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HBO picks up Harry Belafonte doc

HBO has acquired the U.S. TV rights for Sing Your Song, a biographical doc on singer/actor/activist Harry Belafonte, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival.
March 9, 2011

HBO has acquired the U.S. TV rights for Sing Your Song, a biographical doc on singer/actor/activist Harry Belafonte, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival.

From filmmaker Susanne Rostock (The Long Way Home),  Sing Your Song puts the spotlight on Belafonte’s activism – he worked alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and participated in the struggle against South Africa’s apartheid – as well as his successful singing and acting career.

The documentary will premiere in the fall on HBO.

Sing Your Song is directed by Susanne Rostock and produced by Michael Cohl, Gina Belafonte, Jim Brown, William Eigen and Julius R. Nasso.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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