BCDF strives to tell the kind of story movie lovers long to see—films that celebrate the human adventure, with its humor and passion, conflict and connection, and transformative moments of discovery.
Our projects have included Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated talent (e.g. Jesse Eisenberg, Jane Fonda, Vera Farmiga, John Hawkes, Catherine Keener, Melissa Leo) and other award-winning actors such as Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Olsen, and Zac Efron.
BCDF’s first movie, Higher Ground, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. BCDF’s second movie, Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding, premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. BCDF has premiered three more films at Sundance—Bachelorette, Liberal Arts, and Why Stop Now.
BCDF’s movie Dabka will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2017. It stars Evan Peters, Al Pacino, Barkhad Abdi, and Melanie Griffith. BCDF’s high school comedy The Outskirts is set for release this spring. Departures, starring Asa Butterfield, Maisie Williams, Nina Dobrev, and Tyler Hoechlin, films this April. Lapham Rising, starring Frank Langella, also shoots in the spring. Other upcoming projects include Stargirl, starring Joey King and Charlie Plummer, and The Piano Tuner, directed by Charlie Stratton.
When 30-something Jesse returns to his alma mater for a professor’s retirement party, he falls for Zibby, a college student, and is faced with a powerful attraction that springs up between them.
Director: Josh Radnor
Cast: Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Radnor, Zac Efron, Allison Janney, Richard Jenkins
A tight-knit spiritual community is thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. A chronicle of one woman’s lifelong struggle with belief, love, and trust.
Director: Vera Farmiga
Cast: Vera Farmiga, Taissa Farmiga, Joshua Leonard, Boyd Holbrook, John Hawkes
An uptight New York City lawyer takes her two spirited teenagers to her hippie mother’s farmhouse in the countryside for a family vacation.
Director: Bruce Beresford
Cast: Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen, Nat Wolff, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
When the teenage daughter of a reclusive family of artists falls in love with an unusual boy at school, she awakens mysterious powers and discovers ancient family secrets that will change her life forever.
Director: Maggie Greenwald
Cast: Aidan Quinn, Virginia Madsen, Zosia Mamet, Olympia Dukakis, Nat Wolff
After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school alpha female, two best friends and world-class geeks decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against their rival and her circle of friends.
Director: Peter Hutchings
Cast: Victoria Justice, Eden Sher, Avan Jogia, Ashley Rickards, Claudia Lee, Katie Chang, Peyton List