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iW NEWS | here! Thinks "Straight"

By Indiewire | Indiewire September 16, 2008 at 10:39AM

here! Films, the theatrical distribution and worldwide sales division of here! Networks, has announced that it has acquired North American distribution rights to "I Can't Think Straight," the first feature film from author-turned-director Shamim Sarif. Regent Releasing, here!'s sister company, will distribute "Straight" on November 21st in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto followed by additional regional markets. Regent will additionally distribute Sarif's second feature "The World Unseen." "We are thrilled to bring Shamim's first two accomplished features to broad audiences this Fall and are confident that audiences will enjoy the uniqueness and universality of both of Shamim's films," said Mark Reinhart, West Coast General Manager, EVP Distribution and Acquisitions, Regent, in a statement. The acquisition of "I Can't Think Straight" was negotiated by Regent's VP Acquisitions, Quinn Coleman and Enlightenment Films' Hanan Kattan. [Peter Knegt]
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here! Films, the theatrical distribution and worldwide sales division of here! Networks, has announced that it has acquired North American distribution rights to "I Can't Think Straight," the first feature film from author-turned-director Shamim Sarif. Regent Releasing, here!'s sister company, will distribute "Straight" on November 21st in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto followed by additional regional markets. Regent will additionally distribute Sarif's second feature "The World Unseen." "We are thrilled to bring Shamim's first two accomplished features to broad audiences this Fall and are confident that audiences will enjoy the uniqueness and universality of both of Shamim's films," said Mark Reinhart, West Coast General Manager, EVP Distribution and Acquisitions, Regent, in a statement. The acquisition of "I Can't Think Straight" was negotiated by Regent's VP Acquisitions, Quinn Coleman and Enlightenment Films' Hanan Kattan. [Peter Knegt]

This article is related to: Queer Cinema, Acquisitions





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