“KING COHEN” to screen as official selection at DOC NYC and VIENNALE film festivals!

Posted October 14, 2017 by Eoin Friel in News

KING COHEN, the acclaimed, feature-length documentary on the life and career of maverick filmmaker Larry Cohen, is currently wowing audiences at film festivals around the world! The film launched its world premiere at Fantasia in Montreal, where it was awarded the Audience Prize for Best Feature Documentary, and has had exciting engagements at Fright Fest UK, Fantastic Fest and Sitges. Now, the film is honored to be screening at the renowned fests DOC NY on November 13 in New York City, and VIENNALE on October 21 & 26 in Vienna, Austria. Director Steve Mitchell and Larry Cohen will be attending the DOC NYC screening on November 13.
For those in the Chicago area in early November, KING COHEN hits CINEPOCALYPSE at the famed Music Box Theater on November 4, with Larry Cohen and director Steve Mitchell attending — additionally, actor Eric Roberts will join Larry Cohen for a special showing of Cohen’s thriller THE AMBULANCE on November 5).
If you’re in Dublin, Ireland later this month, catch KING COHEN at the IFI HORRORTHON on October 29.
For more info, visit www.KingCohenMovie.com and follow us on twitter @KingCohenMovie and Facebook
Film Journalist/Critic Mark Kermode proclaims KING COHEN is “Hugely entertaining… such a joyous, informative film!”  and Filmmaker Magazine raves, “A deeply pleasureable time capsule of a bygone era of freewheeling independent filmmaking.”

Catch KING COHEN at these exciting festival engagements and for more info on the film and upcoming shows, visit www.KingCohenMovie.comand follow us on twitter @KingCohenMovie and
SYNOPSIS: Buckle up for KING COHEN, the true story of writer, producer, director, creator and all-around maverick, Larry Cohen (Black Caesar, God Told Me To, Q: The Winged Serpent, The Stuff). Told through compelling live interviews, stills and film/TV clips, the people who helped fulfill his vision, and industry icons such as Martin Scorsese, John Landis, Michael Moriarty, Fred Williamson, Yaphet Kotto and many more, including Larry himself, bring one-of-a-kind insight into the work, process and legacy of a true American film auteur. Few can boast of a career as remarkable or prolific, spanning more than 50 years of entertaining audiences worldwide!
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Eoin Friel

I started The Action Elite a few years ago; it's grown from strength to strength but now seems like the right time to expand. I've always loved different movie genres like horror, sci-fi and dramas so you'll see a wide range of different movies covered here.