to escape the consequences. Along the way he enlists the help of his strong-willed ex-girlfriend (Caleigh Le Grand), and avoids confrontation with the gun-toting figure chasing him (Patrick McFadden.) The film was produced by McConnell’s company Unstable Ground, in association with Pasha Patriki’s 9 Light Entertainment, and executive producer Andrew van den Houten’s (“Jug Face,” “The Ranger”) 79th & Broadway Entertainment.

“We are excited to bring “Broken Mile” to theatrical audiences, as well as to homes across North America this summer. The audience is in for a character-driven ride” states McConnell.

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About Gravitas Ventures:
Gravitas Ventures is a leading all rights distributor of independent cinema. Founded in 2006, Gravitas connects independent filmmakers and producers with distribution opportunities across the globe. Working with more than 500 content partners, Gravitas Ventures has distributed thousands of films into over 100 million homes. Recent releases include Katie Holmes’ feature directorial debut, “All We Had,” Jonathan Hock’s “Fastball,” Colin Hanks’ “All Things Must Pass,” “Being Evel” from Academy Award® winning director Daniel Junge and producer Johnny Knoxville, “Backstreet Boys: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of,” and “For The Love of Spock” from Director Adam Nimoy.

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About 79th & Broadway Entertainment:
Founded by Andrew van den Houten, 79th & Broadway Releasing is a New York-based finance, sales and distribution company. The company currently represents such titles as 13 Cameras and She’s Allergic to Cats. van den Houten has been involved in development, financing, production and distribution of more than 20 features. His producer credits include All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman, Jug Face and Funeral Kings. He also directed Headspace and Offspring through his production company ModerncinĂ©, and recently produced Camera Obscura through Hood River Entertainment.

About Unstable Ground:
Based in Toronto, Canada, Unstable Ground is a full-service production and post company specializing in creating entertainment for the worldwide marketplace. Run by CEO Justin McConnell, past credits include Skull World, Minutes Past Midnight, The Collapsed, Cold Deck and more, plus multiple shorts and music videos. In 2017 they will release the feature films Galaxy of Horrors and Clapboard Jungle. For more info, please visit

About 9 Light Entertainment:
9 Light Entertainment was formed in 2015 by Pasha Patriki - as a vertically integrated film development, marketing, production and sales company, with head office operating out of Toronto, Canada. The intention of 9 Light Entertainment is to develop a sustainable and reputable content brand, while producing a continuous slate of independent feature films.