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October is upon us. The leaves are changing. Sweaters are becoming more abundant. Awards contenders are popping up in theaters nationwide. But those are far from the only films opening throughout the coming weeks. Below, you’ll find every planned theatrical release for the month of October, separated out into films with wide runs and limited ones. (Synopses are provided by festivals and distributors.)
Each week, we’ll give you an update with more specific information on where these films are playing. In the meantime, be sure to check our calendar page, where we’ll update releases for the rest of the year. Stay warm and happy watching!
Week of October 7 Wide
The Birth of a Nation
Director: Nate Parker
Synopsis: Set against the antebellum South and based on a true story, “The Birth »
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Calderwood, of Potboiler Productions, most recently produced Trespass Against Us starring Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson, set to screen in Toronto and Strategic Partners’ sister event the Atlantic Film Festival.
“The programme this year is dynamic, progressive, and mindful of the issues and opportunities facing producers across the globe,” said programme manager Laura Mackenzie.
“Our speakers are able to provide a unique perspective because of their background and experience, but they are living and breathing the very same challenges facing producers daily.”
Strategic Partners runs from September 15-17. For the full line-up of panels and events click here.
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“Chasing Taste” follows Chase Guidry (Kirk McGee), a down-and-out writer who’s reeling from the disappointment of his book not being published to widespread acclaim. But when literary agent Katie (Uma Incrocci) mistakes him for a food writer one night, Chase quickly becomes New York City’s biggest food critic. However, his overnight success is short lived when a freak accident robs Chase of his senses of taste and smell. Now, he must rely on a team of “super smellers” to help fake his reviews so he can maintain his lifestyle and pursue the love of his life. Watch a trailer for the film below.
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