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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.



Intent to Destroy

In our era of fabricated news stories and rampant denial of open secrets in Hollywood coming to the fore, INTENT TO DESTROY reveals how suppression of actual events are used to create nations and destroy a people.


Recovering from divorce, filmmaker and son-of-an-Italian-Prince takes to the road to talk relatives, psychologists, historians, anthropologists, artists, philosophers, sex workers, therapists & ordinary couples about love, sex & monogamy.

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.


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


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


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.


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.