Monterey Media plans an October theatrical release after acquiring U.S. rights to Jeff Barnaby’s Rhymes For Young Ghouls, which has played Tribeca and was one of the Toronto fest’s top 10 Canadian films of the year. The pic is set on the Red Crow Mi’gMaq reservation in 1976 and centers on an Aboriginal teenager guided by the spirits of her departed mother and brother who plots revenge against a sadistic Indian Agent who runs her school. Devery Jacobs stars. Prospector Films produced through the Canadian Film Centre features program. Entertainment One Films International & Seville International’s Anick Poirier, XYZ Films’ Nate Bolotin and Monterey Media’s Scott Mansfield made the deal.
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