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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.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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