Articles Tagged ‘Sundance’
U.S. pay-TV network HBO has acquired an extended version of Lucy Walker’s acclaimed Huntington’s disease documentary The Lion’s Mouth Opens (pictured), realscreen has learned.
London-based Journeyman Pictures has picked up worldwide distribution rights for Talal Derki’s Syrian conflict doc Return to Homs (pictured), which opened IDFA last fall and won a top award at Sundance last month.
Heading to Park City and not sure what to watch? Realscreen rounds-up trailers for 14 docs premiering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, including All the Beautiful Things, Freedom Summer, Love Child (pictured), Marmato, Mitt, Private Violence and Rich Hill.
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to 95-second-long doc Tim and Susan have Matching Handguns (pictured), which world premieres at next month’s Sundance Film Festival.
Steve James’s anticipated doc on the late American film critic Roger Ebert (pictured) and a film from Alex Gibney on noted Nigerian musician Fela Kuti are among the latest doc premieres slated for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
The on-demand platform is understood to have fended off a rival offer from HBO to secure Jehane Noujaim’s feature doc The Square (pictured), which follows protests in Egypt and scored festival wins at Sundance and TIFF.
Alison Ellwood’s History of the Eagles Part One (pictured) will also screen at the second annual London event, with the Californian rock band taking part in a post-screening Q&A.