Source: The Hollywood Reporter
A year after making its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and subsequently being snubbed by distributors, Errol Morris’s Steve Bannon documentary, “American Dharma,” will finally see the light of day.
Utopia, co-founded in February by musician and director Robert Schwartzman, has acquired the U.S. rights to the film from the Oscar winner behind “The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara,” “The Unknown Known,” and “The Thin Blue Line.”
After Venice, “American Dharma” screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and New York Film Festival and received strong reviews.
But the idea of former Trump senior advisor Bannon getting a platform ignited a backlash that made the film radioactive for buyers.
The film was dropped from headlining the New Yorker Festival after Jim Carrey, Judd Apatow, and others threatened to pull out of the event in protest.
Read the story at The Hollywood Reporter.
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