Breaking Glass Pictures has picked up the documentary Corpus Christi: Playing Wnith Redemption.
The film is about Terrence McNally’s Off-Broadway play Corpus Christi and will be released on DVD and VOD on October 14.
The distributor has also acquired Jason Buxton’s thriller Blackbird and releases it on the same platforms on October 7.
Richard Abramowitz’s Abramorama has launched a joint venture with Social Capital Films as the partners acquired US theatrical rights to Martin Shore’s award-winning music documentary Take Me To The River.
The film follows multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians including Frayser Boy and The North Mississippi All-Stars, Otis Clay, Charlie Musselwhite and Snoop Dogg as they collaborate on a new album.
Take Me To The River will open on September 12 and premiered at SXSW, where it won the 24 Beats Per Second Audience Award. Abramowitz brokered the deal with ICM Partners for the film-makers.
- BOND/360 has acquired US rights to Advanced Style, Lina Plioplyte’s documentary about senior fashion mavens. The film will roll out theatrically, digitally and on DVD starting on September 26 after New York Fashion Week. BOND/360 negotiated the deal with The Film Sales Company and attorney Peter Flanigan for the film-makers. Blue Ice Docs will distribute theatrically in Canada.