AWARD-WINNING (and TEXAS PREMIERE*)

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Raising Buchanan was set to make its Texas Premiere on April 23 at the 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston.  Due to Covid-19, it is being postponed.  But, they still announced the awards and we're thrilled to be among them!


For more information about the Festival:  https://worldfest.org

Remi Winner Special Jury Award  for Raising Buchanan at the 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston

RAISING BUCHANAN - Special Jury Award - Feature Comedy - 2020 REMI WINNER - at the 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston.


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Bruce Dellis Remi Winner Best Editing for Raising Buchanan at the 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston

Congratulations to Bruce Dellis - 2020 REMI WINNER - Best Editing for Raising Buchanan at the 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston!

Amanda Melby - Best Actress Nominee - 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston

Amanda Melby - Best Actress Nominee - 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston

Cathy Shim - Best Supporting Actress Nominee - 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston

Cathy Shim - Best Supporting Actress Nominee - 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston

René Auberjonois - Best Supporting Actor Nominee - 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston

René Auberjonois - Best Supporting Actor Nominee - 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston

NEW JERSEY PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the Garden State Film Festival

Garden State Film Festival Laurels: Raising Buchanan is an Official Selection 2020

Raising Buchanan makes its New Jersey premiere at the Garden State Film Festival.  It screens on: 


Saturday, March 28, 6 pm

C36-Screening Event-2020
Come Here Often?
It's Me ( Subtitles)
Raising Buchanan


THE SHOW MUST GO ON!  The Festival will be live streaming instead of in person due to Covid-19 restrictions.  Tickets still required; the films will stream on a private platform during the screening time.  PLUS, we'll host a Q&A on Facebook Live post-screening.


Tickets are $15: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4498199


For more information about the Festival:  https://www.gsff.org/2020-films/


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EXCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENT OPENING APRIL 23 PENN CINEMA

RAISING BUCHANAN at Penn Cinema

Raising Buchanan plays at Penn Cinema in Pennsylvania President Buchanan's Hometown

The quirky dark comedy that has been playing at film festivals and winning awards across the country is coming back to Lancaster, PA.

**POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19**

Opening on James Buchanan's birthday, in a limited exclusive engagement, “Raising Buchanan” will be shown Penn Cinemas in Lancaster, PA Thursday, April 23-Thursday, April 30.  Showtimes and tickets: https://www.penncinema.com/movie/raising-buchanan/


541 Airport Road Lititz, PA 17543


Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_X2fcaAJ_5s


LOS ANGELES PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the Golden State Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the Golden State Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the Golden State Film Festival

Raising Buchanan Golden State Film Festival Official Selection 2020

Raising Buchanan made its Los Angeles premiere at the Golden State Film Festival on 

Friday, February 28, 2 pm

TCL Chinese Theaters, 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028.  


For more information about the Festival:  https://www.goldenstatefilmfestival.com/r

Cast and Director on Red Carpet

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the Golden State Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the Golden State Film Festival

Cast and Director on the Red Carpet at  TCL Chinese Theatres for Raising Buchanan's LA Premiere.

Jennifer Pfalzgraff, Terence Bernie Hines, Dirk Fenstermacher, Bruce Dellis, Amanda Melby and Cathy Shim on the Red Carpet at the Golden State Film Festival at TCL Chinese Theatres for Raising Buchanan's LA Premiere.


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SOUTH DAKOTA PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 11th Annual Black Hills Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 11th Annual Black Hills Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 11th Annual Black Hills Film Festival

Raising Buchanan, Official Selection of the Black Hills Film Festival.  2020 Laurels.

Raising Buchanan made its South Dakota premiere at the 11th Annual Black Hills Film Festival in South Dakota.  It screens on: 


Saturday, Feb 22, 7 pm | Hill City High School Theater,  Hill City


Sunday, Feb 23, 7 pm | Historic Hot Springs Theatre,  Hot Springs


For more information about the Festival:  https://www.blackhillsfilmfestival.org/raisingbuchanan

Producer/"Ruth" Amanda Melby on the Red Carpet

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 11th Annual Black Hills Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 11th Annual Black Hills Film Festival

Producer/"Ruth" Actress Amanda Melby on the red carpet at the Black Hills Film Festival.

Producer/"Ruth" Actress Amanda Melby on the red carpet at the Black Hills Film Festival. 


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EXCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENT JAN 22-FEB 6 in ST. Augustine, FL

RAISING BUCHANAN at The Corazon Cinema and Cafe

Raising Buchanan plays at Corazon Cinema and Cafe in St. Augustine, Florida. Exclusive engagement.

The quirky dark comedy that has been playing at film festivals and winning awards across the country is coming to St. Augustine, Florida.


Now, in a limited exclusive engagement, “Raising Buchanan” will be shown at The Corazon Cinema and Café, located at 36 Granada Street, St. Augustine. The film will run from Wednesday, January 22, through Thursday, February 6. Showtimes are currently scheduled at 1 pm, 4 pm and 7 pm with up to date information available at http://www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com/showtimes.html.


Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_X2fcaAJ_5s


FLORIDA PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival!

Raising Buchanan Film Festival Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Comedy

Thursday, November 14, 7 pm, Cinema Paradiso Hollywood

2008 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020


Thursday Info: https://www.fliff.com/movies/raising-buchanan-cinema-paradiso-fliff-2019/


Friday, November 15 at 6 pm at Savor Cinema

503 SE 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

FRIDAY info: https://www.fliff.com/movies/raising-buchanan-honoree-rene-auberjonois-amanda-melby-savor-cinema-fliff-2019/



For more information about the Festival:  https://www.fliff.com/festivals-about-fliff/


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BEST PICTURE AT RED ROSE FILM FESTIVAL; buchanan's hometown

Raising Buchanan named Best Picture at Red Rose Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Picture at the 2019 Red Rose Film Festival!


The Red Rose Film Festival is in Lancaster, PA, President Buchanan's hometown.


Amanda Melby and Bruce Dellis of Raising Buchanan on the Red Carpet at the Red Rose Film Festival

Amanda Melby and Bruce Dellis on the red carpet at the 2019 Red Rose Film Festival.

Official Selection: Red Rose Film Festival

Official Selection: Red Rose Film Festival

Raising Buchanan named Best Picture and Buchanan's American named Red Rose Winner.

Raising Buchanan wins Best Picture and Buchanan's America wins Red Rose Award.  A great night for President Buchanan!

Official Selection: Red Rose Film Festival

Official Selection: Red Rose Film Festival

Official Selection: Red Rose Film Festival

Raising Buchanan Official Selection Red Rose Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN at the 

Red Rose Film Festival

Friday, November 1, 11 am 

Altana Rooftop Lounge

26 E King St, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602

RAISING BUCHANAN at the 

Red Rose Film Festival

Saturday, November 2, 3:30 pm 

Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse112 N. Water Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603

RED ROSE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS CEREMONY

We're thrilled to be a finalist for Best Picture.  

Awards Ceremony, 

Saturday, November 2

5-9:30 pm

Ware Center

For more information about the Festival:  

https://redrosefilmfestival.com/program-%26-schedule


VIRGINIA PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 13th Annual Alexandria Film Festival

Raising Buchanan Viriginia Premiere 1019 Alexandria Film Festival

Sunday, November 10 at 1 pm


For more information about the Festival:  https://alexfilmfest.com/film-schedule


AMC Hoffmann Center 22, 206 Swamp Fox Road, Alexandria VA


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MISSOURI PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 2019 St. Louis International Film Festival!

Raising Buchanan at the St. Louis International Film Festival

Friday, November 8 at 7 pm


For more information about the Festival:  https://www.cinemastlouis.org/sliff/raising-buchanan

Tivoli Theatre, Screen 3, 6350 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO 63130  


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MIDWEST PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 2019 Twin Cities Film Festival!

Twin Cities Film Festival

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, 

will make its midwest premiere at the Twin Cities FIlm Festival!

Friday, October 18 at 2:30 PM and Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:10 pm 

at ShowPlace ICON Theatres, St. Louis Park, MN.  


For more information about the Festival:  http://twincitiesfilmfest.org/films/raising-buchanan/


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CENTRAL NEW YORK PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 2019 Syracuse Film Festival!

Syracuse Film Festival - Raising Buchanan official selection 2019 Laurels

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, 

will make its central New York premiere at the Syracuse FIlm Festival!

Friday, October 11, 2019 at 9:30 pm at Redhouse Arts Center, 400 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY.


There is  a pre-screening reception at 7:30 pm with lead actor Amanda Melby.


For more information about the Festival:  http://www.syrfilm.com


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EXCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENT OPENS SEPT 27; EXTENDED THRU OCT 10!

RAISING BUCHANAN at Harkins Shea 14!

Raising Buchanan Plays at Harkins Theatres Exclusive Engagement Arizona Logo

RAISING BUCHANAN: exclusive engagement at Harkins Shea 14!  September 27-October 3, extended thru October 10!


For info:

https://www.harkins.com/movies/raising-buchanan-86253-0

Shea 14, 7354 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ.


Trailer: https://youtu.be/pbkNVgwm8LU


OFFICIAL SELECTION: American Presidents Film & lit FEST

RAISING BUCHANAN at the 
American Presidents Film and Literary Festival  - René Auberjonois

RAISING BUCHANAN at the 

American Presidents Film and Literary Festival

Friday, October 4, 5 pm 

The Strand Theater, 220 S Front Street

Fremont, OH 43420

Raising Buchanan is an Official Selection of the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival!

RAISING BUCHANAN at the 

American Presidents Film and Literary Festival

Saturday, October 5, 10:15 am

Hayes Presidential Library

RAISING BUCHANAN at 
American Presidents Film and Literary Festival - René Auberjonois Amanda Melby

RAISING BUCHANAN at the 

American Presidents Film and Literary Festival

Saturday, October 5 at 3:15 pm 

The Strand Theater, 220 S Front Street

Fremont, OH 43420

BEST FEATURE: ROFL FILM FESTIVAL

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Feature at the 2019 ROLF Film Festival in Madrid, Spain

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Feature at the 2019 ROLF Film Festival in Madrid, Spain

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Feature at the 2019 ROLF Film Festival in Madrid, Spain

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Feature at the 2019 ROLF Film Festival in Madrid, Spain Laurels

EUROPEAN PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Feature at the 2019 ROLF Film Festival in Madrid, Spain

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Feature at the 2019 ROLF Film Festival in Madrid, Spain

RAISING BUCHANAN is an Official Selection at the 2019 ROLF Film Festival in Madrid, Spain Laurels

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, 

will play in Madrid, Spain 

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 6 pm at Artistic Metropol.

ARTISTIC METROPOL c / Cigarreras, 6 28004 Madrid 

For more information about the Festival:  https://www.facebook.com/roflfilmfestival/

Tickets are FREE.

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OFFICIAL SELECTION: JEROME INDIE FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 2019 Jerome Indie Music and Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is an official selection of the 2019 Jerome Indie Music and Film Festival Laurels

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, will play in Jerome, AZ September 26-29, 2019.  Screening is Saturday, Sept 28 at 1:55 pm


For more information about the Festival:  http://jeromefilmfestival.com

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BEST FEATURE COMEDY AT FRANKLIN FILM FESTIVAL

TENNESSEE PREMIERE

TENNESSEE PREMIERE

TENNESSEE PREMIERE

Raising Buchanan, Official Selection of the Franklin International Indie Film Festival.

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, will make its Tennessee Premiere at the 2019 Franklin International Indie Film Festival.

Raising Buchanan screens Thursday, August 15 at 9:30 am at the historic Franklin Theater, 419 Main Street, in downtown Franklin, TN.

Tickets are $15 and available at Franklin Theater.

For more information about the Festival: https://www.fiiff.org/2019-festival

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TENNESSEE PREMIERE

TENNESSEE PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is Best Comedy Feature 2019 Franklin International Indie Film Festival laurels

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Comedy Feature at the 2019 Franklin  International Indie Film Festival!

Amanda Melby on the red carpet at the 2019 Franklin International Indie Film Festival.

Amanda Melby on the red carpet at the 2019 Franklin International Indie Film Festival.

Amanda Melby and Nan Puetz at the post-screening Q&A Raising Buchanan

Amanda Melby (Ruth, Producer) is interviewed  by Nan Puetz, Festival Director after the screening of RAISING  BUCHANAN 2019 Franklin International Indie Film Festival.

BEST SCREENPLAY and BEST ACTRESS AT NEW HAVEN FILM FESTIVAL

Connecticut Premiere

Connecticut Premiere

Connecticut Premiere

Raising Buchanan, Official Selection of the New Haven Film Festival laurels

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, will make its Connecticut Premiere at the 2019 New Haven International Film Festival

Raising Buchanan screens Thursday, May 16 at 3 pm at the Gateway Community College, 20 Church Street, New Haven, CT.

The Fifth Annual Festival Springs Into Action With Films To Explore, Entertain And Inspire! May 16,17 &18 At Gateway Communitty College. This year Connecticut & International Films Again Dominate 2019 Festival Line Up.   This year’s NHIFF line up of 189 films is represented by some of the most intriguing and thought provoking film projects of the year. The films cover a wide range of subjects with an emphasis on: Human Rights, Peace (without military intervention), Social Justice, LGBT, STRONG WOMEN, and many of the world’s inequalities and injustices. 

For more information about the Festival: http://www.newhavenfilmfestival.com

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Connecticut Premiere

Connecticut Premiere

RAISING BUCHANAN is Best Original Screenplay (BRUCE DELLIS) at the 2019 New Haven Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Original Screenplay (BRUCE DELLIS) at the 2019 New Haven International Film Festival!

RAISING BUCHANAN's AMANDA MELBY is named Best Actress Comedy at the 2019 New Haven Film Festival

RAISING BUCHANAN's AMANDA MELBY is named Best Actress Comedy at the 2019 New Haven International Film Festival!

Amanda Melby (Ruth, Producer) on the red carpet at the 2019 New Haven International Film Festival.

Amanda Melby (Ruth, Producer) on the red carpet at the 2019 New Haven International Film Festival.

NEW YORK PREMIERE: MANHATTAN FILM FESTIVAL

NEW YORK PREMIERE

NEW YORK PREMIERE

NEW YORK PREMIERE

Raising Buchanan Official Selection of 2019 Manhattan Film Festival laurels

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, will make its New York Premiere at the 2019 Manhattan Film Festival

Raising Buchanan screens Friday, May 3 at 3 pm at the Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street, NYC.

The 13th annual Manhattan Film Festival is hosted at the famed Cinema Village and takes place when the entire industry ascends upon New York City. All selected filmmakers will be honored with a coveted commercial screening and will receive four filmmaker passes. These passes include access to the 2019 MFF Industry Expo which was established to help filmmakers obtain talent and legal representation, leverage the JOBS Act to raise investment dollars, hire established talent, plan a marketing strategy for completed films and obtain distribution.


For more information about the Festival: https://www.manhattanff.com

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NEW YORK PREMIERE

NEW YORK PREMIERE

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Dramedy Feature at the 2019 Manhattan Film Festival laurels

RAISING BUCHANAN is named Best Dramedy Feature at the 2019 Manhattan Film Festival!

Bruce Dellis winner Best Dramedy Feature Raising Buchanan Manhattan Film Festival

Bruce Dellis holds the WINNER plaque for Best Dramedy Feature at the 2019 Manhattan Film Festival.

Bruce Dellis, Cathy Shim, Amanda Melby and John Batchan. Raising Buchanan Manhattan Film Festival

Bruce Dellis (writer-director), Cathy Shim (Meg, Co-Producer), Amanda Melby (Ruth, Producer) and John Batchan (Wyatt) on the red carpet at the 2019 Manhattan Film Festival.

WORLD PREMIERE: PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

WORLD PREMIERE: PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

WORLD PREMIERE: PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

WORLD PREMIERE: PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

Raising Buchanan World Premiere 2019 Phoenix Film Festival Laurels

Raising Buchanan, a dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, will make its World Premiere at the 2019 Phoenix Film Festival April 4-14, 2019.  

Filmed in and around the greater Phoenix and Prescott, Arizona areas in 2017, the film boasts a remarkable ensemble cast of 28 speaking roles. 

Now in its 19th year, the Phoenix Film Festival is Arizona's largest film festival.  Every year they host nearly 300 films, hold filmmaking seminars, parties and amazing events for over 27,000 attendees during 11 days at the Harkins Scottsdale 101.

For more information about the Festival: http://www.phoenixfilmfestival.com/feature-films-2019

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Arizona Filmmaker of the Year

WORLD PREMIERE: PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

WORLD PREMIERE: PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL

JOE GRUBERMAN Producer of Raising Buchanan 2019 ARIZONA FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR! Phoenix Film Festival

JOE GRUBERMAN 

Producer of Raising Buchanan (and Eleven Eleven) is named 2019 ARIZONA FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR!


Best Arizona Feature

Best Arizona Feature

Best Arizona Feature

The Copper Wing award for Best Arizona Feature goes to RAISING BUCHANAN! Phoenix Film Festival 2019

The Copper Wing award for Best Arizona Feature goes to RAISING BUCHANAN!

Best Arizona Feature

Best Arizona Feature

Best Arizona Feature

Bruce Dellis and Amanda Melby  Copper Wing Award Best Feature 2019 Phoenix Film Festival

BRUCE DELLIS (Writer-Director) and AMANDA MELBY (Producer-Ruth) accept the Copper Wing for Best Arizona Feature for RAISING BUCHANAN.