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“Love Translated” picked up by Discovery Fit & Health

Cargo Film & Releasing has found buyers in the U.S. and Europe for Julia Ivanova's Love Translated, a doc that follows Western men as they travel to the Ukraine to find wives.
May 12, 2011

Cargo Film & Releasing has sold Julia Ivanova’s Love Translated, a doc on Western men seeking wives in Ukraine, to the U.S. and Europe.

The raft of sales for Vancouver-based Interfilm’s doc came out of MIPTV and Hot Docs.

Discovery Fit & Health acquired U.S. broadcast rights. Other broadcasters picking up the film are RTS of French-speaking Switzerland, VMMA of Belgium, Czech TV, SFR of German-speaking Switzerland, YES-DBS of Israel, MTV Finland and Planete in Poland.

Love Translated follows a group of Western men who travel to Odessa, Ukraine for 10 days to try to meet the right woman. The men endure contrived and awkward situations and possible scammers in an effort to find wives.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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