Magnolia Pictures has acquired US rights to the crime drama Frontera, while eOne Films US has picked up the documentary Watermark.

Michael Berry directed Frontera starring Ed Harris, Eva Longoria, Michael Peña, Aden Young and Amy Madigan.

The story takes place around the US-Mexico border as a former sheriff helps an illegal labourer accused of murder.

Magnolia closed the deal with CAA on behalf of the film-makers at the Baja International Film Festival that ran in Los Cabos, Mexico, from November 13-16. Myriad Pictures represents international sales.

Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal reunite after Manufactured Landscapes to direct Watermark, which looks at how humanity has shaped our water resources.

Watermark premiered in Toronto and eOne Films International acquired worldwide rights in August. Mongel Media handles Canadian distribution.

FilmBuff will release the documentary Artifact, about the struggle between Jared Leto’s band Thirty Seconds To Mars and their record label, across all VOD platforms on December 3. Leto directed under his pseudonym Bartholomew Cubbins and the film premiered at Toronto 2012.