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Cargo Film & Releasing are New York-based documentary film specialists. We are a global sales agent and distribution company handling quality, cutting edge independent films worldwide with care.

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FEATURED TITLES

MAINELAND

Filmed over three years, MAINELAND follows two teenagers who are part of this enormous wave of “parachute students” from China’s wealthy elite seeking Western-style education and the promise of a Hollywood-style experience.

TRUMPED

The film follows the rise of Donald Trump from the very start to the drama of election night, featuring a trove of never-before-seen footage.

SHINGAL: FEMINICIDE IN THE AGE OF ISIS

Driven from their ancestral lands by ISIS after a campaign of genocide, the Yezidis attempt to ransom their kidnapped daughters from the terror group’s slave camps while dreaming one day of returning home.

BANG! THE BERT BERNS STORY

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Steven Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of.

JACKSON

Abortion remains legal in the United States but anti-abortion efforts have succeeded in making it virtually inaccessible in some places and in the Deep South, often unthinkable. A Showtime Documentary.

ELLA BRENNAN: COMMANDING THE TABLE

Before the food business became show business, one woman led the way. Oscar-nominated director Leslie Iwerks shows how Ella Brennan became a leading force in the contemporary restaurant business.

BREAKING A MONSTER

Three African-American kids from Brooklyn spend their weekends playing metal in Times Square - drawing huge crowds and going viral on YouTube. Soon, they are on a wild ride scoring a big record deal with Sony and navigating the perils of the music industry and juvenile stardom.

SEED: THE UNTOLD STORY

SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy in a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food.