Cinedigm Corp has struck a multi-year deal with Edward Noeltner’s Cinema Management Group to handle home entertainment distribution on the Moriah Films’ documentary film collection of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
The deal covers home video, digital, television and non-theatrical rights in the US and all digital rights in Canada. The titles will also be available on Cinedigm’s direct-to-consumer digital channel, Docurama.
Los Angeles-based Moriah Films has won two best documentary Academy Awards for Genocide in 1981 and The Long Way Home in 1997.
The Moriah catalogue includes The Prime Ministers: Tnhe Pioneers; Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny:
I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy Of Simon Wiesenthal; Ever Again; and Echoes That Remain.
“Cinedigm is proud to represent this historically rich and profoundly important catalogue of films and, through Docurama, provide another outlet to those searching for beautifully produced films that tell a moving story of a people’s courage, faith and unbelievable resiliency,” said Docurama and special acquisitions president Susan Margolin.
“Moriah Films is excited to partner with both Cinedigm and Docurama to bring our award winning film catalog to an even wider audience,” said Richard Trank, executive producer and principal writer-director of Moriah’s documentaries. “We’re proud to join other esteemed documentary filmmakers who are also part of the Cinedigm/Docurama family.”