Element Distribution handles the Royal Opera Houses Live Cinema Season in Ireland as well as direct acquisitions, such as DUBLIN OLDSCHOOL and ROSIE. Recent releases include Lenny Abrahamson’s THE LITTLE STRANGER, Golden Globe and Oscar winning Room and Yorgos Lanthimos’ THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER and Cannes winning THE LOBSTER. Other recent releases include Ken Wardrop’s MAKING THE GRADE and Paddy Breathnach’s VIVA. In 2011, EPD released THE GUARD(John Michael McDonagh), which became one of the highest grossing independent Irish films of all time, with a cumulative box office of €4m+. Other notable releases include the award-winning GARAGE, Jerzy Skolimowski’s ESSENTIAL KILLING, Paolo Sorrentino’s THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, FRANK, starring Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson and Maggie Gyllenhaal and Ken Loach’s JIMMY’S HALL.