Madrid – Ramping up its slate of films from young, cutting-edge Latin American directors, North American distributor Film Movement
has acquired Venezuelan Joel Novoa
’s “God’s Slave,” a standout Latin American debut.
Described as “riveting” by Anath White at RogerEbert.com, “God’s Slave” also won Novoa selection for Variety’s latest Latin America: Up Next, a ten-to-track of Latin America’s rising director and producer stars.
A gripping drama, “God’s Slave” follows an Arab terrorist and Israeli secret agent as they embark on a collision course of clashing religious, political views.
Winning the Nueva Vision Award after its premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival earlier this year, it also scooped top kudos at the Palm Beach Festival and and at the Huelva and Lleida fests in Spain.Film Movement
will set a day-and-date theatrical, VOD and digital release in early 2015, and then bow “God’s Slave” in home video.