Founded in 2007, Music Box Films has quickly established itself as one of the leading distributors of foreign language, American Independent and Documentary films in the US in theatres, on DVD/Blu-ray and via Video-on-Demand.
Past releases include the film adaptations of Stieg Larsson's trilogy of international mega selling novels; the first in the series, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, with over $10 million in US box office and one of the most popular international releases of the decade. Other past releases include the Golden Globe-nominated Israeli film Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem and the 2015 Academy Award®-winner for Best Foreign Language Film Ida, directed by Pawel Pawlikowski.
Current releases include Aida's Secrets, the moving documentary following a family fractured by war and a mystery unraveled & the solo directorial debut of Daniela Thomas's Vazante, Upcoming releases include Cédric Klapisch’s family drama Back to Burgundy; Our Blood Is Wine, a documentary that explores the ancient process of Georgian winemaking; Xavier Beauvois’ WWI drama The Guardians; Emmanuel Finkiel’s A Memoir of War based on the writings of Marguerite Duras; Robert Schewntke’s WWII drama The Captain, and Thomas Struber’s romantic drama In The Aisles.
Music Box Films is independently owned and operated by the Southport Music Box Corporation, which also owns and operates Music Box Theatre, Chicago’s premiere venue for independent and foreign films.