If you can’t get to Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival to catch the highly anticipated documentary American Grindhouse, don’t fret! You might have to wait a little bit longer to catch Elijah Drenner’s promising feature, but it’ll be making its way into the confines of your living room soon enough!
We received confirmation today that Gravitas Ventures has acquired the VOD rights to American Grindhouse, which will debut across North America on VOD through Warner Bros. Digital Distribution in June. No word on a DVD release yet, but what better way to relive the glory days of exploitation than with a six-pack of your favorite beer while slumped into your favorite recliner?
American Grindhouse is a feature-length documentary that explores the hidden history of the American exploitation film. The movie digs deep into this often overlooked category of U.S. cinema and unearths the shameless and occasionally shocking origins of this popular entertainment. Exploitation cinema has left an indelible mark on American culture, and this informative and amusing documentary proves that its principles – and popularity – endure to this day.
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