London-based sales, distribution and production company acquires international rights to Hermann Vaske’s documentary, which features Angelina Jolie.

Parkland Pictures has acquired the international rights for Hermann Vaske’s Balkan Spirit.

Vaske’s documentary about the creative landscape of the Balkans features contributions from Angelina Jolie, Emir Kusturiça and Marina Abramovic.

London-based sales, distribution and production company Parkland will be introducing the film to buyers at the European Film Market.

ARTE has acquired TV rights for France and Germany.

Parkland’s documentary slate also includes two productions from John Cairns: Mother Teresa - Love In Action (now in post-production), a documentary adapted from the bestselling book A Simple Path, and The Wreck (in pre-production) about the American Liberty ship Richard Montgomery, which is lying underwater in the Thames Estuary with 3,000 tons of WWII bombs ready to explode.