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

Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland


SAY HER NAME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SANDRA BLAND explores the mysterious death of a 28-year-old black woman found hanging in

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Gavagai Gavagai

Now playing in theaters!

“An astonishment, realized with a technique and a touch that are unique in the current cinema…An extraordinary and memorable …

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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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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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