THE FILM ARCADE AND INCEPTION MEDIA GROUP ACQUIRE FOODIE FAVORITE SPINNING PLATES levelFILM to distribute in Canada with Guardian Entertainment International handling foreign distribution


September 4, 2013 - After winning multiple Audience Awards at film festivals across the country, The Film Arcade and Inception Media Group announced today the acquisition of the ultimate restaurant documentary Spinning Plates. The Film Arcade will release the film theatrically on October 25th with Inception Media Group handling domestic ancillary distribution. levelFILM will distribute in Canada with GEI's Richard S. Guardian acquiring international distribution rights.

Written and directed by Joseph Levy (Into the Fire), Spinning Platesfollows three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who make them what they are. These stirring stories range from Alinea, recipient of three Michelin stars and the seventh-best restaurant in the world, whose chef must battle life-threatening cancer, to a 150 year-old family restaurant in Iowa with an unbreakable bond with its community, to a fledgling Mexican restaurant whose immigrant owners risk everything to provide a better life for their young daughter.

The documentary was produced and co-financed by Miranda Bailey and Matthew Leutwyler at Ambush Entertainment (Girl Most Likely), Joseph Levy at Chaos Theory and Phil Rosenthal (Everyone Loves Raymond), who executive produced. Jacqueline Lesko also served as producer with Sim Sarna and Taz Goldstein as executive producers.

"Spinning Plates is a terrific movie, one that will win over anyone with a passion for either film or food ", said Andy Reimer, partner of Inception Media Group. "Movie enthusiasts who also like to go out to eat may well discover their favorite movie of the year." "I'm thrilled to have Film Arcade and Inception Media Group release Spinning Plates", said Levy. "They've shown a real care and passion for this film and I can't wait for them to bring this story of love, family and food to audiences nationwide."

About The Film Arcade:

Founded in 2012 by Miranda Bailey, Jason Beck, Andy Bohn and Matt Leutwyler, The Film Arcade is an independent film distribution company that acquires and releases extraordinary films from visionary filmmakers. The Film Arcade recently released the Sundance hit Afternoon Delight, which it co-bought with Cinedigm, and partnered with Paramount to acquire A.C.O.D., which will be released theatrically on October 4th. Last year, The Film Arcade successfully distributed the award-winning Swedish film, Simon and the Oaks, and the Sundance hit, The Other Dream Team, which the company co-bought with Lionsgate. More information is available at www.thefilmarcade.com

About Inception Group

Inception Media Group, LLC is based in Los Angeles and is a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures and other filmed entertainment across all media platforms and channels of distribution. Inception Media Group's management team has extensive relationships with exhibitors, retailers, distributors and technology companies, enabling the Company to maximize the services performed on behalf of its content partners. The company boasts a catalog of over 100 filmed entertainment properties and more than 2,500 hours of digital content encompassing feature films, episodic television series, documentaries and special interest programming. Inception Film Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of Inception Media Group, provides production companies and filmmakers worldwide sales and distribution services to theatrical, broadcast, digital, home video and emerging media outlets. More information is available at www.inceptionmediagroup.com.