Cow Lamp Films acquires “Welcome to Unity”

"Welcome to Unity"

“Welcome to Unity”

Midwest indie film distributor Cow Lamp Films
presents the
instant classic that
Sports Illustrated called,
“touching and hilarious”

Imagine how crazy things may get when you put seven international exchange students, including two kids from Muslim backgrounds, into a Christian home in Unity, Oregon — a small rural American town.

Literally filmed by a group of high schoolers and their community, this documentary directed by Katharine Mahalic captures the exchange students learning to live the “American Way” as they sink their teeth into rural Oregon, and become the stars of their high school football team.

A heart-warming film that reminds both adults and their children that tolerance and love can occur in the most unlikely of places, and that stereotypes can be defied. Watch as Unity, Oregon reminds us all what UNITY can look like, as both the exchange students and the Americans become a global family.


Awarded Best Documentary at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

Cow Lamp Films is the first independent film distributor in the Midwest- run by filmmakers, for filmmakers. Based in Chicago, with an office in LA, the Cow Lamp family represents many up-and-coming filmmakers and is always looking to represent new artists. Click here to keep up with Cow Lamp on Facebook.

Camera and Electrical Department
   Katharine Mahalic — additional photography / assistant camera
   Anuradha Rana — camera operator
Cinematography by
   Anuradha Rana
Music by
   Oscar Del Amor
   Pet Peeve
Film Editing by
   Adam Gould
   Matthew Kirk
   Katharine Mahalic
   Lillian Rose Mauser-Carter (as Lillian Mouser-Carter)
   Mike Mullenhoff
   Sam Probst
   Laura Spears
Editorial Department
   Persephanie Engel — colorist
Music Department
   Tristan Beache — composer: additional music
   Oscar Del Amor — composer: additional music
   Frederick Ryland Fisher Jr. — composer: additional music
   Nate Maingard — composer: additional music
   Nice Peter — composer: additional music
   Scott West — composer: additional music
Produced by
   Kerri Latshaw — associate producer
   Katharine Mahalic — executive producer / producer
   Anuradha Rana — associate producer
   Pete Ryan — executive producer
Sound Department
   Anuradha Rana — boom operator
   Matt Sauro — post-production audio
Visual Effects by
   Duro Howard Jr. — digital effects
   Fernando Mexicano — digital effects
   André Ouellette — digital effects

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