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by Jay A. Fernandez
August 9, 2012 8:19 PM
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Factory 25 Picks Up U.S. on Sophia Takal's SXSW Premiere 'Green'

Sophia Takal's "Green."

Factory 25 has acquired world rights to writer-director-editor Sophia Takal’s “Green,” which won the Chicken & Egg Award at the SXSW Film Festival in 2011. The specialty distributor has scheduled a September 7 theatrical release in New York and Chicago, followed by a VOD release in November.

“Green” explores the roots and results of jealousy in the story of a New Yorker who moves to the country with her boyfriend and how their relationship is changed by the friendships they each develop with a blue-collar local girl. Kate Lyn Sheil, Takal, Lawrence Michael Levine, Louis Cancelmi, Alex Ross Perry and Robert Malone star.

Lawrence Michael Levine produced; Matthew L. Weiss and Robert Malone co-produced.

Read Eric Kohn’s review from SXSW

Brooklyn-based Factory 25 has recently released “The Color Wheel,” “The Oregonian,” “Convento” and “Until The Light Takes Us.” Forthcoming titles include “The Other Side of Sleep” and “Shit Year.”