The Film Sales Company has acquired distribution rights to five Sundance titles ahead of their world premieres in Park City.
The first is Amy Wendel’s Benavides Born premiering in dramatic competition section about a Latina girl who throws herself into the competitive world of weight lifting in order to win a scholarship to college.
Erica Dunton’s to.get.her premieres in the NEXT category and follows five teenage friends who meet for a weekend of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll when things spiral out of control with shocking results.
The three documentaries are Eric Stauss and Daniele Anastasion’s The Redemption Of General Butt Naked about a despised former Liberian warlord turned evangelical Christian preacher.
Granito directed by Pamela Yates recounts the military coup in Guatemala that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands.
The third documentary is Julia Ivanov’s Family Portrait In Black And White, about a formidable single foster mother of 16 mixed-race children in the overwhelmingly white Ukraine.