ITN Distribution Attends Toronto International Film Festival's (TIFF) Market

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ITN Distribution Inc. (ITN) announces their slate of films for the 38th annual TIFF, September 5th-15th, 2013

ITN Distribution Inc. today announced that they will attend this year’s Toronto International Film Festival marketplace. Industry veteran Stuart Alson will sell features and documentaries in a wide range of genres including action, thriller, family, sci-fi and drama. Mekhi Phifer’s festival favorite and award-nominated film, THE SUSPECT will be among the titles available to buyers in territories worldwide.

ITN’S Stuart Alson stated, “TIFF is an excellent and rich cultural event and affords a key opportunity to connect with film professionals from all over the globe.” Alson further stated, we look forward to shopping our titles to buyers as well as attending special events running in tandem with this year’s festival – It’s all about the movies here and we appreciate that.”

THE SUSPECT: 98 min. Multi award-winning Crime/Drama. In this up-to-the-minute examination of race relations, two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unexpected, deadly turn.
Cast: Mekhi Phifer (Clockers, 8 Mile, ER), William Sadler (The Shawshank Redemption), James McCaffrey (Rescue Me), Sterling K. Brown (Army Wives) and Rebecca Creskoff (Curb Your Enthusiasm).

WORLD PREMIERE
American Black Film Festival (HBO), Miami FL
Nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay,
Best Actor: Mekhi Phifer, Best Actor: Sterling K. Brown

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham AL
St. Louis Black Film Festival, St. Louis MO
Philadelphia Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA
Montreal International Black Film Festival, Montreal Canada
Third World International Film Festival, San Francisco CA
Brookings Institution: Screening and Panel Discussion, Washington DC
Twin Cities Black Film Festival, St. Louis Park MN
Louisville International Festival of Film, Louisville, KY
Englewood International Film Festival, Englewood IL

SO THIS IS CHRISTMAS: 115 min. Family. Complete. Eighteen-year-old Ashley lives life in the fast lane. After a chance encounter with the handyman, she finds herself writing and directing a Christmas play for over sixty underprivileged kids. At the same time she runs headlong into her ultimate soul mate.
Cast: Eric Roberts, Vivica A. Fox and Lexi Ainsworth

NARX: 90 min. Action. Complete. A veteran New York City undercover cop gets his biggest mission ever - taking down the biggest Drug Kingpin of New York City.
Cast: Fat Joe, Chris Mulkey (Boardwalk Empire, The Purge), Rocky Passafaro, Alex Maisonette and Jason Rodriguez.

ASHES: 90min. Thriller. Complete. The story of two brothers whose lives are unraveling. As one brother plummets deeper into mental illness, the other, Ashes, copes by throwing himself into the world of crime.
Cast: Piper Perabo (Covert Affairs, Looper, The Prestige), Ajay Naidu (NBC's Lateline, Office Space, Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler), Heather Burns (HBO's Bored to Death, NBC's Twenty Good Years, Miss Congeniality), Faran Tahir (Iron Man, Star Trek, Elysium).

VIRGIN ALEXANDER: 90min. Comedy. Complete. Alexander is a 26 year old scrap hauler who is facing eviction. In a last ditch effort to save his house from the bank, he turns it into a brothel - even though he has never had sex before.
Cast: Rick Faugno, Paige Howard (Adventureland), Bronson Pinchot (True Romance, Risky Business), Elizabeth Masucci (Shame, Theo), Mika Boorem (Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Blue Crush), Joe D'Onofrio (Goodfellas, Spider Man, We Own the Night).

KILLER ANTS: 80min. Thriller. Complete. There are more than 100 billion fire ants on earth. They swarm in seconds. Attack in the thousands. And kill within minutes. And now, they are coming to wreak havoc in Texas.

ALCATRAZ STORAGE: 90min. Thriller. Complete. A group of strangers find themselves trapped inside the haunted Alcatraz Storage.

AMY: 90min. Thriller. Complete. Amy is blessed with the psychic power of clairvoyance, an extra-sensory perception. Amy witnesses haunting visions as her entire village begins the fall into demonic possession. A funeral director (played by Christopher Atkins, Blue Lagoon: The Awakening) uses Amy's clairvoyant abilities to determine the covert leader behind the fall. As Amy and Christopher try to stop the fall of their village, the Devil takes over Amy's soul-forcing Christopher to perform a dangerous exorcism.
Cast: Christopher Atkins (The Blue Lagoon), Jessica DiGiovanni, Kurt Peterson, Kris Smith and Clayton Meyers.

THE SECRET VILLAGE: 90min. Thriller. Complete. Two strangers research a mysterious outbreak of mass hysteria in a small village.
Cast: Jonathan Bennett (Pawn, Van Wilder, Mean Girls), Ali Faulkner (Twilight: Breaking Dawn), Stelio Savante (Starship Troopers 3) and Richard Riehle (Office Space, The Man From Earth).

THE FAMILY: 90min. Thriller. Complete. It's hard for a family to stay together when killing is in their blood.
Cast: Tony Todd (Candyman, The Man From Earth, Final Destination), Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes) and Kane Hodder (Jason X, Friday the 13th VII and VIII).

THE OUIJA EXPERIMENT: 90min. Horror. Complete. A group of friends play with a Ouija board and record it. The footage they captured cannot be explained.
Cast: Justin Armstrong, Dave Clark, Miranda Martinez, Carson Underwood and Eric Window.

PASTOR SHEPHERD: 90min. Family. Complete. The tale of a down-on-his-luck freeze-dried-pet-salesman and his journey to become the first-ever-cyber-evangelist.
Cast: Danny Trejo, Maria-Elena Laas and Pastor Shepherd.

SINS (aka Sins Expiation): 90min. Action/Thriller. Complete. Two ex-gangsters meet on a high-speed train to Sicily.
Cast: Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon, The Color Purple), Steven Bauer (Scarface, Primal Fear), Michael Madsen, John Savage (The Godfather: III, The Deer Hunter), Anne Jeffreys (General Hospital), Hal Yamanouchi (Push) and Giovanni Martorana.

THE LEGENDS OF NETHIAH: 93min. Sci-Fi/Action/Fantasy. Complete. A grandfather introduces his grandson to a fantasy world of creatures and science-fiction.
Cast: John Heard (Home Alone, Home Alone 2, Prison Break), Theresa Russell (Spider Man 3, Eureka, The Last Tycoon), Robert Picardo (Star Trek, Total Recall, Stargate: Atlantis) and Julie Michaels (Titanic, Batman Forever).

AFTER DOOMSDAY (FORMERLY POPULATION 2): 90min. Sci-Fi. Complete. Set against the backdrop of a post-Apocalypse Earth, After Doomsday is about a relationship that ends in tragedy forcing a woman to struggle in the aftermath.

THE HOSPITAL: 90min. Horror. Complete. Old St. Leopold's Hospital has many urban legends surrounding it, but the residents of Bridgeport all agree on one thing: tortured souls roam its abandoned halls.
Cast: John Dugan (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Scott Tepperman (Ghost Hunters International), Jim O'Rear (The Dead Matter), and Daniel Emery Taylor (Return Of The Swamp Thing).

DO NOT DISTURB: 98min. Thriller/Horror. Complete. After the murder of his fiancée, Katherin, floundering screenwriter Don Malek is hell bent on revenge. Plagued with personal demons, Don checks into a seedy motel room to enact a bloody rampage. When he checks in, no one checks out.
Cast: Stephen Geoffreys (Fright Night, 976-Evil, Mr. Hush), Tiffany Shepis (Abominable, Night of the Demons, Cyrus), Ezra Buzzington (The Hills Have Eyes, The Artist, The Prestige, Bad-Ass), Corey Haim (The Lost Boys, Crank: High Voltage, License to Drive).

SILENCE: 90min. Thriller. Complete. Colby’s wife Annabelle is violently murdered. After her death, Colby returns to the house they once shared, and experiences a haunting. He hears, sees and experiences visions leading up to her death, and the unknown. Cast: Matthew Lawrence (The Hot Chick, Mrs. Doubtfire), Masiela Lusha (The George Lopez Show, Kill Katie Malone), Muse Watson (I Know What You Did Last Summer series, The Last Exorcism II).

GOD DON’T MAKE THE LAWS: 100min. Drama. Complete. Does time exist when nothing changes? That is the question for the picturesque Village of Rockwell, where time has frozen. Nobody gets sick; nobody ages, and nobody dies due to a tragic bus crash that took the lives of the 1977 undefeated Rockwell High School Basketball Team.
Cast: Ella Rae Peck (Gossip Girl, Deception, upcoming Sony Pictures 'The Call' with Halle Berry), Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas, Nixon), Robert Prescott (Burn After Reading, Michael Clayton), Peter Vack (CBGB) and Oscar nominee and Golden Globe Winner Bruce Davison (Short Cuts, Longtime Champion, X-Men and X2).

DRIVING BY BRAILLE: 89 min. Drama. Complete. Sarah Corso is deeply afraid of turning out like her mother who had the progression of love, marriage, kids, etc. right up until the day she suffered a psychotic break down.
Cast: Daytime Emmy Award Nominee Tammin Sursok (Pretty Little Liars, The Young and the Restless, Aquamarine), Finola Hughes (General Hospital, Like Crazy, Daytime Emmy Award Winner), Steven Bauer (Scarface, Golden Globe Nominee), Ryan Eggold (upcoming film: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby w/ Jessica Chastain, I Will Follow You in the Dark), Golden Globe Nominee Andrea Marcovicci (The Front) and Manu Intiraymi (Go, J. Edgar).

SISTER ITALY: 90min. Family Comedy. Complete. Sister Italy is a heartfelt, hilarious, culinary escapade that follows the fortunes of two Italian-American sisters, Italia and Maria, who are rival cooks. They clash in an intriguing cooking competition for a place in the affections, and last will and testament, of their rich, eccentric, aged aunt.
Cast: Angelo Bonsignore, Mario Bosco and Angela Rago

To schedule a meeting during Toronto, please contact Nicole Holland at meetings(at)itndistribution(dot)com. For further information on ITN films, please visit http://www.itndistribution.com or email stuart(at)itndistribution(dot)com.
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About ITN Distribution Inc.: Founded by entertainment impresario Stuart Alson in 2001, ITN Distribution has become a leading independent film distribution company, known to buyers worldwide. Over the past 12 years, it has established itself as a major player in the world of distribution and specializes in negotiating the best deal possible for clients. ITN’s objective is to become a top source for selling and distributing top-notch indie films from around the world.

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