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iW BOT UPDATE | “Playing With Lior” Tops Chart

iW BOT UPDATE | "Playing With Lior" Tops Chart

Praying with Lior,” First Run Features‘ documentary about a devout teenage Jewish boy with Down’s syndrome, was atop the iW BOT in its opening weekend, according to final numbers posted this afternoon at The film enjoyed a debut of $8,401 from New York’s Cinema Village. Spanish-language experimental film “The Silence Before Bach,” Roadside Attractions‘ Beirut-set melodrama “Caramel,” filmmaker Cristian Mungiu‘s abortion drama,”4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days,” and “Live and Become,” Menemsha Films’ drama about an Ethiopian refugee starting over in Israel, rounded out the top 5. This week’s indieWIRE box office article was posted yesterday. [Peter Knegt]

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