New Yorker Films has acquired US theatrical, Home video, broadcast and cable TV rights to Jia Zhang-Ke's 2006 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion winner, Still Life. The film is currently screening in the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival's world narrative feature competition and will have a national release following its theatrical bow in New York in the fall of 2007. According to a statement by the director, the film "represents a reality that has been overlooked by us. Although time has left deep marks on it, it still remains silent and holds the secrets of life. [Mark Rabinowitz]