Comedy ‘East Bay’ Headed to Theaters April 26, On Demand May 31 From Level 33

The comedy East Bay will be released in theaters April 26 and via on demand May 31 from Level 33 Entertainment.

The unexpectedly uplifting comedy follows a 39-year-old man who is forced to accept he’s a failure and starts having hallucinations that make him question reality. He turns to his friends, whose lives also haven’t exactly gone as planned.

The film stars Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians, Hustlers, ABC’s “Fresh Off The Boat”), Kavi Ramachandran Ladnier (CBS Crime Series “NCIS: Los Angeles,” Cold Pressed), Daniel Yoon (Post Concussion), Edmund Sim, Destry Miller (Post Concussion), Melissa Pond (The 4 Corners), Dougald Park (Bruce Almighty, The Last Ship) and Jennifer Chang (What If He Wins).

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Thriller ‘Deadly Justice’ Due Via On Demand April 16 From Level 33

Level 33 Entertainment will release the thriller Deadly Justice via on demand April 16.

The film follows Holly Powell (Kelly Sullivan), a successful prosecutor who put away a prominent but corrupt Judge. After appearing on a true crime show to discuss the case, Holly’s life and business are turned upside down by a murderous stalker who is convinced that Judge Halstead is an innocent man and becomes hellbent on putting Holly away for good.

The film also stars Brian Krause, Corin Nemec, Christiana Leucas, Jason London and Marco St. John.

 

Gambling Drama ‘Double Down South’ Available On Demand From Level 33

Level 33 Entertainment has released the gambling drama Double Down South via on demand.

Set in the high stakes world of illegal keno-pool gambling, the film follows veteran ace Nick, who is enamored of smart, tough, and charming newcomer Diana and is determined to stake her. Diana must prove herself in a man’s world to win a match against DuBinion, the world’s best shooter. Soon Diana and Nick find themselves in more danger than they ever imagined.

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Written and directed by Academy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Tom Schulman (Dead Poets Society), the film stars Kim Coates (“Bad Blood,” “Sons of Anarchy,” Goon), Lili Simmons (“Banshee,” “True Detective,” “Ray Donovan”), Igby Rigney (F9: The Fast Saga, “The Midnight Club”), Tom Bower (“Lucky Hank,” “Senior Love Triangle,” Die Hard 2), Justin Marcel McManus (“Power Book II: Ghost,” “Search Party,” “Blue Bloods”), Rebecca Lines (“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” “Cobra Kai,” “House of Cards”), and Cameron Cowperthwaite (“American Horror Story,” “Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” “Shameless”).

 

Level 33 to Bow Serial Killer Thriller ‘Cold Meat’ in Theaters and On Demand Feb. 23

Level 33 Entertainment will release the serial killer thriller Cold Meat in theaters and on demand Feb. 23.

In the film, while passing through the Colorado Rockies, David stops for a meal at a diner and ends up heroically saving a young waitress from her violent ex-husband. David hits the road again amid a dangerous blizzard, and one false move sends him into a ravine in the eye of the storm. Slowly running out of resources, it’s hard to tell what will get him first: the cold or the beast that’s prowling outside.

Cold Meat stars Allen Leech (The Imitation Game, Bohemian Rhapsody, “Downtown Abbey”), Nina Bergman (Hell Hath No Fury, Doom: Annihilation), Yan Tual (“Outlander,” “Nasdrovia”), Riley Banzer (Hello Au Revoir, “#Sti”), James Barton-Steel (Knuckledust, Sparrow’s Call), Sydney Hendricks (The Podcast Murders, The Tree), William Kuklis (Conquest, The Way to the Heart), Kat Fullerton (Scared Stiff, Dead to Me), Gil Botelho (Hello Destroyer).

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The film premiered at Frightfest Festival London and was nominated for The Total Film Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Allen Leech) and Best Scare.

 

Sci-Fi Rom-Com ‘Molli and Max in the Future’ Headed to Theaters Feb. 9 From Level 33

Level 33 Entertainment will release the sci-fi fantasy rom-com Molli and Max in the Future in theaters on Feb. 9.

A sci-fi rom-com about a man and woman whose orbits repeatedly collide over the course of 12 years, four planets, three dimensions and one space cult, Molli and Max in the Future takes the character-driven romance of When Harry Met Sally and combines it with an eclectic sci-fi universe like “Futurama.” Classic practical effects combined with cutting edge technology create Molli and Max’s unique universe.

Directed by Michael Lukk Litwak, the film stars Zosia Mamet, Aristotle Athari, Erin Darke, Okieriete Onaodowan, Arturo Castro, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Aparna Nacherla, Grace Kuhlenschmidt, Matteo Lane, Michael Chernus and Danny Burstein.

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Molli and Max in the Future premiered at SXSW 2023 and won the Jury Award Best Film at the Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival; the Lost Weekend Award Best Story at the Film Club’s The Lost Weekend; the Prix D’or Best of Fest at the Lower East Side Film Festival; and the Grand Jury Prize Best Narrative Feature at the Oak Cliff Film Festival. It was nominated at SXSW for the Adam Yauch Hörnblowér Award and for the American Independent Award Best Feature Film at the Denver International Film Festival.

Level 33 to Bow Thriller ‘Double Down South’ in Theaters Jan. 19

Level 33 Entertainment will release the thriller Double Down South in theaters Jan. 19.

Set in the dangerous high stakes world of illegal keno-pool gambling, the film follows veteran ace Nick (Kim Coates), who is enamored of smart, tough, and charming newcomer Diana (Lili Simmons) and is determined to stake her. Diana must prove herself in a man’s world to win a match against DuBinion (Justin Marcel McManus), the world’s best shooter. Soon Diana and Nick find themselves in more danger than they ever imagined.

The film won the Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature at the Cordillera International Festival and the Audience Award for Best Feature at the Omaha Film Festival. Its trailer was nominated for the Golden Trailer Award for Best Independent Trailer.

Action Comedy ‘Adventures of the Naked Umbrella’ Headed to Theaters and Premium VOD Nov. 10 From Level 33

Level 33 Entertainment will release the action comedy Adventures of the Naked Umbrella in theaters and via premium VOD Nov. 10. 

In the film, after his trailer home goes up in flames, convicted arsonist and conspiracy theorist Sam Wanoutsky and his wife Irene must prove his innocence. Off his meds, Sam traverses his relationship with reality and his eternal love for his wife.

The film stars Jeremy Davies (Saving Private Ryan, Twister, “Justified”), Tom Arnold (“The Best Damn Sports Show Period,” Madea’s Witness Protection, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star), Taryn Manning (“Orange is the New Black,” Hustle & Flow, 8 Mile), Richard Riehle (3 From Hell, Texas Chainsaw, Bridesmaids), Darnell Rhea (The Bobby Brown Story, Ray), and Cindy Vela (Run Hide Fight, End Game, Desdemona: A Love Story). 

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Theaters showing the film Include:

  • Cinema 14 Chatham Powered by Emagine DMA: Chicago
  • Emagine Lakeville 21 Lakeview DMA: Minneapolis
  • Emagine Woodhaven 10 Woodhaven DMA: Detroit
  • Galaxy Grandscape 15 The Colony DMA: Dallas
  • Laemmle Glendale DMA: Los Angeles

 

View the trailer here.

Drama ‘Waikiki’ Headed to Theaters Oct. 27, On Demand Dec. 5 From Level 33

Level 33 Entertainment will release the indie drama Waikiki in theaters Oct. 27 and via on demand Dec. 5.

In the film, when a Native Hawaiian hula dancer escaping her abusive boyfriend crashes her van into a mysterious homeless man, she finds herself flung into a surrealistic journey of self-exploration and reconnection to nature within the shadows of commercial Waikiki. The intimate narrative breaks down the enduring, stereotypical image of paradise to reveal a vulnerable and authentic portrait of indigeneity. 

Directed by Christopher Kahunahana, Waikiki stars Danielle Zalopany (How to Spell Revenge, “NCIS: Hawaii,” Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates), Peter Shinkoda  (Midway, The PredatorGodzilla, I, Robot), Jason Quinn (Inhumans, The Short List, “The Last Resort”) and Kimo Kahoano (Blue Crush).

The film won Best American Narrative Feature, Grand Jury Award at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival; Best Cinematography, Special Jury Award, at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival; Best Feature Grand Prize at the Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival; Best Narrative Feature at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival; Jury Award Honorable Mention at the Bentonville Film Festival; Indie Vision Breakthrough Performance Award at the Twin Cities Film Festival; Best Feature Film, Jury Award, at the Hawaii International Film Festival; Best Cinematography, Jury Award, at the Hawaii International Film Festival; Best Hawaii Film at the Hawaii Film Critics Society; and Best Music in a Feature Film at the BMI Film Festival Awards.

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WAIKIKI Official Trailer_NF from Level 33 Entertainment on Vimeo.

 

Doc ‘Plan C’ Headed to Theaters Oct. 6, On Demand Nov. 14 From Level 33

Level 33 Entertainment will release the documentary Plan C in theaters on Oct. 6 and via on demand Nov. 14.

The documentary follows a grassroots network with a controversial visionary at the helm that fights to expand access to abortion pills across the United States during a global pandemic and the fall of Roe v. Wade.

From filmmaker Tracy Droz Tragos (Rich Hill, Abortion: Stories Women Tell, Be Good, Smile Pretty), the film was nominated for the Audience Award Festival Favorites at the SXSW Film Festival and the Global Health Competition Best Film at the Cleveland International Film Festival. The film was also an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival; the Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBOSTON); the Women Film Festival, Denver; the Athena Film Festival; the Nevada City Film Festival; the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival; the deadCenter Film Festival; the MKE Film Festival; and the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

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PLAN C Official Trailer from Level 33 Entertainment on Vimeo.

 

Supernatural Horror Film ‘Don’t Look Away’ Headed to Theaters Sept. 1, VOD Oct. 3 From Level 33

Level 33 Entertainment will release the supernatural horror film Don’t Look Away in theaters on Sept. 1 and on VOD Oct. 3.

In the film inspired by the video game Stay Close, after a gang of criminals unintentionally unleashes a supernatural force onto the world, a young woman named Frankie is convinced she’s being stalked by a killer mannequin. Frankie soon realizes that her friends are in jeopardy, too. She must find the man who holds the key to stopping the killings, but Frankie knows that once you see the mannequin, there may be no end in sight, except for your own.

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The film stars Kelly Bastard (Tommy and the King), Michael Mitton, Colm Hill (Okja, 5G: The ReckoningmyPhone), Rene Lai (Bully, At the Ends of the Earth), Abu Bukuly, Micheal Bafaro, Brittany Pilgrim, Sophie Thom, Jason Haney and Vanessa Nostbakken. The film is produced by Bafaro, Mitton and James C. Clayton (Bullet Proof, The Ice Road, 5G: The Reckoning) and executive produced by Evan Tylor (“American Mary,” “Van Helsing”) and Caterina Scrivano (“American Mary,”  Bullet Proof, Residue).