March 10, 2010

The Gruesome Twosome

Gravitas Ventures has inked a two-picture deal with Lux Digital Pictures Inc. to bring two documentaries to North American audiences via VOD (Video on Demand). NIGHTMARES IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE and AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE will be made available in over 50 million homes this summer through a distribution agreement with Warner Bros. Digital Distribution. GRINDHOUSE is expected in June; NIGHTMARES just prior to the 4th of July.

AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE, directed by Elijah Drenner and co-written by Calum Waddell, makes its world premiere on March 13 at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. The doc is narrated by Robert Forster and features interviews with Allison Anders, Larry Cohen, Joe Dante, Don Edmonds, David Hess, Jack Hill, John Landis, Herschell Gordon Lewis, William Lustig, Ted V. Mikels, Fred Olen Ray, Lewis Teague and Fred Williamson.