Screenvision Partners with Crimson Films and PMK*BNC to Present Indie-Horror Film “Bereavement” in Theatres Beginning March 4th

New York, NY – (March 4, 2011)

Screenvision, the leading innovator in cinema advertising, announced today its partnership with Crimson Films and PMK*BNC to theatrically distribute the indie-horror film “Bereavement,” directed/written by Stevan Mena and produced by Vincent Butta.

“Bereavement” will be screened in select theatres nationwide on Friday, March 4th with additional locations starting on Friday, March 18th. In conjunction with Crimson Films, the initial release on March 4th will take place in Allentown, PA, Raleigh/Durham, NC, Madison, WI, Columbus, OH, Minneapolis, MN, Baton Rouge, LA and Long Island, NY with the March 18th showings taking place in Birmingham, AL, Providence, RI, San Antonio, TX, Milwaukee, WI and the New York DMA.

The film will be playing at the following Screenvision exhibitor partners’ theatres: Carmike Cinemas, Rave Motion Pictures, Carmike Cinemas, Carolina Cinemas, Marcus Theatres, National Amusements Theatres, Premiere Cinemas, Santikos Theatres, Clearview Cinemas and Reading Cinemas.

Bereavement tells the story of Martin’s whereabouts which have remained a mystery for five years, until 17 year old Allison Miller comes to live with her uncle, Jonathan. While exploring her new surroundings, Allison discovers things aren’t quite right at the farmhouse down the road. Her curiosity disturbs a hornet’s nest of evil and despair that once torn open, can never be closed. The film stars Michael Biehn (Aliens, The Terminator, Grindhouse), Alexandra Daddario (Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Hall Pass (2011), John Savage (The Deer Hunter, Hair), Nolan Gerard Funk (Spectacular, Smallville) and Brett Rickaby (The Crazies, Zodiac)

“Screenvision is excited to partner with Crimson Films and PMK*BNC to bring “BEREAVEMENT” to theatres across the country for this theatrical release,” said Darryl Schaffer, Executive Vice President, Operations and Exhibitor Relations, Screenvision.

“I am thrilled to team with Screenvision and PMK*BNC to support Bereavement’s theatrical release. Both companies have a tremendous amount of experience and resources that will contribute to projected success of the film,” says director Stevan Mena.


Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services for its theatrical exhibitor partners. The Screenvision cinema advertising network is comprised of over 15,000 screens in 2,400+ theatre locations across all 50 states and 93% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including 10 of the top 15 exhibitor companies. For more information:


A production and distribution company that specializes in Genre films. Headed by Writer Director Stevan Mena and Executive Producer/Actor Vincent Butta, Crimson Films is strategically positioned to provide exciting quality entertainment on a wide scale to all types of audiences.

For more information regarding Screenvision, contact:

Jason Geller

For more information regarding Crimson Films, contact:

Nina Baron (NY)

Lee Meltzer (NY)

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