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The film screened out of competition in the official selection.
The prize was awarded by a jury of French actress Sandrine Bonnaire, Oscar-nominated The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom director Lucy Walker, Oscar-nominated The Gatekeepers director Dror Moreh, Toronto Film Festival programmer Thom Powers and film critic Lorenzo Codelli.
“Our jury has been deeply moved by Agnes and Jr’s decision to meet local people, aimed by this movie-tale about consideration for Human throughout Art. This combined »
- Rhonda Richford
Months after being pulled from the Sundance Film Festival, Lucy Walker’s Buena Vista Social Club documentary has both a title and a release date. “Buena Vista Social Club: Adios” is due in theaters on May 26 via Broad Green Pictures, the distributor confirmed.
Uncertainty and controversy have surrounded the film since the unexpected cancelation of its Park City premiere.
Read More: Broad Green Pictures Is Missing Release Dates and Angering Filmmakers. Here’s Why.
“We at Broad Green are disappointed that we will not be able to premiere this compelling documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival,” the company wrote in a statement at the time. “The film’s post production process has taken longer than expected and thus the decision was made to wait to introduce the film to audiences until it can be presented in its best possible iteration.”
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- Michael Nordine
The Untitled Buena Vista Social Club Documentary will not to premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, robbing the mountainside indie film gathering of one of its higher-profile debuts. Broad Green, the film’s distributor, attributed the last minute decision to pull the film to the need to make more post-production tweaks. It was originally slated to have its first public screenings on Friday, but Festival organizers said that they were informed Thursday that the picture would not be shown.
“We at Broad Green are disappointed that we will not be able to premiere this compelling documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival,” a spokesperson for Broad Green said in a statement. “The film’s post production process has taken longer than expected and thus the decision was made to wait to introduce the film to audiences until it can be presented in its best possible iteration.”
- Brent Lang
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