Myriad snares docu ‘Ramblin’

Biopic honored at Sundance

Kirk D’Amico’s Los Angeles-based sales and distribution outfit Myriad Pictures has acquired international distribution rights for the award-winning documentary feature “The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack.” Pic will be presented to broadcasters for the first time at the upcoming Mipcom.

Winner of the Special Jury Prize for Artistic Achievement at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival, “The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack” is the portrait of American folk music legend Ramblin’ Jack Elliott as directed by his daughter, Aiyana Elliott.

The film received a domestic theatrical release this summer through Gotham-based distrib Lot 47 Films, headed by October Films co-founder Jeff Lipsky.

Myriad plans to continue sales at Mipcom on the documentary feature “Me & Isaac Newton” from director Michael Apted and “Kids and Animals: A Healing Partnership,” a one-hour special co-produced with Axis@Gears.

Myriad also highlights the features “Cleopatra’s Second Husband,” starring Radha Mitchell (“High Art,” “Pitch Black”) and the family drama “The Divine Ryans” starring Pete Postlethwaite (“Jurassic Park,”) as part of its eclectic catalog.

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