US Briefs: FilmRise, Investigation Discovery move on 'Southwest Of Salem'
FilmRise has picked up ancillary world rights and Investigation Discovery US television premiere rights to the documentary Southwest Of Salem: The Story Of The San Antonio Four.
Deborah S. Esquenazi’s film will receive a theatrical release in autumn and premiered recently in Tribeca, Hot Docs and AFI Docs Film Festival.
Southwest Of Salem chronicles the persecution of four Latina lesbians wrongfully convicted of gang-raping two girls in Texas more than 20 years ago during the ‘Satanic Panic’ of the 1980s and 1990s.
Preferred Content and Submarine Entertainment represented the film-makers for all territories.
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