Partnership with The Orchard takes “Extraordinary” global

extraordinary the stan romanek story

When Jack Roth brought the idea of a documentary project about this guy in Colorado who had several abduction experiences, I wasn’t exactly champing at the bit to dive in. Seems like yesterday, but it was eight years ago this spring.

It didn’t take long to see the intrigue after Jack passed along a rabbit hole of links about Stan Romanek, which led to several phone calls, a handful of Audrey experiences,  visits to Loveland, Colorado, and recognition there was a worthy story to be told.

While Stan’s evidence was voluminous and jaw-dropping, I was just as fascinated by the emotional story and the struggle to overcome obstacles and constant ridicule. I kept asking myself “Who would willingly choose to be publicly chastised the way Stan is?” He’s just an ordinary guy facing extraordinary circumstances. This human element made Stan’s experiences accessible to everyone, and intensified our desire to reach the widest audience possible.

Now we can.

The Orchard Film DistributionAfter the trials and tribulations associated with Stan’s arrest in 2014, we saw the distribution door slam shut, forcing us into self-distribution mode. Fast forward to January  2017 and The Orchard‘s passionate desire to exclusively represent the film for global distribution pushed the door wipe open.

The journey has been long, challenging, frustrating, disappointing and enlightening. But we never gave up on the goal to reach the widest audience possible.

Today, that goal is a possibility with the worldwide launch of extraordinary: the stan romanek story. This film is now available on an expansive list of digital distribution platforms – iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, XBox, Hulu, VUDU, PlayStation Video, Vimeo and on-demand video from a variety of cable providers. It’s now out there for all to see, if they so choose.

We understand this is a polarizing subject, and we know we’ll see our fair share of ridicule, too. We also know the film will open eyes, stimulate conversation and have many people wondering:

“What if this is all true?”

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Extraordinary The Stan Romanek Story

Are we choosing unintentional paths intentionally?

j3FILMS decided to go left, down the road less traveled.

After wrapping up filming on the Stan Romanek , I realized that this story isn’t all about UFOs or alien abductions — although they are definitely a big part of it — but is more about humanity’s unmet potential. It also occurred to me that our goal at j3FILMS isn’t simply to make compelling films, because in order to do so, we have also committed to going down the path of most resistance.

You see, there are two types of people in the world — those who bury their heads in the sand and accept the crummy jobs, bad relationships and inept leadership in their lives because it’s the “easier” thing to do, and those who choose to question our current reality and reach out to others to work for the betterment of the human condition. Sometimes, doing the latter can bring about great frustration and rejection, yet we must remain steadfast because human beings have lost their way.

Unfortunately, we’ve been indoctrinated — by our religious, social and political institutions — into making choices based on ego, fear, selfishness and ignorance. As a race, we have forgotten how connected we are, not only to each other, but to everything in the cosmos. Only when we reach a critical mass of understanding and empowerment will we be able to take the next step in our evolution, thus creating a more utopian society based on love and compassion.

Stan Romanek’s story reveals that humanity has reached a crossroads and that we alone can determine the fate of our planet. All of us at j3FILMS have chosen to go down the road less traveled in order to share this critical message with the world … and we are honored to be doing so.