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Dogwoof takes Longinotto’s “Love Is All”

The UK distributor has acquired the worldwide rights to director Kim Longinotto's all-archival documentary Love Is All (pictured).
August 21, 2014

UK distributor Dogwoof has acquired the global rights to Kim Longinotto’s documentary Love Is All (pictured).

The film, which screened at Sheffield Doc/Fest earlier this year and was coproduced by the festival’s director Heather Croall, explores cinematic depictions of love and courtship during the 20th century, using only archival footage.

Longinotto and collaborator Ollie Huddleston edited the film from hundreds of hours of footage from the BFI and Yorkshire film archives to chronicle the history of romance on screen in the UK, from the first screen kiss to gay liberation and free love. Musician Richard Hawley composed the soundtrack.

“The film broadens the idea of love, by looking at the changes in our attitudes to multiculturalism and same sex relationships from 1898 to today,” the director said in a statement.

About The Author
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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