Paris-based Wide Managementhas added Alante Kavaite's Ecoute Le Temps to its line up going into the AFM. The Lithuanian film stars EmilieDequenne, Ludmila Mikael and Mathieu Demy and will be premiered at the AFIFest. US remake rights have been sold to Joe Dante with Edouardo Rodriguezattached to direct. Robert Rodriguez is lending a hand to script duties.
Further, Retour A Goree, a music-themed documentary which follows Youssou N'Douras he organizes a concert with African musicians, will have its marketpremiere.
Wide is also handlingPhilippe Aractingi's Lebanese production Bosta which has been put forth as the Oscar contender forLebanon and The Blossoming Of Maximo Oliveros by Aureaus Solito which has been selected by thePhilippines as its Oscar entry.
Both films were bought byZelig Films in France to be released in winter and spring 2007, respectively.