Gravitas Ventures has secured the U.S. distribution rights to the Adam Bhala Lough-directed documentary Alt-Right: Age of Rage, which had its world premiere at SXSW. Gravitas will release the film in select theaters in August followed by a digital rollout October 30. The doc features activist Daryle Lamont Jenkins and alt-right leader Richard Spencer as it investigates major players on both sides of the battle, which bolstered after the recent Presidental election. Alex Needles and Michael Karbelnikoff produced the film while Peter Kline, Greg Stewart, and Brent Stiefel served as exec producers. Nolan Gallagher of Gravitas negotiated the deal with CAA on behalf of the filmmakers.
Cleopatra Entertainment has obtained the US rights to Making A Killing, a crime drama produced and directed by Devin Hume. Starring Michael Jai White, Mike Starr, Jude Moran, Aida Turturro, Sally Kirkland, and Christopher Lloyd, the film follows three morticians who get caught in a web of greed and deceit involving buried treasure and a tangled love affair. Hume and Jamie Pelz co-wrote the screenplay, which is based on a true story. Cleopatra has slated a limited theatrical and digital release in August. The deal was brokered by Cleopatra’s Brian Perera and Tim Yasui with Michelle Welch and Sam Eigen of Shoreline Entertainment on behalf of the filmmakers.