Neon acquires Laura Poitras doc ahead of Venice world premiere

Participant film will also play TIFF, NYFF.Neon has acquired North American rights to Laura Poitras’s documentary All The Beauty And The Bloodshed ahead of its Venice world premiere.The company will distribute the Participant film theatrically in North America in autumn followed by ancillary and digital release.

The transaction marks the latest acquisition of a Poitras film by Neon founder Tom Quinn after Citizenfour and The Year Of The Everlasting Storm, on which Poitras was one of the directors.All the Beauty and the Bloodshed follows photographer and activist Nan Goldin as she fights to hold the Sackler

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