Joe Berlinger’s Whitey: The United States Of America V. James J Bulger premiered at Sundance. Separately, Phase 4 Films and The Vladar Company will extend the Canadian release of Generation Iron.
Magnolia plans a day-and-date theatrical and on-demand release in June for Whitey: The United States Of America V. James J Bulger, followed by broadcast on CNN later this year. The companies previously collaborated on Blackfish.
The documentary profiles the Irish gangster and exposes the culture of law enforcement complicity against the backdrop of Bulger’s reign of terror in South Boston. RadicalMedia produced the documentary for CNN Films. Magnolia brokered the deal with Cinetic Media for the filmmakers and CNN Films.
Phase 4 Films and The Vladar Company are to expand the release of bodybuilding documentary Generation Iron in Canada.
The film premiered in Canada on September 20 2013 and Phase 4 Films will release on DVD, on-demand and digital download.
- D&E Entertainment will release James Moll’s documentary Farmland nationwide in more than 60 markets on May 1. The film will premiere at a private screening at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 17. Starz Digital Media releases on DVD and digital platforms in the US.