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Top 100 Most Anticipated American Indie Films of 2018: #68. Maryam Keshavarz’s Vulture Club

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You couldn’t have asked for a better calling card in her 2011 narrative feature. Circumstance debuted at Sundance and was a critical darling, and finally after a quick stint with one episode of Queen Sugar, Maryam Keshavarz commenced production on the NYC, under the radar political thriller sophomore project late in the 2017 calendar with none other than Susan Sarandon.

Spotful & IONCINEMA.com

No plot details are available, but we imagine shooting could continue somewhere else globally. Composer Gingger Shankar is on board with cinematography being provided by Drew Daniels (It Comes at Night) and a noteworthy personality among the producers is J.C. Chandor.

Release Date/Prediction: Euro film festival debut — perhaps a premiere slot at Locarno or Venice.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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