Mike S. Ryan is the bold independent producer behind such remarkable and ground- breaking art-house films as Todd Solondz’s Palindromes and Life During Wartime, Bela Tarr’s Turin Horse, Phil Morrison’s Junebug, Kelly Reichardt’s Old Joy and Meek’s Cutoff, Rick Alverson’s The Comedy and Jake Mahaffy’s Free in Deed. During the pandemic, Greyshack released three new films: The Artist’s Wife, premiered at Hamptons 2019, Faith, premiered at Indie Memphis Film Festival in 2019, and Reunion, the new film by Jake Mahaffy, released by MPI in 2020. Stay at Conder Beach, shot in 35mm, is currently playing in festivals. Mike’s most recent films, The Cry of Grnuaile by Donal Foreman, won two awards at BAFICI 2022 and is currently in theaters in Ireland. The Ballad of Susan Cesaire by Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich has an expanded cinema gallery exhibit in the Perez Museum in Miami and the feature version has been accepted into the Whitney Biennale for 2024.
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