Archive for August, 2012

Roger Ebert on SLEEPWALK WITH ME

The hero of Mike Birbiglia’s “Sleepwalk With Me” is a stand-up comic who suffers from REM behavior disorder. One night in a motel in Walla Walla, he leaps through a second-floor window and escapes death but has to have glass splinters removed from his leg …

IFC Films President Jonathan Sehring Wants You to Know a Few Things

IFC Films is like the smart, upstanding, stable older brother whose younger siblings tend to get credit and praise for things he has long ago made a habit of. Or at least that’s how Sundance Selects/IFC Films president Jonathan Sehring is seeing things l …

SLEEPWALK WITH ME Breaks Records Opening Weekend, Expands Friday

Mike Birbiglia’s SLEEPWALK WITH ME was a smash hit its opening weekend in NYC, and will be coming this Friday to upwards of 20 new cities across the country! “Sleepwalk With Me” — directed by Mike Birbiglia and released by IFC Films — broke some recor …

IFC MIDNIGHT TAKESNORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO FRANCK KHALFOUN’S MANIAC

New York, NY (August 23, 2012) – IFC Midnight announced today that the company is acquiring all North American rights to director Franck Khalfoun’s thriller MANIAC. Alexandre Aja and Gregory Levasseur wrote the screenplay for the film, which stars Elij …

Joss Whedon Calls for Boycott of SLEEPWALK WITH ME, Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass Throw Down the Gauntlet

The Emperor of the Nerds himself, Joss Whedon, took to youtube last week to express worry that the grassroots efforts of Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’ fans were going to make SLEEPWALK WITH ME a bigger hit than his record breaking THE AVENGERS! Natu …

IFC MIDNIGHT Acquires James Thompson’s documentary THE JEFFREY DAHMER FILES

IFC MIDNIGHT TAKES NORTH AMERICAN AND UK RIGHTS TO CHRIS JAMES THOMPSON’S DOCUMENTARY THE JEFFREY DAHMER FILES New York, NY (August 8, 2012) – IFC Midnight announced today that the company is acquiring all North American and UK rights to director Ch …


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