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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

SIDEMEN: Long Road To Glory

An intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies Muddy Waters' sidemen Pinetop Perkins, Willie Smith and Hubert Sumlin.

Becoming Who I Was

After a boy discovers he is the reincarnation of a centuries-old Tibetan monk, his godfather takes him on an epic journey to discover his past in a story of profound faith and unconditional love.

LITTLE POTATO

An autobiographical short about a boy growing up gay in the Soviet Union, his mail- order-bride mom, and their adventurous escape to America.

CHASING TRANE

The life and work of legendary jazz musician John Coltrane, including commentary from Denzel Washington, Carlos Santana, Common, Cornell West, Bill Clinton and others.

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.