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iW NEWS | First Independent Takes "Beautiful"

By Indiewire | Indiewire June 26, 2008 at 6:51AM

First Independent Pictures has announced the acquisition of selected US theatrical rights to Darryl Roberts' "America the Beautiful." The film, which recently completed a run in Chicago, is a documentary that looks at America's unhealthy obsession with physical perfection. "Beautiful" made its debut in 2007 at the AFI Dallas Film Festival before going on the win Best Documentary at the Chicago International Film Festival. The film will open in New York on August 6th and expand throughout the month. [Peter Knegt]
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First Independent Pictures has announced the acquisition of selected US theatrical rights to Darryl Roberts' "America the Beautiful." The film, which recently completed a run in Chicago, is a documentary that looks at America's unhealthy obsession with physical perfection. "Beautiful" made its debut in 2007 at the AFI Dallas Film Festival before going on the win Best Documentary at the Chicago International Film Festival. The film will open in New York on August 6th and expand throughout the month. [Peter Knegt]

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