France’s Cite Films has sold Pan Nalin’s documentary Faith Connections to Madman Entertainment for Australia & New Zealand and Contact Films for Benelux at the AFM.

The film was previously sold to France (Sophie Dulac Distribution), NFP (Germany & Austria), Filmcoopi (Switzerland) at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, where it received its world premiere.

Faith Connections follows the stories of holy men, policemen, pilgrims and a runaway child at India’s biggest religious festival, which is held once every 12 years and attracts around 100 million Hindu pilgrims.

Cite Films also co-produced the film with Nalin and Gaurav Dhingra’s Jungle Book Entertainment. Producers on the film include Dhingra, Nalin, Raphael Berdugo and Virginie Lacombe.

Faith Connections is making its Indian premiere at the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI, Nov 20-30).