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iW NEWS | here! Takes “Queen”

iW NEWS | here! Takes "Queen"

here! Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Olaf de Fleur‘s “The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela.” The film has won multiple awards on the festival circuit, including the Teddy Award for Best Feature at the 2008 Berlin Film Festival. Sister company Regent Releasing will distribute the film for here! in select cities this Fall starting with New York and Los Angeles on September 26th. “We are thrilled to be working with such an innovative, emerging talent like Olaf de Fleur,” said Mark Reinhart, West Coast General Manager and EVP, Distribution and Acquisitions, Regent, in a statement. “‘Queen Raquela’ is refreshing and inspirational in both content and form and we are excited to bring this festival favorite to a broad U.S. audience this fall.” The acquisition was negotiated by Reinhart and Nate Bolotin from XYZ Films and Stefan Schaefer from Cicala Filmworks on behalf of Olaf de Fleur. [Peter Knegt]

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