Digital distribution company Content Republichas struck a dealwith The Works International to distribute Deepa Mehta's The Republic Of Love online in European territories including Benelux, Germany, Italy and France.

Content Republic will release The Republic Of Love this spring as part of its recently announced deal with Babelgum as well as other online partners.

The deal was negotiated between Teun Hilte, co-founder of Content Republic, and Joy Wong, head of The Works International.

Hilte said: 'This is a new departure for The Works and the industry as a whole, so we are honored that they have put their trust in us. We look forward to working on The Republic Of Love, with the endorsement of both the producers and The Works.'

Content Republic, which works with sales companies, distribution comanies and producers to release their films online, has representatives in London and New York.