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TIFF ’13: “Faith Connections” sells to France, Switzerland

France's Sophie Dulac Distribution has acquired Faith Connections (pictured), the latest documentary from Samsara director Pan Nalin, with Swiss rights going to Filmcoopi.
September 3, 2013

France’s Sophie Dulac Distribution has acquired Faith Connections (pictured), the latest documentary from Samsara director Pan Nalin, with Swiss rights going to Filmcoopi.

The deals come ahead of the world premiere of the 155-minute film at TIFF in Toronto on Friday (September 6).

Set against the backdrop of the Kumbh Mela, the world’s largest religious gathering, Faith Connections follows five individual stories throughout the 55 day pilgrimage.

The doc is an India-France coproduction between Junglebook Entertainment and Cite Films, the latter of which is also handling worldwide sales.

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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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