Dogwoof Takes World on Hot Docs Hong Kong Protest Pic ‘Faceless’ (Exclusive)
Dogwoof has acquired world sales rights to “Faceless,” the directorial debut of Jennifer Ngo, ahead of its world premiere at the Hot Docs film festival, Variety has learned exclusively.“Faceless” is a behind-the-headlines story of the 2019 Hong Kong demonstrations, seen through the eyes of four young protestors seeking to protect their way of life.
Directed by Ngo and produced by Lorraine Ma, it’s a Dissonant Productions film in association with Xtr and Flat-Out Films.
The deal was negotiated with the filmmakers by Oli Harbottle, head of acquisitions for Dogwoof.“I remember watching ‘Blackfish’ in 2013 as an aspiring filmmaker and making a mental note of Dogwoof,” said producer Ma.
“For years they have supported filmmakers in releasing urgent stories that speak truth to power.
It’s a dream come true to partner with them in bringing ‘Faceless’ to global audiences.”“Faceless” follows a daughter who loves her police officer father
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