The film will get a theatrical release this fall in New York and Los Angeles before expanding nationally to more than 40 markets. A broadcast, digital and home video release is slated for 2017.
God Knows Where I Am world premiered at Hot Docs in April, winning a Special Jury Prize for international feature docs. The film tells the story of New Hampshire mother Linda Bishop, who was diagnosed with bipolar psychosis and ventured outside the mental health system after her release from a state psychiatric hospital. The doc details Bishop’s solitary months in an abandoned farmhouse following her release.
Bond will also launch a simultaneous non-theatrical and educational campaign, aimed at changing legislation around legal requirements for informing patients’ families about releases.
Bond/360 COO Elizabeth Sheldon negotiated the deal with the Widers for Wider Film Projects.