Not Going Quietly is a 2021 American documentary film directed by Nicholas Bruckman and produced by Amanda Roddy that follows Ady Barkan as he embarks on a nationwide healthcare reform movement. Executive producers include Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, and Bradley Whitford.
On March 17, 2021, it had its global debut at South by Southwest, where it received the Special Jury Award for Humanity in Social Action as well as the Audience Award in the Documentary Feature Competition. Greenwich Entertainment published it on August 13, 2021.
Not Going Quietly (2021) Synopsis
Ady Barkan launches a nationwide push for healthcare reform after being diagnosed with ALS. The cast includes Rachael King, Elizabeth Jaff, Ana Maria Archila, Nate Smith, and Tracey Corder.
- Genre: Documentary
- Director: Nicholas Bruckman
- Producer: Amanda Roddy
- Writers: Nicholas Bruckman, Amanda Roddy, Martha Shane(story consultant)
- Release Date (Theaters): Aug 13, 2021, Limited
- Release Date (Streaming): Oct 5, 2021
- Runtime: 1h 36m
- Distributor: Greenwich Entertainment
- Production Co: People’s Television, Park Pictures, Duplass Brothers Productions
On March 17, 2021, it made its global debut at South by Southwest. It was set to make its international premiere on April 15, 2020, at the Tribeca Film Festival. It was, however, canceled owing to the COVID-19 epidemic. Greenwich Entertainment bought distribution rights to the picture in May 2021 and scheduled it for release on August 13, 2021. PBS purchased broadcast distribution rights to the film in June 2021 and scheduled it for January 24, 2022, premiere on POV.
The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes polled 16 critics and, after classifying the reviews as positive or negative, rated all 16 as positive for a perfect score of 100 percent. It determined an average rating of 8.30 out of 10 based on the reviews.
Not Going Quietly Release Dates
|USA||17 March 2021||(South by Southwest Film Festival)|
|USA||1 April 2021||(Oxford Film Festival)|
|USA||8 April 2021||(Cleveland International Film Festival)|
|USA||14 April 2021||(Annapolis Film Festival)|
|USA||12 June 2021||(Tribeca Film Festival)|
|USA||16 June 2021||(Provincetown International Film Festival)|
|South Korea||19 June 2021||(Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival)|
|USA||13 August 2021|
Also Known As (AKA)
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