Animated ‘Bongee Bear and the Kingdom of Rhythm’ Due Theatrically and on Digital Dec. 3 From Level 33

The animated musical Bongee Bear and the Kingdom of Rhythm will be released in theaters and for digital purchase and rental Dec. 3 from Level 33 Entertainment.

In the film, in a land known as the Kingdom of Rhythm, young bear Bongee vows to protect the young Princess Katrina with his life. When the evil witch Bandrilla casts a spell on the people of the kingdom, Bongee sets out with the aid of his friend Myrin to break the spell and return singing and dancing to the land, while Bandrilla and her henchmen, Barnabas and Ivan, do all they can to stop them.

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Bongee Bear and the Kingdom of Rhythm features the voices of Rob Paulsen, Dom DeLuise, Ruth Buzzi, Debi Derryberry, June Lockhart, Julian Sands, Danica McKellar, Daryl Sabara, Jess Harnell, Jeff Bennett, Bill Farmer, Phil Proctor, Tatyana Yassukovich and Richard Van Vleet.

 

Animated ‘Kung Food’ Due in Theaters and On Demand Nov. 19 From Level 33

The animated family film Kung Food, based on the animated TV series, will be released in theaters and on demand Nov. 19 from Level 33 Entertainment.

In the film about a magical world inhabited by living food items with hidden talents, Super Bao, an innocent and passionate steamed stuffed bun, dreams of becoming a great hero like his ancestor. In order to realize this dream, he must use his martial arts skill to battle the evil Pirate King and keep him from obtaining the powerful Five-Flavor Stone before he can use it to destroy the World of Foods.

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Crime Thriller ‘La Flamme Rouge’ Available On Demand From Level 33

The crime thriller La Flamme Rouge is available in theaters and on demand from Level 33 Entertainment.

Executive produced by Balthazar Getty (Lord of the Flies) and written and directed by the Maze Brothers Brent and Derek (Cyanide Syndicate: Blueprint, A$AP Lotto: Smooth City), the film stars an ensemble cast of “Twin Peaks” alums (Balthazar Getty, Nicole LaLiberté, George Griffith), as well as Clint Howard (Solo: A Star Wars Story), Todd Lowe (HBO’s “True Blood”), Josh Martin (“Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection”), Colby Coash (Former Nebraska State Senator, It Snows All the Time), Charlie McElveen (12 Midnight) and Sebastian Quinn (TV Series “Doomsday”). 

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In the film, a violent night sends cycling champ Rick Van Pelt into a neon drenched fever dream. Fueled by scotch and paranoia, he confronts Isaac about an affair with his fiancée. A shocking turn of events unveils their scheme to rip off a reclusive art dealer. Eccentric friends, old and new, fail to save Rick from the nocturnal underworld and his demons personified. A renegade detective is his only hope.

 

Horror Film ‘Companion’ Due on Demand Sept. 14 From Level 33

The horror film Companion will come out on on demand Sept. 14 from Level 33 Entertainment.

In the film’s plot, in 2030, society fell as malicious entities appeared around the world. The survivors fight each other and the dead. In this landscape, Ella Grace’s burden of guilt is exposed. The past, and the horrors of what she will become, force Ella to kill what she loves in order to discover the terrifying meaning of the ghosts that feed on her fear.

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Written and directed by John Darbonne (Dead Man’s Fuel, Standing Ovation), the film stars Russell Shealy (Showtime’s “The Good Lord Bird,” The Farmhand, Surrender Me), Eric Hanson (The Challenger Disaster, No Ordinary Love, Brady’s Lot), Christine Nguyen (Vigilante Diaries, Attack of the Killer Donuts, Get Him to the Greek), Stephen Brodie (“Fear the Walking Dead”), Anna Flynn (Persuasion), Cody Renee Cameron (El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie) and Marcus Anthony.

Dramedy ‘Kingsway’ Available on Demand From Level 33

The comedic drama Kingsway is available on demand from Level 33 Entertainment.

In the film, Jess, a single car mechanic who lives with her mother, Marion, suspects her sister-in-law Lori is having an affair. Her fragile brother Matt has no idea. Lori, an amateur singer, acts innocent but when Jess and Marion confront her, Lori confesses she’s pregnant with Matt’s best friend’s kid and all hell breaks loose.

Written and directed by Bruce Sweeney (Last Wedding, Excited), the film stars Camille Sullivan, Gabrielle Rose, Colleen Rennison, Agam Darshi, Kevin McNulty, Jillian Fargey, Jeff Gladstone, Paul Skrudland and Jennifer McLean.

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“I wanted to make a film about love and suicide — yet make it accessible, not some heavy thing,” Sweeney said in a statement. “I chose the romantic comedy/romantic drama genre for this reason. For me, theme’s a big deal, and the theme of Kingsway is about the nature and fragility of familial and intimate relationships.”

Sci-fi Horror Film ‘Toxico’ Coming to Theaters, On Demand and Digital July 23 From Level 33

The Spanish-language science-fiction horror film Toxico is coming to theaters, digital and on demand July 23 from Level 33 Entertainment.

In the film, in the middle of a mysterious insomnia epidemic that slowly takes on catastrophic dimensions, Laura and Augusto flee the city in their motorhome to get away from the chaos. As they move down the road, they discover a world that is becoming an increasingly strange and dangerous place.

The film stars Jazmín Stuart, Agustín Rittano, Victoria Cabada, Sebastian Carbone, Marcelo D’Andrea, Alejandro Jovic, Martín Carabal, Lucila Mangone, Jorge Roberto Prado and Marcelo Mininno.

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‘Rollers’ Coming to Theaters and VOD June 18 From Level 33

The indie comedic drama Rollers will come out in theaters and on VOD June 18 from Level 33 Entertainment.

Written and directed by Isaiah Smallman, the film follows Rufus Paisley, a closet alcoholic with only one thing left to live for, the concert venue Rollers. To keep it alive, he’s drained every ounce of personal capital he’s got. Now the historic venue, once owned by his parents, is in trouble and he’s running out of ways to save it, and himself.

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The film stars Johnny Ray Gill, Kevin Bigley, Kate Cobb, Vicky Jeudy, Joel Allen, Meredith Thomas, Spencer Rayshon Stevenson, Karina Bonnefil, John W. Lawson, Leslie A. Jones, Isaiah Smallman, Courtney Dietz and Grant Withington.

The film features music from Ural Thomas & The Pain, Charles Jones and Barbara Howard.

Mama Bear Studios launched a podcast tracking the making of Rollers, a weekly comedy conversation show hosted by Smallman and Jon Schimpf (an industry insider). The show features interviews with other successful industry players including some of the cast and crew of Rollers.

ROLLERS trailer from Level 33 Entertainment on Vimeo.

 

Thriller ‘Magic Mountains’ Due on Digital and VOD May 14 From Level 33

The Dutch independent thriller Magic Mountains will be released in virtual cinemas and on digital and VOD May 14 by Level 33 Entertainment.

Directed by Urszula Antoniak, the film follows Lex, a Dutch writer, who has money and fame but no peace of mind since Hannah left him years ago. Looking for closure on their relationship, Lex asks Hannah to go with him to the mountains for a last climb together. But Voytek, their professional mountain guide, senses that Lex may be unstable and refuses to leave Hannah alone with him.

The film stars Thomas Ryckewaert, Hannah Hoekstra and Marcin Dorocinski.

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‘The Last Right’ Due on Digital and VOD April 9 From Level 33

The comedic drama The Last Right will come out on digital and VOD April 9 from Level 33 Entertainment.

Directed by Aoife Crehan (EmptyTwo Peas), the film stars Michiel Huisman (The Age of Adeline, “Game of Thrones”), Niamh Algar (“Raised By Wolves”), Samuel Bottomley (Tyrannosaur), Michael McElhatton (“Game of Thrones”), Eleanor O’Brien (“Blast from the Past”), Jim Norton (Straw Dogs), Brian Cox (X2: X-Men UnitedTroy), Colm Meaney (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) and  Aidan O’Hare (Jackie).

The Last Right follows New York-based Daniel Murphy (Huisman), who wakes on a flight to Ireland to find elderly passenger Padraig Murphy (Norton) has died in the next seat. To his surprise, the lonely Padraig had just listed him as his next of kin. Daniel, his autistic brother (Bottomley) and a woman (Algar) they’ve just met must journey across the Emerald Isle to bury the stranger, becoming the focus of a nationwide manhunt for body snatching.

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Lauren Bacall Film ‘All at Sea’ Coming to Digital and VOD March 5 From Level 33

The black comedy All at Sea, starring the late Lauren Bacall, is coming to digital and VOD March 5 from Level 33 Entertainment.

In the 2010 film set in Norway, retired sailor Wally and best friend Skipper are residents of a retirement home run by Ms. Reimark. When Skipper dies, Wally vows to honor his promise to bury his friend at sea. Unfortunately, he doesn’t have a coffin, boat or anyone to conduct the service. Wally takes fellow residents on a madcap adventure to carry out the burial before Ms. Reimark puts an end to his daring scheme.

Directed by Robert Yount, the film also stars Brian Cox and James Fox.

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