99 Percent The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film

It’s been less than two years since protesters first set down in New York City’s Zuccotti Park to rally against social and economic injustice, so it’s a little weird that Occupy Wall Street already feels like a distant memory. (Or is that just me?) But a new documentary could help bring us back to those heady times.

After a Sundance premiere earlier this year, 99% – The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film is now preparing to march into theaters next month, and as such has a new trailer out. Though the promo names Aaron Aites and Audrey Ewell (of the black metal doc Until the Light Takes Us) as the directors, the project was, as the clunky title suggests, a collaborative effort involving over 100 filmmakers. Watch the video after the jump.

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Even though the Sundance Film Festival is over, the movie deals continue. Over the last few days of the event, several films acquired distribution assuring you’ll have a shot at seeing them soon. Many of the bigger films, including Fruitvale, Don Jon’s Addiction, The Way Way Back, and The Spectacular Now, were picked up early in the festival. You can get info about each at those links above.

Below, we’ll tell you who is handling films like Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight, the horror anthology S-VHS, Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara’s Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, and a few others. Read More »