Tugg, ITVS, Independent Lens, Mongrel Media and Cinedigm are partnering to release Steven Hoover‘s Blood Brother on multiple platforms in North America. ITVS acquired TV broadcast rights for Independent Lens, Cinedigm has rights for DVD and digital and Mongrel Media will release the film in theaters in Canada. Blood Brother is the story of Rocky Braat, an American graphic designer who went to India as a tourist and decided to stay after discovering an orphanage for children with HIV. Blood Brother won the US Documentary Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at Sundance 2013. It will be released in theaters in October and will have its television premiere on Independent Lens/PBS in January 2014.
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