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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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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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