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Abramorama acquires North American theatrical rights to “93Queen”

Indie distributor Abramorama has acquired the U.S. and Canadian theatrical rights to Paula Eiselt’s directorial debut, 93Queen. Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, the 85-minute documentary follows a ...
June 29, 2018

Indie distributor Abramorama has acquired the U.S. and Canadian theatrical rights to Paula Eiselt’s directorial debut, 93Queen.

Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, the 85-minute documentary follows a group of Hasidic women who launch Ezras Nashim, the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in the country. Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, the founder of Ezras Nashim, is a Hasidic lawyer and mother, determined to provide emergency medical care to the women and girls of her community.

Executive producers on the film are Marco Williams, Sally Jo Fifer, Justine Nagan and Christopher White. Producers are Heidi Reinberg and Eiselt.

93Queen world premiered at the 2018 Hot Docs International Film Festival.

The film is a coproduction of Malka Films, American Documentary | POV, and the Independent Television Service with funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and was also coproduced with SWR in collaboration with ARTE.

Abramorama will open the film theatrically at the IFC Center in New York City on July 25th and select cities soon after.

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