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    7th Art and Warner Home Video Nab North American Rights to "Rock the Bells"

    7th Art Releasing and Warner Home Video have jointly acquired North American rights to Casey Suchan and Denis Henry Hennelly's Tribeca and Slamdance Hip Hop doc "Rock The Bells." The deal was negotiated by 7th Art Releasing's Udy Epstein, WHV's Eva Davis and Felicia Bell, and Hennelly and Suchan of Open Road Films. The film will open in April in select cities across the US, while the DVD release is planned for mid to late July. The film is the story of the inaugural Rock The Bells festival in San Bernardino, California. "Personifying the fierce independence and Do-It-Yourself spirit of the Hip Hop generation, entrepreneur Chang Weisberg puts ...

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    Roadside Croons to US Rights for "Colma"

    Roadside Attractions has picked up worldwide rights to Richard Wong's "Colma: The Musical," the company announced Wednesday afternoon. The film is a musical comedy about "three recent high school grads who find themselves at a crossroads in their hometown of Colma, California, a cemetery-suffused suburb of San Francisco renowned for having more dead residents than live ones." The three teens each rebel in their own ways against the moribund reality of their hometown while making their way into adulthood. Along the way they burst into song and dance around cemeteries, shopping malls and college keg parties during the film's thirteen musical ...

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    Sony Makes Worldwide Deal for Stephen Chow's Latest

    Sony Pictures Classics will release Stephen Chow's latest comedy "A Hope" in North America as part of a Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia worldwide acquisition just announced. Shot in China last year, the film was written by, directed and stars Chow, a megastar in Asia who was recently seen sta...

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

    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 h...

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    "Tuya's Marriage" Set WIth NonStop

    NonStop Entertainment recently acquired from CineClick the Berlinale Golden Bear winner, "Tuya's Marriage," from China. Wang Quanan's film, starring Yu Nan, is described by the company as, "an unconventional Chinese love story [about] a woman who divorces her crippled husband to find another who can...

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    "Eleven Men Out" Goes to here! for North America

    here! Films has acquired North American rights to Icelandic soccer (football) "dramedy" "Eleven Men Out" by Robert Douglas. here! Films' sister company Regent Releasing will handle the film's theatrical release slated for Summer 2007. Written by Jon Atli Jonasson and Douglas, "Eleven Men Out" centers on Ottar Thor, the star of KR, the Icelandic soccer team. After he surprisingly comes out of the closet to a reporter in front of his teammates, the controversy surrounding his coming out leads him on a journey to discovery himself, and a journey off the KR team. "here! Films is thrilled to be bringing this fun yet emotional import to audiences e...

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    Coppola's Latest, "Youth Without Youth," Lands at Sony Classics

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to "Youth Without Youth," the first film in a decade by Francis Ford Coppola. The company is planning a late Fall release this year. Adapted from a novella by Romanian author Mircea Eliade, Coppola wrote, directed and produced the new film, w...

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    Palm Gets "Your Gonna Miss Me," Plans Summer Release

    Palm Pictures has announced a deal for North American rights to Keven McAlester's "Your Gonna Miss Me," which was nominated for best documentary at this year's Independent Spirit Awards. The company is planning a Summer 2007 release, according to an annoucement from Palm Pictures Manager Lisa Nishim...

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    IFC Gets Resnais and Honore's Latest for First Take Slate

    IFC Gets Resnais and Honore's Latest for First Take Slate

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    WIP Gets Green's "Angels"

    David Gordon Green's "Snow Angels" has landed at Warner Independent Pictures with the company planning to release the movie next year. In a deal negotiated by WIP SVP Paul Federbush and Cinetic Media, Warner Independent acquired worldwide rights outside of Latin America, Spain, Mexico and a few other territories. Produced by Crossroads Films' Dan Lindau & Paul Miller, as well as long-time Green producer Lisa Muskat along with Cami Taylor, the film is adapted from the novel of the same name by Stewart O'Nan. An emotional tale of love and loss, "Snow Angels" stars Sam Rockwell, Kate Beckinsale, Michael Angarano, Griffin Dunne, Amy Sedaris and O...

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