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.

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Current and Upcoming Releases

Pelican Dreams Pelican Dreams

In a story of friendship, survival and the spirit of flight, filmmaker Judy Irving (THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL, an Indie smash …   More »

Enzo Avitabile Music Life Enzo Avitabile Music Life

Enzo Avitabile, renowned Neapolitan saxophonist and singer/songwriter, is here filmed by Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme, a longtime admirer of Avitabile’s music. This work …   More »


The Girl and Death The Girl and Death

From acclaimed director Jos Stelling (THE POINTSMAN, THE ILLUSIONIST, THE FLYING DUTCHMAN) comes THE GIRL AND DEATH, Winner of Best Picture at the …   More »

The Revolutionary Optimists The Revolutionary Optimists

Amlan Ganguly doesn’t rescue children living in slums; he empowers them to become change agents, battling poverty and transforming their neighborhoods with dramatic …   More »