The former, Steve Loveridge’s music-biopic of Sri Lankan singer and outspoken activist M.I.A, premiered in Sundance, followed by a European premiere in Berlin. Dogwoof has signed deals with Beat Films (CIS), Anticipate Pictures (Singapore), Non Stop (Scandinavia, Baltics, lceland), Avalon (Spain), Mad Man (Australia, New Zealand), I Wonder (Italy) and Against Gravity (Poland).
Kusama – Infinity, Heather Lenz’s feature tracing the life of contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, has gone to Eurozoom (France), Weltkino (Germany), Feltrinelli (Italy), Avalon (Spain), Atrium (South Korea), Doc Film Centre (Russia) and Movies Matter (Thailand). Previous sales include Mad Man (Australia and New Zealand), EDKO (Hong Kong), Non Stop (Scandinavia), Joint Ent (Taiwan) and Nueva Era (Mexico). Magnolia has U.S. rights and Dogwoof will release in UK.
Dogwoof is in Cannes with the premiere of The Eyes Of Orson Welles by Mark Cousins which will open the Cannes Classics strand.