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 the documentary Chavela about the life of famed rachera singer Chavela Vargas and Aida's Secrets, the moving documentary following a family fractured by war and a mystery unraveled. Upcoming releases include the solo directorial debut of Daniela Thomas's Vazante, and acclaimed French director Cédric Klapisch's Back to Burgundy.
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.