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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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