The British Film Institute struck a deal with Bac Films for all Frenchrights to the BFI's restoration of Terence Davies' Distant Voices StillLives.

The BFI will re-release the film theatrically in the UK in April followed by a new DVD release.

Bac Film's Jean Labadie negotiated the deal with BFI film sales managerJohn Flahive. Before the EFM, BFI also sold Australia and New Zealandrights to Sharmill Films.

The BFI's other offerings at Berlin include Francis Bacon profileBacon's Arena, Kenneth Anger documentary Anger Me and Borderline, are-discovered silent film with a new jazz score by Courtney Pine.