EXCLUSIVE: Metrodome and Madman Entertainment have picked up acclaimed documentary The Gatekepers from Cinephil Sales for UK and Australia, respectively.
The Toronto, Telluride and NYFF doc, about Israel’s domestic secret service agency the Shin Bet, was previously acquired by Sony Pictures Classics for US. The company is planning an Oscar campaign.
Dror Moreh’s film was produced by Dror Moreh Productions, Les Films du Poisson, and Cinephil.
The UK/Ireland deal was negotiated by Head of Acquisitions Joel Kennedy and Acquisitions Manager Giles Edwards of Metrodome and Philippa Kowarsky for Cinephil Sales. The Australian deal was negotiated by Paul Wiegard for Madman and Philippa Kowarsky.