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TIFF ’13: NonStop takes “When Jews Were Funny”

Ahead of its world premiere tonight at TIFF, the Swedish distributor has picked up Scandinavian, Icelandic and Baltic rights to Alan Zweig's documentary (pictured).
September 10, 2013

Ahead of its world premiere tonight (September 10) at the Toronto International Film Festival, Sweden’s NonStop Entertainment has picked up the Scandanavian, Icelandic and Baltic rights to Alan Zweig’s documentary When Jews Were Funny.

Andrew Herwitz of The Film Sales Company and NonStop director of acquisitions and distribution Jakob Abrahamsson inked the deal after the film’s first P & I screening on Sept. 9.

NonStop plans a limited theatrical release for the film, produced by Jeff Glickman and Jesse Ikeman.

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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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