Helen de Crecy'sfirst feature-length documentary LaConsultation on the world of private medicine has been sold to Xenix Filmdistribution for Switzerland and to Ad Vitam for France.

The dealsfor the film, which is showing in Locarno's Filmmakers of the Present section, was negotiated byCaroline and Stephane Rousselfor the Arturo Mio production company and Cyril Thurston and Beat Kaeslin for Xenix.

The French release by Ad Vitam is already scheduled for January 2007.

Meanwhile, Telepool has announced that it will handle world sales fordocumentary filmmakers Peter Brosens and JessicaWoodworth's feature film debut Khadak, which willhave its world premiere at the forthcoming Venice Days during the Venice FilmFestival.

Telepoolacquired the international distribution rights from the German company Ma.Ja.De Filmproduktions whoproduced the film with Bo Films, Lemming Film, ZDF and ARTE.