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BAM Distribution picks up BB King doc

BAM Distribution has acquired the Canadian rights to the feature doc BB King: The Life of Riley (pictured), which it will release theatrically this spring.
February 11, 2013

BAM Distribution has acquired the Canadian rights to the feature doc BB King: The Life of Riley (pictured), which it will release theatrically this spring.

The film, narrated by Morgan Freeman, is directed and produced by Jon Brewer of UK-based Emperor Media. It recalls the life and career of the legendary musician from the 1940s to the present day. Eric Clapton, Bono, Bruce Willis, Carlos Santana and other musicians appear in the film.

The deal was negotiated by Iain Taylor from BAM and Guy Collins from GFM Films.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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