Company closes deal for all UK and international rights to Kim Longinotto’s latest feature and sets a UK release date for March.
Dogwoof has acquired all UK and international rights to Kim Longinotto’s Dreamcatcher.
Selected for Sundance 2015, the film follows Brenda Myers-Powell, a former teenage prostitute, who runs Dreamcatcher foundation which aims to inspire young women to turn their lives around and follow their dreams.
The deal was agreed between Dogwoof and the production team of Rise Films, Green Acres Films and Vixen Films. Dogwoof and Rise Films previously worked together on Steve James’ The Interrupters.
Longinotto commented: “I’m thrilled to be working with Dogwoof; they truly are the dream team of documentary, and they know exactly how to get Dreamcatcher to the widest audience.”
“We are looking at one of the most memorable characters in recent years. Brenda’s magnetism teamed with Kim’s sensibility makes Dreamcatcher an irresistible story about reaching one’s dreams,” added Anna Godas, CEO, Dogwoof.
Dreamcatcher is set for a UK cinema release on March 6, 2015.
The film was produced by Teddy Leifer and Lisa Stevens. Andrew Herwitz of The Film Sales Company is handling North American rights.