About Us

Shadow Distribution is a small, specialized film distribution company located in Waterville, Maine, dedicated to releasing unusual, great films. Founded in 1988, the company has distributed some of the best independent and foreign films of the last two decades, including THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL, LATCHO DROM, THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD, Laurent Cantet's HEADING SOUTH, and Oscar nominees UNDER THE SUN and THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND.


Current and Upcoming Releases

Tempestad Tempestad

“Nightmarish stories intertwine with dreamy visuals to create an unsettling, and strangely entrancing, film in “Tempestad”…. artful and lyrical”-NY Times


“Twin stories

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Lives Well Lived Lives Well Lived

Now Playing across the U.S. and Canada!!

Lives Well Lived celebrates the incredible wit, wisdom and experiences of adults aged 75 to 100.   …

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Gavagai Gavagai

Opens in August in New York, L.A. and across the country!

“An astonishment, realized with a technique and a touch that are unique …

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Sita Sings the Blues Sita Sings the Blues

Sita is a goddess separated from her beloved Lord and husband Rama.  Nina is an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps …

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