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Hernandez' "Sex, Politics & Cocktails" Nabbed by here! Films

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire February 3, 2005 at 2:0AM

Hernandez' "Sex, Politics & Cocktails" Nabbed by here! Films
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Hernandez' "Sex, Politics & Cocktails" Nabbed by here! Films

by Eugene Hernandez



Pictured, Julien Hernandez, the writer, director, producer and star of "Sex, Politics & Cocktails." Photo provided by here! Films.


Julien Hernandez's "Sex, Politics & Cocktails" has been acquired by here! Films, the company announced Wednesday. Hernandez wrote, directed, produced, and stars in the movie; here! has nabbed worldwide rights to the comedy and will debut it theatrically in April.

"We are delighted to have acquired 'Sex, Politics & Cocktails' and to be able to bring this film festival favorite to audiences around the country. Filmmaker Julien Hernandez is a wonderful new talent," said Mark Reinhart, EVP of Distribution & Acquisitions for here! Films.

According to a description, "'Sex, Politics & Cocktails' is set in a world of Armani, Tequila, nicotine, neurosis plus sex, and is centered on Cuban filmmaker Sebastian who is unable to tie the knot with his Prozac captivated ex-girlfriend and finds himself 30 years old and never in love." Continuing the description reads, "On his quest for finding 'the one', Sebastian turns to his friend and tour guide Daria who introduces him to her gay cohorts and the adventure of his life."

Other releases from here! Films include Joaquin Oristrell's "Unconscious" (Inconscientes) and the story of the famed Thai transgender kickboxer, "Beautiful Boxer." Here! Films is the acquisition and theatrical distribution arm of here! Networks.