The agreement covers all rights to Bill Cunningham New York by Richard Press, Blank City by Celine Dahnier, How Much Does Your Building Weigh Mr Foster? by Carlos Carcas and Norberto Lopez Amado and Resurrect Dead: The Mystery Of The Toynbee Tiles by Jon Foy.
Madman Entertainment will release the films to festivals, theatres, on DVD and digital formats later this year.
David Koh, Josh Braun and Dan Braun brokered the deals on behalf of Submarine Entertainment with Paul Wiegard of Madman.
Bill Cunningham New York chronicles the life of the titular octogenarian New York Times photographer and is currently in release in the US through Zeitgeist.
Blank City is an Insurgent Pictures and Pure Fragment Release in association with Submarine Entertainment and explores New York’s underground and experimental filmmaking scene circa 1977-1987.
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery Of The Toynbee Tiles won the US documentary directors award at Sundance this year and investigates the mystery of hundreds of tiles bearing a cryptic message that were unearthed around the world. A domestic deal is expected to be unveiled shortly.
How Much Does Your Building Weigh Mr Foster? traces the rise of one of the world’s premiere architects, Norman Foster.
Madman recently acquired from Submarine Andrew Rossi’s Page One: Inside The New York Times and Cindy Meehl’s Sundance audience award winner Buck, which will be released domestically by IFC.