Zeitgeist Films acquires US rights to Sundance-bound Payback
Jennifer Baichwal’s will screen in the World Cinema Documentary Competition and is based on Margaret Atwood’s bestselling book, Payback: Debt And The Shadow Side Of Wealth.
Baichwal’s earlier films The True Meaning Of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams’ Appalachia and Manufactured Landscapes previously premiered in Park City.
Payback traces the links between debtor and creditor through a range of global contexts.
Zeitgeist plans a late April 2012 US release.