IFC Films announced that Zoe Lister-Jones’ directorial debut Band Aid will be released on June 2, hot off the heels of its Sundance debut earlier this year where it charmed audiences and critics alike. Lister-Jones’ also wrote and produced the film.
Lister-Jones enlisted an all-female production crew including Editor Libby Cuenin (HBO’s Togetherness) and Director of Photography Hillary Spera (Black Rock).
The dramedy focuses on a couple, Anna (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Ben (Adam Pally), who can’t stop fighting. In a last-ditch effort to save their marriage, they decide to turn all their fights into song, and with the help of their neighbor Dave (Fred Armisen), who was once a drummer, they start a band. Additional cast members include Hannah Simone (FOX’s “New Girl”), Brooklyn Decker (Just Go With It), Retta (Parks and Recreation), and Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm).
The film is produced by Lister-Jones, under her production company Mister Lister Films, with producer Natalia Anderson and Executive Producer Daryl Wein (Mister Lister Films). The film was financed by QC Entertainment with QC’s Ted Hamm, Sean McKittrick, Ray Mansfield, and Shaun Redick serving as Executive Producers.
Following its theatrical debut, the film will be released on VOD on June 9.