Film Movement has picked up North American rights to Maya Kenig’s directorial debut Off White Lies. The 2012 Berlinale Generations sidebar debut centers on news stories and family events that Kenig experienced as a young mother during the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon. The feature, in Hebrew with English subtitles, will have a New York theatrical debut in third-quarter 2012 followed by a limited national theatrical rollout in addition to a day-and-date VOD release. Film Movement’s VP Acquisitions and Distribution Rebeca Conget negotiated the deal with Virginie Devesa and Keiko Funato of the newly formed French sales company Alpha Violet.
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