Distributor MercuryMedia International has announced a raft of new sales ahead of MIPCOM. Belguim’s VRT has acquired three docs, This Is My Land… Hebron, Scientists Under Attack and The Invention of Dr. NakaMats, while Multicanal Spain also picked up three, Thought of You, The Trial and American Radical. Al Jazeera Documentary Channel and Al Jazeera English have also acquired American Radical, the doc on controversial American academic Norman Finkelstein, along with Russia Today who have also acquired This Is My Land…Hebron too. Germany’s ZDF has acquired Dalai Lama doc, The Unwinking Gaze, and ZDF Arte Germany has acquired the BBC Scotland title from Saltire Films King Of Scots. Discovery U.S. has acquired oil doc, Houston We Have A Problem, as have Venezuela’s Telesur and South Korea’s Daehan Media World. MercuryMedia will be launching War Don Don, Sons of Perdition and The Parking Lot Movie at MIPCOM.
- TIFF ’17