Arte strikes North America deal on Claude Lanzmann's 'The Four Sisters'

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Arte Distribution, the sales arm of pan-European broadcaster Arte, has sold North American rights to Claude Lanzmann’s holocaust survivor documentary The Four Sisters to the Cohen Media Group (CMG).

The deal marks a first foray into theatrical film sales for Arte Distribution, which normally focuses on sales of the Arte catalogue to broadcasters and streaming platforms worldwide.

Deal - Céline - Payot-Lehmann - Head - Distribution

“This is actually our first theatrical deal,” Céline Payot-Lehmann, head of distribution at Arte, told Screen. “We plan indeed on taking on only a few prestigious films a year co-produced by Arte for theatrical and festival audiences.”

Payot-Lehmann negotiated the deal with John Kochman, executive vice president of CMG.

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The Four Sisters consists of a quartet or remastered films, originally intended for Lanzmann’s epic work Shoah.

It revolves around four Holocaust survivors with unique...
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