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Oscilloscope picks up “Off Label”

New York-based distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights for Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher's medical-focused doc Off Label (pictured).
June 27, 2013

New York-based distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights for Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher’s medical-focused doc Off Label (pictured).

The film, billed as presenting “a lyrical and alarming view inside the medicine cabinets of America,” will be released by Oscilloscope theatrically in the U.S. and across all digital platforms on August 9.

It focuses on stories of drug testing subjects, Big Pharma representatives, and a range of American’s living with prescriptions for psychotropic drugs such as Adderall, Ambien, Zoloft and Prozac.

In a joint statement, Oscilloscope’s co-presidents Dan Berger and David Laub said: “Mike and Donal have created an unflinching look at an important subject, and their adept direction ensures that no matter how infuriating this information is, the film always remains touching and emotional.”

Filmmakers Palmieri and Mosher added: “It’s a privilege to have Off Label on such an outstanding roster, and an honor to be working with a company that consistently demonstrates their great taste, open-mindedness and support for risk-taking films.”

The film was produced by Anish Savjani and Vincent Savino of Filmscience, and by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher of Wishbone Films.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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