EXCLUSIVE: Veteran indie executive Jeff Lipsky, who launched distribution consulting firm Glass Half Full Media in 2017, returns to theaters as director/writer this spring with The Last, and we have the first clip (check it out above).
The Last is Lipsky’s 7th feature and is a Holocaust-themed family drama. It tells the story of a modern Orthodox Jewish family whose sense of identity is shattered when its beloved matriarch, played by Rebecca Schull (United 93, Wings), reveals her true lineage, and what she did during the war. The film co-stars Jill Durso, AJ Cedeño, Julie Fain Lawrence and Tony Award-winner and frequent Lipsky collaborator, Reed Birney.
Produced by Michael Goitanich, and executive produced by Nick Athas. The Last will be released by Glass Half Full Media in domestic theaters on March 29.
Lipsky is the respected co-founder of October Films who later segued to a dual career as a filmmaker and distributor, co-founding Adopt Films with Tim Grady in 2011. Lipsky began his distribution career working alongside John Cassavetes on A Woman Under The Influence. His previous titles as director include Mad Women, Molly’s Theory Of Relativity, Twelve Thirty and Flannel Pajamas.