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Shadow to Bring "Girls Rock!" to U.S.

By Indiewire | Indiewire March 29, 2007 at 10:17AM

U.S. theatrical and DVD rights to debut co-directors Shane King and Arne Johnson's doc "Girls Rock!" have been acquired by Shadow Distribution, the company announced Thursday. The film, about a Rock 'n' Roll camp for girls, will have its world premiere at the upcoming Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival in Toronto. Shadow president Ken Eisen announced the deal, which was negotiated by Annie Roney for ro co films international. The film will open in theaters in the autumn of 2007 after screening at several more festivals. "We are extremely pleased to be acquiring 'Girls Rock!,'" commented Eisen in a statement. "We feel this film has the chance to both positively affect the lives of girls, and also break box office records for documentaries...what could be better?" [Brian Brooks]
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U.S. theatrical and DVD rights to debut co-directors Shane King and Arne Johnson's doc "Girls Rock!" have been acquired by Shadow Distribution, the company announced Thursday. The film, about a Rock 'n' Roll camp for girls, will have its world premiere at the upcoming Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival in Toronto. Shadow president Ken Eisen announced the deal, which was negotiated by Annie Roney for ro co films international. The film will open in theaters in the autumn of 2007 after screening at several more festivals. "We are extremely pleased to be acquiring 'Girls Rock!,'" commented Eisen in a statement. "We feel this film has the chance to both positively affect the lives of girls, and also break box office records for documentaries...what could be better?" [Brian Brooks]

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