Film Movement Takes On "NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY"

"NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY", the 17th feature film produced through CFC Features, has been acquired by Film Movement for US distribution.

“Both the CFC and Film Movement are committed to exposing international audiences to independent cinema," said Justine Whyte, executive producer, director, CFC Features.

"...'NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY' is an urban love story about the soul of a mother, the heart of a fighter and the faith of a child. 'JUDE' is a single mother who descends from a long line of Jamaican caregivers. 'SILENCE' is a 'past his prime' boxer who fights illegally to survive. 'CIEL' is a boy who delves into music, conjuring dreams for his mother. During the last week of summer, a late-night brawl finds the fighter in the nurse's care causing their three fates to be forever entwined...".

Written/directed by first-time feature film director Charles Officer ("Da Kink In My Hair") and produced by Ingrid Veninger ("Gods and LSD"), who co-wrote the film with Officer, "NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY" stars Clark Johnson ("The Wire"), Karen LeBlanc, Walter Borden, and Daniel J. Gordon.

CFC Features is designed for filmmakers at various levels of their career wishing to work in the low-budget realm. Acting as executive producer, CFC Features is dedicated to overseeing and providing up to 100 per cent of the financing, administrative and professional support needed for the successful development, production and marketing of theatrical feature films.

CFC Features is supported by Citytv; Development supported by Government of Ontario; Production supported by The Movie Network and Movie Central.

Launched in 2003, Film Movement is a full-service North American distributor of award-winning independent and foreign films, based in New York City....