July 12, 2018 10:58 am
Today The Film Stage unveiled the official Hulu poster for Bing Liu's Sundance award-winning Minding the Gap in an exclusive – calling it "2018's best documentary so far." See the full exclusive here. The film will be available on Hulu, with a simultaneous theatrical release through Magnolia Pictures, starting August 17. Find all upcoming screenings here. Minding the Gap has thus far accumulated 28 award recognitions since its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, where the film earned the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking. Since its premiere, Minding the Gap has gone on to win top awards at Sheffield Doc/Fest, Full Frame, Sarasota, Ashland, Mountainfilm, Minneapolis St. Paul, Nashville, RiverRun, and Docs Against Gravity. Variety listed first-time director Bing Liu as one of '10 Documentarians to Watch in 2018.' Praise for Minding the Gap "An audacious feature debut on all levels" – Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter "There haven't been many better documentaries about sensitive masculinity." – Charlie Phillips, The Guardian "Heartbreakingly honest... the footage that makes up Minding the Gap remains raw and true to the end." – Eric Hynes, Film Comment "This film is nothing less than a watershed – there has never been a more in-depth portrayal of late-adolescent masculinity." – Douglas Whitbread, CPH Post Minding the Gap is produced by Liu and Diane Quon through Kartemquin Films, and edited by Liu and Joshua Altman. Executive producers are Steve James, Gordon Quinn, Betsy Steinberg, Sally Jo Fifer, Justine Nagan, and Chris White. MINDING THE GAP is a co-production of Kartemquin Films, American Documentary | POV, and Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program. Magnolia Pictures will handle the theatrical distribution. Follow Minding the Gap on Twitter and Facebook. Visit the official website at mindingthegapfilm.com.