Juno Films has acquired US and multiple territory rights to Aleksander Sokurov’s Fairytale following its world premiere in Locarno Film Festival last summer.

Additionally Juno has acquired rights in Australia and New Zealand, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Poland, Belgium, Netherlands and will handle festival releases in those territories.

Fairytale was blocked by Russian censors and situates 20th century leaders Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Winston Churchill in Purgatory, where they are joined by Jesus Christ as they amble around, muttering in their mother tongues about their mundane preoccupations.

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girls will be girls

Juno Films has nabbed North American rights to “Girls Will Be Girls,” a mother-daughter drama that premiered at Sundance Film Festival.

The movie will screen at SXSW next week before it lands in theaters this fall.

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EXCLUSIVE: Boutique distributor Juno Films has taken North American rights to Playland, a queer genre-bender marking the first feature from writer-director Georden West. On the heels of a festival run that saw it world premiere in Rotterdam before going on to play the Tribeca Festival and others, the film is slated for a theatrical release this spring, with a digital release for Pride Month to follow in June.

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Four Souls Of Coyote
'Four Souls of Coyote'
Juno Films

EXCLUSIVE: Juno Films has claimed U.S. rights to Four Souls of Coyote, the animated feature that marks Hungary’s official entry for the Best International Feature Oscar in 2024. Premiering at the Annecy Animated Film Festival, where it won the Jury Award for Best Feature, the film is now poised for an extended festival run into the spring of 2024, when it will be released in theaters.

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This World Is Not My Own

EXCLUSIVE: Boutique distributor Juno Films has picked up North American and UK rights to This World is Not My Own, a documentary portrait of the folk artist Nellie Mae Rowe from filmmakers Petter Ringbom and Marquise Stillwell, which premiered earlier this year at SXSW. The award-winner will be released in theaters in the summer of 2024.

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The Caravan

Juno Films has acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to The Caravan, the first documentary feature from directors Núria Clavero and Aitor Palacios, which will have its North American premiere in International Competition at DOC NYC ahead of its release in theaters in late spring.

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Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
Juno Films, Inc.

Boutique distributor Juno Films has acquired North American and UK rights to Liv Ullmann: A Road Less Traveled, a portrait of the iconic Norwegian actress and filmmaker from director Dheeraj Akolkar (Liv & Ingmar). World premiering in the Classics section of the 76th Festival de Cannes, the doc will make its North American debut at DOC NYC ahead of a spring 2024 launch in theaters.

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The Day After Trinity
September 21, 2023

THE DAY AFTER TRINITY documentary tells the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904–1967), the theoretical physicist who led the effort to build the first atomic bomb, tested in July 1945 at Trinity site in New Mexico.

When theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer became director of the Manhattan Project, he brought with him a love of poetry, philosophy and Eastern religion. In the years following Trinity, the classified maiden test of a prototype atomic bomb, Oppenheimer revealed himself as a thoughtful man who felt both a duty to his country and a deep regret for the death and destruction caused by his leadership in the development of the weapon that heralded the arrival of the Atomic Age. It features interviews with several Manhattan Project scientists, as well as newly declassified archival footage.

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Hilma Premier Party
April 08, 2023
Hilma Opening Night Party
Lena Olin, Richard Gere and Tora Hallström.
Lasse Hallström, Tora Hallström and Lena Olin.

The NYC premier party on Wednesday featured director Lasse Halsltrom, Lena Olin, Tora Hallstrom and panel moderator Richard Gere.  It was a sold out event at the ScandiHouse.

HILMA opens next Friday April 14th at the Quad Cinema with a Q&A after the 7:00 pm show moderated by Isabella Rossellini. You can buy tickets here or read more here. 

Opens in LA April 14th at The Royal, Town Center and Glendale.  Learn more here.

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‘Hilma’ Review: Lasse Hallström’s Vivid Portrait of a Visionary Artist Captures the Agony and the Ecstasy 

The Swedish filmmaker’s latest feature is the first biopic of the painter Hilma af Klint.

THE BOTTOM LINE: Spirited and sensuous.

The Hollywood Reporter

Sheri Linden, January 11 2023