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Java Films secures “Money for Nothing” deals

The French distributor has sold several docs, including the Liev Schreiber-narrated Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve (pictured), to networks in Brazil, Ukraine, Finland, Norway and China.
December 13, 2013

French distributor Java Films has sold several documentaries to networks in Brazil, Ukraine, Finland, Norway and China.

The company inked deals for the Liev Schreiber-narrated doc Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve (pictured) to Ukraine’s TVI, Finland’s YLE, Norway’s NRK, China’s Phoenix and Channel News Asia.

Canadian distributor KinoSmith has also acquired the theatrical rights for the film.

In Brazil, cable and satellite operator Globosat picked up an eight-film package that includes Kidnapped by North Korea, GPS: A Global War, Speed: In Search Of Lost Time, Erebus: Operation Overdue, High Five, Mum Please Stop It: When Mothers Abuse Their Children and Brazil: Memories Of A Dirty War.

One film in the package, Global Gay, is a pre-sale that will be ready in January.

About The Author
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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