Magnolia Pictures

The leading independent film distributor for nearly 20 years, Magnolia Pictures is the theatrical and home entertainment distribution arm of the Wagner/Cuban Companies. Notable releases include 2018 Cannes Palme d’Or winner and Oscar-nominated SHOPLIFTERS, from renowned Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-Eda; SUPPORT THE GIRLS, Andrew Bujalski’s critically lauded film starring New York Film Critics Circle Best Actress award winner Regina Hall; Box office sensation and Oscar-nominated RBG, award-winning filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen’s documentary about the consequential life and legal legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Ruben Östlund’s 2017 Cannes Palme d’Or winner and Oscar-nominated THE SQUARE; and Raoul Peck and James Baldwin’s Oscar-nominated I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO. Recent releases include Sundance award-winning documentary COLD CASE HAMMARSKJOLD; MIKE WALLACE IS HERE, a timely documentary on the legendary 60 Minutes newsman; TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM, celebrating the life and career of the trailblazing literary icon; RAISE HELL: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS, a new documentary about the trailblazing Texas journalist that world-premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the Festival Favorites Audience Award at SXSW; MISTER AMERICA, a new comedy starring Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington; SCANDALOUS, the thrilling origin story of the National Enquirer; Cannes Best Actress prize-winning sci-fi feature LITTLE JOE; CUNNINGHAM, director Alla Kovgan’s immersive documentary on visionary American choreographer Merce Cunningham; and Romanian crime thriller THE WHISTLERS, which world-premiered in competition at Cannes.

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Bill Banowsky

Eamonn Bowles


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