Indiewire and Variety today reported that Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Scott Thurman’s topical documentary The Revisionaries. According to Indiewire’s Eric Kohn who reviewed it at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, the film is an “enthralling look at the resistance to the theory of evolution among prominent members of the Texas Board of Education.” It went on to win a Special Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the event.
Kino Lorber will open “The Revisionaries” nationwide in early October, with Independent Lens (PBS) broadcasting the film in early 2013, when it will also be released on DVD and across all major digital platforms.
The Sundance Institute today announced that The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan will be included among the independent films supported by its Artist Services Program, and is now available on a variety of digital platforms including Hulu, Netflix and SnagFilms. “McKinley Nolan” will soon be available for immediate streaming and will also be found on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Microsoft Xbox, Sony Entertainment Network, SundanceNOW, VUDU and YouTube.
Breaking Glass Pictures today released the DVD of GONE: The Disappearance of Aeryn Gillern, which is now available at various outlets including the official “GONE” website. Breaking Glass will release the film digitally later in 2012.